Having grown up on the family’s delicious, homemade Cucumber Relish, Emma Macdonald had the simple idea that full-flavored, quality chutneys and preserves needed to be brought to the specialty sector. In this book she reveals all her deli-ingredient making secrets and shows you have to create delicious meals from them.
These days, staying in is the new going out, and homemade deli is the way to eat gourmet!
Emma MacDonald, a trained chef and founder of The Bay Tree—the UK’s premier deli ingredient company—shares her celebrated culinary secrets for the first time, explaining how to pickle, smoke, cure, and conserve; put together great meals; and mix and match both home-cooked and store-bought foods.
This fantastic treasure trove of culinary delights shows you how to produce delicacies ranging from cured meats, smoked fish, and sweet preserves to farmhouse cheeses, fresh pasta, and fresh-baked pies. The mouthwatering recipes include Pastrami with Sweet Cucumber Relish, Sticky Redcurrant & Clove Glazed Ham, Sizzling Beef with Korean Vegetable Pickle, and Chocolate Risotto with Cherries in Kirsch.