Raw Food for the Real World

Raw Food for the Real World

100 Simple to Sophisticated Recipes

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
A collection of raw food recipes by the head chefs of Pure Food and Wine draws on the authors' experiences at their popular New York restaurant to present practical advice on how to prepare appetizing raw food dishes using such techniques as dehydrating, Vita-Mix blending, and spicing. 30,000 first printing.

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Top New York chef and restaurateur Matthew Kenney and his partner,Sarma Melngailis, had been thinking of opening a Moroccan restaurant. But one night they were invited to a raw food restaurant -- and it changed their lives. They instead opened Pure Food and Wine, a restaurant devoted to creative, tasty raw food, and it has been drawing rave reviews. Dishes such as Zucchini and Green Zebra Tomato Lasagne, Golden Squash Pasta with Black Summer Truffles, and Dark Chocolate Ganache Tart with Vanilla Cream have given raw food a sexy new appeal.

The decision to go raw was shocking at first for these two ex-carnivorous chefs, but they soon found that preparing and eating raw food made them and their guests feel their physical best. Melngailis noticed a difference almost immediately -- "Light, clean, natural, and alive foods make you feel light, clean, and more alive. And sexy." This new way of life has changed their outlook on eating and cooking and connects them to the world around them. As Kenney says, "Raw foods and the lifestyle associated with it are so compelling and complex that we will be forever learning and growing. Already it seems that we have discovered some of the magic that life offers."

In this lushly photographed book, Kenney and Melngailis share some of that magic -- and show that preparing and eating raw does not mean bland, unsatisfying, or impossibly time-consuming meals. Using dehydrating, Vita-Mix blending, a nuanced understanding of spices, and unprecedented creativity, they explore a whole new outlook on raw food that transfers beautifully and easily from their kitchen to yours -- no matter what your present diet. And you'll immediately begin to reap the benefits of healthful, delicious, life-giving raw food.



Blackwell North Amer
Top New York chef and restaurateur Matthew Kenney and his partner, Sarma Melngailis, had been thinking of opening a Moroccan restaurant. But one night they were invited to a raw food restaurant - and it changed their lives. They instead opened Pure Food and Wine, a restaurant devoted to creative, tasty raw food, and it has been drawing rave reviews. Dishes such as Zucchini and Green Zebra Tomato Lasagne, Golden Squash Pasta with Black Summer Truffles, and Dark Chocolate Ganache Tart with Vanilla Cream have given raw food a sexy new appeal. The decision to go raw was shocking at first for these two ex-carnivorous chefs, but they soon found that preparing and eating raw food made them and their guests feel their physical best.
In this lushly photographed book, Kenney and Melngailis show that preparing and eating raw does not mean bland, unsatisfying, or impossibly time-consuming meals. Using dehydrating, Vita-Mix blending, a nuanced understanding of spices, and unprecedented creativity, they explore a whole new outlook on raw food that transfers beautifully and easily from their kitchen to yours - no matter what your present diet. And you'll immediately begin to reap the benefits of healthful, delicious, life-giving raw food.

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& Taylor

A collection of raw food recipes draws on the authors' experiences at their New York restaurant to present practical advice on how to prepare raw food dishes using such techniques as dehydrating, Vita-Mix blending, and spicing.

Publisher: New York : Regan Books, [2005]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9780060793555
0060793554
Branch Call Number: 641.5636 KENNE
Additional Contributors: Melngailis, Sarma 1972-

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