Adventures with Produce

Dandelion and Quince: Exploring the Wild World of Unusual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs, by Michelle McKenzie, (Roost Books), 336 pages, release date 2 August, 2016

Michelle McKenzie’s Dandelion and Quince is a great book for adventurous cooks—or for cooks aspiring to adventure who have access to a good farmers’ market. Working your way through the 150+ recipes in Dandelion and Quince will introduce you to all sorts of new flavors. Not just figs, but fig leaves. And gooseberries, nettles, sunchokes, and burdock. McKenzie’s recipes are detailed,  but she also urges experimentation: learn the different flavor profiles of these new ingredients, then have fun seeing what combinations you can come up with. You’ll find many new kinds of delicious.

September 02 2016 11:09 am | Uncategorized

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