Food gathering, or foraging for wild foods, provided one American couple a means of defraying the cost of the trip and having delicious meals during their European vacation in the late 1970s.
Alpine dock, an ancient potherb know as "monks' rhubarb" in the Middle Ages.
PHOTO: J. CARROL O'NEILL
LEFT: Good King Henry is a spinach-like green CENTER: Lamb's quarter is common on both side of the Atlantic. TOP RIGHT: Under the spreading chestnut trees at Abbey Wood campground in London. BOTTOM RIGHT: Scones aux myrtilles, aka wild huckleberries on scones.
J. CARROL O'NEILL
The author surveying the Aiguilles Rouges above the town of Chamonix.