Real Food by Mike reminds us that we are what we eat – but that doesn't mean what we eat can't be delicious. Accompanied by full-color photography, this book from chef Mike McEnearney is perfect for health-conscious people who still adore things like pork belly and gooey French cheese.
The book is based around the idea of the physic garden, in which plants are included based on their medicinal benefits to the body – be that muscular (ginger, tumeric) gastroenterological (dill, oregano) or neurological (lemon, verbene, chamomile). The recipes, divided by season, are annotated with the medicinal plants used and their health benefits. Simply presented and easy to approach, these are recipes you'll want to cook and eat again and again.