Dandelion and Quince: Exploring the Wide World of Unusual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs by Michelle McKenzie

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Read Dandelion and Quince: Exploring the Wide World of Unusual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs Online Free - Dandelion and Quince "features plant profiles--from dandelion to quince--for over 35 uncommon vegetables, fruits, and herbs available in today's markets--with over 150 recipes that explore their flavors.
This illustrated cookbook celebrates the abundance at farmers' market and local grocery store yet to be discovered by the everyday cook. From mustard and kumquats to nettles, fava leaves, sunchokes and more, the blossoms, berries, leaves, and roots featured in "Dandelion & Quince" are simple foods that satisfy our need for a diversity of plant life in our diets, grown with care and prepared by our own hands for our families and communities. This book:
Explores more than thirty-five uncommon vegetables, fruits, and herbs
Offers over 150 recipes to satisfy curious palates
Provides enough guidance, tips, and advice that by following recipes, tasting constantly, and making mistakes, you ll gain newly skilled hands and a knowing palate
Discover new ingredients and open up a fresh culinary adventure in your kitchen.

Title : Dandelion and Quince: Exploring the Wide World of Unusual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs
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ISBN : 1611802873
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 336 pages


farmwifetwo rated it ★★★☆☆

September 26, 2016

An easy cookbook but ingredients most will never eat. Made the Asian pear pickles recipe but I have a tree in my backyard .

Andrea rated it ★★☆☆☆

January 07, 2017

Pretty pictures, but definitely not focused on veggies as over a third of the recipes are meat centric. Feels like a bit of false advertising?

Claire rated it ★★★☆☆

February 13, 2017

I really, REALLY wanted to like this book. The writing is like eloquent, romantic prose; it's beautiful to read, truly. Several featured foods were new to me, which is also delightful. However, 1) most of the recipes I would never in a million years make. Maybe I'm just some unrefined heathen, id...

Vahid rated it ★★★★★

August 17, 2017

I live in a city with great farmer's market that gives me access to a wide variety of fresh produce, a great deal of which I look at and think, "What the hell do I do with this?" Sorrel? Sunchokes? Celeriac? Dandelion greens? These are amazing and healthy recipes using these vegetables and more....

DB in Richmond rated it ★★★★★

July 02, 2017

This book was an eye opener for me in that I actually felt confident enough to try new ingredients and recipes. McKenzie clearly laid out the steps and covered quite a bit in the introduction alone as far as seasoning to taste and choosing/getting to know the ingredients/spices you like. She gave...

Jessica Lucas rated it ★★★☆☆

July 27, 2017

The title drew me in - I love growing unexpected edible plants and I'm still learning how to make the most of them. There were a few useful recipes for them. However, if you ever read Vegetable Literacy, this book is a mere shadow of information and recipes. While I appreciated some of the anecdo...

Missy rated it ★★★★★

September 26, 2017

Well written. I appreciate the review of each ingredient before the recipes are given. Some items I would not think to use. Extremely interesting and great addition to a cookbook collector and anyone wanting to try different flavors and techniques in cooking.

Sarah rated it ★★★★★

September 03, 2017

I wouldn't use this as a recipe book but the most inspiring book for subtle flavor and texture pairing I remember having read. It lets the food shine in all of its complexity. A new way of approaching food for me at least.

Janise rated it ★★★☆☆

November 08, 2017

Fun to look at, but not likely to use much from it.

Robyn rated it ★★★★☆

March 07, 2017

Now I know what to do with that odd vegetable Buddha's Hand....

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