Step aside, iceberg lettuce. In this inventive collection, Sally Butcher, who runs a well-trafficked Persian delicatessen in south London, sings praises for an encyclopedic collection of global greens—which also encompass generous helpings of grains and fruits—threaded with folklore and anecdotes.
Salmagundi is a 17th-century English word denoting a salad dish comprising, well, everything.…This comprehensive new book from acclaimed author Sally Butcher looks at salad bowls across the world in 150 recipes. The recipes feature a number of archaic, traditional and staple dishes—and a whole lot of funky new stuff as well.
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