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Vegetable literacy : cooking and gardening with twelve families from the edible plant kingdom, with over 300 deliciously simple recipes /

Shows how vegetables from the same family can be interchanged to complement other flavors and includes over one hundred recipes, including grilled asparagus with tarragon butter, potato cakes with red chile molido, and chive and saffron crepes. Full description

Main Author: Madison, Deborah,
Other Authors: Hirsheimer, Christopher,, Hamilton, Melissa,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Berkeley [Calif.] : Ten Speed Press, 2013
Edition: First edition.
Contents: The carrot family: some basic kitchen vegetables and a passel of herbs (umbelliferai or apiaceae) -- The mint family: square stems and fragrant leaves (labiatae or lamiaceae) -- The sunflower family: some rough stuff for out of doors (compositae or asteraceae) -- The knotweed family: three strong personalities (polygonaceae) -- The cabbage family: the sometimes difficult crucifers (brassica or cruciferae) -- The nightshade family: the sun lovers (solanaceae) -- The goosefoot and amaranth families: edible weeds, leaves, and seeds (amaranthaceae and chenopodiaceae) -- The (former) lily family: onions and asparagus (liliaceae) -- The cucurbit family: the sensual squashes, melons, and gourds (cucurbitaceae) -- The grass family: grains and cereals (poaceae, formerly gramineae) -- The legume family: peas and beans (leguminosae or fabaceae) -- The morning glory family: the sweet potato (convolvulaceae).
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