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The Modern Peasant

The Modern Peasant (Paperback)

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*WINNER OF THE FORTNUM & MASON FOOD BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2014*



Inspired by those who were bold enough to make that leap, but firmly rooted in London, food writer Jojo Tulloh wondered if some kind of peasant-like self-sufficiency could be achieved for city-dwellers; looking around her she found she was not alone.Beneath Victorian railway arches, on inner city roof tops and on borrowed land, a new breed of food producers were baking bread, making cheese, keeping bees and growing vegetables. Inspired by their success, Jojo watched and learned.



In this evocative and illuminating book, Jojo shares her knowledge of this fast-changing culinary scene. Alongside vivid stories from her visits to producers and tips for baking and pickling, fermenting and foraging, she presents fresh tasting, achievable recipes for modern peasants - sourdough pizzas of nettles and sausage, celebratory paellas of squid and home-grown peppers, chutneys, jam and pickles - and in doing so shows how a food philosophy that takes the best from past traditions can put flavour and excitement back into everyday cooking - even amidst the roar of city life.

Food & DrinkGeneral cookery & recipes Publisher: Vintage Publishing Publication Date: 27/02/2014 ISBN-13: 9780701189402  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jojo Tulloh is food editor of the current affairs magazine, The Week. She writes about food and gardens for a number of national newspapers and magazines and in her spare time works her allotment in Leyton, east London. Her first book, East End Paradise, was published in 2009. She lives in London with her family and a hive of bees.

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