The Deerholme Mushroom Book: From Foraging to Feasting

February 18, 2014|
The Deerholme Mushroom Book: From Foraging to Feasting by Bill Jones
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“Thorough and intense . . . A fully referenced field guide [for foraging mushrooms] and a collection of utterly delicious recipes, it’s destined to be a classic.” —Anita Stewart, Founder of Cuisine Canada

Shortlisted for a 2014 Taste Canada Award, this comprehensive cookbook and expert guide will expand your culinary knowledge of wild and cultivated mushrooms.

Foraging for mushrooms is a seasonal pursuit that can be done in large groups or in peaceful solitude. Spring brings the promise of morels, late summer bears the first chanterelles, and autumn welcomes an explosion of mushrooms. In this illuminating handbook on all things fungi, Bill Jones, an acknowledged expert in the field of wild foods, explains in great detail how to safely forage for mushrooms, what to look for in markets and grocery stores, and how to effectively grow your own.

But what do you do with your bounty once you arrive back at home? Jones, also a celebrated chef, presents more than 120 delicious recipes for basic pantry preparations, soups, salads, meats, seafood, and vegetable dishes such as Truffle Potato Croquettes; Mushroom Pate; Porcini Naan; Semolina Mushroom Cake; Beef Tenderloin and Oyster Mushroom Carpaccio; Curried Mushroom and Coconut Bisque. With The Deerholme Mushroom Book, the essential guide to edible mushrooms, you'll gain insight into the medicinal and cultural uses of mushrooms, and reap the health benefits of simple, unprocessed food.

Bill Jones is a renowned, French-trained chef based on Deerholme Farm in the Cowichan Valley, British Columbia. He is the author of ten cookbooks and winner of two world cookbook awards. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Saveur, and Harrowsmith. An acknowledged expert...
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Title:The Deerholme Mushroom Book: From Foraging to Feasting
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:264 pages, 9 X 7.5 X 0.88 in
Shipping dimensions:264 pages, 9 X 7.5 X 0.88 in
Published:February 18, 2014
Publisher:TouchWood Editions
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771510035

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