The Ancestral Table: Traditional Recipes for a Paleo Lifestyle

The Ancestral Table: Traditional Recipes for a Paleo Lifestyle

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by Russ Crandall
     
 

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Critically-acclaimed food blogger Russ Crandall presents over 100 classic and traditional recipes for a gluten-free, whole foods lifestyle. Beautifully photographed and tirelessly researched, "The Ancestral Table" will provide you with the tools to approach cuisine in a way that is healthful without sacrificing taste.

In "The Ancestral Table", home chef and

Overview

Critically-acclaimed food blogger Russ Crandall presents over 100 classic and traditional recipes for a gluten-free, whole foods lifestyle. Beautifully photographed and tirelessly researched, "The Ancestral Table" will provide you with the tools to approach cuisine in a way that is healthful without sacrificing taste.

In "The Ancestral Table", home chef and blogger Russ Crandall (who blogs at The Domestic Man) combs through the pages of history and refines a selection of beloved traditional recipes, redeveloping them to complement an ancestral lifestyle. This stunning cookbook features more than 100 recipes that will help experienced and budding chefs alike create classic, familiar, and overwhelmingly delicious feasts.

Humans have been cooking for thousands of years, taking small steps and great leaps in the culinary arts. In his book, Crandall delivers time-tested recipes that incorporate wholesome, rewarding, nutrient-rich ingredients. He demystifies daunting techniques and provides unexpected preparations for a number of familiar foods.

Inside, you'll find American and international classics such as:
- Chicken-Fried Steak to rival Grandma's recipe;
- timeless French Onion Soup;
- Bi Bim Bap with authentic, hassle-free Kimchi;
- an incomparable Teriyaki Sauce; and
- fragrant, satisfying Butter Chicken.

Perfectly crafted and masterfully researched, "The Ancestral Table" is a contemporary take on Paleo eating that is equally at home on your kitchen counter, in your book bag, or on your nightstand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148155027
Publisher:
Victory Belt Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
02/08/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
805,013
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Russ Crandall is the talented home chef behind The Domestic Man, a leading food blog in the Paleo, gluten-free, and whole foods communities. In his 20s he suffered a number of life-threatening illnesses, was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune condition--and was sent home with a lifetime's worth of medications. Disenchanted with modern medicine, Russ started searching for his own answers and quickly discovered that eating a gluten-free, nutrient-rich diet instantly alleviated most of the medical issues that had plagued him for years.

Taking cues from his undergraduate studies in history and his travels around the world, Russ quickly discovered that traditional dishes--those that people ate just a few generations ago--inherently embody healthy principles because they were created at a time before processed foods existed. During the day he serves as a Russian translator in the U.S. Navy, and in the evening he can be found tinkering in the kitchen. He and his family live in Baltimore but consider Hawaii home.

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The Ancestral Table: Traditional Recipes for a Paleo Lifestyle 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
AWESOME!!! Easy to read & understand, and won't make you run out to get a bunch of stuff that you may not have in your pantry! Gorgeous pictures also....wish it was a,"scratch & sniff", book!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not your typical Paleo cookbook.  Loaded with good food prepared from easy to find or already on-hand ingredients.  
c_phoebus More than 1 year ago
I have made several recipes from this book during the few weeks I have owned it. I have learned a lot and loved everything I have made. This book makes it easy to stick to my "perfect health diet" and enjoy every minute of it. I would recommend this book to EVERYONE who likes to cook!