A Girl and Her Greens: Hearty Meals from the Garden

A Girl and Her Greens: Hearty Meals from the Garden

by April Bloomfield, JJ Goode EdD.

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Overview

From the chef, restaurant owner, and author of the critically lauded A Girl and Her Pig comes a beautiful, full-color cookbook that offers tantalizing seasonal recipes for a wide variety of vegetables, from summer standbys such as zucchini to earthy novelties like sunchokes.

A Girl and Her Greens reflects the lighter side of the renowned chef whose name is nearly synonymous with nose-to-tail eating. In recipes such as Pot-Roasted Romanesco Broccoli, Onions with Sage Pesto, and Carrots with Spices, Yogurt, and Orange Blossom Water, April Bloomfield demonstrates the basic principle of her method: that unforgettable food comes out of simple, honest ingredients, an attention to detail, and a love for the sensual pleasures of cooking and eating.

Written in her appealing, down-to-earth style, A Girl and Her Greens features beautiful color photography, lively illustrations, and insightful sidebars and tips on her techniques, as well as charming narratives that reveal her sources of inspiration.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062225887
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/21/2015
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 607,638
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

April Bloomfield is the executive chef and co-owner of the Michelin- starred The Spotted Pig, The Breslin, The John Dory, Tosca, and Salvation Taco restaurants. She won the 2014 James Beard Award for Best Chef in New York and was nominated for an Emmy for cohosting the second season of the PBS show Mind of a Chef. A native of Birmingham, England, she lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction 1

Put a spring in your step 19

The humble potato 51

Top to tail 65

Satisfying salads 79

Summer, lovely summer 99

Vegetable pastas, polenta, pastries, and friends 125

A little beast goes a long way 165

Chilly weather treats 179

Vegetables and cream (a love affair) 203

Three vegetable juices 217

Sauces, dressings, pickles, and friends 223

Index 251

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