Taming the Feast: Ben Ford's Field Guide to Adventurous Cooking

Taming the Feast: Ben Ford's Field Guide to Adventurous Cooking

Ben Ford


The guide to cooking with hearth and feeding a crowd, restaurateur Ben Ford provides step by step directions with images and illustrations that you can grill, smoke, or roast the entire beast outdoors—or organize a “tamed” model of the banquet at your residence kitchen.

Cook giant. Play with hearth. Get your palms dirty.

Chef Ben Ford is understood for wowing crowds along with his hand made feasts of large proportions—a entire pig roast, paella for 80, burgers for the block. Now, in Taming the Feast, his entire advisor to outside grilling, smoking, and roasting, Ford divulges his secrets and techniques for 9 jaw-dropping feasts for the adventurous domestic prepare dinner and DIY enthusiast.

From mouthwatering Texas-style barbeque to Wood-Fired Paella, those enjoyable blueprints can be utilized to throw a celebration for the full local or an intimate dinner for 4. A culinary MacGyver, Ford additionally offers particular entire selfmade primers for making easy customized open air cookers that coax the last word taste out of salmon, pig, rabbit, burgers, bratwurst, turkey, and lamb. listed here are easy-to-follow step by step directions, drawings, and timelines for developing a baking barrel, cinder-block oven, smoking shed, and roasting field on your personal backyard.

Ford’s foodstuff displays his ardour for artisanal suggestions, leading edge mixtures of flavors, and seasonal parts. scrumptious aspects, together with Avocado Crostini with Tomatoes, Capers, Olives, Almonds, and Arugula, Persimmon Salad with Goat Cheese and Candied Pecans, Cheddar Cheese Loaf with Artisanal Ham and highly spiced Brown Mustard, supplement hearty major dishes. every one dinner party ends on a playful word with scrumptious cakes like vintage S’mores with do-it-yourself marshmallows and graham crackers and Coconut and Banana Cream "Pies." each one bankruptcy additionally contains inventive recipes to use the leftovers you’re bound to have.

Taming the Feast is additional enlivened via attractive images and Ford’s tales of growing to be up along with his father Harrison Ford, then a wood worker, and his lifestyles as chef at a few of California’s so much celebrated eating places operating below such pillars of California food as Alice Waters, Paul Bertolli, David Tanis, Nancy Silverton, Mark Peel, and Eberhard Müller.

Whether you're web hosting a pig roast, a barbecue, or a yard barbeque kin reunion, you will be definite everybody will go away your social gathering entertained, good fed, and raving concerning the meals.

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