The Italian Vegetable Garden (9780804857147)

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Tuttle Publishing
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22 recipes; over 70 color photos
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7 1/2 X 10

Rosalind Creasy, a guru of edible landscaping, does it again with The Italian Vegetable Garden—an invitation to grow and prepare some of the exceptional varieties of produce for which Italian cooking is so justly famous. This beautifully illustrated guide to growing Italian vegetables gives you tips for planting and preparing fantastic varieties of tomatoes, greens, beans, eggplants, artichokes, peppers, herbs and more!

Readers will find suggestions on how to grow Italian vegetables in most North American climates, and how to prepare these fresh veggies with more than 25 recipes for antipasti, soups, sauces and sides—from a delicious classic marinara to bread pudding with artichokes—and even preserves.

Mouthwatering photos throughout evoke the flavors of these delectable vegetables and dishes, and highlights Italian specialties, such as the greens that grow wild on Italy's hillsides. With a new preface by Creasy, as well as updated recommendations, this book continues to be a trusted resource.

About the Author:
Rosalind Creasy, is a landscape designer, a leading authority on environment-friendly gardening techniques, and the grande dame of the edible landscape movement. She has authored 18 books on gardening and cooking. Her garden, writing, and photography have been featured in such publication as Mother Earth News and Better Homes and Gardens. Rosalind is a three-time winner of the Garden Writer's Best Book of the Year award and its Award for Excellence and an inductee of the Garden Writers Hall of Fame.