Fresh produce is a joy: crunchy lettuce, sun-warmed tomatoes,juicy berries - their flavours are immediate - but a winter of those summer flavours preserved, w that's a feeling of satisfaction. If you are going to truly try and attain a little more self-sufficiency (and save some money at the same time), think about what you can store to get you through the leaner months. Alys takes you through all the different ways of preserving - bottling, drying, fermenting, freezing, pickling, using sugar - with delicious recipes that make the most of your produce. This book is a must for anyone who wants to store and preserve their garden bounty.
Alys Fowler trained at the Royal Horticultural Society, the New York Botanical Gardens and the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. She writes regularly for the Guardian, Gardens Illustrated, Grow Your Own, blogs for BBC Gardening and has a monthly video on the Guardian website. She is a regular TV presenter on the BBC and is the bestselling author of The Thrifty Gardener, The Edible Garden and The Thrifty Forager.