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The Acorn House Cookbook
     

The Acorn House Cookbook

by Arthur Potts Dawson, Jamie Oliver (Foreword by)
 
CombiningÂgreat food with environmental principles,Âgrowing and shoppingÂtipsÂwithÂa taste of the good life, THE ACORN HOUSE COOKBOOK is a must for thoseÂwho love cooking and care about the planet.Â

British householdsÂdump just under a third of all the food they buy - more than 15p of each £1 spent on food

Overview

CombiningÂgreat food with environmental principles,Âgrowing and shoppingÂtipsÂwithÂa taste of the good life, THE ACORN HOUSE COOKBOOK is a must for thoseÂwho love cooking and care about the planet.Â

British householdsÂdump just under a third of all the food they buy - more than 15p of each £1 spent on food is wasted. Furthermore, about one-fifth of our carbon emissions are related to the production, processing, transport and storage of food.

Arthur Potts Dawson is on a mission toÂchange our throwaway habits. WithÂhisÂpersonal guide to seasonal foodÂand how to cook it, award-winning recipes, and chapters on every aspect of simple, sustainable cooking - fromÂhow to source locally-grown toÂkitting outÂanÂeco-kitchen (complete with wormery)Â- the culinary revolution starts here!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
eco-cooks listen up: if you want to know what's in season and how to cook it The Acorn House Cookbook is the perfect guide.—Square Meal Magazine

The recipes are simple and delicious... It is a wonderful thing that we rediscover the joys of gardening and food cultivation.—New Statesman

[on Acorn House] 'Nowhere else is it possible to feel quite so virtuous while stuffing yourself with the finest food and drink the planet has to offer.'—ES Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340954607
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
Publication date:
06/01/2008
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.62(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.12(d)

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Meet the Author

Arthur Potts Dawson has worked with all the big names - the Roux brothers, Rowley Leigh,ÂRose Gray and Ruth Rogers. A former Head Chef at the River Cafe, he restyled Petersham Nurseries, relaunched Cecconis, and worked as executive chefÂfor Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Restaurant. He's now making a name for himself asÂexecutive chef at London'sÂaward-winningÂAcorn House Restaurant. Arthur is aÂmember of the English Slow Food Association, andÂaÂlifelongÂsupporter ofÂorganic products and local suppliers. THE ACORN HOUSE COOKBOOKÂis his first book.

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