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Food from the Wild

Field / Identification Guide

By: Ian Burrows

146 pages, 350 col illus

New Holland Publishers

Paperback | Oct 2011 | #191329 | ISBN-13: 9781780090672
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NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€12 approx
Hardback | Dec 2005 | #150647 | ISBN: 1843308916
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About this book

A practical field guide to over 250 species of fruits, nuts and seeds, flowers, plant leaves, herbs, roots, seaweeds and fungi found in Britain and Northern Europe. It gives detailed information on the size, appearance, occurrence and habitat of each foodstuff and information on how to prepare and cook them. Detailed artworks accompany the text to aid identification when out in the field.


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Biography

The late Ian Burrows had an unceasing passion for and interest in the environment and its flora from an early age. He had a degree in Biological Sciences, a Ph.D in microbiology and was a lecturer in microbiology at the University of Papua New Guinea for ten years. He then ran his own business, taking people out on birdwatching and general natural history and wild food identification tours in East Anglia, and birdwatching tours in the South Pacific. He lived in Norfolk.

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