About the Author

Artur Cisar-Erlach is an award-winning author, ecologist, and food communications expert whose work spans the fields of food and ecotourism. He received his graduate degree in ecology at the University of Vienna and his postgraduate degree in Food Culture and Communications at the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, Italy. Artur has also trained as a cabinet maker and is a passionate amateur chef, forager, and gardener. Today he divides his time between Vienna, Austria, and Nova Scotia, Canada.

His first, critically acclaimed, narrative non-fiction book, „The Flavor of Wood“, publishes by Abrams Books New York, has won silver at the Gourmand World Cookbooks Awards in the category innovative and is currently being translated into several languages.

Photo by Luise Reichert