Component cookbook, part how-to guide, meals change features extra than eighty recipes for artisanal gadgets that will be coveted at food swaps and loved as items, along with everything from salted caramel sauce and meyer lemon curd to green tomato salsa, lavender shortbread, cultured butter, apricot jalapeño jelly, and rum vanilla extract. You’ll also find innovative approaches to irresistibly package your objects, plus perforated present tags equipped for personalisation. Finally, writer emily paster — co-founder of the chicago meals change, one in every of the most important in the global — gives steering on setting up a meals switch to your personal network, in addition to inspiring testimonies from individuals who are a part of this developing movement.
About the Author
Emily Paster is the creator of the popular website West of the Loop, which was named a Top Mommy Blog by Time Out Chicago Kids and a Family Food Blog to Savor by Red Tricycle. She is the co-founder of the Chicago Food Swap, teaches canning classes in the Chicago area, and writes on food and entertaining for Chicago Parent magazine.
What a delightful book! I purchased this book because I've always loved giving food as gifts and thought this would have some great new ideas. It exceeded my expectations and provided so many new ideas for presentation and packaging. Also, Emily Paster shares her unique ideas on foods you can give away. For example, I had never thought about giving soup in mason jars or putting together little canisters of flavored salts. Simple and impressive! Those are gifts I would love to give/swap... and also love to receive! Prior to reading this book, I was not familiar with food swapping and had never attended a food swap. This book has inspired me to start my own food swap with my friends. The author provides everything you need to get started with swapping from organization to packaging and labeling. Even if you're not interested in swapping, the recipes are fantastic for just making at home. I love the design of the book and appreciate easy-to-read size and the paperback cover. The photography is gorgeous and the book is just a pleasure to read. This is a welcome addition to my cookbook collection.-Jordan
Food Swap is a delight! The first quarter of the book covers the nuts and bolts of food swapping: what is it, why do people do it, location, publicity, troubleshooting, what to bring, how to package, and so forth. These explanations are easy to digest, and the charming photography of swappers and swap goods brings this section to life and builds the reader's enthusiasm. The bulk of the book is the 80+ recipes (including vivid color photos of almost every item). Items included range from sweets such as truffles, cookies, and mini pies, to ricotta and yogurt, savory soups, infused vinegars and spirits, spice mixes, and preserved foods such as jam and pickles. There is a pleasing range of complexity, making the recipes accessible to both beginner and more seasoned food swappers and cooks. Not only are these recipes perfect for a food swap, they are ideal for any occasion where one wants to give the gift of homemade food, such as for hostess gifts, new parents, new neighbors, teachers, babysitters, and so on. I highly recommend Food Swap for all home cooks!-Gena
Food swaps not your thing? Don't be put off by the title, this excellent book is for every cook and baker who is looking for fresh and original ideas in the kitchen. Innovative recipes like Blood Orange Marmalade with Campari, Bacon-Chocolate Chip Cookies and Apricot Butter will inspire you and the cute packaging ideas are great for gift-giving as well as swapping.-Cfey
Download Cooking Ebook Food Swap: Specialty Recipes for Bartering, Sharing & Giving | 40 Mb | Pages 224 | PDF | English | 2016