Pot It, Grow It, Eat It : Home-Grown Produce from Pot to Pan

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  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2010-07-06
  • Publisher: New Holland Pub Ltd
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What could be more satisfying than growing your own fruit and vegetables and then eating them, freshly picked? There's no need to have lots of land: it can be done anywhere--in windowsill containers, balconies, and small backyards. This combination growing guide and cookbook explains how anyone, anywhere can go straight from pot to pan. It offers: - A how-to of cultivation: tools and materials, containers, and siting - An illustrated A-Z vegetable, herb and fruit directory, with each entry listing planting, siting, maintenance and harvesting details, plus storing and freezing instructions - A cookbook chapter, with 25 fresh, simple recipes for appetizers, entrees, and desserts This is the perfect book for a holistic, healthy lifestyle!

Author Biography

Kathryn Hawkins is a cookery writer and food stylist. She has worked on several women's magazines and has written a number of books. She is the author of Pancakes!, Bread!, Fruit!. The Allotment Cookbook and more recently. The Fruit veg Grower's Cookbook, all published by New Holland.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Practicalities of container gardeningp. 8
Getting startedp. 10
Vegetable, herb and fruit directoryp. 20
Garlicp. 22
Leekp. 24
Onionp. 26
Carrotp. 28
Potatop. 30
Turnip, including Beetrootp. 32
Broccoli and Calabresep. 34
Cabbage and Kalep. 36
Cauliflowerp. 38
Oriental greensp. 40
Spinach, including Chardp. 42
Broad beanp. 44
French beanp. 46
Peap. 48
Runner beanp. 50
Auberginep. 52
Courgette and Summer squashp. 54
Mushroomp. 56
Pepper and Chillip. 58
Sweetcornp. 60
Herbs and edible flowersp. 62
Summer radishp. 68
Lettucep. 70
Other salad leavesp. 72
Cucumber and Gherkinp. 74
Sprouting seedsp. 76
Tomatop. 78
Applep. 80
Cherryp. 82
Pearp. 84
Plump. 86
Blueberryp. 88
Cranberryp. 90
Currantsp. 92
Gooseberryp. 94
Raspberry and Blackberryp. 96
Strawberryp. 98
Rhubarbp. 100
Citrus fruitp. 102
Recipesp. 104
Starters, light meals and saladsp. 106
Main mealsp. 116
Desserts, puddings and preservesp. 127
Useful addresses, bibliography and acknowledgementsp. 141
Indexp. 142
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