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D.I.Y. Delicious

Recipes and Ideas for Simple Food from Scratch

Vanessa Barrington


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For crafty green types who want to master the fundamentals of a scratch pantry and have graduated from simple weekend jam and baking activities, this book offers a wide variety of recipes and blueprints for artisanal food projects. Forty projects with accompanying recipes appeal to a range of skill levels and palates. D.I.Y. Delicious goes beyond pickling and preserving into fermenting, culturing cheese, and brewing sodas and tonics. A total of 75 recipes and more than 50 step-by-step, color photographs lead the way to outfitting a scratch pantry that uses fewer ingredients to make delicious staples at a much lower cost.

Chronicle Books, 9780811873468, 240pp.

Publication Date: August 25, 2010

About the Author

Vanessa Barrington is a chef and author with co-writing credits on Heirloom Beans. She lives in Oakland, California.