The Herb Garden for Cooks

The Herb Garden for Cooks

Published by DK

By Jeff Cox

RRP: £8.99

Book description

The practical, plot-to-plate guide to growing and cooking with herbs

From basil to vervain, The Cook's Herb Garden will teach you everything you need to know about growing, harvesting, and cooking herbs. Delve into this little book to find notes on herb flavours, the best growing conditions, storage, and how to use herbs in the kitchen. There are inspirational planting schemes for window boxes and pots so you can grow your own; themes include Mediterranean, everyday essentials, and salad herbs. There's also a photographic catalogue of more than 130 culinary herbs, including unusual herbs such as lovage and bergamot.

Packed with more than 70 delicious recipes for rubs and marinades, sauces and salsas, flavoured butters, cordials, syrups, teas and tisanes, plus charts on best herb-with-food flavour combinations, The Cook's Herb Garden is the perfect herb guide for any cook.