This title helps you in making the most of fresh herbs in your cooking with 85 delicious recipes and 150 photographs. It features over 85 delicious and flavourful recipes for soups, salads, appetizers, fish, meat, poultry, vegetarian dishes, bread, biscuits, cakes, desserts and ice creams, all made with generous handfuls of fragrant fresh herbs. It includes classic dishes such as lamb with mint, and roasted tomato and mozzarella salad with basil dressing, as well as unusual combinations such as chicken with thyme and lavender. It includes a useful herb directory that identifies some of the best-known and most useful culinary herbs, as well as delicious flowers, fruits and spices that will pep up a plain meal. Herbs make an everyday meal more interesting, adding refreshing hints of a single flavour, and aromatic and subtle depth when added in combinations in generous handfuls. This volume shows you how to make the most of these versatile plants, with over 85 delicious and enticing recipes to try. Herbs need not be confined to the savoury course; here are delicious ideas for incorporating herbs into flavourful breads, bakes, desserts and even ice creams, as well as the more usual soups, salads, fish, meat and vegetable dishes. Whatever your choice, here are recipes guaranteed to pep up an everyday meal, and add interest to your cooking - all inspired by the abundance of fresh flavours in the herb garden.