Learn how to create a lovely Italian garden and then create delicious dishes with your produce using this easy-to-use Italian cookbook and gardening guide. Author Rosalind Creasy offers suggestions for those who live in any North American zone. Using simple techniques, its possible to grow most of the plants in this book in most climate conditions. She devotes a section to growing and harvesting the "wild" greens so popular on Italian hillsides. She takes readers on a tour of Vicki Sebastiani's garden in California, a garden she plants by sending away for authentic Italian heirloom seeds. The "Italian Garden Encyclopedia" section introduces some of the most popular Italian vegetables along with recommended varieties and-an added bonus-the names in Italian, so anyone can order from an Italian seed catalog. The "Resources" section in the back offers numerous sources for all you need to grow a Italian garden. Along with Italian gardening techniques techniques the many featured recipes include: -Basil in Parmesan -Bruschetta with Tomatoes and Basil -Radicchio and Corn Salad with Figs and Hazelnuts -Classic Broccoli Raab -Tarragon and Balsamic Vinegar Braised Onions -Penne with Arugula -Spring Pizza -And many more!
by Rosalind Creasy
by Douglas Bullis, Rosalind Creasy
by Sara Creasy
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