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mobi ✓ and other stories ↠ Elisabeth Luard

Squirrel Pie and other storiesG snails in Crete exploring exotic spices in Ethiopia and tasting oysters 'nursed like babies' in TasmaniaWith wonderfully evocative writing charming illustrations and a host of delicious recipes throughout this book will bring alive the tastes aromas sights and sounds of wildly different terrains around the globe and reveal how the land on which we live shapes not only how we eat but who we ar Thoroughly enjoyed it and would have added another star if all the illustrations mentioned were included

eBook Squirrel Pie

Squirrel Pie kindle Ô eBook 9781620409978 Free Ò naturaltreatment â Elisabeth Luard is one of the culinary sphere's most entertaining voices She has traveled extensively throughout her life discovering extraordinary ingredients in unusual places meeting fascinating people and exploring different culturElisabeth Luard is one of the culinary sphere's most entertaining voices She has traveled extensively throughout her life discovering extraordinary ingredients in unusual places meeting fascinating people and exploring different cultures Being a grandmother has certainly not uenched her thirst for adventure Here finally is her enchanting food memoir where she will share her intrepid adventures 45 One of my favorite foodie reads of the year Luard is a food and travel writer and formerly a natural history illustrator – all such enviable jobs These pieces were written on assignment for publications like House Garden Country Living and Food and Travel As the stepdaughter of a diplomat she grew up in Uruguay and England; she raised her children in Andalusia; and now she lives in Wales She’s learned that “home is a state of mind portable as a penknife the most useful item in a child’s pocket and just as likely to be lost” But luckily for her travel writing this means that she like Jan Morris or Gerald Durrell is a true citizen of the world and eagerly grasps at new experiences particularly culinary onesBroadly speaking the book is about indigenous and peasant cooking traditions a remit that allows Luard to include and adapt pieces from the past 20 yearsDishes that tell us who we are and where we come from I have learned over the years are far than a list of ingredients and method They might disappear for a generation or two – discarded as evidence of the deprivations of war or dismissed as unacceptably primitive – but sooner or later they reappearThe book is subdivided by geographical region Forests Islands Rivers and Deserts Through her cozy conversational pieces I learned a fair bit about food cultures I knew nothing about before Maui and Romania and enjoyed further exploring the ones that I know from restaurant experiences like Gujarat and Ethiopia My favorite chapter though had her joining game hunters in Maine for suirrel pot pie and other hearty fare Each chapter closes with between four and eight recipes; I’m most keen to try the mango muffins and the Gujarati potato curryI’ve docked a half star because the disparate parts haven’t uite been joined into a whole and the editing for republication isn’t always seamless – a few facts get repeated But this is still a very warm and enjoyable book for anyone who enjoys cooking or eating food from different cuisines and Luard’s own sketches and line drawings provide a lovely accompanimentFavorite lines“for those for whom nature provides living in harmony with the planet is not a lifestyle choice but the raw material of life itself”“My maternal grandmother irritated at having to take care of a schoolgirl told me that curiosity killed the cat She was wrong Curiosity is a gift a treasure a compass by which to set a course”

Elisabeth Luard ↠ Squirrel Pie (and other stories) ePub

With youEmbark on an exhilarating journey through forests river valleys islands and deserts Elisabeth takes you along the Romanian leg of the Danube river and to the blueberry barrens of Maine to beach shacks in Hawaii and to the red earth of a Tuscan hillside With refreshing honesty and warmth she shares anecdotes of each place she visits including family meals in Gujerati gathering and cookin An entertaining read this collection of sometimes poorly edited essays takes us all over the world as the author writes for lifestyle magazines and gives lectures on cruise ships Her passion for the traditional food of regions is evident as she explores suirrel pie in Maine wallaby in Australia and snails in Sardinia Each essay concludes with recipes for the dishes described although it would be challenging to find the ingredients for many of them