Food plants of the world: identification, culinary uses and nutritional value.Food plants of the world

Identification, culinary uses and nutritional value

Ben-Erik van Wyk

Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing, 2019, second edition. Octavo, laminated boards, colour photographs.

Plants and plant-derived products make up the bulk of what we eat and drink every day, and people often wonder where their favourite food or drink comes from. This scientifically accurate photographic guide provides quick and informative answers.  

Food Plants of the World is a comprehensive overview of the plants that provide us with food, beverages, spices and flavours. It is written in easy to understand language but gives accurate scientific information on the plants and their uses.