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An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient with Recipes

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Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient with Recipes by Jennifer McLagan
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For all of history, minus the last thirty years, fat has been at the centre of human diets and cultures. McLagan sets out with equal parts passion, scholarship and appetite to win us back to a healthy relationship with animal fats. She achieves this through enlightening us with the many ways fat is indispensable to our health and by demonstrating, through a range of delicious recipes, how fat is fundamental to the flavour of our food. Observing that we may now know everything about olive oil, we may not know what to do with lard or bone marrow, McLagan offers extensive guidance on sourcing, rendering, flavouring, using and storing animal fats, whether bacon, schmaltz or suet. Stories, lore, quotations and tips round out this rich and unapologetic celebration of food at its very best. The book is divided into sections by type of fat - Butter (worth it), Pork Fat (the king), Poultry Fat (versatile and good for you), Beef and Lamb Fats (overlooked but tasty)- and each chapter opens with a comprehensive description of the history, the types and the uses of each type of fat followed by a range of fabulous recipes. Jennifer McLagan is a chef and a much sought -after food stylist and writer who has worked around the world, including Paris, London and Australia. Her first book Bones (2005) was widely acclaimed and won the James Beard award for single subject food writing. She is a regular contributor to Fine Cooking and Food & Drink. She currently lives in Toronto with her husband.

Author Biography

Jennifer McLagan is a chef and writer who has lived in Toronto, London and Paris as well as her native Australia. Her previous books Bones (2005) and Fat (2007) and Odd Bits (2011) were both widely acclaimed and each won James Beard and IACP awards. Jennifer is a regular contributor to Fine Cooking and Food & Drink. She has lived in Toronto for more than thirty years with her sculptor husband, Haralds Gaikis, with whom she escapes to Paris as often as possible. On both sides of the Atlantic, Jennifer maintains friendly relationships with her butchers, who put aside their best fat, and odd bits for her.
Release date NZ
March 25th, 2009
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
35 colour photos
Imprint
Jacqui Small LLP
Pages
232
ISBN-13
9781906417277
Product ID
2970326

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