Desert the slow, terrible armies of the cautious – use foraging as a springboard for creativity.
“Foraging” certainly implies a degree of searching, and some wild plants can take a good bit of finding. But it is much more efficient and rewarding to learn to recognise resources that are hidden in plain sight close to home.
A deep dive into the drunken botany of making bitter-sweet drinks like vermouth and amaro with foraged botanicals
Plant and fungi ID apps appear to make foraging easier, but is there is a danger that some users place too much faith in them at the cost of developing their own skills?
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