Wild Food

Wild Food Documentary is a documentary television series hosted by Ray Mears . The series airs on the BBC in United Kingdom, it is also shown on Discovery Channel in the United States, Canada, India, Italy, Brazil , New Zealand , Australia, Norway , Sweden , The Netherlands and Russia. The show was first broadcast with an episode set in Australia and ended with “Woodland”. The theme is not unlike the one heard in World of Survival .

In Wild Food Documentary , Ray presents an informative guide to cookery, traveling throughout the world to demonstrate traditional cooking skills and cooking.


  1. ” Australia “: Ray travels to the other side of the planet to hear from Australian Aboriginals and their role in the culture of society. Along with many other discoveries, the trip sees The most iconic of ‘bush tucker’: the witchetty grub , a huge maggot that lives in the roots of the witchetty bush. [1]
  2. ” Coast “: Ray finds out just what Britain ‘s coast had to offer our ancestors, as he continues to explore the wild food that tickled the buds of Stone Age man. The coastline of Stone Age Britain was rather different today, as Britain was becoming an island. [1]
  3. ” Wetlands “: Ray and Professor Gordon Hillman , an expert in the use of plants through the ages, a look at the marshes and waterways Along the way, Ray explains how to take care of the water as a source of carbohydrate. He then travels to the spectacular Ardeche Gorge in France where he gains special permission to take his canoe and demonstrate spear fishing. [1]
  4. ” Summer Harvest “: Summer Harvest shows that our ancestors would have had access to a wide variety of plant foods, but meat would have been the staple in their diet. Ray shows viewers how they would have cooked in a huge pit and then [1]
  5. ” Woodland “: For our ancestors, Autumn would have been the last chance to gather food before winter. Are a source of stored energy. Ray travels to the island of Colonsay in Scotland to investigate the history of charred hazelnuts which dates back to the Stone Age. [1]

See also

  • Ray Mears
  • World of Survival
  • Extreme Survival
  • Ray Mears’ Bushcraft
  • Ray Mears Goes Walkabout


  1. ^ Jump up to:e RayMears.com. “Ray Mears’ Wild Food DVD” . Retrieved 30 December 2008 .