Perfect combination. Experience the joy of herbs – information on everything from picking to preparing wild herbs gathered outdoors or garden herbs freshly picked at home. Add a distinct flavor to every dish. Recipes include lovely-scented elderberry tartlets and leg of lamb with an intensely aromatic herb crust and give herbs a chance to show their many talents. If you would like to enjoy their fresh taste year-round, you will find lots of suggestions on how to preserve herbs. Reinhard Hess works for Germany’s biggest food magazine and for cookbook publishers. He has been a freelance author for more than 10 years and still enjoys cooking himself. He has written or contributed to more than 50 books on cooking and wine, five of which were awarded silver medals by the German Gastronomic Academy.