The Food Lover's Garden: Growing, Cooking, and Eating Well

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Growing it, cooking it, eating it! From the vegetable patch to the dinner table

Put off by the origin-unknown, not-so-fresh, pesticide-laden herbs at the grocery store? Hungry for delicious high-quality vegetables and fragrant herbs, and looking to have some control over where your food comes from but you're a novice gardener?

Foodie meets novice gardener in this deliciously accessible, easy-to-use guide to planting, growing, harvesting, cooking, and preserving 20+ popular, easy-to-grow vegetables and herbs. Taking the novice gardener from growing herbs and vegetables to cooking delicious, nutritious, and affordable meals using these herbs and vegetables, this book is a celebration of food in all its stages.

The Food Lover's Garden guides novice gardeners through:

  • Getting started with easy step-by-step growing instructions from balcony to backyard
  • Simple, tasty cooking recipes incorporating each vegetable and herb
  • Meal combinations of two or more of the featured herb and vegetable dishes
  • Selecting essential kitchen tools and gadgets to maximize the herb and vegetable harvesting
  • Canning and pickling recipes for preserving the rest.
  • Beautifully illustrated with author's water colour sketches and photographs from her herb and vegetable garden, this book is perfect for the foodie and novice gardener--from the humble potato, to pungent garlic, to the beauty of the beet, classic vegetables take a delicious turn with innovative cooking recipes. Truly food for all seasons and palates.

    Foodies, novice gardeners, urban homesteaders, and supporters of sustainable living--take back your right to high-quality food with The Food Lover's Garden .

    Jenni Blackmore is a writer, painter, micro-farmer, and certified Permaculture Design Consultant. Her most recent book Permaculture for the Rest of Us follows her journey from industrial Manchester to Quackadoodle Farm, a sustainable homestead in Nova Scotia.

    ISBN: 
    9780865718425
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    Binding: 
    Paperback
    Publication Date: 
    April 25, 2017