This is the practical, plot-to-plate guide to growing and cooking with herbs. From basil to vervain, The Cook's Herb Garden will teach you everything you need to know about nurturing, harvesting and cooking with herbs. Delve into this little book to find notes on herb flavours, the best growing conditions, storage and how to use them in the kitchen. There are inspirational planting schemes for window boxes and pots including Mediterranean, everyday essentials and salad herbs and a photographic catalogue of more than 130 culinary herbs. Packed with more than 70 delicious recipes for rubs and marinades, sauces and salsas, flavoured butters, cordials, syrups, teas and tisanes, plus charts on best herb-with-food flavour combinations, The Cook's Herb Garden is the perfect herb guide for any cook.
The Gardener: Jeff Cox is the author of 18 books on food and gardening, including the James Beard Foundation-nominated The Organic Cook's Bible. He's a contributing editor of Horticulture magazine and was formerly managing editor of Organic Gardening magazine. The Cook: Marie-Pierre Moine is a cookery writer with over 20 years' experience. She has worked as an editor of Taste magazine (UK), has had a monthly food column for House & Garden, and has contributed regularly to Fortnum and Mason's Magazine.