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Mediterranean Vegetables A Cook's ABC of Vegetables and Their Preparation in Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East, and North Africa, with More than 200 Authentic Recipes for the Home Cook

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ISBN-10: 1558321969

ISBN-13: 9781558321960

Edition: 2001

Authors: Clifford A. Wright

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Each entry describes a vegetable and its varieties, explains its origins and its culinary history from ancient times right up through the present, and details how to grow and harvest it and where to buy it. Included are many vegetables that you may use every day, such as spinach, carrots, peppers, and tomatoes, as well as those you regularly see in markets but are unsure how to prepare, such as celeriac, kohlrabi, and taro. There are also those that you can easily cultivate in your garden or find growing wild, such as borage and garden cress. The countries that border the Mediterranean Sea are exotic and diverse, as is their multitude of vegetable preparations. These 200 recipes,…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Harvard Common Press
Publication date: 8/17/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Vegetables
Acanthus-Leaved Thistle
Albanian Yam
Alexanders
Amaranthus
Anchusa
Angelica
Arisarum vulgare
Artichoke
Arugula
Arum
Asparagus
Asparagus Bean
Asphodel
Athamanta matthioli
Athamanta sicula
Baby's Breath
Barbary-Gum
Bard Vetch
Bean
Beet
Berula erecta
Big Mallow
Black Bryony
Black-Eyed Pea
Black Locust
Blond Psyllium
Borage
Bottle Gourd
Broccoli
Broccoliflower
Broccoli Rapa
Brussels Sprout
Buckshorn Plantain
Bunching Onion
Burnet
Butcher's Broom
Butterhead Lettuce
Butternut Squash
Cabbage
Cabbage Thistle
Calavance
Camelina hispida
Campion
Cardaminopsis halleri
Cardoon
Carrot
Carum ferulifolium
Cassava
Catnip
Caucalis latifola
Cauliflower
Celeriac
Celery
Centaurea chamaerhaponticum
Charlock
Chickpea
Chickweed
Chicory
Chive
Chondrilla juncea
Chufa
Clematis
Colocynth
Conringia orientalis
Cornflower
Corn Rocket
Costmary
Cotton Thistle
Cow Parsnip
Cucumber
Dandelion
Desert Candle
Dwarf Fan-Palm
Earth Chestnut
Echiun italicum
Eggplant
Egyptian Rue
Elephant Garlic
Endive
English Daisy
English Primrose
Erodium cicutarium
Eryngo
European Brookline
European Elder
Evening Primrose
Fava Bean
Fennel
Fenugreek
Field Poppy
French Scorzonera
Fumitory
Galactites tomentosa
Garden Burnet
Garden Cress
Garlic
Gentian
Giant Fennel
Glasswort
Goat's Beard
Golden Thistle
Good King Henry
Grape Hyacinth
Grape Leaf
Grass Pea
Gundelia tournefortii
Hedge Mustard
Hedypnois cretica
Hollyhock
Hop
Horn of Plenty
Horseradish
Horsetail
Hyacinth
Hyacinth Bean
Ice Plant
Indian Pea
Jack Bean
Japanese Lantern
Jerusalem Artichoke
Jew's Mallow
Judas Tree
Jupiter's Beard
Kale or Collard
Kohlrabi
Lamb's Lettuce
Leek
Lentil
Lettuce
Lima Bean
Longleaf
Lonicera caprifolium
Loofah
Lotus gebelia
Lotus Root
Lovage
Lupine Bean
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Mallow
Masterwort
Meadow Parsley
Mignonette
Milk Thistle
Miner's Lettuce
Mock Tomato
Mung Bean
Mushroom
Muskmelon
Mustard
Nasturtium
Nepitella
Nipplewort
Okra
Onion
Ononis spinosa
Orache
Ox-Tongue
Paper Pumpkinseed
Parsley
Parsnip
Pea
Pepper
Pepperwort
Pigeon Pea
Pilewort
Pimpernel
Plantain
Potato
Prickly Pear
Prickly Sow-Thistle
Pumpkin
Purslane
Radicchio
Radish
Rampion
Rape
Rapistrum rugosum
Rhubarb
Romaine Lettuce
Roman Pimpernel
Roselle
Rough Hawkbit
Rutabaga
Salsify
Saltwort
Sand Leek
Sarcostemma forskalianus
Sarsaparilla
Savoy Cabbage
Scarlet Runner Bean
Scorzonera
Sea Fennel
Sea Holly
Seakale
Sea Rocket
Sedum album
Sempervivium armenum
Shallot
Shepherd's Purse
Sieber's Crocus
Silver Thistle
Skirret
Smooth Hawksbeard
Snow Pea Pod
Solomon's Seal
Sorrel
Sour-Grass
Sowbread
Sow Thistle
Spinach
Spotted Cat's-Ears
Squash
Star Thistle
Stinging Nettle
Sweet Cicely
Sweet Potato
Sweet Viola
Swine's Cress
Swiss Chard
Taro
Telephium imperati
Tomato
Tragacanth
Tragopogon pratensis
Trigonella arabica
Tuberous Comfrey
Turnip
Upland Cress
Venus' Comb
Wall Rocket
Watercress
Water Speedwell
Water Spinach
White Dead-Nettle
Wild Leek
Wild Radish
Winged Pea
Wormwood
Yellow Velvetleaf
Zedoary
Zucchini
Recipe List
Seed Suppliers
Abbreviations
Biographies
Glossary
A Short Bibliography
Index