This stunning series of pocketbooks from Kew offers a snapshot into the diverse and beautiful world of plants and fungi. Each book lavishly showcases choice examples from different groups or collections. Hot, spicy, aromatic, zingy, floral, earthy and fragrant, herbs and spices are integral to our daily meals and drinks, delivering flavour and colour in abundance. Kew Pocketbooks: Herbs and Spices offers a glimpse into this lively world with 40 stunning paintings from the Kew archives, showcasing the plant forms of our favourite herbs and spices, some more familiar than others, such as the verdant bunches of parsley and coriander, to the vibrant red of cinnamon leaves and the yellow flowers of ginger.
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a world-famous scientific organisation, internationally respected for its outstanding collections as well as its scientific expertise in plant diversity, conservation and sustainable development in the UK and around the world.