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New Oxford Book of Food Plants.

Author/Creator:
Vaughan, John.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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1 online resource (423 pages)
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Subjects:
Food crops.
Plants, Edible.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
The Oxford Book of Food Plants is a beautifully illustrated compendium of facts about the plants we grow in our gardens and use in our cooking. Gorgeous botanical illustrations are accompanied by accessible yet authoritative descriptions of each plant, along with fascinating historical details and nutritive values.This is a new edition of a classic book -- fully updated with the latest nutritional research, as well as beautiful new plates and descriptions of many exotic edible plants that have only recently found their way into our markets and onto our kitchen tables -- it is a must-have for anyone who loves good food, cooking, and gardening.
Contents:
Cover Page
Title Page
Copyright Page
Contents Page
Glossary
Introduction
Grain Crops
Grain Crops: Wheats (1)
Bread wheat
Durum Wheat
Grain Crops: Wheats (2) and Teff
Spelt Wheat
Einkorn
Teff
Grain Crops: Rye
Oats
Barley
Triticale
Grain Crops: Maize or Corn
Maize
Maize Types
Grain Crops: Rice
Rice
American Wild Rice
Grain Crops: Sorghum and Millets (1)
Sorghum
Finger Millet
Bulrush or Pearl Millet
Other Millets
Grain Crops: Millets (2)
Common Millet
Little Millet
Foxtail Millet
Japanese Millet
Pseudo-Cereals: Buckwheat and Quinoa
Sugar Crops
Sugar-Cane
Sugar-Beet
Other Sugar Crops
Wild Date Palm
Sugar Palm
Palmyra Palm
Other Sugar-Producing Palms
Sugar Maple
Sago and Palm Hearts
Sago Palm
Other Sago-Producing Plants, Palm Hearts
Peach Palm
Oilseeds and Fruits
Oilseeds and Fruits: Coconut Palm
Oilseeds and Fruits: Oil Palm
Oilseeds and Fruits: Olive, Sesame, Peanuts
Other Oil Producing Plants (1)
Soya Bean
Sunflower Rape
Other Oil Producing Plants (2)
Safflower
Cotton
Linseed
Niger
Nut Trees of Temperate Climates (1)
Hazel
Filbert
Sweet Chestnut
Almond
Nut Trees of Temperate Climates (2)
Common Walnut
Black Walnut
White Walnut
Pistachio
Pecan
Nut Trees of Warmer Climates
Brazil-Nuts
Cashew-Nuts
Pine Kernels
Macadamia Nuts
Australian Chestnut
Oriental Water Plants
Lotus
Water-Chestnut
Chinese Water-Chestnut
Legumes
Tropical Legumes (1)
Pigeon-Pea
Bambara Groundnut
Winged Bean
Other Tropical Legumes
Tropical Legumes (2)
Butter-Bean
Chick-Pea
Mung Bean
Runner Beans and French Beans
Runner Bean, French Bean
Large-Podded Beans
Faba Bean
Jack Bean
Peas and Lentils
Pea.
Asparagus-Pea
Lentil
Some Other Pea-Like Plants
Cowpea
Yard Long Bean
Lablab
More Legumes
Tamarind
Grass-Pea
Lupin
Cluster Bean
Apple, Pears &
Quince
Apples (1) Crab Apples and Apple Origin
Apples (2) Historical Cultivars
Apples (3) Cultivars through the Season
Apples (4) Cultivars of Flavour and Quality
Apples (5) Modern Cultivars
Pears (1)
Pears (2)
Cider Apples and Perry Pears
Quince &
Other Rosaceae Fruit
Quince
Medlar
Dog Rose
Azarole
Service Tree
Rowan
Cherries, Plums, Peaches &
Apricots
Cherries
Sour Cherry
Sweet Cherry, Gean, or Mazzard
Bird Cherries
Plums (1) Sloe
Bullace
Damson
Gage
Plums (2) Cooking Cultivars
PLUMS (3) Dessert Cultivars
Peaches and Apricots
Peach
Nectarine
Apricot
Strawberries
Strawberry
Alpine Strawberry
Cultivated Strawberries
Raspberries, Brambles and Related Berries
Raspberries
Raspberry
Wineberry
Brambles and Related Berries
Blackberry
Loganberry
Dewberry
Cloudberry
Boysenberry
Currants and Gooseberries
Black Currant
Red Currant
White Currant
Gooseberry
American Gooseberry
Fruiting Species of the Ericaceae
Bilberry
Highbush Blueberry
Lowbush Blueberry
Cranberry
American Cranberry
Cowberry
Strawberry Tree
Citrus Fruits
Citrus Fruits (1)
Sweet Orange
Seville Orange
Lemon
Citrus Fruits (2)
Grapefruit
Lime
Mandarin or Tangerine
Other Citrus Fruits (3)
Citron
Kumquat
Clementine
Ugli
Grapes
Grapes (1)
Vitis Vinifera
Grapes (2)
Wine Cultivars &
Other Grape Products
Fig, Mulberry, and Pomegranate
Fig
Mulberry
White Mulberry
Pomegranate
Tropical Fruits
Tropical Fruits of the Americas (1)
Pineapple
Ceriman.
Annonaceous Fruits
Sour Sop
Cherimoya
Sweet Sop
Atemoya
Bullock's Heart
Ilama
Soncoya
Tropical Fruits of the Americas (2)
Passion Fruit
Giant Granadilla
Sapodilla
Guava
Strawberry Guava
Tropical Fruits of India and Malaysia
Mango
Rambutan
Mangosteen
Some Other Tropical Fruits (1)
Star Fruit
Bilimbi
Durian
Akee
Some Other Tropical Fruits (2)
Kiwano
Pitahaya
Acerola
Pineapple Guava
Chinese and Japanese Fruits
Lychee
Oriental Persimmon
Loquat
Date and Palmyra Palms
Banana
Kiwifruit and Prickly Pear
Stimulants and Beverages
Coffee
Arabica Coffee
Robusta Coffee
Liberica Coffee
Chicory
Dandelion
Cocoa and Tea
Cocoa
Tea
Carob
Stimulants and Beverages
Mate
Tequila Blue
Betel Nut
Khat
Ginkgo
Cola Nut
Vegetable Fruits
Tropical Vegetable Fruits
Papaya
Mountain Papaw
Breadfruit
Jackfruit
Avocado Pear
Cucumbers and Gherkins
Melons
Melon
Winter Melons
Musk Melons
Cantaloupe Melons
Ogen Melon
Water-Melon and Gourds
Water-Melon
Bitter Gourd
Snake Gourd
Other Tropical Cucurbitaceae
Marrows, Squashes, and Pumpkins (1)
Vegetable Marrows
Courgette
Custard Marrow
Summer Squashes
Pumpkins
Winter Squashes
Chayote
Marrows, Squashes, and Pumpkins (2)
Cucurbita Moschata
Cucurbita Mixta
Cucurbita Ficifolia
Tomatoes
Tomato
Tree Tomato or Tamarillo
Plants of the Potato Family with Edible Fruits
Garden Huckleberry
Aubergine
Ground Cherry
Cape Gooseberry
Tomatillo
Chillies and Peppers
Sweet Pepper
Paprika, and Chilli
Chilli or Bird Chilli
White or Black Pepper
Other Pepper-Like Plants
Spices and Flavourings
Spices and Flavourings (1)
Vanilla
Nutmeg and Mace
Cinnamon
Cassia.
Cardamoms
Spices and Flavourings (2)
Bay Laurel
Saffron
Capers
Black Mustard
White Mustard
Cloves
Allspice
Fenugreek
Spices and Flavourings (3)
Sweet Woodruff
Perilla
Lemon Grass
Star Anise
Grains of Paradise
Tuberous Flavouring Plants
Ginger
Turmeric
Liquorice
Horse-Radish
Plants for Flavouring Alcoholic Drinks
Hop
Juniper
Aniseed
Wormwood
Other Plants with Similar Uses
Aromatic Apiaceae Seeds
Caraway
Coriander
Cumin
Dill
Fennel
Herbs
Aromatic Lamiaceae Herbs (1)
Peppermint
Spearmint
Sage
Oregano
Sweet Marjoram
Pot Marjoram
Common or Garden Thyme
Lemon Thyme
Aromatic Lamiaceae Herbs (2)
Rosemary
Basil
Bush Basil
Summer Savory Winter Savory
Lemon Balm
Aromatic Asteraceae Herbs
Tarragon
Russian Tarragon
Southernwood
Tansy
Alecost
Chamomile
Wild Chamomile
Herbs: Apiaceae Leaves
Parsley
Dill
Chervil
Samphire
Sweet Cicely
Lovage
Scotch Lovage
Coriander
Herbs: Apiaceae Leaf Stalks
Celery
Angelica
Florence or Florentine Fennel
Salad Plants
Asteraceae Salad Plants
Lettuce
Endive
Chicory
Brassicaceae Salad Plants
Watercress
White Mustard
Cress
Land Cress
Rocket
Leaf Vegetables
Oriental Leaf Vegetables (1)
Pak-Choi
Pe-Tsai
Garland Chrysanthemum
Oriental Leaf Vegetables (2)
Tah Tsai
Choy Sum Hon Tsai Tai
Mustard Suehlihung
Chinese Kale
European Brassicas (1)
Wild Cabbage
Kales
Head Cabbages
Red Cabbage
Spring Cabbage
Savoys
Brussels Sprouts
'Flower Cabbages'
European Brassicas (2)
Cauliflower
Sprouting Broccoli
Green Sprouting Broccoli
Kohlrabi
Other Leaf Vegetables
Spinach
Spinach-Beet
Chard
Orache
New Zealand Spinach.
Amaranthus Spinach
Purslane
Stem, Inflorescence and Bulb Vegetables
Young Stems and Leaf Stalks
Rhubarb
Seakale
Asparagus
Bamboo Shoots
Globe Artichoke, Cardoon, Hibiscus
Globe Artichoke
Cardoon
Okra
Red Sorrel
Onions and Related Crops (1)
Onion
Chives
Welsh Onion
Onions and Related Crops (2)
Shallots
Tree Onion
Leek
Kurrat
Garlic
Rocambole
Chinese Chives
Rakkyo
Root Crops
Salad Roots
Beetroot
Radish
Brassicaceae and Asteraceae Root Crops
Turnip
Swede
Black Salsify
Salsify
Apiaceae Root Crops
Carrot
Parsnip
Celeriac
Hamburg Parsley
Turnip-Rooted Chervil
Potato
Other Tubers
Jerusalem Artichoke
Oca
Ulluco
YsaƱO
Tiger Nut
Chinese Artichoke
Tropical Root Crops (1)
Cassava
Arrowroot
Taro
Tannia
Tropical Root Crops (2)
Sweet Potato
Yams
Yam-Bean
Seaweeds
Laver Dulse
Carrageen or Irish Moss
Knotted Wrack
Other Seaweeds
Mushrooms, Truffles, and Other Edible Fungi
Truffle
Chanterelle
Morel
Field Mushroom
Blewits
Oyster Mushroom
Cep
Shaggy Parasol
Parasol Mushroom
Fairy-Ring Champignon
Giant Puff-Ball
Some Wild Plants
Elder
Barberry
Good King Henry
Stinging Nettle
Sorrel
Nutrition and Health
Role of Plants in Food Supply
Food Components
Effects of Processing and Storage
International Dietary Patterns
Sources of Information About National Diets
Recommended Intakes
Nutrition Tables
Recommended Reading
Index
Index of Plant Names
Subject Index.
Notes:
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Contributor:
Geissler, Catherine.
Nicholson, Barbara.
Dowle, Elisabeth.
rice, Elizabe.
Other format:
Print version: Vaughan, John New Oxford Book of Food Plants
ISBN:
9780191567742
9780199549467
OCLC:
500808884