Vegetable Literacy: Cooking and Gardening with Twelve Families from the Edible Plant Kingdom, with…

Kobo ebook | March 12, 2013

byDeborah Madison

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In her latest cookbook, Deborah Madison, America's leading authority on vegetarian cooking and author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, reveals the surprising relationships between vegetables, edible flowers, and herbs within the same botanical families, and how understanding these connections can help home cooks see everyday vegetables in new light.

Destined to become the new standard reference for cooking vegetables, Vegetable Literacy, by revered chef Deborah Madison, shows cooks that vegetables within the same family, because of their shared characteristics, can be used interchangeably in cooking. For example, knowing that dill, chervil, cumin, parsley, coriander, anise, and caraway come from the umbellifer family makes it clear why they're such good matches for carrots, also an umbel. With stunning images from the team behind Canal House cookbooks and website, and 150 classic and exquisitely simple recipes, such as Savoy Cabbage on Rye Toast with GruyèreCheese; Carrots with Caraway Seed, Garlic, and Parsley; and Pan-fried Sunchokes with Walnut Sauce and Sunflower Sprouts; Madison brings this wealth of information together in dishes that highlight a world of complementary flavors.

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In her latest cookbook, Deborah Madison, America's leading authority on vegetarian cooking and author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, reveals the surprising relationships between vegetables, edible flowers, and herbs within the same botanical families, and how understanding these connections can help home cooks see everyday vegetab...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 12, 2013Publisher:Potter/TenSpeed/HarmonyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:160774192X

ISBN - 13:9781607741923

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great reference A thorough cookbook with information and recipes for a wide range of vegetables. Many of the recipes are delicious but simple, everyday preparations of the vegetable in question. A good resource.
Date published: 2014-11-10