The Real Food Companion - Matthew Evans New hardcover cookbook
The REAL FOOD Companion
by MATTHEW EVANS
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New hardcover cookbook with dustjacket, published March 2010. 578 pages, with fabulous photography by Alan Benson.
From lamb shank and pearl barley soup, and sweet-breasted chicken with broad bean paste to a deliciously easy treacle ice cream, The Real Food Companion is filled with more than 200 recipes that will inspire you to seek out the best quality local produce you can find and will remind you of just how good home cooking can be. Matthew Evans looks to local growers, breeders, fishers and farmers from his home state in Tasmania and around Australia to highlight, in an easily digestible but informative way, some of the broader ethical questions surrounding the food we eat. The Real Food Companion is the definitive kitchen resource for those who truly care about where their food comes from, what it tastes like and how it can best be enjoyed.
In The Real Food Companion, renowned food writer Matthew Evans shows us how to ethically source, cook and eat real food. Written with gusto and filled to bursting with information to inspire and a huge range of recipes to nurture the soul and family,The Real Food Companionoutlines everything you need to know to navigate today's complex food world. It's the farmer, butcher, fishmonger and baker by your side.
It will appeal to dedicated foodies as well as novice cooks looking for a reliable and up-to-date kitchen companion.
The Real Food Companion is an Australian publication. Measurements are in metric and imperial.
About the authors
Matthew Evans trained as a chef, then worked as a food writer and restaurant reviewer for a decade or so. Matthew has been the café reviewer for The Age’s Epicure section, worked for local and international food magazines, and was The Sydney Morning Herald’s Chief Restaurant Reviewer for five years. He was also the co-editor of the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide from 2002-2006. Since 1997 he has been writing a weekly recipe column for Good Weekend magazine, which also appeared in The West Australian each Saturday for five years. Matthew also shares his love of tucker as the food editor of the weekly magazine, Grazia.
These days Matthew lives the life most of us can only dream about, rearing old breed pigs and chooks and baking in a woodfired cooker on a small farmlet in Tasmania's beautiful Huon Valley. When he's not milking Maggie the fat, soft-eyed jersey cow, he's trying to get vegies to grow where the possums won't eat them. Matthew shares Puggle Farm with his gorgeous boy Hedley and his gorgeous girl Sadie.
Matthew has written, edited and contributed to numerous publications, including recipe books and travel guides. The Real Food Companion is Matthew's seventh book about food. His other books include Kitchen Basics, Never Eat Chicken on a Monday and The Weekend Cook. Matthew's book, Winter on the Farm, is also available. Click here for more information on Matthew's books.
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The Real Food Companion - Matthew Evans
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