Synopses & Reviews
More and more people are interested in eating well and in un-derstanding where their food comes from. But where do you start? Organic, free-range, local, or sustainable: the choices can be overwhelming--not to mention expensive.
In Frugavore, Arabella Forge shows that developing a better relationship with food is not as difficult as it may appear. She provides hands-on, practical advice for a new way of living--eating frugally. Learn how to access quality produce straight from the source, re-discover forgotten cooking techniques, create your own kitchen garden (complete with compost and a chicken coop), learn how to stock your pantry well, shop for and cook the most economical cuts of meat and fish, discover local farmers' markets, community gardens and co-ops, and more! Packed with over 100 recipes for delicious dishes, such as heirloom roasted vegetables, chicken and leek pie, chickpea and rosemary soup, meatloaf with red sauce, minced fish cakes, and minty lemonade, plus resources, tips, and tricks to living and eating well, this is the book for every healthy, modern kitchen.
"Her book follows the food from plot to plate and offers myriad gardening, shopping, cooking and swapping tips." Daily Telegraph
"This lovely little book is a celebration of good, hearty food." Epicure: The Age
"Frugavore is that welcome rarity--a food book designed to be used." The Big Issue [UK]
"Frugavore is like a vote for the 99 per cent. Cooking "like a peasant," recapturing lost cooking techniques, keeping chickens, eating affordable cuts of meat is right on trend." Vancouver Sun
Join other frugavores in living well and eating healthy!
About the Author
Arabella Forge is a nutritionist with a master's degree in dietics. She teaches regular classes that focus on traditional cooking and preservation techniques and has been featured as a speaker at Slow Food forums. She lives in Melbourne, Australia.