Decades of exploration and research with many wise and wonderful authors, food and plant people have gone into creating this content


Karina Hines

“My shelves are lined with many amazing books that I have read, learned from and referenced over the years and used throughout Botanical Kitchen’s website while creating and compiling the content and educational information.”

“I created this page to credit those authors and show my gratitude for their hard work, research, experience and willingness to share their stories and knowledge. ”


  • Soule, Deb. Healing Herbs for Women: A Guide to Natural Remedies. New York, NY: Skyhorse Publishing. 2016.
  • Segnit, Niki. The Flavor Thesaurus: Pairings, Recipes and Ideas for the Creative Cook. 2010. New York, NY: Bloomsbury USA. 2012.
  • Carpenter, Jeff et al. The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer: The Ultimate Guide to Producing High-Quality Herbs on a Market Scale. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing. 2015.
  • Kiros, Tessa. Falling Cloudberries: A World of Family Recipes.Millers Point, NSW, Australia: Murdoch Books Pty Limited. 2004.
  • Rowe, Silvena. Purple Citrus & Sweet Perfume: Cuisine of the Eastern Mediterranean. London, UK: Hutchinson/Random House. 2010.
  • Jason, Dan et al. The Power of Pulses: Saving the World with Peas, Beans, Chickpeas, Favas & Lentils.Madeira Park, BC, Canada: Douglas and McIntyre Ltd. 2016.
  • Pitchford, Paul. Healing with Whole Foods: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition. 1993. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books. 2002.
  • Waldin, Monty et al. Biodynamic Gardening: Grow Healthy Plants and Amazing Produce with the Help of the Moon and Nature’s Cycles. New York, NY: DK Publishing. 2015.
  • Falconi, Dina. Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook. Accord, NY: Botanical Arts Press, LLC. 2013.
  • Murray, Michael, et al. The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods. New York, NY: Atria Books. 2005.
  • Grigson, Jane. Jane Grigson’s Vegetable Book. New York, NY: Atheneum. 1979.
  • Adelmann, Marlene, et al. Botanical Skin Care Recipe Book. Bedford, MA: Herbal Academy. 2019.
  • Buhner, Stephen Harrod. Herbal Antibiotics: Natural Alternatives for Treating Drug-Resistant Bacteria.North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing. 2012
  • Buhner, Stephen Harrod. Herbal Antivirals: Natural Remedies for Emerging & Resistant Viral Infections.North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing. 2012.
  • Worwood, Valerie Ann. The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy. 1991. Novato, CA: New World Library, 2016.
  • Bradley, Fern Marshall, et al. Vegetable Gardening.Pleasantville, NY: Reader’s Digest Association with Toucan Books, Ltd. 2006.
  • William, Anthony. Life-Changing Foods: Save Yourself and the Ones You Love With the Hidden Healing Powers of Fruits & Vegetables. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House, Inc. 2016.
  • Mabey, Richard, et al. The New Age Herbalist.New York, NY: Collier Books. 1988.
  • Blondel, Rachelle. Forgotten Ways for Modern Days.New York, NY: Penguin Random House LLC. 2015.
  • Hoffmann, David. Medical Herbalism: The Science and Practice of Herbal Medicine.Rochester, VT: Healing Arts Press. 2003.
  • De La Foret, Rosalee. Alchemy of Herbs. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House, Inc. 2017
  • Tillotson, Alan Keith, et al. The One Earth Herbal Sourcebook: Everything You Need to Know About Chinese, Western, And Ayurvedic Herbal Treatments. New York, NY: Kensington Publishing Corp. 2001.
  • Alexander, Leslie M. et al. Dental Herbalism: Natural Therapies for the Mouth.Rochester, VT: Healing Arts Press. 2014.
  • Gladstar, Rosemary. Herbs for Stress & Anxiety. 1999. North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing. 2014. 
  • William, Anthony. Medical Medium Liver Rescue: Answers to Eczema, Psoriasis, Diabetes, Strep, Acne, Gout, Bloating, Gallstones, Adrenal Stress, Fatigue, Fatty Liver, Weight Issues, Sibo & Autoimmune Disease. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House. 2018.
  • Enders, Giulia. Gut:The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Under-Rated Organ. Brunswick, Victoria, Australia: Scribe Publications. 2015. 
  • Gladstar, Rosemary. Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health: 175 Teas, Tonics, Oils, Salves, Tinctures, and Other Natural Remedies for the Entire Family. North Adams, MA; Storey Publishing. 2008.
  • Morrow, Joel. Vegetable Gardening for Organic and Biodynamic Growers.Great Barrington, MA: Lindisfarne Books. 2014.
  • Sommer, Markus. Healing Plants: Herbal Remedies From Traditional to Anthroposophical Medicine. 2011. Harrison Gardens, Edinburgh, UK. 2014.
  • Soule, Deb. How to Move Like a Gardener: Planting and Preparing Medicines from Plants. Rockport, ME: Under the Willow Press. 2013.
  • Phillips, Michael. The Holistic Orchard: Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological Way. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing. 2011.
  • Hemenway, Toby. Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture. 2000. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing. 2009
  • Pelczar, Rita et al. American Horticultural Society Northeast: SmartGarden Regional Guide.New York, NY: DK Publishing. 2003.
  • Patterson, Daniel et al. The Art of Flavor: Practices and Principles for Creating Delicious Food.New York, NY: Riverhead Books. 2017.
  • Hildebrand, Caz. The Grammar of Spice.New York, NY: Thames & Hudson Inc. 2017.
  • Baudar, Pascal. The New Wildcrafted Cuisine: Exploring the Exotic Gastronomy of Local Terroir.White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing. 2016.
  • Katz, Sandor Ellix. The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing. 2012.
  • Dornenburg, Andrew et al. What to Drink with What You Eat. New York, NY: Bulfinch Press. 2008.
  • Emmons, Didi. Wild Flavors; One Chef’s Transformative Year Cooking from Eva’s Farm. White River Junctions, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing Company. 2011.
  • Bird, Fiona. The Forager’s Kitchen: Over 100 Easy Recipes, from Savory to Sweet. New York, NY: CICO Books. 2013.
  • Stein, Rick. Rick Stein’s Far Eastern Odyssey. BBC Physical Audio. 2009.
  • Phipps, Catherine. Leaf: Lettuce, Greens, Herbs, Weeds, Over 120 Recipes that Celebrate Varied, Versatile Leaves.London, UK: Quadrille. 2019.
  • Taylor-Tobin, Alanna. Alternative Baker: Reinventing Dessert with Gluten-Free Grains and Flours. Salem, MA: Page Street Publishing Co. 2016
  • Chaplin, Amy. Whole Food Cooking Every Day: Transform the Way You Eat with 250 Vegetarian Recipes Free of Gluten, Dairy, and Refined Sugar.New York, NY: Artisan/Workman Publishing Co., Inc. 2019.
  • Alexander, Stephanie. The Cook’s Companion: The Complete Book of Ingredients and Recipes for the Australian Kitchen. Camberwell, VC, Australia. 2004.
  • Shell, Victoria Blashford et al. Favorite Recipes from Books for Cooks 1, 2 & 3. Kent, England: Pryor Publications. 2001.
  • Montagne, Prosper. The Concise Larousse Gastronomique: The World’s Greatest Cookery Encyclopedia. 1998. London, England: Hamlyn/Octopus Publishing Group Ltd. 2003.
  • Yarema, Thomas et al. Eat Taste Heal: An Ayurvedic Guidebook and Cookbook for Modern Living.Kapaa, HI: Five Elements Press. 2006.
  • Ottolenghi, Yotam. Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London’s Ottolenghi. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books LLC. 2011
  • Clark, Melissa. Dinner in an Instant: 75 Modern Recipes for your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker + Instant Pot.New York, NY: Clarkson Potter/Publishers. 2017
  • Shockey, Kirsten K. et al. Fermented Vegetables: Creative Recipes for Fermenting 64 Vegetables & Herbs in Krauts, Kimchis, Brined Pickles, Chutneys, Relishes & Pastes. North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing. 2014
  • Marshall, Sarah. Preservation Pantry: Modern Canning From Root to Top & Stem to Core. New York, NY: Regan Arts. 2017
  • Goldstein, Joyce. Jam Session: A Fruit-Preserving Handbook. New York, NY: Lorena Jones Books. 2018.
  • McKenzie, Michelle. Dandelion & Quince: Exploring the Wide World of Unusual Vegetables, Fruits & Herbs. Boulder, CO: Roost Books. 2016.

Websites Referenced

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