Native Harvests: American Indian Wild Foods and Recipes
This practical primer on natural foods not only provides recipes for a variety of dishes that are uniquely Native American but also identifies and describes the uses of specific ceremonial, medicinal, and sacred plants. From clambakes, corn chowders, and turkey with oyster cornbread stuffing, to flavored butters, sunflower seed cakes, and wild strawberry bread, the author offers a unique book that is simultaneously a field guide, cookbook, and useful manual on herbal medicines — all interwoven with Native American wisdom.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TheKitchenTourist - LibraryThing
Unlike many other Native American cookbooks, this one begins with an understanding of the plants and moves to recipes later. It includes many plants you probably won't find at any grocery stores ... Read full review
Native harvests: American Indian wild foods and recipesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Dating back to 1979, Kavasch's collection assembles a plethora of Native American recipes as well as describes natural bounty used in medicines, cosmetics, poisons, and spirituality. The text is buttressed with numerous illustrations. Read full review