Lucid Food

Lucid Food

Cooking for An Eco-conscious Life

Book - 2009 | First edition.
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Green Your Cuisine with Earth-Friendly Food Choices.With organic and seasonal cooking principles becoming ingrained in today's kitchens, and new buzzwords including locavore and CSA steadily gaining traction, how do we integrate food politics into daily life in ways that are convenient, affordable, and delicious? Lucid Food offers more than eighty-five healthy, eco-oriented recipes based on conscientious yet practical environmental ideals. Sustainable chef and caterer Louisa Shafia demystifies contemporary food issues for the home cook and presents simple, seasonal dishes that follow nature's cycles, such as Baby Artichokes with Fresh Chervil, Apricot Shortcake with Lavender Whipped Cream, and Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Soup. Her empowering advice includes how to source animal products ethically and responsibly, support local food growers, and reduce one's carbon footprint through urban gardening, preserving, composting, and more. This cookbook celebrates the pleasures of savoring home-prepared meals that are healthful, honest, pure, additive-free, and transparently made, from the source to the table.
Publisher: Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, [2009]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781580089647
Branch Call Number: 641.563 SHA
Characteristics: vii, 200 pages :,illustrations (chiefly color) ;,26 cm

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