Pete Luckett began his career as a barrow boy in Nottingham, England. After many adventures, he won the 1999 Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers National Gold Award for his flagship market, Petes Frootique, in Bedford, Nova Scotia. Across Canada, his Chop n Chat workshops keep audiences laughing and learning about everything from apples to ugli fruit, and his unique blend of entertainment and sound advice have made him televisions most popular fruit-and-veggie expert. His first book, Pete Lucketts Complete Guide to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables was a best-seller, and his all-new Greengrocers Kitchen: Vegetables and Herbs in turn has become a stand-by for novices and experienced cooks alike. Its sequel, The Greengrocers Kitchen: Fruit and Nuts, is every bit as helpful and enchanting.
Luckett presents background tips and recipes for fresh vegetables from artichokes to zucchini, and for more than a dozen herbs. Each vegetable and herb is presented in its own section. Recipes featuring each are preceded by an introduction including information on season(s), place of origin, traditional uses and tips for purchasing and storage.
Pete Luckett, Canadas Greengrocer, has transformed produce from an ordinary commodity into the jewel of the shopping basket. His newest cookbook is a guide to the seductive pyramids of luscious fruits that shoppers love to fondle but may not have dared to take home. The Greengrocers Kitchen: Fruit and Nuts is the key to buying, storing, and pre …