The latest Tweets from Jennifer McLagan (@JenniferMcLagan). James Beard award winning author of Bones, Fat & Odd Bits, Les Os Dix Façons de Les. JENNIFER McLAGAN has over 35 years’ experience in the food business as a chef, caterer, food stylist, recipe writer and cookbook author. She has been a. The champion of uncelebrated foods including fat, offal, and bones, Jennifer McLagan turns her attention to a fascinating, underappreciated, and trending.

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I took it out of the library, fell in love with it, then had to buy my own copy. Get thee to a butcher Stay in Touch Sign up. More of the recipes appealed to me in Fat and I learned more about the process of using various fats in the kitchen, but overall the impression left on me was only OK. In no time at all you’ll be rendering your own lard and whipping up all manner of porky, goosey, beefy, buttery, fatty treats.

Some may run away in sheer terror at the idea of reading a cookbook talking about FAT Who knew fat could jemnifer so complicated. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

While some culinary cultures, mclaban as in Italy and parts of Asia, have an inherent appreciation for bitter flavors think Campari and Chinese bitter melonlittle attention has been given to bitterness in North America: LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

The only problem is that it’s hard to FIND the fats in question around here since everyone is so aggro “heal I don’t normally review cookbooks, but I love a good confirmation bias.

Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient, with Recipes

Dec 13, todd rated it it was amazing. Want to Read saving…. Chock full of information, recipes and little tidbits although some of the sidebar stuff is hard to understand out of contextI may consider buying this sometime. Aug 21, Cynthia rated it really liked it. mclaggan


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Australian by birth, Jennifer has more than three decades of experience in the food world as a chef, caterer, food stylist and writer. I was kind of surprised at how many recipes involving flour were in this book. Use this informed, entertaining book to get in the fall spirit and make some comforting brisket-vegetable pie or surprisingly not-odd Peruvian Heart Kebabs.

Ohhh, the butter chapter. To those who are not afraid of food. It breaks itself down by type of fat with anecdotes and science as well as fantastic recipes.

Bitter greens ravioli are fast to make with wonton skins. A wonderful read for foodies, especially those tired with the low-fat craze and who want to experiment with novel classic?

Inspired by Your Browsing History. Instead it has driven us into the arms of trans fats and refined carbohydrates, and fostered punitive, dreary attitudes toward food—that wellspring of life and pleasure.

It’s cherished and prized and utilized to it’s fullest potential. Still, I end up eating the leftovers. The history of some of the foods discussed was interesting. Hot Cross Bun Recipe. Sep 22, Bruce rated it really liked it Shelves: Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

I would write more, but now I am on a mission to find Lardo and no, that’s not the fat kid who lives down the block. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. I like writers who do their homework, cite their sources, and give me lots of good research as I learn more about a subject. I enjoyed the sayings in the margins from various mclagqn and countries.

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The only problem in today’s world will be finding a source for spome of the ingredients. I knew before this book hit my lap that olive oil was NOT a cooking oil, it turns rancid. Mcclagan this one on Salo: McLagan earns linguistic points for exploring the derivation of such terms as sweetbread and head cheese. Get to Know Us. In short—when did we decide offal had become awful? What I find bitter you may not and vice versa.

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She gives some jenniger background to the dishes and concise but helpful reviews of all the fats.

Homemade tonic water, butter, duck fat, lard, duck confit, mustard, eggs, unhomogenized milk, coffee, white wine, a veal kidney, olives and of course bitter greens. Neither a red curry-and-coconut milk sauce nor a curious stir-fry with pork and lemon juice does much to contextualize that screamingly bitter taste, which unleashes a cascade of punitive aftertastes in the mouth.

The Australian chef Jennifer McLagan who now splits her time between Toronto and Parishas made herself into a spokesperson for the edgiest foods with her previous books: I suspect even fat phobes could be persuaded by McLagan to sample an unctuous mouthful of beef with the crispy soft fat still attached, and maybe even try some lard cookies they’re truly delicious!

Open Preview See a Problem? My only real complaint is that most of the recipes are impractical for those whose access to food is limited to the local grocery shop.

March 21, Comments 1 Views: To counter all the fat-cutting books and the questionable food science that took fat from our plates and taste from our food and it also appears health from our bodies. I’m enjoying the chapters on how to use various fats in cooing and the recipes are YUM!!!