If you're eating around the world don't forget to visit the forest. Foraging edible plants is much easier than you think. Here's an easy guide for foraging ramps , morels, wild ginger and other delicious wild food. ~ http://www.baconismagic.ca
The common cattail (typha latifolia) is one of the first of the wild edible plants that all hikers should familiarize themselves with. It not only has several edible parts, but there is some part of the plant that can be harvested for food during any season. In addition, it has other uses as well.