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    Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine (Hardback) By (author) Olafur Eliasson, By (author) Christine Rudolph, By (author) René Redzepi, By (photographer) Ditte Isager

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    DescriptionRene Redzepi has been widely credited with re-inventing Nordic cuisine. His Copenhagen restaurant, Noma, was recognized as the best in the world by the San Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurant awards in 2010 and received the unique 'Chef's Choice' award at the same ceremony in 2009. Redzepi operates at the cutting edge of gourmet cuisine, combining an unrelenting creativity and a remarkable level of craftsmanship with an inimitable and innate knowledge of the produce of his Nordic terroir. At Noma, which Redzepi created from a derelict eighteenth-century warehouse in 2003 after previously working at both elBulli and The French Laundry, diners are served exquisite concoctions, such as 'Newly-Ploughed Potato Field' or 'The snowman from Jukkasjarvi', all painstakingly constructed to express their amazing array of Nordic ingredients. Redzepi's fascination with giving his diners a real taste of their food's environment extends to serving dishes on pebbles found in the same fields as his produce. His search for ingredients involves foraging amongst local fields for wild produce, sourcing horse-mussels from the Faroe Islands and the purest possible water from Greenland. Redzepi has heightened the culinary philosophy of seasonally and regionally sourced sustainable ingredients to an exquisite level, and in doing so has created an utterly delicious cuisine. Noma is an unprecedented opportunity to learn about Redzepi and Noma's history and philosophy, the sourcing of ingredients, the experimentation behind the dishes and the cultural significance of dining at Noma. Accompanying this insight into Redzepi's world will be over 90 of Redzepi's recipes, by far the most comprehensive collection ever published. The book will also feature a series of specially commissioned photographs, illustrating the food and atmosphere of Noma, as well as the Nordic environment that lies at the heart of Redzepi's cuisine.

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    Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Olafur Eliasson, By (author) Christine Rudolph, By (author) René Redzepi, By (photographer) Ditte Isager
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 256 mm
    Height: 292 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 2,182 g
    ISBN 13: 9780714859033
    ISBN 10: 0714859036

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.1
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 240
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    BIC subject category V2: WBN
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET190
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SCANDN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14550
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T Approval Code: A97406015
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: W1, H6
    DC22: 641.5948
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    BISAC V2.8: CKB074000
    Libri: EURO1024, KOCH3040
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    Libri: KOPE3000
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    LC classification: TX722.A1 R43 2010
    Thema V1.0: WBN
    Illustrations note
    200 colour illustrations
    Phaidon Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Phaidon Press Ltd
    Publication date
    16 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Rene Redzepi is head chef and owner of Noma restaurant in Copenhagen, where he creates his inventive take on Nordic cuisine with a distinctive emphasis on regional specialities. He is widely recognized as one of the world's most influential chefs.
    Review quote
    'one of the most idiosyncratic food books ... jaw-dropping photography ... mouth-watering.' The Independent on Sunday 'a vast, beautiful, intensely reflective and philosophical tome full of recipes' The Times Saturday magazine 'Part man, part mushroom, all genius, Mr Redzepi is a true original.' The Independent 'Noma is the most important cookbook of the year.' The Wall Street Journal 'Noma is an international sensation.' The New York Times 'The most innovative and beautiful cookbook of the year.' Washington Post
    Table of contents
    The book will consist of a foreword by the Danish artist Olafur Eliasson, an introduction by food journalist Rune Skyum-Nielsen, over 90 of Rene Redzepi's recipes and descriptions of the suppliers of Noma's produce and the methods of obtaining them.