Microgreens are the first true leaves of herbs and
vegetables -- and today''s hottest gourmet garnish.
Microgreens is a practical guide to
growing arugula and other popular mini-greens that offer a
multitude of colors, textures and distinct flavors, as well as high
levels of concentrated active compounds. Microgreens pack a
powerful nutritional punch, are easily grown in containers as small
as a bowl and can be ready to harvest in a week, giving quick
rewards for the effort.
Fionna Hill offers expert guidance on successfully growing,
harvesting and preparing the 20 most popular microgreens, including
arugula, beet, kale, radish, wheatgrass and basil. Her
comprehensive instructions explain which containers and growing
media to use, how to prepare and sow the seeds, when and how to
harvest and how best to store the bounty.
The book also includes 15 easy recipes that make the most of
- Raw energy salad
- Spicy Asian salad
- Stuffed mushrooms
- Curry vinaigrette
Microgreens brings fresh, nutritional
gourmet produce to the dinner table and is as an ideal choice for
health-conscious home cooks and those following a 50-mile diet.