Bitterman's Craft Salt Cooking: The Single Ingredient That Transforms All Your Favorite Foods and Recipes

From renowned salt expert and best selling author of Salt Block Cooking and the James Beard Award winning Salted, Mark Bitterman, comes this unique guide to transforming your favorite foods with natural, healthful, hand crafted salt By simply selecting and using the right salt in the right way, you will vastly improve every dish you make.This is the essential guide to makFrom renowned salt expert and best selling author of Salt Block Cooking and the James Beard Award winning Salted, Mark Bitterman, comes this unique guide to transforming your favorite foods with natural, healthful, hand crafted salt By simply selecting and using the right salt in the right way, you will vastly improve every dish you make.This is the essential guide to making great salt the centerpiece of your cooking at home We demand quality in our meals, and natural, hand made salts are the most basic and essential way to make those ingredients shine Mark Bitterman is THE salt expert and award winning author In this book he makes this simple truth abundantly clear with over 60 inspiring recipes such as Colorado Beef Burger with Mesquite Smoked Salt, and Chilies, Truffle Salt Smashed Roasted Potatoes, Salted Latte Ice Cream with Lemon Espresso Drizzle The introduction explores why craft salt is different from iodized salt, kosher salt, and even industrially manufactured sea salt in regard to flavor, nutrition, and sustainability The many varieties of gourmet salts available today are broken into 7 families fleur de sel, sel gris, flake salt, traditional salt, shio, rock salt, smoked and infused salts , with helpful charts that make finding the right salt for the right food convenient and easy The modern, but down to earth recipes are organized into practical chapters Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Eggs and Dairy, Vegetables and Fruits, Sweets, and Drinks and Cocktails Beyond the recipes, the tips, techniques, and suggestions will help you elevate your tried and true favorite dishes by now using the correct type of salt Craft salts are not a fad, they are the heart and soul of our food culture today.
Bitterman s Craft Salt Cooking The Single Ingredient That Transforms All Your Favorite Foods and Recipes From renowned salt expert and best selling author of Salt Block Cooking and the James Beard Award winning Salted Mark Bitterman comes this unique guide to transforming your favorite foods with natur

  • Title: Bitterman's Craft Salt Cooking: The Single Ingredient That Transforms All Your Favorite Foods and Recipes
  • Author: Mark Bitterman
  • ISBN: 9781449478056
  • Page: 111
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. BITTERMAN'S CRAFT SALT COOKING: THE SINGLE INGREDIENT THAT TRANSFORMS ALL YOUR FAVOURITE FOODS AND RECIPESWritten by Mark Bitterman October 2016; 176 PagesAndrews McMeel Publishing Genre: cooking, foodie, nonfiction, salt (I received an ARC from the NETGALLEY in exchange for an honest review.)★★★★ "From renowned salt expert and best-selling author of Salt Block Cooking and the James Beard Award-winning Salted, Mark Bitterman, comes this unique guide to transforming your favorite foods wi [...]

    2. Most books about cooking with a particular ingredient are written to promote the understanding of the cook who wants to know more. Mark Bitterman has written a book about the use of expensive craft salts which is, on every page, an advertisement for his craft salt company in Portland, Oregon, and its adjunct on-line salt-sales business. There is economic bias in every recommendation of an exotic salt which he says "costs a few pennies more" in the manner of a salesman making a pitch. Every autho [...]

    3. This is a great cookbook for thinking of ways to use all of the different and unusual specialty salts that have become trendy. The author provides information on the making of salt from its natural sources and then provides a variety of recipes that utilize salts from across the types covered. There are beautiful photographs of places around the world associated with the production of different salts. The book also has a number of useful tables that help one determine which type of salt is a goo [...]

    4. Salt and I have had a lifelong love affair. Its powers and uses have fascinated and held sway over me from early childhood, when I licked lowly table salt from the palm of my hand at every opportunity. Little did I know then just how much I was missing of the true beauty and value of craft salt.Until I read Bitterman's Craft Salt Cooking I did not really grasp the true beauty or depth of salt's many forms or facets. The recipes in this book are simple yet elegant and the photography is captivati [...]

    5. I enjoyed the exhaustive list of salts I could include in my cooking repertoire. It truly is an encyclopedia of salt. As someone who has been fascinated by what the different salts bring to the table, I regard this book is a "must have." Even if I cannot find a particular salt locally, I know I can order it from Mark's shop. As for the recipes, some were too esoteric for me. Lotus leaves But, I would be up for smashed baked potatoes with black truffle salt.I feel it is important to note that thi [...]

    6. Mark Bitterman's knowledge of craft food is exemplified in this collection of recipes featuring various salts. He discusses all salts ranging from Fleur de Sel to Flake Salt and what the differences between them are. His tables and grids map out how to use which salts for optimum flavor profiles. The photography, as in previous Bitterman compilations, is gorgeously shot. And while the recipes are of artisan quality, readers will not shy away from playing around with them and the tricks featured. [...]

    7. A very well researched edition. The author sure knows his topic! I'm especially interested in trying to make my own pastrami. For anyone who enjoys "reading" cookbooks, this one is a must have.

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