Posts Tagged “vegetables”

Gorgeous Greens by Annie Bell – review

Gorgeous Greens by Annie Bell – review

Well, it sounds like an oxymoron (ok, look it up). Gorgeous Greens. It’s an expression used by my parents and many others as a term for all vegetables, just like the word greengrocer refers to a shop that sells every kind of vegetable and not just those of a greener hue. This isn’t a vegetarian…

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Fork to Fork by Monty Don and Sarah Don – review

Fork to Fork by Monty Don and Sarah Don – review

This is the revised edition of the original Fork to Fork of a decade ago. A few things have changed on the home-growing front in those ten years. We are all a lot more mindful of food miles so a book that presents a real opportunity to pare those miles to yards is bound to be…

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Best Salads Ever by Sonja Bock – review

Best Salads Ever by Sonja Bock – review

It’s summer and so we eat salad. Yes, we eat it but often without enthusiasm. Carnivores often consider salad as the green stuff left on the plate after the meal is finished, and those of us who eat everything get heartily sick of more lettuce, cucumber and tomato. This particular book is Scandinavian and therefore…

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Grown in Britain Cookbook by Carolyn Humphries – review

Grown in Britain Cookbook by Carolyn Humphries – review

If you are British and in any way interested in organic produce, free range poultry and eggs, and low food miles then this could well be the book for you. Grown in Britain is a veritable encyclopaedia of information on seasonal vegetables, organic producers and it has 200 or so recipes to encourage you to…

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Garden Feast by Melissa King – review

Garden Feast by Melissa King – review

Growing our own food is becoming a popular pastime and for several very good reasons. Most of us are aware that we should be eating more fresh produce and there is no better way to ensure you get those quality veggies than by growing your own. Prices are rising on a daily basis so food…

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