Discover the origins, nature and personalities of everyday and unusual fruit.
With buying local or gathering and harvesting your own fruit very much in vogue and heirloom varieties enjoying a renaissance, here is your opportunity to discover the origins, nature and personalities of everyday and unusual fruit. Combining exquisite botanical illustrations with fascinating facts and practical tips for growing and enjoying your own produce, A Potted History of Fruit unearths a wealth of kitchen and garden knowledge. Whether it's the creation of the cubic watermelon, the electric power of the lemon, or a guide to saving precious heirloom seed, this pocket reference and kitchen cornucopia is guaranteed to surprise and delight.
Mike Darton is a writer and editor with a passion for words, knowledge and trivia. His published titles include a large number of dictionaries and miscellanies, and feature the popular parody Spott's Miscellany.
Humour & Gift
Allen & Unwin