The Pleasures of Slow Food by Corby Kummer
Celebrating Authentic Traditions, Flavors, and Recipes

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In a world increasingly dominated by fast food, The Pleasures of Slow Food celebrates heritage recipes, artisan traditions, and the rapid evolution of a movement to make good food a part of everyday life. Slow Food is defined by how its made: if it's allowed to ripen before it's harvested, prepared by hand and enjoyed among friends, it's Slow Food. It's a philosophy, a way to farm, a way to cook...a way to live. It's also the name of an international movement, numbering among its members some of the most distinguished names in the food world. The Pleasures of Slow Food showcases over 60 recipes from the worlds most innovative chefs for dishes that feature local handmade ingredients and traditional cooking methods. Premier food writer Corby Kummer also profiles Slow Foods luminaries, such as Italian cheese maker Roberto Rubino and Canadian Karl Kaiser, who makes sweet ice-wine. Pairing fantastic recipes with engaging stories, The Pleasures of Slow Food brings the best of the food world to the kitchen table.

About Corby Kummer

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Corby Kummer's work for the Atlantic Monthly and Gourmet has established him as "a dean among food writers" (San Francisco Examiner). A media commentator on food topics, he lives in Boston.Susie Cushner is a Boston-based photographer whose work can be found in Viva la Vida (0-8118-3184-1), as well as Gourmet and Saveur magazines.Eric Schlosser, author of the best-selling Fast Food Nation, lives in New York City.Carlo Petrini, a food writer, is the founder and president of Slow Food. He lives in Italy.
Published October 29, 2013 by Chronicle Books LLC. 176 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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(Nov.)Forecast:This book looks wonderful, and the organization Slow Food is highly popular with foodies these days, but lack of a distinct tie-in to the group on the cover (such as the easily recognized Slow Food snail) may confuse followers.

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The title refers to the international organization called Slow Food, which promotes local food from small farms.

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