For the Love of an Orchard: Everybody's Guide to Growing and Cooking Orchard Fruit

For the Love of an Orchard: Everybody's Guide to Growing and Cooking Orchard Fruit

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By (author) Jane McMorland-Hunter, By (author) Chris Kelly

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  • Publisher: PAVILION BOOKS
  • Format: Hardback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 190mm x 245mm x 36mm | 1,192g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1862058504
  • ISBN 13: 9781862058507
  • Illustrations note: Over 150 illustrations
  • Sales rank: 381,782

Product description

Whether you fantasise about having a whole orchard, just a cherry tree in a pot, or even the perfect apple pie, this beautifully illustrated book bridges the gap between the special place orchards hold in our hearts and the practicalities of growing and cooking orchard fruit. Orchards are found worldwide and this comprehensive book explores the traditions of fruit growing and the story of individual fruits, as well as providing delicious recipes and general cultivation advice. As interest grows in sustainability, the preserving of heritage varieties and in organic produce, this book is a timely celebration of tree fruit and its enjoyment. * There is a growing demand for inspirational books on growing fruit * Picks up on the current interest in organics and the sourcing of food * Features history and traditions, cultivation advice and recipes * Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs, illustrations and diagrams

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Author information

Jane McMorland Hunter has written several books, including Ode to London. Her other books include three books in the best-selling Teach Yourself series as well as The Tiny Garden (Frances Lincoln) and For the Love of an Orchard (Pavilion) both of which have been widely and favourably reviewed. She lives in London.

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Apart from fine photography and delightful illustrations, what makes this book stand out is the way the authors weave history into the stories they tell of our different British Fruits. BBC Country File Magazine, April 2010.