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Simply ancient grains : fresh and flavorful whole grain recipes for living well
Speck, Maria.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Ten Speed Press, [2015]
Physical Description:
viii, 261 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
In this follow up to her award-winning Ancient Grains for Modern Meals, Maria Speck shares classic, comforting recipes that make cooking with ancient grains faster, more intuitive, and easier than ever before. From black rice to burgundy quinoa and golden Kamut berries--ancient grains are showing up on restaurant menus and store shelves in abundance. Yet in our own kitchens, many of us fear that whole grains are too difficult and time-consuming to prepare. But ancient grains can transform our cooking and eating--from simple weeknight fare to mouthwatering reinventions of all-time favorites. In Simply Ancient Grains, Speck explains how easy it is to bring these fascinating and nourishing staples to the table for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. This simplified approach takes whole grains to the next level by re-creating familiar comfort foods and amplifying their flavor and nutritional profile.
Introduction -- Ancient grains 101. Ancient grains A to Z ; How to cook ancient grains ; How to bake with ancient grains ; Equipment ; Grain cooking table ; Pick your grains : menu inspirations for the week ahead -- Breakfast. Warming bowls for busy mornings -- Slow mornings. Brunch, lunch, and breakfast-for-dinner -- Salads and sides. For every day and for holidays -- Soups and stews. For busy nights and slow weekends -- Pasta. From ancient grains to modern heirlooms -- Simply mains. For busy nights and slow weekends -- Simple and sweet. Desserts for every day and for the holidays -- Ingredients & techniques.
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