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Heirloom Fruits and Vegetables
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Heirloom Fruits and Vegetables




Tapa dura, 384 páginas, 17 x 4 x 24 cm.

Thames and Hudson


Fruits and vegetables have been a central part of our diets since time immemorial, and the history of their cultivation is rich with intriguing facts: Samuel Pepys’s diary entry for August 22, 1663, reveals that “Mr Newburne is dead of eating Cowcoumbers” (cucumbers); many tomato varieties were first bred in the United States and are still available, from“Striped German” to “Pink Ping Pong” to “Zapotec.”