Simply Ancient Grains: Fresh and Flavorful Whole Grain Recipes for Living Well (Hardcover)

Fresh and Flavorful Whole Grain Recipes for Living Well

By Maria Speck

Ten Speed Press, 9781607745884, 272pp.

Publication Date: April 14, 2015

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Description

The award-winning author of Ancient Grains for Modern Meals, Maria Speck makes cooking with ancient grains faster, more intuitive, and easier than ever before in this collection of recipes, most of which are gluten-free.

From black rice to red quinoa to golden Kamut berries, ancient grains are showing up on restaurant menus and store shelves in abundance. Yet in home kitchens, many fear that whole grains are too difficult and time-consuming to prepare. In Simply Ancient Grains, Maria makes cooking with these fascinating and nourishing staples easy and accessible with sumptuous recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. Her family-friendly dishes are Mediterranean-inspired and delicious, such as Spicy Honey and Habanero Shrimp with Cherry Couscous; Farro Salad with Roasted Eggplant, Caramelized Onion, and Pine Nuts; and Red Rice Shakshuka with Feta Cheese. Maria's tips and simplified approach take whole grain cooking to the next level by amplifying the flavor and enduring beauty of these nutritious grains.


About the Author

Maria Speck is the award-winning author of Simply Ancient Grains, which was selected as a top cookbook for 2015 by the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and Sweet Paul, as well as on NPR's Here & Now. It also won an M.F.K. Fisher award, first prize in the book category. Maria's first cookbook, Ancient Grains for Modern Meals, received multiple awards, among them the coveted Julia Child Award. Both the New York Times and the Washington Post named Ancient Grains a top cookbook, and Cooking Light included it as one of 100 best cookbooks of the past 25 years. Raised in Greece and Germany, Maria has a lifelong passion for whole grains. She is a veteran journalist and food writer and has contributed to numerous publications in both the US and Germany. For more, visit www.MariaSpeck.com
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