The Vegetable Butcher

The Vegetable Butcher

How to Select, Prep, Slice, Dice, and Masterfully Cook Vegetables From Artichokes to Zucchini

eBook - 2016
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The skills of butchery meet the world of fresh produce in this essential, inspiring guide that demystifies the world of vegetables. In step-by-step photographs, "vegetable butcher" Cara Mangini shows how to break down a butternut squash, cut a cauliflower into steaks, peel a tomato properly, chiffonade kale, turn carrots into coins and parsnips into matchsticks, and find the meaty heart of an artichoke. Additionally, more than 150 original, simple recipes put vegetables front and center, from a Kohlrabi Carpaccio to Zucchini, Sweet Corn, and Basil Penne, to a Parsnip-Ginger Layer Cake to sweeten a winter meal. It's everything you need to know to get the best out of modern, sexy, and extraordinarily delicious vegetables.
Publisher: [United States] : Workman Publishing Company : Made available through hoopla, 2016.
ISBN: 0761184260
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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Apr 06, 2017

This is a book for people who don't know how to peel a carrot. Some recipes, nothing very original. If you need such basic info, YouTube is a better resource, with complete how-to videos.

agirlnamedjo Oct 18, 2016

My goal as of lately is to use local and in season vegetables in my cooking but I often get stuck on how to prepare and cook vegetables I'm unfamiliar with. This cookbook provides simple step-by-step pictures on how to cut, prepare, and cook a wide variety of vegetables. It even informs you of what season they are available in and what pairings work best. This cookbook is a must for anyone looking to add more veggies to their meals or learn how to show locally and seasonally!

Offers all you need to know to get started selecting and preparing veggies. Even if you are an experienced cook, there are some excellent recipes scattered throughout.

JCLTraciM Jun 01, 2016

If you don't know a romanesco from a rutabaga, this is the book for you. The book covers selection, preparation, slicing, dicing and cooking.

May 17, 2016

My quest to eat better lead me to this title; it was exactly what I needed to use the wide variety of fruits & veggies available thru "world market" type grocers. If you're in the same boat, pick up your copy today, you'll be glad you did!


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Jun 16, 2016

I love looking at cookbooks and most often I just skim. This is worth a longer perusal. It's one of the most informative and useful cookbooks I've read in a long while. The illustrations and explanations are top notch. Highly recommended.


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