Leafy Greens: An A-to-Z Guide to 30 Types of Greens Plus More Than 120 Delicious Recipes

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Leafy Greens: An A-to-Z Guide to 30 Types of Greens Plus More Than 120 Delicious Recipes

by Mark Bittman

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | March 30, 2012 | Trade Paperback |

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Mark Bittman''s handy, healthy guide to greens-now back in print!

Mark Bittman is one of the nation''s best-known and most widely respected food writers. The author of the legendary How to Cook Everything and How to Cook Everything Vegetarian, he''s a master of the art of simple, healthy home cooking. In this new reissue of Leafy Greens, he describes and explains more than 30 different types of greens-from arugula to kale to wakame (a sea vegetable)-and offers healthy recipes for each green along the way. As one blogger celebrating the book recently put it, "it demystifies obscure greens and celebrates overlooked ones."

You''ll find more than 120 delicious anti-oxidant-packed recipes for salads, soups, stews, stir-fries, sautés, and more, as well as nutritional information, advice on buying and cooking greens, and which greens make good substitutes for one another.

  • Includes more than 120 savory recipes like Bitter Greens with Bacon, Grilled Radicchio, and Risotto with Arugula and Shrimp
  • Features more than 65 illustrations that help you quickly identify different types of greens
  • Begins with a new Introduction by Mark Bittman

If you love healthy cooking or just love greens, this is your ultimate source for handy information, tasty recipes, and fresh meal ideas.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 208 Pages, 7.09 × 9.06 × 0.39 in

Published: March 30, 2012

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1118093879

ISBN - 13: 9781118093870

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Leafy Greens: An A-to-Z Guide to 30 Types of Greens Plus More Than 120 Delicious Recipes

Leafy Greens: An A-to-Z Guide to 30 Types of Greens Plus More Than 120 Delicious Recipes

by Mark Bittman

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 208 Pages, 7.09 × 9.06 × 0.39 in

Published: March 30, 2012

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1118093879

ISBN - 13: 9781118093870

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

The Greens 14

The Recipes

Soups 51

Salads 71

Side Dishes 103

Light Dishes 133

Main Courses 155

A Note to the Gardener 187

Index 189

 



















From the Publisher

Mark Bittman''s handy, healthy guide to greens-now back in print!

Mark Bittman is one of the nation''s best-known and most widely respected food writers. The author of the legendary How to Cook Everything and How to Cook Everything Vegetarian, he''s a master of the art of simple, healthy home cooking. In this new reissue of Leafy Greens, he describes and explains more than 30 different types of greens-from arugula to kale to wakame (a sea vegetable)-and offers healthy recipes for each green along the way. As one blogger celebrating the book recently put it, "it demystifies obscure greens and celebrates overlooked ones."

You''ll find more than 120 delicious anti-oxidant-packed recipes for salads, soups, stews, stir-fries, sautés, and more, as well as nutritional information, advice on buying and cooking greens, and which greens make good substitutes for one another.

  • Includes more than 120 savory recipes like Bitter Greens with Bacon, Grilled Radicchio, and Risotto with Arugula and Shrimp
  • Features more than 65 illustrations that help you quickly identify different types of greens
  • Begins with a new Introduction by Mark Bittman

If you love healthy cooking or just love greens, this is your ultimate source for handy information, tasty recipes, and fresh meal ideas.

From the Jacket

Mark Bittman''s handy guide to healthy, delicious greens

Kale and collards. Radicchio. Chinese cabbage. Swiss chard. Mustard greens. Broccoli raab. Arugula. Belgian endive. Greens are among our most delicious, nutritious, and versatile vegetables. All of us know we should be cooking with them, but few of us know how. In this newly re-released version of his classic Leafy Greens, bestselling author Mark Bittman shares what he knows about more than 30 common kinds of greens so that you can start eating satisfying salads, sides, and main courses featuring them every day.

Bittman will help you learn where and when to purchase them, why they''re good for you, and how to cook them in more than 120 delicious, healthy ways. And with his easy-to-use A-to-Z format and single-page recipes, Leafy Greens packs as much information into one book as there are micro-nutrients in a bunch of kale.

Look inside for delicious recipes like:

  • Grilled Chicken Salad with Mesclun

  • Gingered Cabbage

  • Coconut Curry Soup with Chard

  • Risotto with Arugula and Shrimp

  • Hamburgers with Spinach and Parmesan

  • Baked Penne with Radicchio and Gorgonzola

  • Corn and Kale Stew

  • . . .plus many more!

About the Author

Mark Bittman is one of America''s best-known and most widely respected food writers. He covers food policy, cooking, and eating as an Opinion columnist for The New York Times and the paper''s Sunday Magazine. He produced "The Minimalist" column for 13 years and has starred in several popular Public Television cooking series. Now a frequent public speaker, he appears regularly on the Today Show and is a guest on a wide range of television and radio shows. Bittman has authored more than a dozen cookbooks, including How to Cook Everything® The Basics, How to Cook Everything®, How to Cook Everything® Vegetarian (all available as apps), Food Matters and The Food Matters Cookbook, and the new VB6T: Eat Vegan Before 6:00. For more information go to markbittman.com.
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