Growing and Using Basil

Growing and Using Basil

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A-119; 32 pages; 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"; Paperback.

Basil is one of the most popular and widely grown herbs in the world. With its delicate aroma and sweet-spicy flavor, it's no wonder that basil, a staple in kitchens around the world for many centuries, is the favorite culinary herb of today's chefs!

In Growing & Using Basil, Ellen Ogden offers all the information you'll need to grow, harvest, and cook with basil in all its varieties of flavor. Whatever the basil you want to grow — sweet, purple, opal, lemon, cinnamon, anise, napoleatano, camphor, holy, or something more exotic — the information you need is right at your fingertips. Better still, you'll find dozens of recipes for using your basil in everything from pestos and basil vinegars to grilled bluefish wrapped in mammoth basil leaves and cinnamon basil custard.

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