Award-winning designer Caz Hildebrand’s Herbarium is a 21st-century reboot of the traditional herbal compendium. The book contains 100 essential herbs illustrated in vibrant colours and abstract forms to illustrate and to reveal their hidden properties.
From bergamot, comfrey and dill to sassafras, vervain and wasabi, all types of herbs are covered; each is explained through the fascinating history of their uses and symbolism. There are tips on how to use them as seasonings and how to create healing potions, as well as advice on when and how to grow them.
Herbarium celebrates all facets of herbs and all their life-enhancing properties.
Caz Hildebrand is one of the Creative Partners at Here Design. She is the designer of bestselling cookbooks by Nigella Lawson, Yotam Ottolenghi and Sam Clark of Moro. In 2010 she wrote 'The Geometry of Pasta' with Bocca di Lupo chef Jacob Kenedy.
Jack Staub and Ellen Buchert
Histories, medicinal uses, and recipe ideas for food plants from A to Z.
Focusing on the most growable vegetables, herbs, and fruits for the greatest number of people, Jack Staub tells the stories of their origins and apprises the home gardener on ways to use them, from the table to remedies and potions. Up-to-the-minute cultivation and culinary advice are delivered with accessibility and wit.
Watercolor art makes the pages beautiful.