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First published in 1970, the ultimate preserving bible, and the book that Nigella Lawson turns to for jam recipesÿIn this small encyclopaedia, Wood distills the immense knowledge of earlier generations into a pantry-full of simple, foolproof recipes that will give endless delight both to make and to savor. With guidelines on equipment and preparation, useful hints on cooking, and important tips to remember, this A-Z of recipes is an essential book for everyone from the experienced jam-maker to new cooks making preserves for the first time. Classic recipes such as Mint Jelly, Lemon Curd, Pumpkin Jam, and Seville Orange Marmalade are all here, as well as more unusual combinations and ideas for preserving fruits, herbs, and vegetables. This unique and comprehensive recipe book revives the art of jam, jelly, pickle, and chutney making, and celebrates the joys of transforming a surfeit of anything-from apples to whortleberries-into jars full of sweetness. Includes dual measures.
"In this age of instant foods, it is with pride that country women like to preserve as much as they can. Beryl Wood's book is full of good commonsense tips and recipes." * Western Press * "Written in clear, sensible style with hints and advice helpful to both experienced and novice cooks." * Country Standard * "This book tells you how to enjoy a good, old-fashioned bout of bottling. It's a small encyclopedia that proves that practically anything can be turned into a tasty addition to the cook's store cupboard." * Newcastle Chronicle *
ISBN: 9780224086738 ISBN-10: 0224086731 Series: Square Peg Cookery Classics Audience:
Number Of Pages: 224 Published: 18th August 2011 Publisher: Vintage Publishing Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 13.8 x 19.8
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1