From Scratch: Charcuterieis an accessible handbook that features all the recipes and techniques you need to know to cure and preserve meat from scratch.
Preserving and curing at home is easier than you think, and this book explains how. Covering the basics, Tim Hayward takes the home cook from the principles of charcuterie and the importance ofsalinity,temperature,humidityandtimethrough all the classic techniques ofcuring and salting,drying and preserving.
With clearstep-by-step instructionsand photography, explanations of what works and why, and foolproof recipes, you’ll learn how to make everything fromPâté to Pastrami,Smoking Bacon to Salt Beef,Corned Beef to Confit Duckand more.
Packed with useful, accessible information and focussing on back-to-basics skills, theFrom Scratchseries is designed to inspire you to slow down and create. Titles include:Sourdough,Brew,Ferment.