From acorns, cactus, and yucca to mesquite, manzanit, and lamb's quarter, Foraging Caliufornia guides readers to the dible wild foods and healthful herbs of the Golden State. Organized by plant families, this book is an authoritative guide for nature lovers, outdoors enthusiasts, and gastronomes. This guide also includes: Species ranging from herbs to trees, Forager notes and expert advice on identifying, preparing, freezing, drying, storing, and cooking wild edibles, Tools, techniques, and foraging etiquette, as well as recipes to prepare at home or on the trail. It should be noted thatover half of these plants can be found around the country and on the east coast. 244 pages, with color photos. Soft cover.