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The Yorkshire Forager By Alysia Vasey

The Yorkshire Forager by Alysia Vasey

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A rich and fascinating lifestory filled with forgotten plant-lore that has been passed through generations of one extraordinary family.

The Yorkshire Forager Summary

The Yorkshire Forager: A Wild Food Survival Journey by Alysia Vasey

Alysia Vasey's earliest memories are of walking alongside her grandfather as they explored the West Yorkshire moors that they called home. As an adult, this love for wild things stayed with her, even as she learnt that her family's knowledge of edible plants were a legacy of a much darker time during the Second World War.

After leaving Yorkshire in search of adventure, Alysia was eventually guided home by her motto: Be true to yourself and you will become the person you were meant to be. She left her traditional path and took a far wilder journey that gradually evolved into one of the UK's most successful foraging businesses, supplying some of the greatest chefs in the world and the best restaurants in the country Her achievements are the result of a bit of luck, a lot of knowledge and a huge amount of self-belief.

Here, Alysia also shares not only her story, but also her vast knowledge of UK plant lore. A true Yorkshirewoman, Alysia tells it like it is, and The Yorkshire Forager is full of tales of her family's adventures and misadventures in their search for top quality ingredients - you never know who you might meet in the woods - making this book as entertaining as it is informative.

The Yorkshire Forager Reviews

Alysia Vasey reveals how she turned her love of nature into a successful career as a forager * Sunday Express *
Meet the woman the chefs pay to forage their wildly delicious ingredients. * Daily Mail *
The Yorkshire Forager... tells [Alysia's] story, and shares some secrets, with humour and pathos. * Regional Press Association *
Alysia Vasey... looked to her Yorkshire roots and turned her childhood passion into her profession. * The Telegraph *
Alysia Vasey provides a fascinating insight into foraging, edible foliage, plant lore and the Great British countryside. * Liz Earle Wellbeing Magazine *

About Alysia Vasey

An expert in the flavours, aromas and culinary and medicinal properties of long-forgotten British plants, Alysia Vasey works with some of the most accomplished chefs in the world. She is a forager and supplier of all things wild. She has been featured in a number of magazines including Good Housekeeping, Chef magazine and Savour magazine. More recently she has made guest appearances on Countryfile and James Martin's Saturday Morning cookery show.

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The Yorkshire Forager: A Wild Food Survival Journey by Alysia Vasey
Used - Very Good
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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