Medicinal and Food Plants: With 200 Illustrations for Artists and Craftspeople

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Did you know thatwild rice is not rice but a tall, aquatic grass? Did you know thatthe oldest known recipe for beer was found on a Babylonian cuneiform tablet created 3,800 years ago?Did you know that in 1614, the City of London had 7,000 stores that sold tobacco? From buckwheat to rye and from bananas to barley corn, this fascinating reference offers a crisp pictorial record of the many foods on our tables today that emerged thousands of years ago in faraway lands. A major portion of the book features scores of rare ...

Medicinal and Food Plants: With 200 Illustrations for Artists and Craftspeople 2006, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

ISBN-13: 9780486447513

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