The Herb Garden for Cooks

The Herb Garden for Cooks

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The practical, plot-to-plate guide to growing and cooking with herbs

From basil to vervain, The Cook's Herb Garden will teach you everything you need to know about growing, harvesting, and cooking herbs. Delve into this little book to find notes on herb flavours, the best growing conditions, storage, and how to use herbs in the kitchen. There are inspirational planting schemes for window boxes and pots so you can grow your own; themes include Mediterranean, everyday essentials, and salad herbs. There's also a photographic catalogue of more than 130 culinary herbs, including unusual herbs such as lovage and bergamot.

Packed with more than 70 delicious recipes for rubs and marinades, sauces and salsas, flavoured butters, cordials, syrups, teas and tisanes, plus charts on best herb-with-food flavour combinations, The Cook's Herb Garden is the perfect herb guide for any cook.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 179 x 220 x 18mm | 302g
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • col. Illustrations
  • 1409386554
  • 9781409386551
  • 67,312

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Beautifully illustrated book. * BBC Good Food Magazine * Well illustrated and laid out in clear sections: Choose, Grow, Harvest and Cook. * Telegraph Magazine *
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About Jeff Cox

Jeff Cox has written over 18 books on food and gardening, including the James Beard Foundation-nominated The Organic Cook's Bible. He is a contributing editor of Horticulture magazine and was formerly managing editor of Organic Gardening. Jeff lives in Sonoma County, California, the centre of organic gardening and farming in the US, where he grows many and varied herbs every season. Marie-Pierre Moine is a cookery writer with over 20 years' experience. Born and brought up in Paris, Marie-Pierre is an established cook with a particular interest in French and Mediterranean cuisine. Since moving to London, she has worked as an editor of Taste magazine (UK), has written a monthly food column for House & Garden magazine, and has contributed regularly to The Fortnum & Mason Magazine.
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188 ratings
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