The Pleasures of Slow Food: Celebrating Authentic Traditions, Flavors, and Recipes

By: Kummer, Corby

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In a world increasingly dominated by fast food, "The Pleasures of Slow Food" celebrates heritage recipes, artisan traditions, and the rapid evolution of a movement to make good food a part of everyday life. Slow Food is defined by how its made: if its allowed to ripen before its harvested, prepared by hand and enjoyed among friends, its Slow Food. Its a philosophy, a way to farm, a way to cook...a way to live. Its also the name of a 65,000-strong international movement, numbering among its members some of the most distinguished names in the food world. "The Pleasures of Slow Food" showcases over 60 recipes from the worlds most innovative chefs for dishes that feature local handmade ingredients and traditional cooking methods. Premier food writer Corby Kummer also profiles Slow Foods luminaries, such as Italian cheese maker Roberto Rubino and Canadian Karl Kaiser, who makes sweet ice-wine. Pairing fantastic recipes with engaging stories, "The Pleasures of Slow Food" brings the best of the food world to the kitchen table.

Title: The Pleasures of Slow Food: Celebrating Authentic Traditions, Flavors, and Recipes

Author Name: Kummer, Corby

Categories: Food, recipes, Cookbooks,

Publisher: San Francisco, California, U.S.A., Chronicle Books Llc: 2002

ISBN Number: 0811833798

ISBN Number 13: 9780811833790

Binding: Hardcover with dust Jacket

Book Condition: Fine - New

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 005290

Description: Preface by Carolo Petrini, foreword by Eric Schlosser. Remainder mark.

Keywords: COOKERY COOKING Slow Food,