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Offal: The Fifth Quarter by Anissa Helou
Offal: The Fifth Quarter by Anissa Helou
as food prices seem to be exponentially rising (80p for a solitary red pepper in my local 'super' market) I have been searching for ways in which to reduce my food costs. offal seemed like a sensible area to explore which is why i bought this book. upon opening it i have to say that i was pretty intimidated; tripe, eyes, brains, lungs... you get the picture. however, that's to be expected from a book which is entitled 'offal' so i pulled myself together. so far i have only ventured so far as a kidneys and liver, both of which were enjoyable. if you're after something completely different to almost all other cook books, one which opens up an entire new area of cooking or if you're… Read more
Toro Bravo by Crain
Toro Bravo by Crain
the first chunk of the book is taken up with the chef's autobiography. forgive me if i found this fatuous and over-indulgent; I did not purchase this book for anyone's life story but more for recipe's. Thankfully these are in abundance in the rest of the book and are both accessible and delicious. worthwhile.
Vegetable Literacy: Cooking and Gardening with Twe&hellip by Deborah Madison
as someone who grew up on vegetables boiled until the point of mercy I have a slight aversion to anything which grows out of the ground. I bought this book to help make vegetables interesting and enticing and I have to say I was very impressed. An encyclopedia of vegetables is perhaps how to best describe it. a great addition to anyone's book shelf.