Sprouts, Shoots, and Microgreens: Tiny Plants to Grow and Eat in Your Kitchen

Sprouts, Shoots, and Microgreens: Tiny Plants to Grow and Eat in Your Kitchen

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Overview

Learn how to grow (and consume) sprouts, shoots, and microgreens at home without using expensive or complicated equipment all you need is tap water and a glass jar, and you're ready to go! This is an easy, fast, and smart way to fit healthy greens into your diet. Following Lina Wallentinson's instructions, in just a few days, youfill see dry seeds transform into burgeoning green sprouts.

In Sprouts, Shoots, and Microgreens, Wallentinson proves there is much more to shoots, sprouts, and microgreens than the classics cress and mung beans and that they are truly easy to grow, no matter where you try to do so. All plants in this book can be grown in jars, colanders, sieves, or bags at any height, using many different kinds of light sources, and even under pressure.

In addition to showing how to grow shoots and sprouts, Wallentinson teaches how to make delicious meals with your harvest. Using step-by-step pictures and descriptive recipes, she demonstrates that shoots and sprouts are much more than just decorations on a plate. Recipes include sushi rolls with quinoa and wasabi mayonnaise, baked pumpkin with lentil sprouts and almond pesto or coffee, and coconut balls with toasted buckwheat!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510730557
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 03/20/2018
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 562,364
Product dimensions: 8.75(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lina Wallentinson is a food writer and journalist. She started hanging around the shelf with dried lentils and beans in the fresh produce aisle of the supermarket, discovered there was more to life than fresh vegetables, and decided to tell the world. Today, she works as an editor for the magazine Buffet (Buff?). This is her first book. She currently lives in Sweden.

Lennart Weibull is a photographer of food, still life, and interior. He has various commercial clients such as IKEA and Williams Sonoma and his work has appeared in magazines including Martha Stewart Living, Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, and The O Magazine. He splits his time between New York City and Stockholm, Sweden.

Table of Contents

Growing for the Impatient 8

Introduction

Homegrown in a Flash 10

From Miracle Food to Viable War Ration-A History of Sprouting 13

From Seed to Sprout-What Happens to the Nutrients? 15

Sprouts 23

Sprout Profiles 33

Recipes-Sprouts 41

Shoots & Microgreens 85

Shoot Profiles 95

Recipes-Shoots & Microgreens 105

Index 125

Acknowledgments 127

Sources 127

Conversion Charts 128

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