Recipes that reflect the vibrant taste that only
fresh culinary herbs can give.
Some of the most medicinally potent herbs and spices sit within
arm''s reach -- on your kitchen spice rack. This book will
undoubtedly pique your interest in herbs, both culinary and
There''s growing scientific evidence for the medicinal value of
herbs and this in turn is putting herbal remedies into mainstream
consciousness. The recipes in this book are designed to give you
many ways to present wholesome, healthy food into your everyday
meals and which feature fresh herbs. Home cooks will discover how
fresh herbs not only fill the flavor gap but provide many healing
and holistic benefits and will learn to prepare food that contains
vitality, is seasonal and indigenous to our environment.
Herbs are more than just medicinal plants -- they also happen to
be delicious! Here you''ll find 115 vegetarian recipes -- ranging
from soups and starters to desserts and beverages. All incorporate
whole, natural ingredients with a wide variety of healing herbs.
The recipes are easy, accessible, and full of appetizing tastes and
textures. Sensational recipes include Three-Bean Enchiladas with
Green Tomato and Apple Salsa, Fettucine with Fiddleheads in Thyme
Vinaigrette, Leek, Onion and Garlic Tart, Fall Vegetable Paella,
and Ginger-Echinacea Jam.
But that''s not all. In addition to the delicious recipes,
The Healing Herbs Cookbook provides a
wealth of useful information on preserving and cooking with herbs,
as well as a comprehensive reference on over 30 herbs and their
medicinal properties. From Elder and Echinacea, to Garlic, Licorice
and Thyme -- discover how to recognize them, grow them, their
healing properties, availability, uses in cooking and even
With a list of herbal organizations, mail-order sources,
glossary and herb specific recipe index, this is the ideal book for
people who want to bring the benefits of healing herbs into the