Local food traditions can blossom into regional cuisines and offer tastes and memories that last a lifetime. These traditions bring families together and define a local culture. With some smart selections, these foods, made with fresh, local ingredients, can also improve your health and the health of your family. What most people don't know? The foods from your local market are an incredible bargain.
Chef Charles Mattocks, a native of Jamaica, now based in western Florida, combines his flair for using fresh, locally grown foods with his engaging presentation to offer a budget-friendly taste of what your local farmer's market can bring to your family. Diagnosed recently with type 2 diabetes, Chef Mattocks offers tips on creating and maintaining the perfect pantry, how to find the fresh foods you need at your local farmer's market, and, most important of all, how to prepare and serve delicious foods that won't break the bank.
The Budget-Friendly Fresh and Local Diabetes Cookbook is the perfect collection for those who want to improve their health and take advantage of local and sustainable foods, but don't want to spend a fortune. With a little strategy and the right ingredients, a local market can be a health-conscious budget shopper's best friend. Chef Charles Mattocks can show you how.
Number Of Pages: 166
Published: 3rd June 2014
Publisher: AMER DIABETES ASSN
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 20.07 x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.39