Wild Garlic, Gooseberries and Me

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, 2007 - Cooking - 319 pages
Whether creating a restaurant masterpiece or foraging in hedgerows and woods, the author searches for a new connection between food, people, and land. Divided into four themed chapters, It's a Green Thing, Wild Pickings, Nature and Nurture, and Growing in the Dark, each include information and anecdotes about the vegetables that they feature as well as many delicious recipes. There are simple salads and soups as well as more challenging main meals and mouth-watering desserts. Recipes include: Fresh Tagliolini with Abyssinian Cabbage, Pine Nuts & Sheep's Dressing; Courgette Flower, Pea and Chive Risotto; Samphire Tempura with Coriander Dressing; Sea Spinach, Potato and Hazelnut Pancakes; Braised Celeriac Gratin of Chestnuts and Blue Cheese with Red Wine Sauce. Stunning images of the landscape, the food, and the finished recipes complete this delightful read and unique recipe book.

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Irish chef Cotter's lyrical rumination on local fruits and vegetables is much like a relaxing Sunday afternoon walk in the country. Following a loose structure, Cotter wanders from topic to topic ... Read full review

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