"If you have ever dreamed of making delicious food from your very own garden, Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden Companionis the book for you. Follow in the footsteps of one of Australia's best-loved cooks and food writers as she reveals the secrets of delicious dishes created from the produce you've gathered yourself. Try some of the 250 recipes that will transform your fresh produce into delicious meals. Use the vegetables, fruit and herbs you've grown in new and exciting ways with this inspiring and tasty selection of recipes. In this new paperback edition, Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden Companion Cooking, Stephanie has added more than 20 new delicious and reliable recipes. As the second volume companion to the Kitchen Garden Companion Growingpaperback edition, this cookbook is a comprehensive guide for making the most of the produce you've grown yourself to create delicious meals for family and friends."
Whether you can dig the soil in your backyard to create garden beds, prepare a no-dig bed in a courtyard or plant out pots on an apartment balcony, Stephanie shows you how to successfully plant and harvest your own produce to enjoy throughout the year, with personal anecdotes from her travels and own kitchen gardening experience adding insight to the pleasure and rewards she receives from growing at least part of her own food. The book is organized from A to Z, Amaranth to Zucchini and Zucchini Flowers.
If you have ever dreamed of picking fresh salad leaves for the evening meal, gathering vine-ripened tomatoes or pulling up your own sweet carrots, this is the book for you. Follow in the footsteps of one of Australia's best-loved cooks and food writers as she reveals the secrets of rewarding kitchen gardening. Be encouraged by detailed gardening notes that explain how adults and children alike can plant, grow and harvest 73 different vegetables, herbs and fruit, and try some of the 250 recipes that will transform your fresh produce into delicious meals. Whether you have a large plot in a suburban backyard or a few pots on a balcony, you will find everything you need to get started in this inspiring and eminently useful garden-to-table guide.
Growing your own food is exciting but, when it comes to knowing how to make the most of your produce, it can be daunting. In Grow, Cook, Nourish, bestselling author Darina Allen draws on more than 30 years of experience gardening at Ballymaloe to take you through an extensive list of vegetables, herbs and fruits. Each entry includes explanations of different varieties, practical information on cultivation, growing and maintenance, plus instructions for the best ways to cook produce as well as preserve and utilise a glut. With more than 500 recipes, including dishes for every ingredient, Darina shows how to use your harvest to its full potential. Vegetables range from annual crops such as chicory, radishes and kohlrabi to perennials like asparagus and spinach. Fruits cover apples, currants and peaches as well as the more unusual and interesting myrtle berries, loquats and medlars. Plus a comprehensive list of herbs, edible flowers and foraged foods such as samphire, wild garlic and blackberries.