'Thirty years after its initial publication, the forager's bible continues to inspire and enthral., Scottish Field 'Still a classic, The Financial Times 'Armed with this guide, this month you could be sampling the simple pleasures of eating a fleshy Hottentot fig straight from a Devon clifftop, making elderflower fritters gathered from the hedgerows, or frying fairy-ring champignons picked off your lawn. With its charming painted illustrations, it is a book to savour in itself., Devon Life
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About the Author
Richard Mabey, author and broadcaster, writes regularly for ‘The Sunday Times’, the ‘Sunday Telegraph’ and the ‘Independent’. He won wide acclaim on the publication of the original ‘Food for Free’ in 1972, and in 1986 was awarded the Whitbread Prize for biography for ‘Gilbert White, A Biography’. He is an active member of national and local conservation groups and lives in Hertfordshire.