By Emma Chapman, Fi Martynoga

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"The interesting factor approximately this publication is the variety of strange flavours and species it highlights" (Andrew Fairlie, Gleneagles)

This inspirational advisor is bursting with important information on Scotland’s wild harvest, overlaying what, the place, whilst and the way you should use your bounty in sustainable methods from the main worthy and frequent of species to the fewer recognized, and from leaves and berries to saps, seeds, seaweeds, mosses and wooden. Recipes from Scottish kitchens contain nettle brose, blaeberry tarts and inventive dishes from an incredibly wide variety of species.

Learn tips to start or expand a repertoire of untamed meals and fabrics that may be used as dyes, treatments and round the domestic.

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