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From critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning author, Diana Henry, a new edition of the hidden gem at the heart of her cookbook repertoire. An irresistible collection of cold-weather recipes that celebrate the unique pleasures of autumn and winter, featuring seven new recipes and a foreword by Nigel Slater.
“Roast Figs, SugarSnowhas been in my kitchen since the day I first opened it. Here is a book that celebrates not only the ingredients of the winter shopping bag, the pumpkins and pomegranates, chestnuts and soft, sweet spices, but the heart and soul of the season. Each paragraph is a carol to what makes the cooking of the cold months something to cherish.”- Nigel Slater
Diana Henry’s classic cookbook, Roast Figs, Sugar Snow, is now revisited, revised, and refreshed nearly 20 years after its first publication, with a new foreword by Nigel Slater and seven new recipes. Full of comforting delights from cold-weather climates, it features recipes gathered from Diana’s travels to Scandinavia, the French and Italian Alps, Scotland, Ireland, and New England. This is irresistible food you’ll cook over and over again. Choose Alpine dishes of melted cheese; autumnal pies and substantial winter salads; pastries from Viennese coffee houses; festive snow biscuits and – closer to home – Diana’s definitive recipe for warming Irish stew. Of course, there is also a recipe for Sugar-on-Snow as well. These recipes will bring warmth to your heart as well as your home. And Diana’s evocative writing about both place and food make this a book well worth reading, as well as cooking from.
-Georgian Cheese Pies
-Salad of Smoked Duck with Farro, Red Chicory and Pomegranates
-Pumpkin Tarts with Spinach and Gorgonzola
-Vermont Baked Beans
-Roast Pork with Black Pudding, Apple and Mustard Sauce
-Melting Leg of Lamb with Juniper
-Skier's Chocolate with Bugnes
-Roast Figs and Plums in Vodka with Cardamom Cream
New recipes to this edition include:
-Hazelnut, espresso and chocolate shortbread
-Crimson leaf, black lentil, roasted grape and walnut salad
-Beetroot and blackberry soup with walnut relish
-Pasta alla norcina
-Ham and haddie pie
-Swedish apple, almond and cardamom cake
-Plum and cardamom galette
About the Author
Diana Henry is a James Beard Award winning author and beloved food writer with book sales of more than 950,000 copies worldwide. She has regular columns in The Daily Telegraph and Waitrose Weekend. and her work has appeared in BBC Good Food, House & Garden, Delicious and beyond, and her broadcast appearances include BBC Radio 4. Diana has won numerous awards for her journalism and books, including Cookery Journalist of the Year and Cookbook of the Year from the Guild of Food Writers; Cookery Writer of the Year and Cookery Book of the Year at the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards; Food Book of the Year at the André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards; and a James Beard award for A Bird in the Hand.
Diana Henry is the author of twelve books including: Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons; Roast Figs, Sugar Snow; Plenty; Salt, Sugar,Smoke; A Change of Appetite; A Bird in the Hand; Simple; How to Eat a Peach and From the Oven to the Table.
Diana Henry has a strong fanbase with 126,000 followers on Instagram @dianahenryfood