The Vegetable Butcher
By Cara Mangini
2016 • Workman
Winner, IACP Cookbook Awards for Single Subject and People's Choice. The craft of butchery meets the pleasure of garden-fresh vegetables in this A-to-Z veggie primer packed with how-to prep info (with step-by-step photos) and more than 150 modern, exciting recipes featuring vegetables at the center of the plate.
Winner, IACP Cookbook Awards for Single Subject and People's Choice.
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.
Tags: Books, techniques, vegetables, vegetarian