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The Great Citrus Book: A Guide with Recipes
by Allen Susser
The juiciest entry yet in our tall, skinny, and oh-so-successful Great series (other strong sellers in this intriguing gift format have included Mark Miller's GREAT CHILE BOOK and GREAT SALSA BOOK, Jennifer Trainer Thompson's HOT SAUCES and BEER books, and others). Now-renowned chef Allen Susser, one of new-world cuisine's most exciting innovators, not only demystifies ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published June 1st 1997 by Ten Speed Press
(first published May 1997)
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The Great Citrus Book is a delightful guide to, you guessed it, citrus. The book starts with 12 pages dedicated to the history of citrus, information about its prime growing regions, 9 shapes that citrus fruits take, the principal parts of a citrus and then the various classifications within the genus. The author then provides a brief description of approximately 100 distinct citrus fruits. Included with each description are factoids about the discovery and breeding of each fruit. The author's ...more