Botany at the Bar

The Art and Science of Making Bitters

Botany at the Bar
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Format: Hardback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9781782405603
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Botanists Selena Ahmed, Ashley DuVal and Rachel Meyer from the New York based craft bitters-making company, Shoots & Roots Bitters, take us on an enlightening trip throughout the plant world as they share their unique expertise on the ecology, cultural practices, and medicinal properties just waiting to be discovered at the bottom of your glass.

Notes on the origins of bitters, the science of taste and phytochemistry are followed by a neat guide on how to extract and make herbal infusions at home. Add enlightening plant profiles with a mix of unique botanical drink recipes, and this is a truly fascinating experiential insight into the vital meaning of biodiversity today.

 

The author

Rachel Meyer is an evolutionary biologist and molecular ecologist working across the University of California to understand biodiversity. Her research is on oaks, eggplant, African rice, ancient human-landscape interactions, and citizen science.
 

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Format: Hardback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9781782405603
Illustrations: Full colour throughout
Size: 6.142 in x 8.228 in / 156 mm x 209 mm
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