Heirloom vegetables, herbs and fruit are back in favor as gardeners and food lovers seek more nutritious and flavorful
homegrown edibles. The unusual varieties of heirloom seeds still available today produce edibles that provide a mouthful of flavor unlike anything ever experienced from hybrid varieties. Heirloom Vegetables, Herbs and Fruits features eighteen heirloom edibles and is enriched with beautiful full-color photographs, interesting stories and fascinating history.
From the Back Cover
How long has it been since you’ve really tasted good food, since you’ve eaten any vegetables or fruits that even have flavor?
From tasteless tomatoes bred to withstand shipping to apples that have crunch but nothing else, we’ve had to eat what was available to us.
But it doesn’t have to be that way. Everyone—not just foodies—is demanding a return to flavor. Whether you grow your own or shop the farmers’ markets, you will be amazed at how flavorful heirlooms are.
You have a choice. Heirloom Flavor takes you into the delicious world of heirlooms, where you can savor the rich flavor of the past.