Colin Spencer's Vegetable Bookby Colin Spencer, Linda Burgess (Photographer)
No simple cookbook could give you all this! The temptation begins with luscious photos as beautiful as classic still lifespictures of vegetables common and rare; markets with bushels of produce; and tasty-looking dishes on the platter. Whether you're a vegetarian looking to expand the menu or a meat-eater in search of a healthier diet, this original look at a fascinating subject will whet your appetite and feed your mind. Take advantage of what's fresh in your area seasonally, and get the best out of a range of vegetables from broccoli, cauliflower, and zucchini to rocambole, salsify, and chanterelle.
Each root, leaf, stem, and tuber is lovingly examined, its history amusingly related, and its varieties investigated. Detailed entries arranged by horticultural family present over 100 vegetables with more than 300 recipes from comfortingly familiar favorites to intriguingly new combinations. 8 1/2 X 11.
Author Biography: In addition to his many acclaimed books on vegetarian cooking, Colin Spencer is a celebrated playwright, artist, and novelist. He lives on the south coast of England, where he grows rare and unusual vegetables.
Linda Burgess is a leading photographer specializing in still life. Her work has been featured in countless books and major magazines.
- Octopus Publishing Group
- Publication date:
- Product dimensions:
- 8.44(w) x 10.85(h) x 0.94(d)
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews