Root Stem Leaf Flower: How to Cook with Vegetables and Other Plants – Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of Root Stem Leaf Flower: How to Cook with Vegetables and Other Plants by Gill Meller.

Gill is a chef, food writer, author, food stylist and cookery teacher and has been part of the River Cottage team for 11 years. In 2017, he answered some questions for our members to celebrate Gather. While he has collaborated on several River Cottage titles, Pig & PorkA to Z, and Outdoor Cooking, Gather was his first solo book. He followed with Time: A Year and a Day in the Kitchen and now Root Stem Leaf Flower – published in 2020 in the UK and in the US in March of this year. I do not own the River Cottage titles, but I know Meller’s three solo titles are beautiful.

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This is a cookbook about plants and making the most of the land’s bounty in our everyday cooking. Making small changes to the way we cook and eat can both lessen the impact we have on the environment and dramatically improve our health and wellbeing: good for us and for future generations to come.

With 120 original recipes, every dish captured with gorgeous imagery, and Gill’s ideas for using the very best fresh ingredients, this title is a thoughtful, inspiring collection of recipes that you’ll want to come back to again and again.

Special thanks to the publisher for providing three copies of this title in our promotion. Entry options include answering the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you like to try first?

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42 Comments

  • roserobin  on  April 6, 2021

    I will definitely be cooking first the Carrot cooked in butter, red wine, bay, star anise & cinnamon. I love it when a humble ingredient like carrots are transformed by the addition of a few ingredients and a bit of time and care. I think I might try it tonight!

  • hbakke  on  April 6, 2021

    An omelette of new potatoes, smoked garlic, onions and cheddar

  • GreenhouseCheryl  on  April 6, 2021

    An omelette of new potatoes, smoked garlic, onions and cheddar – Just told my husband he needed to cold smoke some garlic!!!

  • ccav  on  April 6, 2021

    Whole roast broccoli with honey and seeds

  • nicolebuckland  on  April 7, 2021

    Fried radishes!

  • JRumi  on  April 7, 2021

    A Spring soup

  • Plumbobmummy  on  April 7, 2021

    Strawberry, lemon and elderflower meringue

  • ravensfan  on  April 7, 2021

    A spring soup

  • maci234  on  April 7, 2021

    An omelette of new potatoes, smoked garlic, onions and cheddar

  • Dendav  on  April 7, 2021

    A spring soup

  • RSW  on  April 7, 2021

    Blackberry, plum, olive oil and rosemary cake

  • Sandy.Castle  on  April 7, 2021

    A tart for May is my choice, has all of my favourite things.

  • nvernon  on  April 7, 2021

    Wholemeal rhubarb and ginger upside-down cake

  • sarahawker  on  April 7, 2021

    Damsons on toast with honey, star anise, chilli, thyme and goat’s cheese

  • thecharlah  on  April 7, 2021

    Autumn vegetable stew

  • CapeCodCook  on  April 7, 2021

    The carrots cooked in butter, red wine, and bay!

  • Siegal  on  April 8, 2021

    Fried radishes

  • DarcyVaughn  on  April 8, 2021

    Asparagus cooked on the fire with labneh, mint, almonds and seeds

  • agreaves19  on  April 8, 2021

    I would love to try a spring soup

  • Jilliwilliwoo  on  April 8, 2021

    Blackcurrant ripple goat’s milk sorbet – looks amazing!

  • inflytur  on  April 8, 2021

    Parsnip, roast garlic, and chestnut soup sounds delicious

  • maisietoo  on  April 8, 2021

    A Spring soup

  • nyserge  on  April 8, 2021

    Sweetcorn, rosemary and smoked cheddar soufflé

  • ElizM  on  April 8, 2021

    Sea kale with capers, rosemary, parsley and cream

  • dbranigan27  on  April 8, 2021

    I think I would try the New potatoes with elderflower and lemon thyme.

  • Pandorabilia  on  April 9, 2021

    I would like to try the new potatoes, roasted garlic, onion and cheddar omelette first -it sounds filling and tasty!

  • LaurenE  on  April 9, 2021

    Fried radishes

  • jenlhawes  on  April 9, 2021

    Green strawberry, fennel and gooseberry salad with tarragon and mint

  • foodie16  on  April 9, 2021

    Aubergine on toast with basil, pumpkin seeds and chilli

  • eggplantolive  on  April 9, 2021

    Carrots cooked in butter, red wine, bay, star anise & cinnamon first; would love to read and explore this book!

  • dzm  on  April 9, 2021

    A Spring Soup

  • youngsvnnhrs  on  April 9, 2021

    Courgette flatbreads with lots of herbs and goat’s cheese

  • MarciK  on  April 9, 2021

    Squash, lentil, tomato and rosemary pie

  • JenThomas318  on  April 9, 2021

    A late summer lasagne of sorts

  • Roosta  on  April 9, 2021

    An omelette of new potatoes, smoked garlic, onions and cheddar

  • Shelley.b  on  April 9, 2021

    Fried radishes

  • Ingridemery  on  April 9, 2021

    A late summer lasagne of sorts

  • efriede  on  April 9, 2021

    I would start with a spring dish, like Fried Radishes

  • hrk  on  April 9, 2021

    Spiced beetroot and fermented cabbage fritters

  • annettle  on  April 10, 2021

    The strawberry, lemon and elderflower meringue looks divine, I’d love to try that!

  • sarahteertzah  on  April 10, 2021

    Salted chocolate pumpkin tart

  • maria411  on  April 11, 2021

    new potato and nettle soup

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