- Title: The Art of Charcuterie
- Autor: The Culinary Institute of America, John Kowalski
- Pages: 400
- Publisher (Publication Date): Wiley; 1 edition (December 7, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0470197412
- Download File Format: PDF
A comprehensive, professional-level guide to the making ofsausages and cured meats
The art of charcuterie has been practiced since the fifteenthcentury, but in recent years interest has escalated in thisartisanal specialty. Pâtés, cured meats, terrines, andgourmet sausages are staples at upscale restaurants as well ascocktail and dinner parties. Modern charcutiers have introduced newand exciting techniques and flavors for delicious (and evenhealthy) charcuterie. Written by John Kowalski and the experts atthe CIA, The Art of Charcuterie covers every aspect of thisrediscovered culinary art: curing and brining, smoking, terrines,pâtés, sausages, herbs and seasonings, sauces andrelishes, and kitchen sanitation.
Features thorough explanations of tools of the trade, kitchenequipment, and ingredients
Includes technical and nutritional explanations of all themeats used in the charcuterie kitchen and how to best preparethem
Heavily illustrated with 200 full-color photographs, includingtechniques and finished items
The Art of Charcuterie is the ultimate companion forprofessionals and dedicated home cooks who want to master bothtraditional and contemporary techniques.