Hunt, Gather, Cook: Finding the Forgotten Feast

Author(s): Hank Shaw

Natural & Fermented

If there is a frontier beyond organic, local, and seasonal, beyond farmers' markets and sustainably raised meat, it surely includes hunting, fishing, and foraging your own food. A lifelong angler and forager who became a hunter late in life, Hank Shaw has chronicled his passion for hunting and gathering in his widely read blog, Hunter Angler Gardener Cook, which has developed an avid following among outdoor people and foodies alike. Hank is dedicated to finding a place on the table for the myriad overlooked and underutilized wild foods that are there for the taking - if you know how to get them. In "Hunt, Gather, Cook", he shares his experiences both in the field and the kitchen, as well as his extensive knowledge of North America's edible flora and fauna. With the fresh, clever prose that brings so many readers to his blog, Hank provides a user-friendly, food-oriented introduction to tracking down everything from sassafras to striped bass to snowshoe hares. He then provides innovative ways to prepare wild foods that go far beyond typical campfire cuisine: homemade root beer, cured wild boar loin, boneless tempura shad, Sardinian hare stew - even pasta made with handmade acorn flour.

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""Hunt, Gather, Cook" is a fabulous resource for anyone who wants to take more control over the
food they eat and have more fun doing so. It's a complete reference on foraging, fishing, and
hunting, with great recipes by a writer, outdoorsman, and cook with enormous passion." --MichaelRuhlman, author of "Charcuterie and Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking
" "Going to be stranded on an island and can bring only one item? Bring Hank with you! And if you
can't, then absolutely bring "Hunt, Gather, Cook." That will ensure not only your survival but your
survival with style and good gastronomy!" --Ariane Daguin, founder of specialty meat purveyor D'Artagnan "In "Hunt, Gather, Cook," [Shaw] makes a powerful argument for joining him in a few of those pursuits, if only to become aware of the great bounty that surrounds us in the natural world, even when we live in urban environments--and perhaps particularly then." --The "New York Times" "Most of us walk

General Fields

  • : 9781605293202
  • : Rodale Press
  • : Rodale Press
  • : June 2011
  • : 232mm X 190mm X 30mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hank Shaw
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : 641.69
  • : 224
  • : 60 b&w photographs & 2 colour illustrations