More than 150 recipes for making the most of your home-grown fruit and vegetables—from warming soups and bakes to vibrant summer salads and tangy preserves.
There is nothing as satisfying as growing your own produce—home-grown fruit and�vegetables, picked and used at the height of freshness, are more tasty and nutritious than�any grocery store offerings. Not only that, but they also cut down on food miles and can be�a far more budget-friendly way to eat. Home-grown Harvest is a celebration of the bounty�you can grow in your garden, backyard, or even windowbox. Cultivating your own fruit�and vegetables does not have to mean eating the same dishes days in a row to use up�produce. Instead, this book will show you how to use creatively what you grow in an array�of exciting combinations. Simply organized, the book makes each vegetable or fruit the�star of its own chapter, providing a wealth of different recipes to use up any gluts you may�have (from the backyard or a trip to the farmers’ market). From fresh dishes such as Triple�Tomato Risotto with Basil or Strawberry Tiramisu, to preserves and chutneys, which can�be stored for future use, each recipe is selected because it is rich in fresh produce. With�handy cross-reference lists for making dishes using variety of fresh ingredients, tips and�hints for preparing vegetables, and beautiful photographs throughout, Home-grown�Harvest is an invaluable guide to cooking seasonally and eating very well indeed.