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Title At Home From Pot to Pot  
ISBN 9789814751131
Imprint Marshall Cavendish Cuisine
Pauline Menezes, with the IPRS and VSS
Specifications 234 x 180mm / 140pp / paperback
Publication Date Jun-2016
Target Audience General
Price (SGD) SGD 28.00
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About the Book

Discover the joy planting your own herbs and spices, and cooking with them!

Take your cooking to the next level by incorporating fresh home-grown herbs and spices! At Home From Pot to Pot is a fully illustrated guide on how to grow 16 different herbs and spices and using them to prepare 30 healthy and wholesome dishes with exciting flavours that are sure to delight.

A joint effort between the Institute of Parks & Recreation and Vegetarian Society (Singapore), this book provides all the information you need to grow your own herbs in small urban apartments. Whether you are a seasoned herbalist or planting for your first garden, At Home From Pot to Pot will inspire you to get the most out of your herbs. You'll be surprised at how easy it is to nurture your family and friends with nature's herbs and spices.

About the Contributors

This book would not have been possible without the combined effort of these dynamic individuals from the Institute of Parks & Recreation, Singapore and the Vegetarian Society (Singapore).

Chuah Khai Lin is the founder of, an enterprise that seeks to inspire others to grow their own greens and include these homegrown greens in their daily  meals. Khai Lin conducts talks and workshops on planting and has inspired many urbanites to take charge of what they consume and start planting their own greens despite the limitations of space and time.

Clarence Tan is a freelance photographer and the owner of Tangzin Photography. His main focus is portraiture and fashion, but he also enjoys the occasional foray into food photography. He previously served as the president of the Vegetarian Society (Singapore) and remains actively involved in the organisation. Clarence is also a music producer, composer and arranger and had previously worked in radio as a producer/presenter.

Frankie Tan is an engineer by profession. His passion for gardening grew out of his desire to use herbs and spices to safeguard his family’s health. In addition to volunteering with the Institute of Parks & Recreation, Singapore, Frankie also helps out at various old folks homes and orphanages, and actively supports community gardens around Singapore. Additionally, Frankie takes time to guide budding student gardeners from schools at the secondary and tertiary levels.

George Jacobs is a teacher and writer. He serves on the board of Kampung Senang Education and Charity Foundation and is president of the Vegetarian Society (Singapore). George was part of the team that produced two other cookbooks. He frequently writes and gives talks on topics related to plant-based diets.

Maria Boey is an architect, landscape designer, environmental planner and urban designer. She has played a key role in town planning in Singapore, including Tampines and Pasir Ris towns. She serves as the president of the Institute of Parks & Recreation, Singapore and is a member of the Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects and the Singapore Institute of Planners.

Pauline Menezes volunteers with the Vegetarian Society (Singapore) and the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority’s Master Growers programme. She enjoys growing her own plants and preparing dishes that are healthy, fresh, delicious and uncomplicated. Pauline’s advice for planters and home cooks is not to give up, as every failure is a lesson learnt. To all readers, she hopes that your journey “from pot to pot” will be as fun and rewarding as hers has been.

To Chee Kan is a media professional with 35 years of experience in high calibre film and video productions. The former creative director and head of the AVP department in MediaCorp TV is an avid filmmaker, photographer, audiophile and film enthusiast. In addition to his volunteer work with the Institute of Parks & Recreation, Singapore, Chee Kan also teaches photography.
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