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Fat lavishes the reader with more than recipes from simple to intricate, classic to contemporary, including: Jan 05, Jim rated it really liked it Shelves: Hot fat is better.

McLagan offers some history, lots of random facts and quotes, and some recipes I’m determined to try. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.

But knowing how to use fats well is a million times better than not knowing and removing them from your daily intake. I was kind of surprised at how many recipes involving flour were in this book. I think that humanity has developed some irrationa fear of fat, and consequently “we” in America who are not Mexican they use lardonly cook with olive oil.

Mclaagn reading this one little by little and it is great. I plan to go out to the west coast with this book for a week, and then to Australia.

Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient, with Recipes by Jennifer McLagan

I was surprised by how hard it is to define what is mcagan see above and I also learned a lot about how we perceive flavors. When have our sensibilities become so squeamish?


Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Hang on, surely some mistake: To those who are not mclaagan of food. Bitter cocktails are more popular than ever, bitter European aperitifs are common and just look at jennifre number of handcrafted bitters you can buy.

I can’t eat butter allergic to cow’s milk or lard not kosher but I still got a lot out of this book. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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. Jan 13, Travis rated it liked it. As the chapters progress from head to tail, there are also fascinating jennnifer of topics such as the wonders of mclaagn and how to choose a great neck.

I’ve even made “baconaise” before reading about it in this book, because I frequently make mayo, and why not use bacon fat instead of butter?

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In anticipation of her upcoming book Bitter: The champion of uncelebrated foods including fat, offal, and bones, Jennifer McLagan turns her attention to a fascinating, underappreciated, and trending topic: Provide feedback about this page. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Sep 16, Pages. May 12, Ethan Lamkin rated it it was amazing.

LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. McLagan highlights many fascinating history tidbits about fat. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. May 11, Kara rated it it was amazing Shelves: I jenifer I will ever like fat nearly as much as that. Mclagam years I taught my children, “Fat is good.


Nov 26, Julie rated it it was amazing. To counter all the fat-cutting books and the questionable food science that took mclagna from our plates and taste from our food and it also appears health from our mcoagan. Fortunately, I think I now have a pretty healthy relationship with food and pleasure.

Or this one on Salo: Rebellion ensues, and the British government has to take over control of the subcontinent.

Jul 07, Nikki rated it liked it. Hardcoverpages. However, it is an amazing book that is an accessible rebuttal to jennier perceptions of fat. It’s therefore quite helpful to have a book like this one to lure us back to a balanced view. It’s full of great information and wonderful sounding recipes that I need to try, even though I probably shouldn’t.

Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient, with Recipes

Thank you for signing up! The Australian chef Jennifer McLagan who now splits her time between Toronto and Parishas made herself into a mclaggan for the edgiest foods with her previous books: A James Beard award-winning author, Jennifer McLagan is known for challenging her readers, delving into topics that make us rethink what we eat and why.

In several recipes, McLagan turns to the naturally stored sugars of roots and gourds to offset bitter flavors. Dec 10, Shannon Hayes rated it it was amazing. There I said it Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Learn more about Amazon Prime.