Written by Alison Walker, the cooking editor of Country Living magazine, this inspiring book covers all aspects of the traditional country cook's kitchen. With time-tested recipes for everything from hearty breads and flaky pie crust to cakes, cookies, fudge, and traditional candies; fresh farmhouse-style cheese, butter, and yogurt; Organic preserves, jams, jellies, pickles, chutneys, and liqueurs. As well as a fascinating section on the arts of curing, smoking, potting, and salting fish and meats.
The techniques collected here have stood the test of time. Additional chapters cover seasonal ingredients, foraging for wild food, and collecting and using vintage tools and utensils. There is also a comprehensive section explaining basic skills as well as a chapter on ingredients. With large, detailed color photographs for every recipe.
Hardcover. 192 pages.