Wild Foods of the Desert
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Wild Foods of the Desert by Darcy Williamson

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Published by Maverick Publications (OR) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Specific Ingredients - Natural Foods,
  • Cooking / Wine

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatSpiral-bound
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11300601M
ISBN 10089288116X
ISBN 109780892881161
OCLC/WorldCa13459745

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Wild foods from the desert can open a whole new dimension in food preparation and entertaining. Juniper berries, Pinyon nuts, acorn meal, pickled nopalitos and prickly pear jelly are a few of the wild desert foods which hold prominent positions on the shelves of specialty and gourmet : Darcy Williamson. Wild Foods of the Sonoran Desert explores the rich diversity of native foods found in the hot, often inhospitable desert lands of southern Arizona: sweet fruit from cacti; cultivated crops such as beans, squash, corn and sunflower seeds; wild greens; chiles; mesquite pods; desert berries.   The high and low desert areas of the southwestern United States provide a cornucopia of solid foods ranging from succulent fruits to rich nuts; spicy seasonings to exotic meats, juicy berries to tangy vegetables. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wild foods of the Sonoran Desert. Tucson, AZ: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press, © (OCoLC)

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