The Lost Art of Real Cooking: Rediscovering the Pleasures of Traditional Food One Recipe at a Time

The Lost Art of Real Cooking: Rediscovering the Pleasures of Traditional Food One Recipe at a Time

Ken Albala


Read Ken Albala and Rosanna Nafziger's blogs and think about their photographs at the Penguin Community.

It's time to take again the kitchen. it is time to unencumber the pantry and become independent from from the shackles of ready-made, commercial nutrition. it is time to prepare dinner supper.

The misplaced paintings of genuine Cooking heralds a brand new outdated method of food-laborious and inconvenient, but terribly profitable and price bragging approximately. From jam, yogurt, and clean pasta to salami, smoked meat, and strudel, Ken Albala and Rosanna Nafziger arm you with the data and talents that allow you to attach on a deeper point with what is going into your physique.

Ken and Rosanna rejoice the endurance it takes to make your individual sauerkraut and pickles. They disclose the mysteries of taking pictures wild sourdoughs and culturing butter, the wonderful thing about rendering lard, making cheese, and brewing beer, all with out the partiality toys that remove from the journey of actually experiencing your meals.

those meals have been as soon as made by way of the family members, in the house, instead of a manufacturing unit. and so they can nonetheless be made within the smallest kitchens with out pricey apparatus, taking pictures flavors that talk of position and character. What you will not locate here's a selection of inflexible ideas for the precise meal. Ken and Rosanna provide a wealth of recipes, heritage, and methods that begin with the fundamentals and evolve into dishes which are completely your own.

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