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A recipe book that you will read from cover to cover
on 30 December 2013
John Wright has a very readable style of writing and a viciously dry sense of humour that will keep you glued to the pages of this book right the way through. Another reviewer has drawn comparison with Bill Bryson, which I think is very apt. For what is ostensibly a reference book, I found myself reading it from front to back over the course of a few days over Christmas, having received it as a present. I now can't wait until the foraging season starts, so I can get out and start finding some ingredients to make some wines. I have had great successes with hedgerow wines before (my 2012 blackberry and elderberry is a delightful drop and only improving with age), but many of the recipes are new to me, and this, along with the RC hedgerow foraging book will be essential pieces of kit in my mission to make all my own booze for 2014.