Journals Higher Education



28 September 2009

280 Pages | over 100 full-color illus.

7 1/2 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780199549467

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The New Oxford Book of Food Plants

Second Edition

John Vaughan and Catherine Geissler

  • A beautifully illustrated reference work about the many food plants we grow in our gardens, buy in our shops, and consume either on their own or as part of a recipe.
  • Covers an array of edible plants from nuts and spices, fruit, mushrooms, seaweeds, legumes, grains, and salads.
  • A delightful addition to the library of any cook, gardener, or naturalist
  • All plants are illustrated in colour with emphasis on the edible parts, whilst the text entries provide fascinating information about the plants uses, history, and nutritive value
  • Completely up-to-date nutritional information, ideal for those interested in healthy eating
  • Written by leading experts in botany and nutrition

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