2014 Short List – The Deerholme Mushroom Book




Title:  The Deerholme Mushroom Book: From Foraging to Feasting
Author: Bill Jones
Publisher:  TouchWood Editions, Victoria
Category: Single-Subject Cookbooks

Description: “The Deerholme Foraging Book is an exploration of the wild foods found in the Pacific Northwest and features local mushrooms, edible plants, sea vegetables, and shellfish. The book is the product of twenty years of research and professional cooking with foraged foods. It serves as an introduction to the world of wild food and contains identification and sourcing information, harvesting and preparation tips, and more than one hundred delicious recipes featuring many types of wild foods.”

Target Audience: The experienced cook and anyone interested in learning more about wild mushrooms

Judges’ Comments:

“I very much admire this book for trying to get more healthy, plentiful mushrooms in our diet.”

“A super primer on wild mushrooms, identifying, picking, cooking”

“Full of good information for the mushroom lover-forager”

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