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Culinary Herbal, the

by Susan Belsinger, Arthur O. Tucker

Culinary Herbal, the Synopsis

Good cooks know that when it comes to herbs, there is nothing better than those that are clipped fresh from the garden. The Culinary Herbal highlights 97 delicious varieties like black cumin, fenugreek, lemon balm, and sassafras, that every food lover will want to add to their kitchen garden. In this gorgeously photographed guide, home cooks will learn which herbs offer the most flavour, how to grow them at home, and how to put them to use. Plant profiles are organized alphabetically by herb type and include basic growing information, flavour notes, and culinary uses. Additional information includes step-by-step instructions for harvesting, preserving, and storing, along with techniques for making pastes, syrups, vinegars, and butters.

Culinary Herbal, the Press Reviews

This must-have reference describes the best herbs and their uses in an entertaining, clear, and practical way. --Holly H. Shimizu, former executive director of the U.S. Botanic Garden and former curator of the National Herb Garden Herb lovers rejoice: this fine collaboration seamlessly marries both authors' comprehensive knowledge, real enthusiasm, and years of hands-on experience in growing, using, and enjoying just about culinary herb you can think of. --Renee Shepherd, founder of Renee's Garden Susan Belsinger, first lady of flavor, and Arthur Tucker, the wizard of aroma chemistry, are a formidable duo. Together they perform alchemy, turning basic culinary ingredients into pure herbal gold. --Deni Bown, past chair of The Herb Society UK and past honorary president of The Herb Society of America Nothing like herbs to punch up those veggies. . . . this guidebook walks you through the propagation, harvesting and preserving of herbs. --The New York Times Book Review With lavish color photographs throughout, this clearly written Culinary Herbal goes beyond sage and thyme. . . . a book with wide appeal. --Booklist The Culinary Herbal is a beautiful and appealing addition to the library of any herbal enthusiast. Appropriate for a gardener or a cook, Herbal offers a lovely blending of the senses, and a beautiful glimpse into the possibilities of herbs. --NYBG's Plant Talk A wonderful book. . . . If you are looking for a Christmas idea for yourself or someone on your list, you should consider The Culinary Herbal. --Midland Daily News This gorgeously photographed guide covers exactly what herb gardeners need to know to grow healthy, flavorful plants. --American Herb Association

Book Information

ISBN: 9781604695199
Publication date: 27th January 2016
Author: Susan Belsinger, Arthur O. Tucker
Publisher: Timber Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 292 pages
Categories: Gardening: herbs, Cooking with herbs & spices,

About Susan Belsinger, Arthur O. Tucker

Susan Belsinger is a culinary herbalist, food writer, and photographer whose articles and photographs have been published in national magazines and newspapers. She travels extensively, giving lectures and demonstrations on subjects pertaining to gardening and cooking with herbs. Arthur O. Tucker has spent more than fifty years using, researching, and publishing on herbs in both popular and scientific media. His book The Encyclopedia of Herbs was published by Timber Press in 2009. Now a Professor Emeritus at Delaware State University, he continues to love herbs and has started a second life as a concrete artist. Shawn Linehan photographs small farms and ...

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