"Tells of the wonders of growing in the city, from spotting the first emerging asparagus to the war with snails at her allotment. There is plenty of gardening expertise to boot." --Metro London, 16th Feb 2010
"Growing your own food? Learn from Celia Brooks Brown's four years of trail and error. Part journal, part gardening, part recipe book." --Grand Designs Magazine, March 2010
"Organised by month...each section features a selection of tasty seasonal recipes. With great photography, it's ideal for beginners." --Amateur Gardening, 6th February 2010
"This is one of the most attractive cooking/gardening hybrids, beautifully designed with an engaging slightly scrapbook feel imparting a wealth of cooking and growing information."
--The Bookseller, 12th February 2010
"Growing your own has become ever so fashionable, but Celia Brooks-Brown goes beyond trend-seeking to provide an indispensable guide for wannabe kitchen gardeners"
--FOOD & TRAVEL APRIL 2010
Brilliantly engaging --BBC Good Homes, 1st June 2010
A beautiful book --The Times, 19th March 2010
About the Author
Celia Brooks Brown is an accomplished professional cook and respected food writer. Since April 2007, she has been writing about the day-to-day goings on at her north London allotment in her online blog for the Times Online. Overall the Times Online is estimated to reach over 23 million global visitors each month. Celia has made countless appearances on TV, starting with Vegging Out in 2001 and continuing with Saturday Kitchen, Market Kitchen, Great Food Live in the UK and The Vicky Gabereau Show in Canada. Celia also regularly conducts her Gastrotours, an insider's guide to the best secret foodie spots around London. Author Location: London