"Lucinda Hutson's garden is something of a legend in Austin. An invitation from Lucinda, an authority on ethnic herbs and an accomplished cook, to sample a new dish or special punch in her flamboyant setting is a guaranteed fiesta.... And her gusto for entertaining and cooking is exemplified in her recipes [in] The Herb Garden Cookbook."
"... a classic.... Making use of both traditional and little-known regional herbs, it's a cookbook for contemporary tastes, emphasizing Oriental and Mexican flavors.... The photographs sparkle with the spirit of Hutson's Texas herb gardens and bright kitchen."
Indulge your senses with the lively flavors, vivid colors, and tantalizing aromas of fresh herbs. This comprehensive guide gives you creative, festive recipes as well as valuable gardening information. With Lucinda Hutson's expert advice you'll discover how to:
Savor the Tuscan-inspired Panzanella, the continental Celebratory Nioise Salad, or the Southwestern-spirited Pollo Picado. Lucinda's suggested recipe variations will turn you into a kitchen quick-change artist. Ideas for dazzling presentations make your meals as pleasing to the eye as they are to the palate. From rosemary and thyme to Mexican mint marigold and Thai basil, this is an essential guide for cooks and gardeners alike!
Published: 5th July 2010