At last, a field guide to identifying and selecting more than 200 fruits and vegetables from around the world!
The perfect companion for every shopper, Field Guide to Produce offers tips for selecting, storing, and preparing everything from apples to zucchini.
When an unfamiliar edible appears on your grocers shelf, simply flip through the full-color insert until youve found its photograph. Turn to the corresponding page to discover its country of origin, common uses, and season of harvest.
This practical guide includes more than 200 full-color photographs of the worlds most popular fruits and vegetables, cross-referenced to in-depth descriptions and selection tips. Step-by-step preparation directions tell you whether the item must be peeled, washed, trimmed, or blanched. Grocery shoppingand dinnerwill never be the same again!
Aliza Green is a chef, food writer, and teacher based in Philadelphia. She is the author of The Bean Bible: A Legumaniacs Guide to Lentils, Peas, and Every Edible Bean on the Planet! and co-author of Ceviche!: Seafood, Salads, and Cocktails with a Latino Twist.