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Cooking with Microgreens: The Grow-Your-Own Superfood Sal Gilbertie

Cooking with Microgreens: The Grow-Your-Own Superfood

Sal Gilbertie

Published January 5th 2015
ISBN : 9781581576344
ebook
176 pages
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Microgreens are young plants that are harvested a few weeks after germination. Weve all heard of the nutritional virtues of kale, for example, but did you know that the microgreen versions of many plants hold anywhere from 4 to 50 times theMoreMicrogreens are young plants that are harvested a few weeks after germination. Weve all heard of the nutritional virtues of kale, for example, but did you know that the microgreen versions of many plants hold anywhere from 4 to 50 times the nutrients per volume as the same plants in mature form? Microgreens truly are the new superfood.Chefs and gardeners around the country are discovering that these easy-to-grow plants can be raised in the convenience of your own kitchen in a few weeks time. And the range of flavor profiles is amazing—from spicy radishes or daikon to fresh-from-the-farm corn flavor in miniature corn microgreens.Sal Gilbertie gives you all you need to know to growithese delicious plants. He walks you through many of the most popular varieties, explaining growing specifics and flavor profiles. He then provides fabulous recipes for enjoying your harvest in salads, soups, main courses, and much more.