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Pure Charcuterie by Meredith Leigh

More reviews (and no fluff) on the blog https://surrealtalvi.wordpress.com/</p></i>My brother in law has produced some great Charcuterie in the last year and I was curious about the process and the benefits. This is a one-stop guide to everything curing: beautifully … Continue reading

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The Metabolism Revolution by Even Adamson

There are few things I appreciate less than buying a book and finding out it is pretty much an infomercial – an introduction that ‘gives’ a few things but with a continual upsell behind it. In this case, to give … Continue reading

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Slow Cook Modern by Liana Krissoff

This is a bit of a hard one for me to review since my particular circumstances meant I couldn’t get as much out of the book as I would have liked. That said, the book has very modern recipes rather … Continue reading

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Taste and Technique by Naomi Pomeroy

While chef Pomeroy does present an argument for a homegrown attitude and distances herself from the ‘cult of celebrity’ of famous restaurant-owning chefs around the world, I have to admit I did find almost all of the recipes to seem … Continue reading

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Slough Dough Real Bread by Chris Young

Slow Dough Real Bread is a beautifully presented and easy to follow cookbook featuring bread recipes from around the world. Whether a Finnish pulla, San Francisco sourdough, or Istanbul breakfast bread, the list is quite comprehensive. This is a collection … Continue reading

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Forks Over Knives: Family by Alona Pulde, Matthew Lederman

The author and chef did get a lot of things right with this book: the difficulty of transitioning a family into a vegan diet, defending the switch to others, supplements that may be needed, ease of preparation, etc. The language … Continue reading

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Berries by Stephanie Pederson

Berries is a book with a very surprising selection of recipes. When first browsing, I was continually stopping to check closely at the wide array of breakfasts, dinners, sauces, and side dishes. Combinations I had never though to put together … Continue reading

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