Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower: How to Cook with Vegetables and Other Plants


Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower is more than just a plant-based cookbook. 


It’s meant to help you embrace the bounty of the land around you and bring it into your kitchen.

root steam leaf flower cookbook cover

The idea is to trigger a change in lifestyle as well as a change in the way you cook. 


Small Changes Matter

Gill Meller, the author, feels that if we make small changes that are easy to make in our lives – we can change the world nearly effortlessly.

quote from diana henry

He also shows you how vegetables can bring color, texture and flavor to your table. 


Beautifully Illustrated

Gill worked with the renowned photographer Andrew Montgomery and that means this is a beautifully illustrated collection of 120 delightful recipes.

Everyone should read this book. 

It’s the perfect manual to help you live in harmony with the earth and the seasons, improve your diet and feel good about doing so. 

root stem leaf flower recipe

There are no patronizing lectures inside, the focus is on fun and wellbeing, instead. 

You can grab a copy of Root, Stem, Leaf, Flower online here.

If you need more plant-based inspiration after this check out Vegetable Kingdom, Omari McQueen’s Cookbook and these awesome vegan Pinterest bloggers


Lastly, if you love cookbooks don’t miss out on our choices of the Best Cookbooks of All Time.


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