Medieval gardeners grew a wide variety of medicinal, edible and decorative plants, selected for their usefulness and beauty. They preferred simple geometric and symmetrical layouts
Medieval gardens were orderly spaces where beauty coexisted with utility. Gardeners of the Middle Ages developed essential skills and learned to grow edible, medicinal and
Violets had a truly amazing and very strange role in the life of the French Empress Joséphine and her husband Napoleon Bonaparte. They became a
The myth about the golden apples of Hesperides is a beautiful and mysterious story. Where else can you find such an arresting poetic image as
Odyssey is an epic poem in ancient Greek attributed to the poet Homer, who is also believed to be the author of another epic, Illiad.
The Lost Orchard: A French Chef Rediscovers a Great British Food Heritage (London, 2019) is another creative and informative contribution from the famous chef. The