Foraging, it has found its way into slow food circles and you'll even see the term on the menus of popular restaurants.

But, What is foraging?

Essentially, foraging takes advantage naturally occurring or otherwise "wild growing" sources of food. To forage would be the act of picking an edible weed or harvesting a wild variety of blackberry, for example. There are even experts who go beyond plant-based foraging possibilities and consider fishing for uncommonly harvested varieties of seafood a form of "sea foraging."

What can be foraged?

These bloggers have put together some sumptuous recipes using foraged ingredients. Wild growing greens, fruits, mushrooms and more. Take a look.

Wild Garlic Pesto (from Sudden Lunch)Wild Garlic Pesto

Wild Strawberry Creme Brulee (from Poires au Chocolat)Wild Strawberry Creme Brulee

Wild Mushrooms with Polenta* (from The Spinning Plate)Wild Mushrooms with Polenta

*not vegetarian

Foraged Mulberry Fool (from Pikelet & Pie)Mulberry Fool

Wild Greens of Monsoon Stir-fry (from Love Food Eat)Wild Greens of Monsoon Stir-fry

  Foraging Know-How

Here are a few great resources for foraging meet-ups in your area and foraging tips.

If you'd like to be featured on the Yummly Blog, email Shelley@yummly.com

How to Peel Ginger (Hint: Don'T) Recipe
14 Must-Make Cauliflower Recipes Recipe
Broccoli and Cauliflower Recipes Even Kids Will Love Recipe
Hearty, Chunky Soups for a Cold Day Recipe
Healthy, Easy New Ways to Enjoy Salmon Recipe
10 Tasty Ways to Make Canned Tuna Gourmet Recipe
What'S in Season: Fall Vegetables You Can'T Miss Recipe
Crispy, Creamy, and Perfectly Cheesy Gourmet Gratins Recipe
10 Creative New Ways to Cook Salmon Recipe
Cozy Into Fall with Savory Seasonal Soups Recipe
Creamy, Comforting Macaroni and Cheese Recipes Recipe
12 Terrific New Takes on JalapeñO Poppers Recipe
Quick and Easy 5 Ingredient Pastas Recipe
Edible Flowers From the Garden of Eat'N Recipe
Snack Healthy with Homemade Hummus Recipe
Every Dish Is Made Better with Beer Recipe
10 Exceptional Coffee Drinks to Make at Home Recipe
10 Handy Meals Made in a Muffin Tin Recipe
Vegan Appetizers Anyone Will Love Recipe
Simple, Hearty Mexican Dishes for a Crowd Recipe
10 Succulent Salmon Dishes for Healthier Eating Recipe
Appetizer Ideas for the Big Game Recipe
Italian Dishes Minus the Indulgence Recipe
Cozy Chili Recipes and Creative Ways to Enjoy Them Recipe
Fantastic, Flavorful 5-Ingredient Chicken Dinners Recipe
10 Savory Curries You Can Make in a Hurry Recipe
Top 10 Christmas Cookies of the Season Recipe
5 Creative Cinco De Mayo Recipes to Get the Fiesta Started! Recipe
Fun Football Shaped Bites for the Super Bowl Recipe
The Ultimate Super Bowl Appetizer: 5-Layer Football Field Dip Recipe
Complete Your Meal with a Perfect Wine Pairing Recipe
Pass the Chickpeas! 10 Healthy Garbanzo Bean Recipes Recipe
Food Pairings with Sean McKenzie and Dave Matthews Recipe
Top 10 Tips for Winning Dinners! Recipe
From Apples to Kale to Salmon, How to Keep What You Love Fresh Recipe
Cooking with Silk® Recipe