Salt: Cooking With the World’s Favorite Seasoning

by Valerie Aikman-Smith

ISBN-10: 1845979125
ISBN-13: 9781845979126
Region: USA
Publication Date: September, 2009
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Recipe Index

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Anchoïade 63
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Anchovy Butter 60
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Bagna Cauda 63
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Barbecue Corn on the Cob with Smoked Pimento Butter 44
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Beer Brine for the Barbecue 59
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Black Olive Martini 52
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Bloody Mary with Celery Salt 52
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Candied Salted Almonds 11
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Chile Brine 59
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Chocolate Sea Salt Cookies 55
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Corsican Fried Olives 12
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Crispy Roast Duck with Asian Greens 23
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Dukkah 63
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Extra-long Hawaiian Black Salted Breadsticks 48
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Frozen Peach Margarita 51
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Fun Popcorn with Chili Salt 11
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Gazpacho with Smoked Salted Croutons 20
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Goat Cheese Dip with Citrus Salt 19
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Gold Potato Chips with Truffle Salt 11
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Gravadlax 36
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Green Pepper Butter 60
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Harissa 64
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Indian Butter 60
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Indian Spiced Leg of Lamb Cooked in a Salt Crust, with Raita 28
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Italian-style Flatbread with Puttanesca Topping 48
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Jasmine-brined Roasted Poussins with Salsa Verde 24
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Lemon Caper Butter 60
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Manny’s Mojito 51
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Mexican Chocolate Chili-salted Truffles 54
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Miso and Nut-crusted Salmon 35
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Muhammara 63
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Mustard and Herb Chicken Baked in a Salt Crust 27
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Olive Suppli 16
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Padron Peppers 11
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Parmesan and Sage Wafers 47
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Peach Caprese with Curry Salt 43
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Pickled Limes 59
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Pretzel Bites 47
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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Olives and Fleur de Sel 44
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Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges with Hawaiian Alaea Sea Salt 19
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Salt Cod Latkes with Green Olive Salsa 15
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Salt-crusted Brazino 39
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Salt-crusted Citrus Shrimp with Chili Dipping Sauce 32
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Salted Herbs de Provence 64
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Salty Peanut Butter 60
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Spiced and Marinated Olives 12
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Spicy Pork Satay with Roast Salted Peanut Sauce 31
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Sweet Tea Brine 59
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Tuna Butter 60
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Watermelon and Ricotta Salata Salad with Olive Salt 40
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Publishers Information

About Salt: Cooking With the World’s Favorite Seasoning

Publisher Web Link: http://www.rylandpeters.com/

Salt in all its forms is a hot culinary trend. In this beautiful book, top cook and food stylist Valerie Aikman-Smith introduces you to salts, from French fleur de sel to smoked salt. Her Starters include Olive Suppli and Gazpacho with Smoked Salted Croutons. In Main Courses, you’ll find the classic salt-crust method with new twists, such as Indian-spiced Lamb in a Salt Crust, or how about Spicy Pork Satay with Roast Salted Peanut Sauce? In Sides and Breads you’ll discover tempting flatbreads and pretzel bites, while Drinks and Sweets include Black Olive Martini, Bloody Mary with Celery Salt and Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt. A chapter of Rubs, Butters and Brines offers you dozens of ways to jazz up grilled meat or fish, vegetable crudits or crisps. With Valeries recipes, you will never look at salt in the same way again.

(http://www.rylandpeters.com/)

Author Information

About Valerie Aikman-Smith

Author Web Link: http://www.valerieaikman-smith.com/

Valerie Aikman-Smith is a chef, food stylist, culinary producer and cookbook author based in Los Angeles. She first cooked at the innovative Greens restaurant in San Francisco alongside Annie Somerville and then worked at the legendary Alice Waters Berkeley eatery, Chez Panisse.

Valerie soon segued her chef skills and talent into food styling. Her first film assignment was James Cameron’s TITANIC. That venture led to a succession of movies such as Oceans 11,Vanilla Sky, XXX2 State of the Union, The Family Stone, Bi-Centennial Man, The Wild Wild West, Bounce and Town & Country.

Her editorial work includes international assignments for Bon Appetit magazine where she has cooked and styled her way through the Greek Islands, Paris, Mexico, Croatia and Scotland. Additionally, her work is seen in many cookbooks, commercials, print and advertising campaigns.

Valerie also works for the Food Network as Culinary Producer and/or Food Stylist on the Chef Jeff Project and on the Emmy winning Every Day Italian and Giada at Home. She styled the launch of the “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” campaign for Target, which features Giada De Laurentiis’s debut food and cookware line.?? For Disney Television she has been working on “The Muppet Kitchen” with Iron Chef Cat Cora.?? Valerie is the author of the cookbook SALT, and writes for several magazines.

(www.valerieaikman-smith.com)

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