Broth: Nature's cure-all for health and nutrition, with delicious recipes for broths, soups, stews and risottos

Broth: Nature's cure-all for health and nutrition, with delicious recipes for broths, soups, stews and risottos


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Nourishing, restorative and comforting, bone broth is the concentrated meaty elixir with a clear, bright, essential flavour. It's a pick-me-up with curative powers that you can drink on the hoof and is good to go. And it combines the magic of prehistoric times with the scientifically proven nutritional benefits of our modern age — it transcends cultures, generations and centuries. Whether you call it broth, bouillon or brodo, it's good for your health, your gut, your immune system, your bones, joints and skin, and is a simple route to enjoying optimum health and wellbeing.

This innovative book explains why bone broth is so healthy and nutritious and how you can harness its essential goodness in your everyday diet. The delicious recipes can be used by people who are detoxing or following the Paleo Diet as well as the 5:2 Diet (especially on fasting days). All the broths, soups and stews featured are easy to prepare and do not require any specialist skills, making them accessible and user-friendly for even the most basic and inexperienced cook.

With over 100 recipes for soups, stews and casseroles, risottos and sauces, each with a health-giving broth at its core, this is an essential guide to harnessing the curative powers of broth and improving your digestive health.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781911127178
Publisher: Jacqui Small LLP
Publication date: 12/15/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Vicki Edgson has six books to her name, developed Food and has also appeared on television programmes including Fat Nation and The Diet Doctors.

HEATHER THOMAS is a food writer, editor and author of several best-selling cookery books, including The New Vegetarian Cookbook with the Vegetarian Society. Her latest book (published in January 2015 by Pavilion is Quick & Easy Low Calorie Cookbook, featuring 100, 200 and 300kcals recipes, which takes the guesswork and arithmetic out of calorie counting. She has also written books on nutrition, diet, pregnancy, health and fitness. She has worked with many top chefs, slimming companies (Weight Watchers, Slimming World and Rosemary Conley Diet Clubs) and women's health organizations and charities, and has contributed to health and food magazines in the UK and the United States where she used to live. She now splits her time between London and Athens.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

From broth to brodo 8

Make broth your herbal medicine 10

The health benefits of broth 12

The essential broths 16

Classic beef bone broth 18

Rich marrow bone broth 22

Ham hock broth 26

Light chicken broth 30

Dark rich chicken broth 34

Game broth 38

White fish bone broth 42

Shellfish broth 46

Vegetable top and tall broth 50

Allium broth 54

Soups 58

Stews, sautés and casseroles 90

Rice and grains 132

Sauces 164

Index 174

Acknowledgements 176

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