With sections on vegetables, spices, herbs, berries, fruit, meat, fish, seafood, eggs and seasonal baking, this is the ultimate guide to Scandinavian cooking. It includes 100 essential ingredients and 250 recipes selected by Camilla Plum, an authority on the distinctive produce of Scandinavia, and celebrates the varied cooking methods used to make the most of Nordic ingredients, from salting and jamming to eating fresh from the wild.
From crayfish to lingonberries, by way of venison and rye bread, the information and recipes in this book give you a fascinating insight into the Scandinavian kitchen and offers a truly fascinating insight into the food culture and philosophy of Northern Europe.
About the Author
Camilla Plum lives at Fuglebjerggaard, north of Copenhagen, on a diverse organic farm and gardens, with all the produce being sold through the farm shop. Camilla not only manages the kitchen, the shop and the gardens, she also writes cookbooks and articles for magazines and newspapers and has appeared on her own TV programmes in Denmark.
‘‘Camilla Plum is comparable to our own Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall in the vigorous, passionate way she writes about food and her garden.’ – Dan Lepard, Guardian Weekend
‘Cook Scandinavian is the best on the subject, full of unexpected pleasures.’ – Diana Henry