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Herbs : a global history

Author: Gary Allen
Publisher: London [England] : Reaktion Books, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2012. 2015.
Series: Edible.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
While much has been written on cooking and healing with herbs, little has been told about the history of the plants themselves and the incredible journeys they have made. This book examines herbs in new ways, making it essential reading for any serious foodie. Filled with beautiful illustrations and delicious recipes, this book will complete the kitchen library.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
166 pages : illustrations (chiefly color)
(DLC) 2012493961
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Allen
ISBN: 9781785392252 1785392255
OCLC Number: 908338152
Description: 1 online resource (25 entries) : 67 images.
Contents: Introduction --
What, exactly are herbs? --
The usual suspects --
A less Eurocentric herbarium --
The sisterhood of the travelling plants --
The herbal melting pot --
Series Title: Edible.
Responsibility: Gary Allen.


In Herbs, Gary Allen tells the story of these oft-overlooked plants, which have become such a staple in our lives. Allen's truly global history examines herbs in a way never seen before.  Read more...


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