Synopses & Reviews
A gorgeous, full-color guide to crafting upscale and creative meals with the wildly popular Himalayan salt block
Previously an exclusive tool in upscale restaurants, salt blocks have taken the home market by storm. Now, thanks to this comprehensive guide, readers discover how to fully unleash its secret seasoning powers. With recipes that take everything from family barbecues to dinner parties to the next level, The Simple Art of Salt Block Cooking serves up flavorful and eye-catching appetizers, vegetables, meats, fish, and even desserts. Specifically designed for the Himalayan salt block's distinctive qualities, these recipes harness the full power of the ancient mineral's taste and unique temperature control. Features 25 beautiful color photos plus 25 stylish color illustrations, this book helps home chefs make delicious dishes like salt-cured salmon avocado rolls and brown sugar shortbread. It also includes tips on prepping and caring for salt blocks, the history of salt, as well as ways to use other Himalayan salt vessels (including plates, glasses and bowls) for added flavor and flair.
A GORGEOUS, FULL-COLOR GUIDE TO CRAFTING UPSCALE AND CREATIVE MEALS WITH THE WILDLY POPULAR HIMALAYAN SALT BLOCK
Revealing the tasty dishes you can make with your Himalayan salt block, this book details how to get the most out of this hot, new chef and#8217;s tool. With The Simple Art of Salt Block Cooking, you will become the master of savory and inspire guests with professional techniques and mouthwatering recipes.
andbull;CURE Block Cured Salmon
andbull;BAKE Garlicky Soft Flatbread
andbull;SEAR Rib-Eye Steak
andbull;SEASON Scallop and Shrimp Ceviche
andbull;ROAST Salt Roasted Radishes
andbull;SERVE Charcuterie Plate
Including tips on how to prep, care, and cook with the Himalayan salt block, this book serves up flavorful and eye-catching appetizers, vegetables, meats, seafood and even desserts.
About the Author
Jessica Goldbogen Harlan
is a professional chef, food writer, and recipe developer. Her previous cookbooks includeRamen to the Rescue
, Tortillas to the Rescue
, Homemade Condiments
, Crazy for Breakfast Sandwiches
, and Quinoa Cuisine
(co-written with Kelley Sparwasser). A graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, Jessica has written for a number of magazines and websites. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Kelley Sparwasser is a food writer and professionally trained chef. Graduate of the Culinary Arts program at Clark College, she has extensive experience in restaurants and wineries in Portland, Ore and has been on the editorial staff of McCalland#8217;s Food Art. She is the co-author of Quinoa Cuisine (Ulysses Press, 2012) and lives in Atlanta, Georgia.