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Field Guide to Produce: How to Identify, Select, and Prepare Virtually Every Fruit and Vegetable at the Market
     

Field Guide to Produce: How to Identify, Select, and Prepare Virtually Every Fruit and Vegetable at the Market

by Aliza Green
 

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At last, a field guide to identifying and selecting more than 200 fruits and vegetables from around the world!
 
The perfect companion for every shopper, Field Guide to Produce offers tips for selecting, storing, and preparing everything from apples to zucchini.
 
When an unfamiliar edible appears on your grocer’s shelf,

Overview

At last, a field guide to identifying and selecting more than 200 fruits and vegetables from around the world!
 
The perfect companion for every shopper, Field Guide to Produce offers tips for selecting, storing, and preparing everything from apples to zucchini.
 
When an unfamiliar edible appears on your grocer’s shelf, simply flip through the full-color insert until you’ve found its photograph. Turn to the corresponding page to discover its country of origin, common uses, and season of harvest.
 
This practical guide includes more than 200 full-color photographs of the world’s most popular fruits and vegetables, cross-referenced to in-depth descriptions and selection tips. Step-by-step preparation directions tell you whether the item must be peeled, washed, trimmed, or blanched. Grocery shopping—and dinner—will never be the same again!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931686808
Publisher:
Quirk Publishing
Publication date:
03/19/2004
Series:
Field Guide Series
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
432,739
Product dimensions:
4.51(w) x 5.86(h) x 1.08(d)

Meet the Author

Aliza Green is a chef, food writer, and teacher based in Philadelphia. She is the author of The Bean Bible: A Legumaniac’s Guide to Lentils, Peas, and Every Edible Bean on the Planet! and co-author of Ceviche!: Seafood, Salads, and Cocktails with a Latino Twist.

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