No cuisine is better than Italian at making the most of a huge variety of seasonal vegetables in simple but tasty dishes. Vegetables from an Italian Garden brims with 400 authentic, easy-to-follow, and delicious Italian recipes for everyone’s favorite vegetables, from asparagus to zucchini. The book is organized by season, with each chapter featuring a garden journal and a collection of recipes. Each journal provides readers with profiles of vegetables within that season, highlighting best-known varieties, appearance, storage, preparation, and everything you need to know to maximize flavor and nutritional content. In addition, a seasonal food calendar, a sowing/harvest chart, and a directory provide aspiring gardeners with all the tools and information needed to grow their own vegetable garden.