Drawing from her knowledge of cooking, gardening and botany, she uncovers why and how certain herbs and plants complement each other. Madison highlights more than 300 recipes featuring unique and exquisite flavors.
Two exceptional dishes are the Summer Squash Tartines with Rosemary and Lemon and Wilted Red Cabbage. Both are familiar yet inventive.
Vegetable Literacy: Cooking and Gardening with Twelve Families from the Edible Plant Kingdom, with over 300 Deliciously Simple Recipes
by Deborah Madison
Reprinted with permission from Vegetable Literacy by Deborah Madison, copyright © 2013. Published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Random House, Inc. Photography credit: Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton © 2013