Trout Caviar: Recipes from a Northern Forager

Trout Caviar Recipes from a Northern Forager From flavorful artisanal cheeses to the year round plenty of farmers markets to the first wild ramps of spring options for eating well in Minnesota and Wisconsin abound Brett Laidlaw has taken advant

  • Title: Trout Caviar: Recipes from a Northern Forager
  • Author: Brett Laidlaw
  • ISBN: 9780873518192
  • Page: 476
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From flavorful artisanal cheeses to the year round plenty of farmers markets to the first wild ramps of spring, options for eating well in Minnesota and Wisconsin abound Brett Laidlaw has taken advantage of these local treasures for decades, and in Trout Caviar he shares tips and recipes to help you embrace the gifts our northern climate provides.Laidlaw cultivates relatiFrom flavorful artisanal cheeses to the year round plenty of farmers markets to the first wild ramps of spring, options for eating well in Minnesota and Wisconsin abound Brett Laidlaw has taken advantage of these local treasures for decades, and in Trout Caviar he shares tips and recipes to help you embrace the gifts our northern climate provides.Laidlaw cultivates relationships with specialty stores and artisanal purveyors to gather food that comes with a toothsome sense of place fresh Lake Superior fish, pastured lamb, plump duck for rich confit He gardens and frequents farmers markets to savor seasonal produce, from the earliest lettuces through the flavorful peak of tomato season and on to winter s store of apples, potatoes,and squashes But Laidlaw takes fresh a step further by foraging truly wild foods chanterelles, nettles, berries, trout fresh from the stream He combines the best of the best to create recipes such as Summer LakeTrout Chowder, Grouse in Cider Cream, and Grilled Dessert Pizza with Rhubarb Honey Thyme compote Laidlaw also includes practical information about mushroom hunting, curingbacon, laissez faire gardening, and .Tapping considerable creativity in the kitchen and expanding the possibilities inherent in locally available foods, Laidlaw s recipes showcase the distinctive flavor and products of our northern clime at every meal.Brett Laidlaw writes the blog Trout Caviar and is the author of the novels Blue Bel Air and Three Nights in the Heart of the Earth He divides his time between St Paul and a rural Wisconsin cabin.

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    1. It’s a rare treat when a cookbook reads like a novel, is paced like a thriller and ends with a riddle; “Round and ‘round.”Author Laidlaw is no stranger to the written word. He’s published two novels; Three Nights in the Heart & Blue Bel Air, lived internationally but is most at home in the country. Through clever anecdotes and totally approachable recipes Laidlaw brings a fresh voice into the fast-expanding world of foraging locally and how to cook the stuff. “…90 percent of go [...]

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