ENDURING HARVESTS celebrates the year with Native American Indian foods and festivities. More than 150 tempting Native American recipes here have been adapted for the modern kitchen, making use of vegetables, fruits, fish, and game indigenous to the Americas. Delve into the delicious worlds of American Indian cookery and glimpse the cultures who made food preparation an art as well as a prayer for health and peace. Countless celebrations will charm you with a deeper respect for Native American foods and spiritual life honoring nature and the earth in every month of the year. Come journey from the Arctic Circle to Peru, and feel deliciously at home in Indian America.
Author E. Barrie Kavasch is a foremost authority on Native American cultures and cuisines. She is an ethnobotanist, master herbalist, and mycologist of mixed American and American Indian ancestry. Her first book NATIVE HARVESTS: RECIPES & BOTANICALS OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS (Random House, 1979) was hailed as “the most intelligent and brilliantly researched book on the foods of the American Indians,” by the New York Times.