Wild Garlic, Gooseberries and Me: A chef's stories and recipes from the land

Wild Garlic, Gooseberries and Me: A chef's stories and recipes from the land

Denis Cotter


Denis Cotter’s acclaimed choice of wonderful vegetarian recipes and evocative stories is now on hand in paperback.

Wild Garlic, Gooseberries and Me cajoles, informs and questions our courting to the land and the greens we consume. We cross on a private trip with Denis as he stocks his ardour for his favorite foods.

Denis drags us into muddy fields and introduces us to the growers of the simplest produce that you can imagine. via heart-felt and fascinating textual content, he informs and amuses. the buzz of a strong blackberry jam turns into a passionate argument for us to head out into the nation-state, the unbelievable sight of high-trailing borlotti beans ignites a dialogue at the way forward for artisan growing.

Whether making a eating place masterpiece or foraging in hedgerows and woods, Denis searches for a brand new connection among nutrition, humans and land … oh, and he additionally teaches you ways to look for mushrooms, wild vegetables and sloes, the way to prepare dinner asparagus and tackle an artichoke with attitude.

Divided into 4 themed chapters, 'It's a eco-friendly Thing', 'Wild Pickings', 'A Passionate Pursuit' and 'Growing within the Dark', every one together with info and anecdotes concerning the greens that function in addition to many scrumptious recipes. There are uncomplicated salads and soups in addition to tougher major nutrition and mouth-watering desserts.

Recipes include:
- clean Pasta with Abyssinian Cabbage, Pine Nuts & Sheep's Dressing;
- Courgette Flower, Pea and Chive Risotto;
- Samphire Tempura with Coriander Yoghurt;
- Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Potato Pancakes and Tarragon Cream;
- Cabbage Timbale of Celeriac and Chestnuts with Porcini and Oyster Mushroom Sauce

Stunning photographs of the panorama, the nutrition and the completed recipes entire this pleasant learn and exact recipe book.

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