Ethnic Culinary Herbs: A Guide to Identification and Cultivation in Hawaii

Ethnic Culinary Herbs: A Guide to Identification and Cultivation in Hawaii

by George Staples, Michael S. Kristiansen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824820940

ISBN-13: 9780824820947

Pub. Date: 12/01/1999

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The

Ethnic Culinary Herbs is a fully illustrated guidebook that describes more than thirty herbs grown, sold, and used in Hawai'i. (Many can also be found in ethnic produce markets throughout North America.) Unlike most herb books, which cover the same limited range of species (largely those of European and Mediterranean origin), this volume brings together information…  See more details below

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Ethnic Culinary Herbs is a fully illustrated guidebook that describes more than thirty herbs grown, sold, and used in Hawai'i. (Many can also be found in ethnic produce markets throughout North America.) Unlike most herb books, which cover the same limited range of species (largely those of European and Mediterranean origin), this volume brings together information about herbs from other parts of the world and not only identifies the plants but also explains their use and cultivation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824820947
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
12/01/1999
Edition description:
ILLUSTRATE
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 10.18(h) x 0.66(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
How to Use This Book1
Soils and Fertilizers3
Pests and Diseases and Their Treatment5
Exotic Herbs from A to Z
Allium tuberosum (garlic chive)9
Alpinia galanga (galanga)12
Artemisia vulgaris (mugwort)15
Boesenbergia rotunda (Chinese key)18
Capsicum annuum and C. baccatum (chili pepper)21
Chrysanthemum coronarium (garland chrysanthemum)24
Citrus hystrix (Kaffir lime)27
Coriandrum sativum (Chinese parsley, coriander greens)30
Cryptotaenia canadensis (Japanese parsley, mitsuba)33
Curcuma Ionga (turmeric)36
Cymbopogon citratus (lemon grass)39
Elettaria cardamomum (cardamom)42
Eryngium foetidum (thorny coriander)45
Hemerocallis (daylily)47
Houttuynia cordata (houttuynia)50
Limnophila chinensis subsp. aromatica (rice-paddy herb)53
Lippia micromera (Mexican oregano, Spanish thyme)56
Lippia origanoides (Mexican oregano)59
Mentha aquatica (mint)61
Moringa oleifera (horseradish tree)64
Murraya koenigii (curry leaf tree)67
Ocimum basilicum (sweet basil)70
Ocimum tenuiflorum (holy basil)73
Pandanus amaryllifolius (dwarf screw pine)76
Peperomia pellucida (peperomia)79
Perilla frutescens (beefsteak plant)82
Piper lolot (lolot)85
Plectranthus amboinicus (Greek oregano, Spanish thyme)88
Polygonum odoratum (fragrant knotweed)91
Solanum torvum (nightshade, turkeyberry)94
Tamarindus indica (tamarind)97
Zanthoxylum beechianum (prickly ash, Okinawan sansho)100
Zingiber mioga (ginger bracts, mioga ginger)103
Zingiber officinale (ginger, ginger root)106
App. AHerbs Grouped by Botanical Families109
App. BHonolulu Community Gardens Program111
Annotated Biblioigraphy113
Index117

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