The Modern Preserver

The Modern Preserver : A mindful cookbook packed with seasonal appeal

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From chutney to kimchi, from jam to gin - discover over 130 recipes for timeless preserves with a fresh modern flavour and seasonal appeal!

Preserving is an ancient technique, one that speaks to a modern sensibility. Putting you in step with the seasons, you can use up leftovers and rediscover a timeless kitchen craftsmanship - the aspiration of all thoughtful modern cooks. With The Modern Preserver, you can master this mindful approach to the kitchen as you head into the new year.

A passionate self-taught preserver, Kylee Newton takes you through every aspect of preserving: from classic chutneys and jams, through pickles and fermentation, to cordials and compotes. Here, she includes both simple recipes and immersive projects, and her recipes make stylish gifts and reassuringly natural homemade treats.

The Modern Preserver's beauty lies in wedding age-old methods with a contemporary take. Newton introduces fresh flavour pairings like Raspberry and Rose Jam and Carrot and Citrus Chutney, and her ideas come from across the world in the form of Kimchi and Japanese Pickled Ginger.

Let The Modern Preserver show you the value in a thoughtful, healthy approach to the kitchen.

'Jam making gets chic... A domestic dream of a book.' Grazia
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 188 x 255 x 30mm | 1,135g
  • Square Peg
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0224101161
  • 9780224101165
  • 31,013

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Newton has brought the art of preserving bang up to date… This book is for anyone who wants to dabble in home preserves.
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Newton has brought the art of preserving bang up to date... This book is for anyone who wants to dabble in home preserves. * Sunday Times * Packed with intriguing flavour combinations..., classic recipes, including passion fruit curd, and on-trend preserves such as kimchi * BBC Good Food Magazine * Newton details the craft involved and the equipment needed with pith and understated elegance * Guardian * This is a fabulous and well planned book celebrating the timeless art of preserving, updating some oldies and introducing exciting new ideas, whether it be kimchi, orange or vanilla marmalade, or tamarillo chutney. It's a new favourite in my kitchen -- Peter Gordon The perfect way to enjoy seasonal produce over the winter months to come * Waitrose Food *
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About Kylee Newton

Kylee Newton grew up in New Zealand and now lives in London. She has turned her hand to a variety of creative jobs from assisting photographer Wolfgang Tillmans to floristry. She began making preserves seven years ago to give as homemade Christmas presents. This was the start of an enduring passion for preserving. She sells her preserves each week at London's Broadway and Peckham markets and constantly tests new recipes and flavours.
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