Oriental Vegetables: The Complete Guide for the Gardening Cook
Here in paperback is the indispensable guide for Western gardeners to the Far East's cornucopia 0f amazing vegetables-all full of flavor versatile, and easy to grow.
Whatever your climate or soil type, Joy Larkcom shows how you can grow a whole new world of vegetables. Here are hardy leafy mustards, raab, and komatsuna for temperate climates; Chinese yams and water spinach for the subtropical garden; even ideas for the city container gardener who can succeed the exotic herbs like sesame and ginger.
Based on ten years of research, Oriental Vegetables features over a hundred varieties of crops for ever garden, along the their history and characteristics. Using organic methods and both traditional and modern techniques, Larkcom takes you through each stage of cultivation, helping you avoid pests and diseases, and offering not only tips on harvesting and storage, but also over of her own delicious and innovative recipes.
Includes list of seed outlets and suppliers.
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Review: Oriental Vegetables: The Complete Guide for the Gardening CookUser Review - Po - Goodreads
The revised edition of this is even better than the original. Great info about the vegetables and how to grow them. Also includes a list of all the vegetables with their respective Chinese and Japanese names and a list of seed companies that sell Asian veggie seeds. Read full review
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Oriental Vegetables (The Complete Guide for Garden and Kitchen) Joy Larkcom. Kodansha International, 1991; 232 pp. ISBN 1-56836-017-7 $17 ($21 postpaid) ...
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