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    DescriptionFor anyone who ever picked up a strangely shapes, gnarly looking vegetable at the farmers' market and said, 'What's this?' Roots is your go-to guide to the veggies found underground. This comprehensive cookbook reveals the underworld of roots, from the familiar (beetroot, carrots, potatoes) to the unfamiliar (jicama, salsify, yucca) to the practically unheard of (cassava, galangal, crosnes). Discover the fascinating history and lore of each one, their nutritional content, how to buy and store them and, the best part, more than 250 recipes that bring out their best flavours. Start simply with easy-to-prepare Ginger Rhubard Chutney. Save it in pretty glass containers and this tangy-spicy sauce makes a great gift (or eat it yourself straight from the jar!). Explore more unusual varieties like burdock, a long, thin root with a mild flavor and pleasing crunch that makes it ideal for pickling and stir-fries. Dindin;t know turmeric was a root? Used mostly in Asian cooking, turmeric is best known for its beautiful golden colour and its welcome presence in dishes like Chaing Mai Curry Noodles. And don't forget the well-loved stand-bys like potatoes and carrots that make flavourful hearty stews and quick weeknight meals. Whether you are bringing home your new-found roots from the grocery store or your local farmers' market, these delicious, nutritious and easy on-the-wallet veggies will add a new level of taste and sophistication to your everyday cooking.


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    Title
    Roots
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Diane Morgan
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 211 mm
    Height: 257 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 1,678 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780811878371
    ISBN 10: 0811878376
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 240
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    BIC subject category V2: WBT
    BISAC V2.8: CKB041000
    DC22: 641.65
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14510
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 08
    B&T Approval Code: A97406044
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CKB071000, CKB085000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 641.6/51
    DC23: 641.651
    LC classification: TX801 .M675 2012
    Thema V1.0: GBC, WBT
    Publisher
    CHRONICLE BOOKS
    Imprint name
    CHRONICLE BOOKS
    Publication date
    26 September 2012
    Publication City/Country
    California
    Author Information
    Diane Morgan is an award-winning cookbook author, freelance food writer, culinary instructor and restaurant consultant. She is the author of fourteen cookbooks, including, Skinny Dips, Salmon and Delicious Dips.
    Review quote
    Winner, IACP Cookbook Award 2013 - Single SubjectWinner, James Beard Foundation Cookbook Award 2013 - Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian