Borough Market: The Knowledge: The ultimate guide to shopping and cooking (Hardcover)
Producing a great dish - a dish that celebrates the vibrancy and versatility of seasonal ingredients - doesn't have to be difficult and doesn't have to be expensive. All it needs is a knowledge of what to look for when we're buying ingredients, when to buy them, how to store them, how to prepare them and how best to cook them.
The Knowledge hosts intriguing in-depth features and unmissable Q&As with traders, along with visual step-by-step guides to preparing ingredients and lists of interesting seasonal produce. Moving through meat, fish, vegetables, fruit, dairy, bakery and store-cupboard ingredients, each chapter shares a collection of tantalising recipes that will teach you how to make the most of your produce, inspired by the incredible seasonal offerings from Borough Market traders.
Recipes include Roasted Cod's Head with Clams and Seaweed; Beef, Leek and Ale Pie; Parsnip Gnocchi and Smoked Garlic Butter; Moong Dal Dosa with Masala Potatoes and Tomato Chutney; Jasmine Tea Loaf with Salted Lime Butter; Ginger and Pink Peppercorn Baked Cheesecake.
Come away feeling confident and excited to use your newfound understanding of ingredients, armed with the market traders' unrivalled expertise, delightful seasonal recipes.
Angela Clutton is a cook, presenter and award-winning food-writer.
Her debut book, The Vinegar Cupboard, won the Jane Grigson Trust Award, was shortlisted for the André Simon Food and Drink Awards; won two awards at the Guild of Food Writers Awards; and won 'Debut Cookery Book' at the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards.
Angela has been the Co-director of the British Library Food Season since 2020, curating and presenting talks and events across food issues, culture and writing. She has written for a wide range of national publications and broadcast work includes the Channel 5 'Inside...' series.
Angela's long-standing relationship with Borough Market spans writing features, developing recipes, and live cooking demonstrations. She presents the Market's Borough Talks podcast series, and is host of the Borough Market Cookbook Club.