The Potato (Hardcover)
History, culture and varieties - Growing and storing your own - Using potatoes around the home - Favourite ways to eat and drink them - All you need to know in one concise manual
Haynes Publishing UK, 9781785216145, 128pp.
Publication Date: April 23, 2019
This book looks at every aspect of this humble vegetable, from its origins and how it spread around to world, to how to grow them, cook and eat them. From comfort food to eye watering poteen, we can also use them to clean silverware, remove rust, shine shoes, create a decorative stamp and alleviate arthritis, heartburn, and even cure scurvy!
About the Author
Bill Laws has gardened – and written about gardening and gardeners – for most of his working life and has recently published Tales from the Tool Shed and Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History. He divides his time between writing and running an allotment, and also manages a riverside Victorian garden and restores old garden tools.