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SCHEDULE FOR MAY 2016  IS UPDATED

NEWS (Blog) - A quest for the true(?) flavors of Southern California.

 

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BOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE!

CHECK OUT MY NEWS (BLOG) SECTION

to see what's happening at Urban Outdoor Skills.

 

While I was writing my book last year, I didn't update my news section much. Now that it is done, I have a bit more time to do updates. I'll probably redesign my web site soon too.  So be ready for some changes.

 

These days, I'm experimenting with creating a cuisine around the true flavors of Southern California. It's an interesting concept if you think about it. When you ask a foodie, cook or chef "What is Southern California cuisine?"

 

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Upcoming Classes

Check the Schedule for more classes

 

May 2016

 

Saturday May 7 - Forest Walk

 

Sunday May 8 - Endless Vegan Spring

by Wild Food Chef Mia Wasilevich

 

Sunday May 15 - Chaparral Walk

 

Sunday May 22 - Aromatic plants walk and Making Wild Sodas Workshop

 

 

 

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Check this cool video about wild food foraging. Visit the BUZZ for more media.

 

 

 

My book is now available on Amazon and from other publishers.

 

The  Amazon link is: NEW WILDCRAFTED CUISINE

 

Other links:  Barnes and Nobles

 

Hardback, 432 pages and over 600 beautiful photos.

 

Very unique book about using the local wild terroir - making wild beers and wines, vinegars, spice blends, wild sodas, uses of stems, barks and leaves, recipes for pickling and preserving wild edibles, fermentation and much, much more!

 

Did you know that you can cook in pine sap?  How to make a lot of tree leaves edible? How to make your own gourmet aromatic salts with local plants?  It's all in the book :)