culinary and mythological virtues
of pomegranates have been extolled in art and literature since the time
of the ancient Greeks, and these days the fruit is enjoying the
as one of the hot new culinary trends.
Famed for its tart, refreshing
and for its symbolism of royalty and fertility, the pomegranate is
to perk up almost any meal. Whether an integral part of a
or adding a bit of color and surprise as a garnish, pomegranates bring
beauty and stimulating flavor.
offers the natural
and cultural history of the pomegranate throughout the world; gives
on how to buy, eat, and use this delectable fruit; and then dishes up a
comprehensive collection of 70 pomegranate recipes. More and more
seem perfectly happy to wrestle with this amazing fruit to experience
hard-gotten but ultimately satisfying taste treasure.
Speed Press, 2004
in The Book Stall
from the grower