hunter gatherer

Hunter/gatherer
Hunter/gatherer

I Went Hunting for a Partridge in a Tree

The traditional Lac St-Jean tourtière is a succulent combination of potatoes and game (usually a mix of hare, partridge, and moose) baked into a rich, savory pie. And the best way to find your filling is by hunting it yourself.
Xavier Girard Lachaîne and Stéphanie Mercier Voyer
12.16.16
Hunter/gatherer
Hunter/gatherer

How to Hunt for Frog Legs on a Golf Course

Michelin-starred chef Iliana Regan seems like the kind of person who’d spend a Sunday evening catching up on <i>Stranger Things</i>, not out stabbing frogs. But she showed me how to hunt and kill some amphibians on a golf course.
Munchies Staff
8.17.16
Foraging
Foraging

Meet Jon the Poacher, London's Favorite Forager

Jon is a man who pays attention to the things most Londoners never notice: the abundance of edible fruit, leaves, and fungi that grow in the city's parks and pavements. “Most people will just see trees,” he says. “I can identify them all by their...
Johanna Derry
6.16.16
barnacles
barnacles

Risking Death for One of the Sea's Ugliest, Tastiest Creatures

Fishermen in Galicia face death every time the go hunting for percebes, a hideous but highly sought-after barnacle found in the waters here. I followed one man on his harvest to find out why they do it.
Luis Cobelo
1.14.16
Foraging
Foraging

This LA Woman Makes Cocktails in the Forest Out of Foraged Shrubs

I joined herbalist and forager Emily Han on an expedition into the Angeles National Forest to learn about little-utilized herbs and turn them into delicious booze.
Clarissa Wei
12.16.15
Foraging
Foraging

Hunting and Gathering on the Streets of LA

I joined Pascal Baudar, a self-professed “wild culinary alchemist,” on a foraging tour through one of LA's least forest-like neighborhoods.
Valentina Silva
11.19.15
INDIA
INDIA

Hunting in the Hills of Nagaland

I traveled to the Indian state of Nagaland—the site of one of the longest running insurgencies in Asia—in order to fish, hunt, and share in the forest’s bounty.
Michael Snyder
10.25.15
hunting
hunting

Why I'm a Closeted Duck Hunter

I grew up hunting everything from deer and ducks in Louisiana, but it wasn't until I came into contact with one chef who changed the way that I view the sport that has made me a different hunter, a better chef, and leader.
John Besh
4.3.15
hunting
hunting

Cooking Wild Duck Is a Plucking Matter

I’ve eaten freshly shot elk heart for breakfast in the Rockies; I’ve removed the scrotum of a German boar without batting an eye. But that was all in the great outdoors. The presence of wild duck innards in my living room is a culinary labor of love I...
Isabella Rozendaal
2.16.15
hunting
hunting

I Went Duck Hunting with Dutch Aristocrats

Only two percent of the Dutch population hunts. Americans call hunting a sport, but Dutch hunters will go to great lengths to make sure nobody interprets what they do as pleasurable—even though they love it.
Isabella Rozendaal
2.9.15
scotland
scotland

MUNCHIES Guide to Scotland - Episode 4

After learning how to live and forage off the land, Charlet travels deep into the Highlands for the part of the trip she’s been dreading the most—the hunting of her very first roe deer.
Charlet Duboc
8.21.14
seafood
seafood

Diving for Salty Gold in California

Stephanie Mutz is California’s only female sea urchin diver who supplies fresh uni to some of LA’s top restaurants like a drug dealer. She hunts for it in Santa Barbara, a product that has earned the name “California gold” for it’s insanely luscious...
Hillary Eaton
6.20.14