If you're riding on the crest of the Nordic food movement here are two interesting new guides to add to your cookbook collection that'll bring that Nordic style into your home.
1. Food & Beer
by Daniel Burns, Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergso, Joshua David Stein
Brooklyn's combination beer bar and Nordic-leaning tasting menu from chef/brewer duo of Noma fame are neatly captured in this unusual book.
Together they manage to elevate beer to the standard of fine dining with 75 recipes forming the start of a new gastronomic movement.
The foreword is written by Danish superstar chef René Redzepi, co-owner of Noma in Copenhagen, "I'm pretty sure that individually both would've succeeded in their own right-Jeppe creating great brews, and Daniel with a Michelin star or two doing something else-but together I believe they've created something truly special. Something new."
Re-create Noma's nordic flavours at home with accessible recipes ranging from root vegetable soup to pan fried mullet with cucumber and peas in dill butter that'll fit easily into family life.
Divided into four seasonal chapters you'll be able to get the most from the food and flavors in season, featuring food from the wild, including chanterelles, dandelions and blackberries.
Advocate of Nordic cuisine, Claus Meyer comments in Four Magazine, “A great cuisine is defined as much by its family food as by its fine dining achievements. I am convinced that some of the recipes in this book have the capacity to spread joy and open up new culinary avenues for food lovers just like Mediterranean and Asian cuisines have done.”
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