Fresh

The Ultimate Live-Food Cookbook

By Valya Boutenko; Sergei Boutenko; Cherie Soria (Foreword by)
(North Atlantic Books, Paperback, 9781556437083, 216pp.)

Publication Date: April 22, 2008

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Description

Cookbooks need not—indeed, should not—involve cooking, say the authors of this authoritative, beautifully illustrated book. And they should know. Sergei and Vayla Boutenko bring fifteen years’ experience to this collection of scrumptious, sophisticated recipes and comprehensive guide to the raw life.

Fresh covers the whole range of recipes, including savory dishes, desserts, fermented foods, drinks, and wild foods. Techniques common to the recipes are introduced and clearly explained, including an inventory of uncommon fruits and how to handle and prepare them, as well as an immersion into the five basic flavors and the herbs, fruits, vegetables, and grains that help chefs bring out each flavor best. The authors introduce the three stages of adaptation to this lifestyle and provide a concise review of minimal equipment requirements and ideal appliance additions for the well-stocked raw kitchen.




About the Author




Soria is an internationally known vegetarian cook, living foods instructor, lecturer, and food columnist who has assisted thousands of people in becoming more aware of the effect food has on their physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being.
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