The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Fruits, Vegetables, And Herbs: History, Botany, Cuisine

byDeborah Madison

Paper over Board | January 26, 2017

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Fruits, Vegetables, And Herbs: History, Botany, Cuisine by Deborah Madison
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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbsshows you the origins, traditions, and contemporary culture of more than 450 fruits, vegetables, nuts, grains, herbs, and spices.

From roots and shoots to almonds and zucchini,The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbsdelectable guide which reveals theintriguing stories of the world's favorite food plants. Go on a gorgeously illustrated tour through the gardens of the world and discover why this is the explorativehome cook's best friend.

This guide is splashed with hundreds of appetizing images andwritten by top culinary and horticultural experts. You will never want for the geographical origins of produce, botanical facts, traditional uses, and culinary tips for hundreds of plants again!

Throughout the lively narrative,The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbstempts us with layers of information, including:

  • The little-known geopolitical role of food plants
  • How agriculture caused cities to blossom
  • How the taste for spices drove global exploration and conquest
  • Our endeavors toward a green future
  • Legends and lore of natural remedies
  • The lineage of regional classics such as Italian tomatoes, Irish potatoes, Hawaiian pineapples, and Hungarian paprika

Take this bounty of knowledge, combine it with500 mouthwatering photographs, and savor a scrumptious resource of useful information and fascinating reading!

Title:The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Fruits, Vegetables, And Herbs: History, Botany, CuisineFormat:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:360 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:360 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inPublished:January 26, 2017Publisher:Book SalesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0785834885

ISBN - 13:9780785834885

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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