Salt: Cooking with the World's Favorite Seasoning

Salt: Cooking with the World's Favorite Seasoning

by Valerie Aikman-Smith
     
 

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Salt in all its forms is a hot culinary trend. It enhances any savory dish and makes the taste buds sing. In this beautiful book, top cook and food stylist Valerie Aikman-Smith introduces you to all kinds of salts, from Hawaiian Red Alaea Salt to Jurassic Salt. Her Appetizers include tasty Olive Suppli, Gazpacho with Smoked Salted Croutons, and fun Popcorn with Chili…  See more details below

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Salt in all its forms is a hot culinary trend. It enhances any savory dish and makes the taste buds sing. In this beautiful book, top cook and food stylist Valerie Aikman-Smith introduces you to all kinds of salts, from Hawaiian Red Alaea Salt to Jurassic Salt. Her Appetizers include tasty Olive Suppli, Gazpacho with Smoked Salted Croutons, and fun Popcorn with Chili Salt. In Entrees, you'll find the classic salt-crust method with new twists, such as indian-spiced Lamb in a Salt Crust, or how about Spicy Pork Satay with Roast Salted Peanut Sauce, or a refreshing Peach Caprese with Curry Salt? In Sides and Breads you'll discover tempting flatbreads and pretzel bites, and you'll be captivated by Valerie's Drinks and Sweets. How about a Black Olive Martini or Bloody Mary with Celery Salt, or a Chocolate Chip Cookie with Sea Salt? Be amazed as the flavors mingle in your mouth. Finally, a chapter of Rubs, Butters, and Brines offers you dozens of versatile ways to jazz up grilled meat or fish, vegetable crudites or potato chips, or use them with your own recipes. Once you've tried Valerie's stunning recipes you will never look at salt in the same way again.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845979126
Publisher:
Ryland Peters & Small
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
627,740
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Valerie Aikman-Smith is a food stylist and writer based in Los Angeles. She trained in her native Scotland and started her career cooking, including working with Alice Waters at the legendary Chez Panisse in Berkeley. Valerie then turned to food styling for film, television, commercials, and print. Her work has been featured in magazines including Bon Appetit, Sunset, More, and Vogue, among other publications, on TV in "Everyday Italian" with Giada De Laurentiis, and in the movies "Titanic" and "Ocean's Eleven."

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