Common and Forgotten Vegetables

Wolf-Dieter Storl

  • Botany, origin, healing powers, and recipes
  • New edition featuring beautiful photos
  • A collection of knowledge from the great plant expert
ISBN: 978-3-03902-120-8
Cover: Hardcover
Extent: 288 pages
Weight: 848 g
Format: 15.5 cm x 23.5 cm
62 colour photos
Right sold: All rights available
24,00 EUR

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Our everyday vegetables are far more than just sources of vitamins: they harbour secrets, colourful stories, and magic, while some of them even qualify as powerful healing plants with clinically proven medical effects. In this thrilling and easy to read book, Wolf-Dieter Storl, the great connoisseur and explorer of healing plants and crops, presents 50 garden vegetables, including some rare and forgotten vegetable and salad plants. A unique combination of gardening, ethno-botany, cultural history, and ancient as well as recent medical findings. Wolf-Dieter Storlis a cultural anthropologist and ethno-botanist. He has lectured at various universities and is the author of several long-selling books. He lives on an isolated farm in the Allgäu.Photos: Lisa Storl