The Urban Forager is a cookbook, guide, and irresistible invitation to both the novice and adventurous food lover to explore the rich, diverse culinary cultures of Los Angeles' eastside. Food makers representing the eastside's diverse traditions share beloved recipes, ingredients, innovations, and neighborhood resources. It's a hands-on, stunningly photographed collection of inspiring recipes, profiles, and references for both novice and adventurous home cooks, as well as the culinarily curious. Includes profiles of and recipes by such acclaimed cooks as Minh Phan (porridge + puffs), Sumi Chang, and Mario Rodriguez, as well as Elisa Callow's wise, clear kitchen advice and foolproof recipes for delicious everyday dishes.
|Publisher:||Prospect Park Books|
|Product dimensions:||7.80(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Author Elisa Callow shares her recipes and food discoveries on her blog, The Urban Forager, www.theurbanforager.co. She is a well-known arts-nonprofit consultant in Los Angeles.
Photographer Ann Elliott Cutting is on the photography faculty of ArtCenter College of Design. She is also a ceramicist and, to really round things out, a molecular biologist who has worked at Caltech.
Table of Contents
With Gratitude to My Family and Community
Thanks to Family and Friends for Their Contributions to This Cookbook
An Appeal for Planning
What to Keep on Hand
The Search for Great Ingredients
Experience Equals Wisdom: the Why and the How of the What
Relishes, Jams and Jellies
Breakfast and Brunch Dishes
Soups Many Ways, All Healthy
Pasta, Rice, Legumes and One-Dish Meals
Vegetables with Taste
Seafood and Meats
Our Favorite Recipes from the Expertsa List