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  • Published: 28 September 2009
  • ISBN: 9781920989989
  • Imprint: Lantern
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 784
  • RRP: $125.00
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Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden Companion



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.

  • Published: 28 September 2009
  • ISBN: 9781920989989
  • Imprint: Lantern
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 784
  • RRP: $125.00
Categories:

About the author

Stephanie Alexander

Stephanie Alexander AO is regarded as one of Australia's great food  educators. Her reputation has been earned through 30 years as an  owner-chef in several restaurants, as the author of 14 influential books  and for her groundbreaking work in creating the Stephanie Alexander  Garden Foundation. Everything she has achieved and worked towards has  been driven by her desire to break down anxieties about cooking, to  emphasise the beauty of produce fresh from the garden and to promote the  pleasures of sharing around a table. Her fifth book, The Cook's Companion,  is regarded as an Australian classic, and has sold over 500 000 copies.  in 2013, this monumental work, in response to the new technology, first  appeared as an easy-to-use digital app. In 2014 Stephanie became an  Officer of the Order of Australia in recognition of her work with the  Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation.She was named Victorian of  the Year in 2010 and, in 2012, appeared in the number one position on Crikey magazine's list of the most powerful people in Australian food. Her  strong belief is that the earlier children learn about food through  example and pleasurable hands-on experience, the better their food  choices will be throughout life.

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Awards & recognition

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

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