I buy cookbooks to read, just as much as to cook from them. I know this sounds weird but I am not alone. Publishers have known people do this for many years and style cookbooks accordingly. So I wasn’t that perturbed when I found Jane Grigson’s Vegetable Book to be more of a good read than anything else.
I usually try a few recipes out of each book. If one is good enough, it will appear on this blog. Once in a blue moon, I will find a recipe that I will make time and time, again. If this happens, the cookbook is worth its weight in gold. Continue reading