Charcuterie: Slow Down, Salt, Dry and Cure (Paperback)

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From Scratch: Charcuterie is an accessible handbook that features all the recipes and techniques you need to know to cure and preserve meat from scratch. Preserving and curing at home is easier than you think, and this book explains how. Covering the basics, Tim Hayward takes the home cook from the principles of charcuterie and the importance of salinity, temperature, humidity and time through all the classic techniques of curing and salting, drying and preserving. With clear step-by-step instructions and photography, explanations of what works and why, and foolproof recipes, you'll learn how to make everything from Pâté to Pastrami, Smoking Bacon to Salt Beef, Corned Beef to Confit Duck and more. Packed with useful, accessible information and focusing on back-to-basics skills, the From Scratch series is designed to inspire you to slow down and create. Titles include: Sourdough, Brew, Ferment.

About the Author

Tim Hayward is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. He is restaurant reviewer for the Financial Times and a panelist on on BBC Radio 4's The Kitchen Cabinet. He has written and presented a series of multi-part radio documentaries for the BBC, including "What If We Stopped Buying Stuff And Started Making It?" (2019) and "The Gut Instinct – a social history of bowels" (2018). He won the Guild of Food Writers "Food Journalist of the Year" in 2014 and 2015, top Restaurant Reviewer of 2017 and 2019, and was the Fortnum and Mason Food Writer of the Year for 2014. Tim is co-owner of Fitzbillies, a cafe and bakery in Cambridge. He is the author of Food D.I.Y. (2013), The DIY Cook (2015), Knife (2016), The Modern Kitchen (2017), Fitzbillies (2019) and Loaf Story (2020).

Praise For…

"He walks readers through fundamental techniques-curing, salting, drying-with recipes for pastrami, salami, paté, and more." -Pooja Makhijani, Publisher's Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9781787138155
ISBN-10: 1787138151
Publisher: Quadrille Publishing
Publication Date: May 10th, 2022
Pages: 176
Language: English