Berries are edible jewels, distillations of sunlight, soil, and floral perfumes. Some offer ambrosial sweetness; others are as assertive as herbs and spices. Roger Yepsen knows his berries, and in this collection he presents these delightful fruits to the reader, including neglected varieties that have nearly disappeared from the American diet and garden. In this book he offers advice on finding and identifying berries, growing your own, and preserving them for year-round enjoyment. Berries includes nearly 100 recipes, such as:
Reading this book is like discovering a wild raspberry in the woods—a sweet surprise and oh, so satisfying.