Learn how to create a lovely French garden and then create delicious dishes with your produce using this easy-to-use French cookbook.
In this sumptuous volume, the American master of edible landscaping looks at French vegetables and variations on the traditional French parterre garden, in which edibles are grown right along with flowers in formal settings. This book is a must-have for any gardener interested in the flavors of France.
The "Resources" section gives you sources for all you'll need to put in your own French garden. Along with a fascinating history and tour of French gardens, Creasy introduces "cut-and-come-again and other harvesting methods used in France.
Along with French gardening techniques the many featured recipes include:
-Roasted Garlic Spread
-Cream of Carrot Top Soup
-Leek and Potato Soup with Sorrel
-Leeks in Vinaigrette
-Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce
-Braised Lettuce with Lemon Thyme
-And many more!