Following on from the phenomenal success of The Cook's Companion, Stephanie Alexander has written an authoritative kitchen garden companion, with detailed information on how to grow and cook 73 vegetables, fruits and herbs at home.
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.
Australian Book Industry Awards
Winner • 2010 • Illustrated Book of the Year
Australian Food Media Awards
Winner • 2010 • Best Food-Related Book
International Assn Culinary Professional
Winner • 2010 • General Category
World Food Media Awards
Shortlisted • 2010 • Best Food Book