The Grower’s Cookbook

Fresh Produce from the Garden to the Table

by Dennis Greville and Jill Brewis

If you like the idea of growing your own food and cooking with fresh produce, The Grower’s Cookbook is the ideal companion. Authors Dennis Greville and Jill Brewis combine their gardening and cooking talents to show you how easy it is to grow and cook your own produce. Even if your space and time are limited, you can enjoy the benefits and convenience of fresh, homegrown vegetables, herbs and fruit. With stunning photographs, this all-in-one gardening guide and recipe book provides a wealth of practical information that will inspire gardeners and cooks alike.

For gardeners
Choosing well – the most suitable vegetables, herbs and fruit
Managing your edible garden with minimal effort
Maintaining a chemical-free approach.

For cooks
More than 70 easy-to-prepare recipes
Hundreds of seasonal food ideas and serving suggestions
Storing, freezing and preserving your produce.


Dennis Greville is New Zealand’s top-selling gardening writer and is the author of more than twenty gardening books.

Jill Brewis is a food writer and editor, well-know for her enthusiasm for fresh food.


‘Fabulous photographs and beautifully designed, this one is a great gift for new gardeners.’ Your Home and Garden

‘Provides a wealth of practical advice alongside infectious enthusiasm for the simple pleasures of growing, cooking and eating you own produce – self-sufficiency is just a few pages away.’ Dish

‘The fusion of horticulture and recipes will have any cook with a pot of herbs on the deck think seriously about extending their vege garden.’ Foodtown Magazine

‘An excellent guide on how to have fresh produce at your fingertips all year round.’ Weekend Gardener 

ISBN: 978 1 877429 09 5

Pages: 176

Format: 252 x 217 mm, paperback

Illustrations: more than 115 four-colour photographs, over 70 recipes

Published: 2008, reissued 2011


Rights Available: World except South Africa, New Zealand, Australia