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The Resource The illustrated encyclopedia of fruits, vegetables, & herbs, contributors: Josephine Bacon [and twelve others]

The illustrated encyclopedia of fruits, vegetables, & herbs, contributors: Josephine Bacon [and twelve others]

Label
The illustrated encyclopedia of fruits, vegetables, & herbs
Title
The illustrated encyclopedia of fruits, vegetables, & herbs
Statement of responsibility
contributors: Josephine Bacon [and twelve others]
Title variation
Illustrated encyclopedia of fruits, vegetables, and herbs
Contributor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From roots and shoots, almonds to zucchini, field and forest to the family table-this delectable guide reveals the intriguing stories of the world's favorite food plants. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs covers every edible plant you can imagine. It invites us on a gorgeously illustrated tour through the world garden to discover the origins, traditions, and contemporary culture of more than 450 fruits, vegetables, nuts, grains, herbs, and spices. It's the explorative home cook's best friend in the kitchen, an edible guide for the vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike. Splashed with hundreds of appetizing images and written by top culinary and horticultural experts, it also tells individual stories in an extensive directory of species which lists geographical origins, botanical facts, traditional uses, and culinary tips for hundreds of plants."--provided by Amazon.com
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
635
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SB320.3
LC item number
.I45 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bacon, Josephine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vegetables
  • Herbs
  • Fruit
  • Vegetable gardening
  • Herb gardening
  • Fruit-culture
  • Cooking (Vegetables)
  • Cooking (Herbs)
  • Cooking (Fruit)
Label
The illustrated encyclopedia of fruits, vegetables, & herbs, contributors: Josephine Bacon [and twelve others]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "History; Botany; Cuisine"--Cover
Bar code
  • 31223118844290
  • 31223118844308
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Part one: from plants to food. Gatherers to growers ; Staple foods ; Food trade, exploration, and conquest ; High-flying foods ; Green future -- Part two: a directory of edible plants. Fruits ; Vegetables ; Grains ; Nuts ; Herbs ; Spices ; Plants used in beverages ; Plant sugars and other products -- Reference section. Nutritional tables ; Glossary ; Index
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9780785834885
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 948339845
  • (OCoLC)948339845
Label
The illustrated encyclopedia of fruits, vegetables, & herbs, contributors: Josephine Bacon [and twelve others]
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "History; Botany; Cuisine"--Cover
Bar code
  • 31223118844290
  • 31223118844308
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Part one: from plants to food. Gatherers to growers ; Staple foods ; Food trade, exploration, and conquest ; High-flying foods ; Green future -- Part two: a directory of edible plants. Fruits ; Vegetables ; Grains ; Nuts ; Herbs ; Spices ; Plants used in beverages ; Plant sugars and other products -- Reference section. Nutritional tables ; Glossary ; Index
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9780785834885
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • 948339845
  • (OCoLC)948339845

Library Locations

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