The New Wildcrafted Cuisine: Exploring the Exotic Gastronomy of Local Terroir (Hardcover)
"This gorgeous book will make you salivate and dream. Pascal Baudar is exploring important culinary terrain."--Sandor Ellix Katz, author of the New York Times bestseller The Art of Fermentation
The New Wildcrafted Cuisine takes incorporating wild foods into your meals to a new, palate-bending level and in the process redefines terroir as we've come to know it.
Award-winning author and "culinary alchemist" Pascal Baudar, a professional forager and wild food instructor, combines his research and in-depth knowledge of plants and landscapes with the fascinating and innovative techniques of a master food preserver.
This beautifully photographed book offers up dozens of creative, seasonal recipes and instructions for preparing a variety of preserved foods, including Pickled Acorns, White Sage-Lime Cider, Wild Kimchi Spice, Wild Mustards, Currant Capers, Infused Salts with Wild Herbs, Pine Needle Vinegar, and much more.
The New Wildcrafted Cuisine is sure to inspire both chefs and adventurous eaters to explore their own bioregions and find an astonishing array of plants and other materials that can be used in their own kitchens.
"A beautiful book, loaded with recipes and techniques."--Saveur
"Pascal's book contains some of the most unique and innovative ideas that you'll ever find for using wild flavors. Clear instructions accompany each recipe, along with striking photos of the ingredients and finished products."--Samuel Thayer, author of The Forager's Harvest
" Baudar is] perhaps the prince of wildcrafted haute cuisine: He creates visually stunning, palate-pleasing recipes using innovative cooking processes and foraged ingredients"--NPR's "The Salt"
"A gorgeously photographed collection of prose and recipes that's both survival manual and mission statement."--Los Angeles Times