In Search of the Taste of Childhood

Non-Fiction, Biographies / Memoirs, Self-Help / Parenting

As a child, the bananas from the supermarket were much cooler than the apples grown locally, but as an adult, Christine Zeile wanted to rediscover the taste of long-vanished, older fruit varieties. Fruits and vegetables from her own garden without chemicals: That couldn’t be all that hard, right? With dry wit the author describes how she succeeded in rediscovering the flavors of her childhood, without completely polluting her garden.


  • An ideal gift for all passionate gardeners
  • A timely version of Edith Holden: The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady
Dr. Christine Zeile
In Search of the Taste of Childhood

As a child, the bananas from the supermarket were much cooler than the apples grown locally, but as an adult, Christine Zeile wanted to rediscover the taste of long-vanished, older fruit varieties. Fruits and vegetables from her own garden without chemicals: That couldn’t be all that hard, right? With dry wit the author describes how she succeeded in rediscovering the flavors of her childhood, without completely polluting her garden.


  • An ideal gift for all passionate gardeners
  • A timely version of Edith Holden: The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady
Bibliographic Data
208 pages, ISBN: 978-3-423-28180-5
First published 2019