WILD Adventure Cookbook by Sarah Glover


Embrace the outdoors. This cookbook will have you digging out your thermals and dusting off your Trangia stove.



Imagine yourself on the beach, by a roaring fire, as you grill the fish you just fished out of the ocean. This is Wild. 
Chef Sarah Glover has travelled the rocky coasts of Australia creating dishes from Australia's beautiful  produce – all of which is available right at our fingertips. 
Rock hop with her, from Tasmania to Byron Bay, from rabbit to seaweed, and learn how to love the simplicity of food and travel in the great, great outdoors.



About WILD Adventure Cookbook by Sarah Glover

Chef Sarah Glover and photographer Luisa Brimble are taking what you know about cookbooks – and throwing it to the curb. Their collaborative book WILD, which straddles adventure handbook and culinary choose-your-own-adventure, awakens the pure primal joy to be found in food and eating.  

Shot over 2 years in no less than 17 locations across the east coast of Australia, this book pushes boundaries in all directions. Forget about the more clichéd notions of ‘foraging’ as this book takes it to the next level. This book is about breaking rules and challenging conventions. WILD will make you think about freshness of food in a whole new way, and about becoming more instinctive about flavour, ingredients and food preparation.  

A qualified chef, Glover is a self-described finder of goodness and her favourite kitchen is the landscape. Armed with her knife and a few basic tools of the trade – Sarah’s approach to food has refreshing ‘rogue’ element, as she deconstructs measurement and method to create something more authentic and uncomplicated.  

Stunningly captured by WILD co-creator and lifestyle photographer Luisa Brimble, this book is photographed ‘documentary style’ – out in the wild, completely free of studio and conventional kitchen. Brimble is there every step of the way, capturing the moment: the ingredients, the processes, the locations, the people, the drama and the absolute magic that occurs when these elements all come together.  

While WILD is certainly a cookbook brimming with original recipes – it is also a book to be read and enjoyed. It is a book of adventure, where you feel included in the party.  There is something so romantic about the notion of pulling up stumps, striking a match, and preparing a meal to be shared with friends out in the wild, somewhere beautiful – whether that is bush, beach or mountains. WILD conjures the nostalgic feels of Anne of Green Gables, the Swiss Family Robinson and Indiana Jones and injects it into the current day with a very genuine spirit of adventure and escape.  

Moreover, what underpins every motive in this book is that of community and family. This book exists for the business of memory making – the idea of stepping away from the TV and living by doing not viewing. This is about going outside - for real - getting dirty and having fun with the people you love.

Cookbook printing details

With full-colour photographs spanning 340 pages, WILD cookbook is a coffee table cookbook that will feature 100+ recipes  

Book size: 287mm x 210mm (portrait) 
Length: 340+ pages linen hardback including 12mm ribbon
Printed on 140gsm matt paper stock

Why did you name the cookbook WILD?

Wild is the one word that we think describes what this book is all about - untamed, native, spontaneous, rough, rugged, raging, raw, crazy, fantastic, incredible, unbelievable, extravagant, curious, eccentric, far-out, funny, kooky, odd, outlandish, quirky, strange, ludicrous, ridiculous, Alice-in-Wonderland, dreamlike, offbeat, extraordinary, singular, unique, unusual, striking, outrageous, out there, unconventional, mystifying, mad, fierce, extreme, crazy, happy, obsessed, ambitious, craving, restless, game, ready, willing, free, natural, lush, and fearless!

What people say...

“When I suggested is not a norm for a 32-year-old Sydneysider to be so adept at building a campfire and rustling up dinner from the bush, Glover laughs and admits she is perhaps ‘a little bit bad ass’. She recalls her great-grandmother chopping wood for the old-fashioned stove and preparing wallaby for dinner” - Sally Glaetzer, Mercury TasWeekend Magazine

“She makes food about fun – whether it’s her iconic Bondi Bikkies (our favourite, Jaffer Crush - double choc orange with smashed Jaffas!)– or her outdoor adventure cooking that feels like the idyllic family holidays of your childhood.” - Robin Powell, Garden Clinic

“The postie came this morning and I've completely lost myself in the pages of this incredible book. @luisabrimble, @missarahglover you must be so proud. This is the most beautiful, inspirational cook book I've ever owned. Thank you for daring to share your gifts with the world. You are amazing.” Rae Fallon -https://www.instagram.com/p/BYp35vDHNZV/

"As someone that has been working as a lifestyle portrait photographer for so long (and a lover of good food), lifestyle food photography feels like such a natural progression for me. It's really reigniting my love of photography again. What makes this particular cookbook so exciting though, is that I literally had the opportunity to jump into the imagery, and be there on Satellite Island in Tasmania, where a lot of the scenes were photographed. I ate the food cooked by the chef herself @missarahglover and I photographed as I went along under the guidance of my wonderful mentor, @luisabrimble I really can't thank these two women enough for having me on this wild adventure. If you love cooking and photography like me, then this book is a feast for the senses." - Robyn Geering - https://www.instagram.com/p/BYwv6L5j8QB/

"It's a rare thing that I hand over @glenmorehouse for an event, and in this instance, it's only because it's very small and because it's at @luisabrimble 's request. I am SO full of admiration for all that this passionate, determined, dynamic woman has achieved in the five years or so I've known her. And now she's broken all the rules with the #absolutelyfabulous @missarahglover .....in that together, under their own steam, and thanks to the infectious energy and joy they bring to everyone they encounter, they have managed to create and publish the #wildadventurecookbook..." - Mickey Robertson https://www.instagram.com/p/BYriGFsBLUC/

"Okay, so this is what it looks and feels like. Wild @missarahglover ’s cookbook shot by the inimitable @luisabrimble At first flick through, the book is a blast: a collaboration of creatives, playful, theatrical and fun." -  - Barbara Sweeney https://www.instagram.com/p/BYpJI_BFinY/



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