Wild Garlic, Gooseberries and Me: A chef's stories and recipes from the land

Wild Garlic, Gooseberries and Me: A chef's stories and recipes from the land

Denis Cotter


Denis Cotter’s acclaimed selection of extraordinary vegetarian recipes and evocative stories is now on hand in paperback.

Wild Garlic, Gooseberries and Me cajoles, informs and questions our courting to the land and the greens we consume. We cross on a private trip with Denis as he stocks his ardour for his favorite foods.

Denis drags us into muddy fields and introduces us to the growers of the simplest produce conceivable. via heart-felt and captivating textual content, he informs and amuses. the buzz of a powerful blackberry jam turns into a passionate argument for us to head out into the geographical region, the astonishing sight of high-trailing borlotti beans ignites a dialogue at the way forward for artisan growing.

Whether making a eating place masterpiece or foraging in hedgerows and woods, Denis searches for a brand new connection among meals, humans and land … oh, and he additionally teaches you the way to go looking for mushrooms, wild vegetables and sloes, the way to cook dinner asparagus and tackle an artichoke with attitude.

Divided into 4 themed chapters, 'It's a eco-friendly Thing', 'Wild Pickings', 'A Passionate Pursuit' and 'Growing within the Dark', every one together with details and anecdotes concerning the greens that function in addition to many scrumptious recipes. There are easy salads and soups in addition to more difficult major foodstuff and mouth-watering desserts.

Recipes include:
- clean Pasta with Abyssinian Cabbage, Pine Nuts & Sheep's Dressing;
- Courgette Flower, Pea and Chive Risotto;
- Samphire Tempura with Coriander Yoghurt;
- Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Potato Pancakes and Tarragon Cream;
- Cabbage Timbale of Celeriac and Chestnuts with Porcini and Oyster Mushroom Sauce

Stunning photographs of the panorama, the meals and the completed recipes whole this pleasant learn and specified recipe book.

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