Field Guide to Produce
How to Identify, Select, and Prepare Virtually Every Fruit and Vegetable at the Market
By Aliza Green
(Quirk Books, Paperback, 9781931686808, 384pp.)
Publication Date: March 2004
List Price: $15.95*
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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 grocer's shelf, simply flip through the full-color insert until you ve 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 world's 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 shopping and dinner will never be the same again
Steve Legato is a freelance photographer specializing in food, restaurant industry, cookbooks and advertising. His work has been featured in "Art Culinaire, The New York Times, Food and Wine, Wine Spectator, Food Arts, GQ, Departures, Wine & Spirits, Travel & Leisure, Philadelphia Magazine, Delaware Today, New Jersey Monthly" and "Main Line Today". He resides just outside of Philadelphia, PA. Visit his website at http: //www.stevelegato.com.