Author: Katz Sandor Ellix
Package Dimensions: 32x254x567
Number Of Pages: 352
Release Date: 09-11-2021
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From James Beard Award winner and New York Times–bestselling author of The Art of Fermentation: the recipes, processes, cultural traditions, and stories from around the globe that inspire Sandor Katz and his life’s work―a cookbook destined to become a modern classic essential for every home chef.
“Sandor’s life of curiosity-filled travel and exploration elicits a sense of wonder as tastes, sights, and smells leap off the pages to ignite your imagination.”―David Zilber, chef, fermenter, food scientist, and coauthor of The Noma Guide to Fermentation
“Sandor Katz transposes his obsession with one of mankind’s foundational culinary processes into a cookbook-cum-travelogue.”―The New York Times
“Fascinating and full of delicious stuff. . . . I’m psyched to cook from this book.”―Francis Lam, The Splendid Table
For the past two decades, fermentation expert and bestselling author Sandor Katz has traveled the world, both teaching and learning about the many fascinating and delicious techniques for fermenting foods. Wherever he’s gone, he has gleaned valuable insights into the cultures and traditions of local and indigenous peoples, whether they make familiar ferments like sauerkraut or less common preparations like natto and koji.
In his latest book, Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys, Katz takes readers along with him to revisit these special places, people, and foods.
This cookbook goes far beyond mere general instructions and explores the transformative process of fermentation through:
Detailed descriptions of traditional fermentation techniques
Celebrating local customs and ceremonies that surround particular ferments
Profiles of the farmers, business owners, and experimenters Katz has met on his journeys
It contains over 60 recipes for global ferments, including:
Chicha de jora (Ecuador)
Misa Ono’s Shio-koji, or salt koji (Japan)
Efo riro spinach stew (Nigeria)
Whole sour cabbages (Croatia)
Chucula hot chocolate (Colombia)
Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys reminds us that the magical power of fermentation belongs to everyone, everywhere. Perfect for adventurous foodies, armchair travelers, and fermentation fanatics who have followed Katz’s work through the years―from Wild Fermentation to The Art of Fermentation to Fermentation as Metaphor―this book reflects the enduring passion and accumulated wisdom of this unique man, who is arguably the world’s most experienced and respected advocate of all things fermented.
“The Godfather of the Fermentation Revival . . . [Katz is] a globe-trotting mascot for the power of bacteria and yeast to create delicious food.”―GQ
“This international romp is funky in the best of ways.”―Publishers Weekly
More Praise for Sandor Katz:
“[Katz is the] high priest of fermentation.”―Helen Rosner, The New Yorker
“His teachings and writings on fermentation have changed lives around the world.”―BBC
“The fermentation movement’s guru.”―USA Today
“A fermentation master.”―The Wall Street Journal
“Sandor Katz’s Fermentation Journeys highlights the personal anecdotes that ignited his passion for fermentation. We are transported to each remote village through him and introduced to the people behind the recipes he has shared. Fermentation is an important method of food preservation that brings unique textures and flavors to many dishes. Sandor has managed to expose the ancient techniques behind the practice while providing approachable recipes for the home cook.”―Daniel Boulud, chef/restaurateur, author of Letters to a Young Chef
“In his Fermentation Journeys, Sandor Katz’s life of curiosity-filled travel and exploration elicits a sense of wonder as tastes, sights, and smells leap off the pages to ignite your imagination. This book doesn’t simply serve as a near-encyclopedic travelogue to countless ferments from around the world. It cements the grandfather of the fermentation revival as a great naturalist of our time; an enthusiastic adventurer seeking out not g
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