Most cookbooks are designed to answer the question “What do I want to eat?” Practical Food for the Curious Cook tackles the more realistic and fundamental question, “What do I have to eat?” Did turnip turn up in your local farm CSA? Maybe chard was marked down at the local market, or your neighbor had a surplus of zucchini. Flip through each page to find a beautiful illustration of a raw ingredient, like carrots, beets, kohlrabi or okra and a description of all the ways to prepare it. Roasted, steamed, boiled, grilled! Also available, is a list of ingredients it goes well with. Fortunately, you can mix almost anything and you are well on your way to a colorful roasted vegetable medley. There are no measurements to follow, no timers to keep track of. Maximus Thaler and Dayna Saffertein will guide you to provide cooking inspiration, not cooking dogma. Practical Food for the Curious Cook is for everyday people who want to regain a relationship with their food.
Scriptores Logarithmici; Or, a Collection of Several Curious Tracts on the Nature and Construction of Logarithms, Mentioned in Dr. Hutton's Historical Introduction to His New Edition of Sherwin's Mathematical Tables: Together with Some Tracts on the Binomial Theorem and Other Subjects Connected with the Doctrine of Logarithms. Volume 1. [- 6.!
A Curious Herbal, Containing Five Hundred Cuts of the Most Useful Plants, which are Non Used in the Practice of Physick. Engraved on Folio Copper Plates, After Drawings, Taken from the Life
Featuring gardening tips, recipes, and beautiful full-color pencil drawings of each vegetable, this book for farm-to-fork aficionados and gardeners with an esoteric bent explores the secret history of 48 well known and rare vegetables, examining their symbolism, astrological connections, healing properties, and overall character. A fascinating introduction to vegetable gardening and cooking, A Curious History of Vegetables sets horticulture in its historical, cultural, and cosmological contexts. The author offers his deep understanding of the theory of biodynamic gardening and useful tips on light and warmth, ground covers, composts, crop rotation and weeds. Woven in with folk tales and stories from history, each entry also includes delicious historical recipes for each vegetable. From the Trade Paperback edition.