What’s exciting and clever about what Jekka has done with this book is that she’s focused on a ‘hit-list,’ her top-50 cooking herbs of all time, and gives you delicious and exciting ways of using them.” – From the foreword.
Jekka McVicar – whom Jamie Oliver dubbed the “queen of herbs” – has assembled a special collection of her top-50 favorite herbs. Each herb is described in detail, including its Latin and common names as well as:
Its botanical features and varieties
A history of the herb in cooking
How to harvest and use the herb
The most important and useful varieties of that herb
Suggestions for using excess harvest