The Produce Companion: From Balconies to Backyards-the Complete Guide to Growing, Pickling and Preserving


Great produce need never go to waste in this gardening and cookbook that looks back to the classic skills of pickling and preserving. The Produce Companion is a beautifully crafted food and gardening title in two parts – section one concerns producing, growing and storing fruit, vegetables and herbs; while section two covers what to do with the produce in the kitchen.  
 
The gardening component of the book, written by influential and well-respected horticulturist  Meredith Kirton, includes comprehensive notes on cultivation, choice of varieties to extend seasons, methods of harvesting, how to best keep produce and when to pick it. The cooking section, by food writer
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ISBN:

9781742709192

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

352

Dimensions:

25cm x 19cm

Weight:

1350g

RRP:

$49.99

Category:

Food

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 September 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Meredith Kirton

Meredith Kirton professes a lifelong commitment to gardening and horticulture. She has had a varied career including writing, garden tour guiding, design, and speaking at various events across Australia. Meredith has previously co-authored Grow Harvest Cook (2013) with Mandy Sinclair.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mandy Sinclair

Mandy Sinclair is a Sydney-based food writer and home economist with more than 20 years experience in the food industry. While food is her passion, the commitment to promoting fresh, seasonal produce is something that is close to Mandy’s heart and is evident in her recipe writing. Mandy has previously co-authored Grow Harvest Cook (2013) with Meredith Kirton.