The Wildcrafting Brewer: Creating Unique Drinks and Boozy Concoctions from Nature’s Ingredients
“Fermentation fans and home brewers are invited to rediscover a galaxy of wild and cultivated plants, fruits, berries, and other natural materials traditionally used to make a whole spectrum of creative fermented drinks.
Wild plant expert and forager Pascal BAudra opened up a new world of possibilities for readers wishing to explore the flavors of their local terroir in his acclaimed first book, The New Wildcrafted Cuisine. Now he is doing the same for fermented beverage, revealing both the underlying philosophy and the practical techniques for making delicious concoctions, from simple wild sodas to non-grape-based “country wines” to primitive herbal beers, meads, and more. Baudar is quick to point out that the recipes in this book serve mainly as a touch stone for readers, who can use the information and techniques he create their own brews using their local ingredients. The Wildcrafting Brewer will attract natural foodies, foragers, herbalists, and chefs alike with the author’s playful and relaxed philosophy. Readers will find themselves surprised by how easy making natural drinks can be, and will be inspired by the abundance of nature all around them.”
Paperback, 290 pages.