|Pages/Publication Date:||240 / 2018|
There are some ingredients that are so adaptable they appear in dishes all over the world. This book looks at the seven most important, the culinary wonders: rice, salt, honey, pork, tomato, chilli, and cacao. Providing a full-on culinary education, Jenny Linford recounts the histories and cooking lore of these raw materials, finding unexpected connections with famous figures. The book is graced with dozens of delightful drawings, and there are 63 traditional and innovative recipes, among them, Chinese Pork Potstickers, Honey Cake, Baklava, Kashmiri Potato Curry, Baked Vanilla Rice Pudding, and Triple Chocolate Cookies.