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A Girl and Her Pig takes us behind the scenes of April Bloomfield's lauded restaurants and into her own home kitchen, where her attention to detail and her reverence for sourcing the finest ingredients possible results in unforgettable food. Her innovative yet refreshingly unfussy recipes hark back to a strong English tradition, enlivened by a Mediterranean influence and an unfailingly modern and fresh sensibility. From baked eggs with anchovies and cream to smoked haddock chowder, from beetroot and smoked trout salad to a classic duck confit, April's recipes are wonderfully fresh and unfussy. Written with real verve, this is a cookbook full of personality and chock-full of tales and tips from one of the world's best-loved chefs.
With an unabashed love of food and quality ingredients, Bloomfield, the British chef behind popular NYC eateries The Spotted Pig (which has a Michelin Star), The Breslin, and The John Dory, rolls up her sleeves and invites readers into the kitchen as she shares recipes for many of her signature dishes in this outstanding collection. Included here are must-haves from The Spotted Pig, such as the Gnudi, Smoked Haddock Chowde,r and her ethereal Chopped Chicken Liver on Toast, as well as Roasted Veal Shanks with White Wine and Shallots and Chicken Adobo, providing would-be chefs with more than enough encouragement to try their hand at her unique takes on comfort food. The majority of the recipes are fairly simple as long as the reader is patient and pays attention to detail, but a few, such as the labor-intensive Beef and Bayley Hazen Pie, roasted lamb heads, and a whole suckling pig may best be left to Bloomfield. Realistic (and gorgeous) photos of the dishes and charming anecdotes scattered throughout suffuse this cookbook with a welcome personal touch, appropriate for the oeuvre of a chef who "like to touch food, to know it." Even if readers have never set foot in one of Bloomfield's establishments, they'll likely be blown away by her creativity, passion, and good taste. Photos.