Salted

Author: Mark Bitterman
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607740885
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James Beard Cookbook Award Winner. IACP Cookbook Award Finalist in two categories. In Salted, Bitterman traces the mineral’s history, from humankind’s first salty bite to its use in modern industry to the resurgent interest in artisan salts. Featuring more than 50 recipes that showcase this versatile and marvelous ingredient, Salted also includes a field guide to artisan salts profiling 80 varieties and exploring their dazzling characters, unique stories, production methods, and uses in cooking; plus a quick-reference guide covering over 150 salts. Salting is one of the more ingrained habits in cooking, and according to Bitterman, all habits need to be questioned. He challenges you to think creatively about salting, promising that by understanding and mastering the principles behind it—and becoming familiar with the primary types of artisanal salts available—you will be better equipped to get the best results for your individual cooking style and personal taste. Whether he’s detailing the glistening staccato crunch of fleur de sel harvested from millennia-old Celtic saltmaking settlements in France or the brooding sizzle of forgotten rock salts transported by the Tauregs across the Sahara, Bitterman’s mission is to encourage us to explore the dazzling world of salt beyond the iodized curtain. Mark Bitterman is a man truly possessed by salt. As “selmelier” at The Meadow, the internationally recognized artisan-product boutique, Bitterman explains the promise and allure of salt to thousands of visitors from across the country who flock to his showstopping collection. “Salt can be a revelation,” he urges, “no food is more potent, more nutritionally essential, more universal, or more ancient. No other food displays salt’s crystalline beauty, is as varied, or as storied.” Winner – 2011 James Beard Cookbook Award – Reference & Scholarship Category

Salted

Author: Mark Bitterman
Publisher: Random House LLC
ISBN: 1580082629
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"An authoritative field guide to an indispensable and increasingly fashionable ingredient--featuring 80 salt profiles, a reference guide with 160 salts, and more than 50 recipes--written by the country's top purveyor of artisanal salts"--

Salt Block Cooking

Author: Mark Bitterman
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449430554
Format: PDF, ePub
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Explains how to use Himalayan salt blocks in seventy recipes that draw on a variety of cooking techniques, and provides an overview of the mineral's provenance and properties.

Bitterman s Craft Salt Cooking

Author: Mark Bitterman
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449483771
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is the essential guide to making great salt the centerpiece of your cooking at home. We demand quality in our meals, and natural, hand-made salts are the most basic and essential way to make those ingredients shine. Mark Bitterman is THE salt expert and award-winning author. In this book he makes this simple truth abundantly clear with over 60 inspiring recipes such as: Colorado Beef Burger with Mesquite Smoked Salt, and Chilies, Truffle Salt Smashed Roasted Potatoes, Salted Latte Ice Cream with Lemon Espresso Drizzle. The introduction explores why craft salt is different from iodized salt, kosher salt, and even industrially manufactured sea salt in regard to flavor, nutrition, and sustainability. The many varieties of gourmet salts available today are broken into 7 families (fleur de sel, sel gris, flake salt, traditional salt, shio, rock salt, smoked and infused salts), with helpful charts that make finding the right salt for the right food convenient and easy. The modern, but down-to-earth recipes are organized into practical chapters: Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Eggs and Dairy, Vegetables and Fruits, Sweets, and Drinks and Cocktails. Beyond the recipes, the tips, techniques, and suggestions will help you elevate your tried and true favorite dishes by now using the correct type of salt. Craft salts are not a fad, they are the heart and soul of our food culture today.

Bitterman s Field Guide to Bitters Amari

Author: Mark Bitterman
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449474608
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Hundreds of cocktail bitters are on the market, and millions are turning to them to add punch, pizzazz, and complexity to their cocktails and even their cooking. But the storm of exciting brands and flavors has even the savviest bartenders puzzled over their personalities and best uses. Bitterman's Field Guide to Bitters and Amari is the handbook that decodes today’s burgeoning selection of bitters, along with their kindred spirits amari and shrubs, complete with 190 photographs. The introduction includes everything you need to know to understand what bitters and amari are and how to use them. recipes for making essential and inventive bitters at home. The next section offers 123 recipes for making essential bitters at home, mixing, and cooking bitters, from a Burnt Grapefruit Gimlet to a Martini Julep, from Bittered Bittersweet Chocolate Torte to BBQ Pork Ribs with Bittersweet BBQ Sauce. Bitterman's Field Guide to Bitters and Amari cracks open the full potential of bitters, inspiring and empowering people to try them. The final section includes a comprehensive field guide to the wide world of the more than 500 great bitters and 50 amari available today. Complete with tasting notes, profiles of important makers and brand photography, the guide gives everyone from pro bartenders to home cooks a solid foundation for buying and using bitters.

Salt Block Grilling

Author: Mark Bitterman
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449485987
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Everyone who loves the excitement and pleasure of discovering new cooking techniques will enjoy this guide to grilling and entertaining with salt blocks. The introduction is your salt block owner’s manual, with everything you need to know to purchase, use, and maintain salt blocks with confidence. The six chapters that follow are divided into over 70 recipes organized by key ingredients: Meat, Seafood, Poultry, Vegetables and Fruit, Dairy, and Doughs. You’ll find recipes for Salt Seared Smoked Pork Belly, Lamb Satay with Mint Chutney and Spicy Peanut Crumble, Salt Seared Tuna Nicoise Salad, Hot Salted Edamame with Sesame, Shiso, and Szechuan Pepper, and Salty, Smoky Walnut-Chocolate Chunk Cookies. Bitterman is the foremost salt block expert and one of the largest importers and retail distributors of salt blocks.The precious pink mineral mined from ancient hills in Pakistan’s Punjab province has arrived on the American cooking scene as an exciting and enticing new form of grilling. Himalayan salt blocks are available at specialty retail stores around the world and the market is growing.

Salt

Author: Valerie Aikman-Smith
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781845979119
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Introduces you to all kinds of salts, from French fleur de sel to smoked salt. Be amazed as the flavours mingle in your mouth. Hot, salty, delicious and moorish, the recipes in this book will have you reaching for the salt shaker again and again.

The Spice Merchant s Daughter

Author: Christina Arokiasamy
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 0307396282
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A definitive guide to creatively blending and cooking with spices explains how to combine and use spices in both traditional and innovative ways and offers a tantalizing blend of one hundred recipes inspired by Southeast Asian cuisine that includes such dishes as Lemon Pepper Wings, Spicy Beef Salad, and Cardamom Butter Rice with Sultanas. 20,000 first printing.

Where Flavor Was Born

Author: Andreas Viestad
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811849654
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An exotic array of nearly one hundred recipes reflects the finest cuisine to be found along the legendary spice route, from Zanzibar, to India, to Bali, captures the culinary traditions of each region along the way, and offers a glossary of spices, source list, and lush full-color photography. 17,500 first printing.

Fat

Author: Jennifer McLagan
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 1580089356
Format: PDF, Docs
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Duck fat. Caul fat. Leaf lard. Bacon. Ghee. Suet. Schmaltz. Cracklings. Jennifer McLagan knows and loves cooking fat, and youll remember that you do too once you get a taste of her lusty, food-positive writing and sophisticated comfort-food recipes. Dive into more than 100 sweet and savory recipes using butter, pork fat, poultry fat, beef fat, and lamb fat, including Slow Roasted Pork Belly with Fennel and Rosemary, Risotto Milanese, Duck Rillettes, Bone Marrow Crostini, and Choux Paste Beignets. Scores of sidebars on the cultural, historical, and scientific facets of culinary fats as well as sumptuous food photos throughout make for a plump, juicy, satisfying read for food lovers.