Petal, Leaf, Seed: Cooking with the Treasures of the Garden
By Lia Leendertz.
Petal, Leaf, Seed shows you how to unlock the hidden larder of tastes and textures in your garden. Many of the ingredients are amongst the smallest and easiest crops you can grow, but will provide you with some of the biggest flavours.
The more than 60 recipes use techniques such as crystallising, infusions, salts, rubs and condiments, salsas and tisanes, and pastry, pasta and batters. As well as basil and mint sugar to scatter on your summer fruit and fig leaf schnapps, they include seeded water biscuits with marinated feta, tempura wasabi leaves with ginger leaf dipping sauce, hot and sour beef salad with mustard flowers, and spring flower cheesecake.