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4 hours ago, heidih said:

Just pulled trigger on South by Sean Brock after listening to his interviews on Serious Eats  https://www.amazon.com/South-Essential-Recipes-New-Explorations/dp/1579657168

 

Oddly, I just bought the dead tree edition after finding it at 50 percent off at the local Barnes and Noble. I've paged through but mostly to look at some of the titles of recipes.


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14 minutes ago, kayb said:

 

Oddly, I just bought the dead tree edition after finding it at 50 percent off at the local Barnes and Noble. I've paged through but mostly to look at some of the titles of recipes.

 

Thoughts? It sounded like a book with narrative which is my preference. 

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15 hours ago, heidih said:

 

Thoughts? It sounded like a book with narrative which is my preference. 

Just returned my copy to the library.  I didn't copy any recipes out so it was a reading cookbook for me not a cooking cookbook.  You will be happy as there is quite a bit of narrative.

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Read through probably half of it this morning. I like it, and it was worth the price. No really earthshaking recipes, and I wish he wasn't so brand-centric (Is Anson Mills rice THAT much different from Riceland?). Lot of emphasis on ramps, so I'm glad I learned the cocktail onion + scallion greens sub for that. I particularly liked the preserving and fermenting sections. Several in there I'll be trying this spring/summer.

 

Yes, lots of narrative. And great photographs.

 

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My lovely sister got me these for my birthday. Dishoom is a kind of deep reverie on Bombay life and history through cafe and restaurant food. Rick Stein's book is a more straightforward travel cookbook. His recipes work solidly, but it's his passion and humour that keep me coming back for more.

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