By: Matthew Biggs
272 pages, col illus
In this book, the author shares his extensive knowledge on a wide variety of vegetables and inspires the gardener to take on the fulfilling activity of vegetable growing. His advice is practical as well as encouraging and is applicable to the backyard, garden, glasshouse and kitchen.
Complete with an A-Z of vegetables and sections on the history of vegetable growing, harvesting and storing and over 200 recipes for vegetables in the kitchen.
'Even if you never get round to growing a fraction of the varieties described, you will find much in this book to entertain you' (Max Davidson, The Express)'Gone are the days when the vegetable plot was home only to potatoes, carrots and cabbages. Now the range can be extended to include the unusual, exotic and gourmet delicacies' (Adam Pasco, The Daily Telegraph).'The ordinary mingle with the extraordinary with details of more than 150 recipes from around the world' (BBC Gardener's World).'A vegetable book like no other...perfect for gardener, botanist or cook' (Image Magazine).
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