Roast Figs, Sugar Snow: Food to Warm the Soul

Roast Figs, Sugar Snow: Food to Warm the Soul


By (author) Diana Henry

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  • Format: Hardback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 205mm x 259mm x 19mm | 880g
  • Publication date: 7 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1845336534
  • ISBN 13: 9781845336530
  • Edition statement: Revised ed.
  • Illustrations note: 120 colour photographs
  • Sales rank: 308,562

Product description

The author has spent 5 years travelling and eating in search of the tastiest dishes from the snowiest climes, resulting in an irresistible collection of dishes from North America and Northern Europe. This re-issue of a classic and unique collection of recipes celebrates some of the world's most overlooked cuisines by using produce that can be found on our own doorsteps. There are potato and cheese dishes from Italy's skiing slopes, pastries from the coffee houses of Vienna and Budapest, and little appetizers that have been eaten at Russian celebrations since the days of the Tsar. These recipes will bring warmth to your heart as well as your home.

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Author information

Diana Henry is food columnist for The Sunday Telegraph and contributes to numerous other publications, including the Daily Telegraph and House and Garden. Her book Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons was shortlisted for the prestigious Glenfiddich awards and in 2007 she won 'Cookery Writer of the Year' at the Guild of Food Writers Awards.

Review quote

"A beguiling pot-pourri of dishes" - BBC Good Food "Henry manages to convey a contagious sense of passion for food and knowledge of food, while putting together an enticing collection of recipes" - Time Out "a glorious exploration of exotic dishes and ingredients" - House and Garden

Table of contents

Introduction; RIPE AND READY: cheese; GATHERING IN: chestnuts, hazelnuts, walnuts and pecans; EARTHLY PLEASURES: pumpkins, squash, beans and lentils; FIELD DAYS: winter vegetables; TALES FROM THE HUNT: game and wild mushrooms; THE FAT OF THE LAND: pork; OF WOOD AND SMOKE: smoked food; APPLES IN THE ATTIC: apples, pears and quinces; THE COLOUR PURPLE: plums, damsons and figs; WINTER ON YOUR TONGUE: herbs, spices and sour cream; FROM HEDGEROW AND BOG: cranberries, blackberries, sloes and rosehips; SUGAR SNOW: maple syrup; Index.