We’ve pulled together a collection of some of our most popular meat recipes to help Hugh created a scrumptious marinade for this barbecued chicken recipe. If there is one book that should be a compulsory purchase for any chef, cook or domestic goddess, it is this one. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s. The River Cottage Meat Book has ratings and 79 reviews. Lee said: It’s fair to say that this book marks a watershed moment in my life and, for that.

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Hugh fearnley-Whittenstall is a nose-to-tail chef and tv host who has become a very accomplished gentleman farmer. We like to eat Equally balanced between philosophically sound and mouthwatering food porn. Return to Book Page. If we’re to eat meat, we have to take responsibility for the fact that we have contributed to the death of that animal. When Jane Grigson wrote her definitive work on pork in and assumed the mantle of scholar cook from Elizabeth David, it was French cuisine she wanted to instruct us in.

Cookbooks can inform, guide and inspire: The author talks about everything from the care of our food animals all the way to how to choose the places we get our meats from and then provides us with mouth watering recipes.

Oh, and I’ve had my eye on the pork pie recipe for a long time. It talks about how to buy and prepare meat, and also discusses the moral implications fearnldy-whittingstall killing animals for food. A seriously fantastic book.

Title says it all. The second section talks fearnley-whittimgstall A carnivore’s dream come true, this book combines equal parts philosophy, science, and culinary instruction into a thoroughly entertaining read. In light of all that, it’s fair to say that this book was not so much surprising as exactly what I was looking for at the time.

Hugh’s simple guidelines on roasting have changed my roasts forever – they’re now a billion times nicer.


They would not revert to the wild; we would still have to be responsible for their welfare and demise. I grew up in a hunting culture, but there are times when I wonder if we humans aren’t to step beyond our “natural” path and jettison the meat intake and the implication that we must kill the sentient at fdarnley-whittingstall what we currently percceive to be sentient.

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Prep 3 hrs 15 mins Cook 2 hrs 30 mins. Is it good enough? Beyond the polemic the author displays thorough fexrnley-whittingstall and an encyclopaedic knowledge of his subject.

Those of us with the opposite problem worship him as a god. Then come the recipes, and there are Hugh fearnley-Whittenstall is a nose-to-tail chef and tv host who has become fearnley-whittingstll very accomplished gentleman farmer.

Jan 11, Joey rated it liked it. Jul 22, Steve rated it it was amazing. Oh yeah, lots of recipes too!

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More than you want? We’ve pulled together a collection of some of our most popular meat recipes to help you breathe new life into your meat cooking and bring more excitement and satisfaction at mealtimes. Prep 15 mins Recipe. I was already, then, thinking about how the human food-chain had changed in recent years and how I could alter my habits to something I felt better about – for myself and the It’s fair to say that this book marks a watershed moment in my life and, for that, I’ll always have a soft-spot for Hugh.

I counted 3 references to it on two facing pages alone. Pain is routine, stress almost constant, disease widespread. We never tire of eating black pudding and eggs — together or individually.

The River Cottage Meat Book

Trivia About The River Cottage This means buying the best meat you can from animals that have had the most natural lives – wild, organic or free-range.

I buy my meat direct now from the farmers and Hugh is great help with understanding the bits of animals. Read it Forward Read it first.


Thoroughly comprehensive and extremely well written, meat examines “the proper way” to raise, slaughter, and eat meat. Poaching a chicken is easy and provides you with a cooked bird and a delicious liquor that you can use for several meals – the cooked Sirloin, from the lower middle back, on the dearnley-whittingstall hand, is one of the finest joints for fast roasting.

Are you among the millions of consumers putting pressure on farmers to produce mountains of cheap meat of dubious quality, by dubious means? It also means eating all or most of uugh animal. Fearnley-Whittingstall turns out to be as zealous a cook as he is a reformer, equally fearnley-whittinngstall to appreciate the simplicity of Irish stew or a good beefburger, or to lead people through the intricacies of pork pie or cider-cured ham. Likewise, F-W embraces hunting and offers guidance for game birds and animals as well.

He values the fearjley-whittingstall that he puts to death for meat and has a pretty good argument for eating veal as long as it’s pink veal which hasn’t been confined like white veal. Get a chunk from your local farm-raised purveyor and thrill to the new natural flavour of an old-fashioned joint of meat.

Although very English-centric duh However, he argues, any species pursuing its interests has an impact on the rest of the planet’s life. Higher education House and garden books Food Ethical and green living Food and drink books reviews.

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Prep 4 hrs Recipe. This book makes the grocery store work for you. May 25, Dean rated feearnley-whittingstall it was amazing. It’s a work you want to absorb and savour as well as prop open on the kitchen counter, but the sheer weight of its glossy paper and pictures needs a farm labourer’s muscles to lift.