Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering The Elements Of Good...

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Item#: 9781476753836
Author Nosrat, Samin
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Now a Netflix series!New York TimesBestseller and Winner of the 2018 James Beard Award for Best General Cookbook and multiple ICAP Cookbook AwardsNamedone of the Best Books of 2017 by: NPR, BuzzFeed,TheAtlantic,TheWashington Post,Chicago Tribune,Rachel Ray Every Day,San Francisco Chronicle, Vice Munchies,,Glamour, Eater,Newsday, Minneapolis Star Tribune,The Seattle Times,Tampa Bay Times, Tasting Table,Modern Farmer,Publishers Weekly,and more.A visionary new master class in cooking that distills decades of professional experience into just four simple elements, from the woman declared “America's next great cooking teacher by Alice Waters.In the tradition ofThe Joy of CookingandHow to Cook EverythingcomesSalt, Fat, Acid, Heat, an ambitious new approach to cooking by a major new culinary voice. Chef and writer Samin Nosrat has taught everyone from professional chefs to middle school kids to author Michael Pollan to cook using her revolutionary, yet simple, philosophy. Master the use of just four elements—Salt, which enhances flavor; Fat, which delivers flavor and generates texture; Acid, which balances flavor; and Heat, which ultimately determines the texture of food—and anything you cook will be delicious. By explaining the hows and whys of good cooking,Salt, Fat, Acid, Heatwill teach and inspire a new generation of cooks how to confidently make better decisions in the kitchen and cook delicious meals with any ingredients, anywhere, at any time.Echoing Samin’s own journey from culinary novice to award-winning chef,Salt, Fat Acid, Heatimmediately
idges the gap between home and professional kitchens. With charming narrative, illustrated walkthroughs, and a lighthearted approach to kitchen science, Samin demystifies the four elements of good cooking for everyone. Refer to the canon of 100 essential recipes—and dozens of variations—to put the lessons into practice and make
ight, balanced vinaigrettes, perfectly caramelized roast vegetables, tender
aised meats, and light, flaky pastry doughs.Featuring 150 illustrations and infographics that reveal an atlas to the world of flavor by renowned illustrator Wendy MacNaughton,Salt, Fat, Acid, Heatwill be your compass in the kitchen. Destined to be a classic, it just might be the last cookbook you’ll ever need.With a foreword by Michael Pollan.