Tag: foraging

Mushroom Foraging: When The Fun(gi) Hunt Gets Out Of Hand

Mushroom Foraging: When The Fun(gi) Hunt Gets Out Of Hand

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Foraging for fungi and other wild edibles has grown in popularity in the U.S. and abroad in recent years, fueled by guidebooks, Internet buzz and hype from chefs. As a result, some known mushroom hunting grounds are taking a beating.

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Watch An Episode of PBS’s New Video Food Series “Original Fare”: Bodega Bay Campside Clams with Hank Shaw

Watch An Episode of PBS’s New Video Food Series “Original Fare”: Bodega Bay Campside Clams with Hank Shaw

| September 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

PBS Food recently launched a new web series called Original Fare: a travel video series for eating, drinking, and discovering local craft fare. Watch “Bodega Bay Campside Clams” where host/storyteller Kelly Cox joins hunter, angler, gardener, cook and forager Hank Shaw in Bodega Bay California on the hunt for gaper clams.

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A Field Guide to Foraging: KQED’s Forum

A Field Guide to Foraging: KQED’s Forum

| August 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Foraging experts Connie Green, Hank Shaw, Iso Rabins, Kirk Lombard and Kory Stewart sat down with KQED’s Forum on Friday to talk about the basics of urban foraging. Listen and learn before testing our their recipes.

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‘Eating On The Wild Side:’ A Field Guide To Nutritious Food

‘Eating On The Wild Side:’ A Field Guide To Nutritious Food

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our modern fruits, grains and vegetables aren’t nearly as nutrition-packed as their wild counterparts were thousands of years ago, says health writer Jo Robinson. Her new book offers advice on how to shop the produce aisle to select for foods that offer the best nutritional bang for the bite.

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Modern Day Food Foraging Comes to San Francisco

Modern Day Food Foraging Comes to San Francisco

| June 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Gina Scialabba attended the third annual Wild Foods Dinner at the Hotel Vitale. Americano’s Executive Chef Kory Stewart and food foraging expert Connie Green, author of “The Wild Table” prepared a unique six-course meal that was shaped largely by the bounty they located in nature.

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Want To Forage In Your City? There’s A Map For That

Want To Forage In Your City? There’s A Map For That

| April 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

Apples, oranges and … squirrel? A new interactive map pinpoints more than a half-million locations around the world open to foraging for typical and not-so-typical free foods.

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A ‘Charleston Kitchen’ Full Of Foraged And Forgotten Foods

A ‘Charleston Kitchen’ Full Of Foraged And Forgotten Foods

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Lee brothers, Matt and Ted, have written two cookbooks about Southern cuisine, but now they’ve turned their attention to a more specific region: Charleston, the city they grew up in. Their new book contains recipes and stories from a seafood-centric community with a rich culinary history.

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The Homemade Pantry by Alana Chernila: Review and Recipe for Homemade Wheat Crackers

The Homemade Pantry by Alana Chernila: Review and Recipe for Homemade Wheat Crackers

| June 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

Megan Gordon shares her thoughts on Alana Chernila’s new book, The Homemade Pantry: 101 Foods You Can Stop Buying and Start Making. And Alana agreed to share her recipe for Wheat Crackers with Bay Area Bites, and chats with us about the process of writing the book.

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Holly Heyser: Becoming the NorCal Cazadora

Holly Heyser: Becoming the NorCal Cazadora

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Holly Heyser is a Northern California huntress with a lot to say on the philosophy of hunting and eating wild animals. She may change your view of hunting, or hunters themselves.

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5 Questions for The Perennial Plate’s Daniel Klein at Tartine Dinner

5 Questions for The Perennial Plate’s Daniel Klein at Tartine Dinner

| June 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Perennial Plate, the weekly web series documenting a real food road trip around the country, takes a culinary spin through the Bay Area this week. Find out what’s cooking here for edible adventurer Daniel Klein.

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Wild Game Feast: Swamp Cabbage Film Benefit

Wild Game Feast: Swamp Cabbage Film Benefit

Spooky, dark, weird, unpredictable, beautiful: the makers of the deep-Florida documentary Swamp Cabbage are throwing a wild game and foraged feast in Marin this Saturday.

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The Perennial Plate: Spring Pizza Party with Foraged Pesto

The Perennial Plate: Spring Pizza Party with Foraged Pesto

| April 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Daniel Klein forages for wild edibles in Minnesota and makes Ramp Pesto for a pizza party to celebrate Spring.

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Bay Area Foraging with Hank Shaw

Bay Area Foraging with Hank Shaw

| February 22, 2011 | 1 Comment

I’m excited to interview Hank about his new book and learning to forage in the Bay Area, an area that is teeming with wild edibles. He was also generous enough to provide a recipe for Fennel and Tomato Pasta Sauce.

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Ten Top Food News Stories of 2010: Part One

Ten Top Food News Stories of 2010: Part One

| January 1, 2011 | 9 Comments

Food, glorious, food. It’s that time of year people: Bay Area Bites brings you the best in food news for 2010.

In this two-part package, we look at the national trends and topics that sizzled over the past 12 months and serve up some local flavor on the side.

Feel free to weigh in with your own edible highlights from the year that was.

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