Food from Plenty: Good Food Made from the Plentiful, the Seasonal and the Leftover with Over 300 Recipes, None of Them Extravagant

Author(s): Diana Henry

Everyday Cooking

Our feelings about food and our attitude towards it are changing. Before long it won't just be considered sensible to care about how and what we cook and how much we waste - it will be unacceptable not to. But "Food From Plenty" is not another tome bemoaning global warming and dwindling fish stocks. It is a book about pleasure, about the great food you can have without spending loads of money or depleting the planet's resources. Diana Henry shows you how to save money by cooking ahead, using up gluts from the garden, and how to cook with respect for sustainability and resources. Her delicious recipes originate from all over the world - from Sicily to the Sahara - and turn 'going without' on its head to make it a pleasure.


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Tunes into credit crunch anxieties - during 2008, Britain's personal debt increased by GBP1 million every 7.3 minutes (GBP1,449 billion at end July 2008) Today a third of all groceries we buy will end up in the dustbin - Food From Plenty will help us to buy more wisely and use everything we have to best effect Food From Plenty contains invaluable reference and recipes to help us cook sustainably, often using ingredients unfamiliar to us but that our ancestors knew well Packed with over 300 recipes and ideas - perfect for ingredients we're not used to cooking with.

Diana Henry was named Cookery Writer of the Year by The Guild of Food Writers in 2009 and 2007 for her work in The Sunday Telegraph's Stella magazine. As well as writing a weekly column for Stella, Diana is the author of several cookbooks, including Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons, The Gastropub Cookbook and Cook Simple. She also writes for many magazines, including House and Garden, Sainsbury's Magazine and Waitrose Food Illustrated. Diana lives in London with her partner and children. Photographer Jonathan Lovekin is often referred to as the best food photographer in the business. He is known for his work with Nigel Slater, and won the Glenfiddich award for his work in Feasts by Silvena Rowe.

How to Get the Most from this Book Meat, Poultry & Game Vegetables Pulses Grains Fish & Seafood Great Value Cuts Gluts & Preserving Bread The Storecupboard Further Reading & Suppliers 298 Index

General Fields

  • : 9781845335076
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
  • : Mitchell Beazley
  • : August 2010
  • : 260mm X 178mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 200 colour and line images and illustrations
  • : 320
  • : 641.5
  • : English
  • : 1
  • : Hardback
  • : Diana Henry