With new introduction by Sally McKenna. First published in 1978, Wild and Free is the classic guide to wild herbs, plants and fruits which has inspired a generation. Find out how to make jams, soups, desserts, syrups, liqueurs, wines. Tips and advice on the harvesting, drying and preserving of 22 of our more easy to find wild foods. Together with folklore and original illustrations, there are 100 recipes and a month-by-month guide describing how these plants and fruits can be used and preserved throughout the year.
"A timely guide to the riches of Ireland's hedgerows." - Michael Viney, The Irish Times
"It's not just a cookery book... it's a most attractive collection of information about all the foods we can find for free." Irish Farmer's Journal