Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Plant Families and the Flavors They Share with Alan Bergo
- 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire, WI 54701
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- Dates: October 22, 2022
- Location: L. E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
- Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
In this visual presentation combining cooking, botany, and cultural traditions from around the world, James Beard award-winning Chef Alan Bergo explains some of the paradigm shifting culinary concepts in his book The Forager Chef’s Book of Flora that have the potential to change the way you think about why some foods taste the way they do. Illustrated by the author's own images.
CHEF ALAN BERGO is one of America's leading voices in the world of foraging and wild food. Known for his website foragerchef.com, the internet's largest resource on cooking with wild mushrooms, his work has been featured on the Today Show, The Sundance Film Festival, and The Wallstreet Journal, with essays and recipe selections published in 15 books and counting. His online series “The Wild Harvest” (now called “Field Forest Feast”) won a 2022 James Beard Award in Instructional Visual Media as well as a Taste award for best Online Food Show in 2022. His first book, The Forager Chef's Book of Flora, now in its fourth printing was published through Chelsea Green Publishing in 2021.