Ava Chin

Eating Wildly, Goodreads Choice Awards 2014, and You

I couldn’t be happier about Eating Wildly being nominated for a #GoodreadsChoice Award 2014 (Food & Cookbook category)! The Choice Awards are chosen by readers like you, so that makes them extra-special—and sort of like the American Idol of Book Awards. (Please America, vote for my book!) If you enjoyed […]

Wild Ramps Butter, Plus Recipe 2

I love onion-y ramps—whether paired with morel mushrooms, sautéed or grilled in pasta, or pickled—and one my favorite activities in the spring is to go foraging for them. On May 13th, the day of my book launch (Eating Wildly), I went into the woods with some dear forager friends and […]

Tips for Debut Authors 6

  A shorter version of this essay was sent out on a Binders email and appears on Bindersink. I’m writing from a coastal town in southeast England, where sea kale the size of Easter baskets proliferates along the rocky shoreline, and the stinging nettles and blackberries flourish along the hedges. The sea kale is […]

Eating Wildly for #NationalEatYourVegetablesDay 8

In celebration of #NationalEatYourVegetablesDay, this summer, I’m going to showcase some of the most sustainable wild vegetables that are available and growing all around us, most likely in your backyard, garden, or local park. Wild edibles are higher in phytonutrients—that’s antioxidants, and good, old-fashioned nutrients that are inherent to the […]

The Birth of a Book, Enter Eating Wildly 2

Happy Publication Day! Last night was the first NYC event for Eating Wildly, and we had a full house at the Corner Bookstore on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. What an amazing night as friends and neighbors came to hear me give a brief reading from the book and a foraging […]

Eating Wildly Autographed Bookplate Special 1

Pre-orders are wildly important to the lifespan of any book, and now these beautiful dandelion bookplates are available to anyone who pre-orders a copy of Eating Wildly before the release date, May 13th. To pre-order, use any of the links at the bottom of the Eating Wildly page or on […]