Author(s): CHRISTINE INGRAM
This book features 200 Vegetable & Fruit Recipes. It shows you how to achieve your recommended daily minimum, with tempting recipes shown in 1300 step-by-step photographs. This is the perfect ideas resource and inspiration to get you to your five-a-day portions of fruit and vegetables. This book is a visual reference to all the different type of fruit and vegetable, with descriptions of their varieties, appearance, tastes and culinary uses, along with fascinating facts. It features more than 200 classic and contemporary recipes for soups, appetizers, salads, dinner-party dishes, family suppers, light lunches, and desserts - with every recipe shown step-by-step and featuring at least one fruit or vegetable as its main ingredient. It includes advice on seasonal availability, buying, storing, preparing and cooking hundreds of varieties of fruits and vegetables, from cranberries and chayotes to mangosteens and mustard greens. This book shows how to get your five-a-day in a whole range of delicious ways.
It helps you to find out about over 250 different fruits and vegetables, from the well-known potato, squash and apple to the exotic loquat, cardoon and loofah, discover where they originated, and learn how to choose, store, prepare and cook them. Photographs are paired with detailed descriptions of fruits and vegetables, and accompanied by over 200 fail-safe recipes. No other foods have the variety of texture, taste and aroma offered by fruits and vegetables, and this guide, with over 1300 photographs, explains all there is to know about these exquisite foods and how best to enjoy them.
Christine Ingram, the author of the vegetable reference section and the vegetable recipes, was a food editor for Woman magazine before becoming a freelance writer. Kate Whiteman, the author of the fruit reference section, was a highly regarded food and travel writer who edited books for such eminent chefs as the Roux Brothers and Raymond Blanc. Maggie Mayhew, the author of the fruit recipes, is a freelance food writer and home economist, who used to be the Deputy Food and Wine Editor of Living magazine.