By Elisabeth Luard

Peasant cookery is the basis on which all next delicacies relies. A wealthy oral culture, handed down via generations, the peasant kitchen bargains fit, genuine meals - the antithesis of fast-food catering - and is as suitable now because it used to be centuries ago.

In this notable e-book, Elisabeth Luard units out to list the foundations of ecu cookery and to rediscover what has been misplaced in over-refinement. The recipes come from twenty-five nations, starting from eire within the west to Romania within the east, Iceland within the north to Turkey within the south. it's an immense compendium which covers greens dishes, Potato dishes, Beans, Lentils, Polenta and Cornmeal, Rice, Pasta and Noodles, Eggs, Milk and Cheeses, Fish, fowl, Small video game, beef, Shepherd's Meats, pork, Breads and Yeast Pastries, candy Dishes, Herbs, Mushrooms and Fungi, Oils, and Preserves.

Written with the scrupulous awareness to element and authenticity that's the hallmark of Elisabeth Luard's cookery writing, the recipes are peppered with hundreds and hundreds of interesting anecdotes and little recognized proof approximately neighborhood background and folklore.

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