Guide To The Harvest
This handy companion will help you select and prepare fresh fruits and vegetables of all types, both everyday and exotic.
Aikens shares the results of many fascinating years in the produce business and as a television chef, offering a wealth of information about grading, seasonal quality, and nutritional value for more than 75 types of produce. He also offers details information on varieties, values, regional sources, and storage. Useful to both the novice and the accomplished cook, his book is arranged by type of produce—fruits, vegetrable, nuts, and herbs—and alphabetically within each type. It features lots of helpful tips and anecdotes and more than 150 recipes, including many vegetarian options.