For centuries the cultivation of herbs has yielded fragrance, medicine, flavoring, and nourishment to a vast array of civilizations, including our own. Coriander, lavender, marjoram, saffron, thyme — all have proven to be plants of great versatility and beauty. Here is your chance to learn 30 of the most important culinary herbs, drawn life-size by Stefen Bernath. Each herb is displayed with its scientific name. You can color these herbs realistically with the help of the full-color illustrations shown on the covers, or you can use your own powers of observation and imagination. In either case, this book proves a delightful tool for recognizing and describing herbs.