Our guest this week is chef and forager Mia Wasilevich. Mia is the founder of Transitional Gastronomy and teaches culinary workshops, wild-food identification and food styling. She was a featured consultant on “Master Chef” and “Top Chef.” She is also the author of a brand new book, “Ugly Little Greens: Gourmet Dishes Crafted from Foraged Ingredients.” During the show we discuss:
- How she got started cooking.
- Mia’s new book Ugly Little Greens.
- Eating invasives.
- Working with mustard.
- Elderflower ghee.
- Nettle aid.
- Working with acorns.
- Meal planning.
- Fish sauce.
- James Townsend and Two Fat Ladies.
- Mia’s website Transitional Gastronomy.
- Cottonwood Urban Farm.
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