A comprehensive and reader-friendly source of information on cooking with fresh and seasonal organic produce, featuring over 225 recipes and full-colour photos throughout.

The ONLY guide you'll ever need forshopping and cooking organicThe freshest organic produce makes the most flavorful meals. But there are so many delicious options at today's markets that it's tough to know where to begin. Melissa's Everyday Cooking with Organic Produce is the definitive guide to shopping and cooking with the very best organic fruits and vegetables. This information-packed resource includes:

Overviews of the 56 most commonly available fruits and vegetables, including all varietiesMore than 225 recipes with variations, quick-prep ideas, and meatless options for vegetariansShopping tips, including what to look for at the market, how to store it, serving suggestions, and complete nutritional informationMore than 100 gorgeous full-color photographs

Melissa's World Variety Produce is the country's leading distributor of specialty fruits and vegetables, marketing thousands of items. Joe and Sharon Hernandez, produce pioneers with a combined experience of over half a century, created Melissa's World Variety Produce, Inc., in 1984. They seek out and test new and unusual produce from around the world. Using "baby" vegetables is just one of the trends they have introduced to chefs around the globe, branding those tender-tiny veggies with the Melissa's label. The Melissa's brand is named after Joe and Sharon's daughter, who takes an active role in the company.