Alan Bergo

Forager Chef


Alan Bergo is a professional chef specializing in wild and obscure culinary ingredients like mushrooms, plants, and small game. One of the leading voices in the world of wild food, and author of the website foragerchef.com

Alan is speaking in Texas.


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Acquired Taste: Plant Familes and The Flavors They Share

Why do some plants taste like others? Cherry tree stems taste like almonds, so do the stones of cherries and the buds of young rowan trees. Sunflowers taste similar to artichokes in a way, along with sunflowers, dandelions and wild plants like galinsoga/quickweed. Chef Alan Bergo discusses the reasons behind the phenomena in depth and why it was one of the most important discoveries he uncovered while writing his first book: The Forager Chef's Book of Flora.
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