The Great Allotment Cookbook

The Great Allotment Cookbook : Over 200 great recipes from plot to plate

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With the ever-increasing popularity of allotment gardening, this book offers over 200 fresh and flavoursome ways to cook and enjoy home-grown fruit and vegetables.Whether you've just plucked some mouth-watering carrots from your plot or are dealing with a sudden glut of courgettes, you will never lack inspiration again. Choose from a host of delicious seasonal soups and salads, light meals, main courses and desserts, plus a wide range of tasty pickles and preserves. Also featuring essential growing tips and advice on how to store and preserve your harvest, this book shows you how to celebrate your produce all year round.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 184 x 198 x 26mm | 598.74g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • Gaia Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. 20 ill.
  • 1856753093
  • 9781856753098
  • 617,952

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION Grow your own: Good reasons for having an allotment * How to eat seasonally * What are the benefits? * What's in a season? Beating the glut: Freezing * Preserving * Bottling * Other ways to preserve Juices and smoothies SPRING FARE Shallots * Spring cabbage * Spring greens * Purple sprouting broccoli Asparagus * Cauliflowers * Turnips * Rhubarb SUMMER FARE Garlic * Herbs * Spinach * Lettuce * Rocket * Green beans * Broad beans * Tomatoes * Aubergine * New potatoes * Artichokes * Plums * Raspberries * Strawberries * Blackcurrants * Redcurrants * Gooseberries AUTUMN FARE Broccoli * Pumpkins * Butternut squash * Courgettes * Cucumbers * Beetroot * Fennel * Sweetcorn * Apples * Blackberries * Pears WINTER FARE Carrots * Parsnip * Onion * Leeks * Jerusalem artichokes * Cabbages * Brussels sprouts * Celeriac * Celery INDEXshow more

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