The Miracle of Garlic

The Miracle of Garlic

Practical Tips for Health and Home

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Garlic is a vital ingredient not only in cooking, but also for health and well-being--and who knows: it may even keep vampires away, too! This indispensible guide offers advice on choosing, using, and cultivating garlic, along with information on its history, its role in the Mediterranean diet, its popularity, and its value as a medicine, complete with an A-Z of ailments. Best of all, a selection of international recipes includes everything from vegetables and sauces to pasta and pizza!

The Miracle of Garlic is a compact yet comprehensive and authoritative guide to garlic, with helpful information on every possible way to use this wonderful product of nature - not only in cooking but also for health and well-being. The book opens with the history of garlic, its importance in the Mediterranean diet and its popularity around the world. The author discusses whether garlic is a miracle medicine, a valuable natural remedy, or just a useful part of a healthy diet. The first part outlines the varieties of garlic and how to grow it. A digest of the contents of garlic and how they affect health is followed by guidance on how to choose, use and store garlic. The second part offers well-tested recipes for well-loved garlic-containing dishes from around the world. The final part offers help on how to use garlic safely to aid health. The A-Z of ailments that can respond to garlic includes the possible causes of each ailment, how garlic can help, and how best to use garlic.

Publisher: London : Watkins, 2013
ISBN: 9781780284996
1780284993
Characteristics: viii, 136 p. ; 19 cm

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