Food from your Forest Garden
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How to harvest, cook and preserve your forest garden produce
How do you cook heartnuts, hawthorn fruits or hostas? What’s the best way to preserve autumn olives or to dry chestnuts? Forest gardening – a novel way of growing edible crops in different vertical layers – is attracting increasing interest, for gardens large or small. But when it comes to harvest time, how do you make the most of the produce?
- Over 100 recipes for over 50 different species, presented by season, plus raw food options.
- Information on the plants’ nutritional value, with advice on harvesting and processing.
- Chapters on preserving methods, from traditional preserves such as jams to ferments and fruit leathers.