One ingredient can change the nature of a dish, elevating it from flat to transcendent—with 58 ingredient profiles and more than 260 recipes and variations.
Do you have a kitchen full of jars and pastes and flours you want to use more? From capers, crème fraîche, and fish sauce to date syrup, labneh, preserved lemon, and more, Michelle McKenzie offers a fresh perspective on magical pantry items that are often overlooked by home cooks.
With 58 ingredient profiles and more than 260 recipes and variations featuring those ingredients, learn to harness the power of your pantry to make dishes extraordinary. Undeniably inspiring yet also happily pragmatic, The Modern Larder will change your approach to cooking and elevate your everyday meals.
Michelle McKenzie is a professional cook, culinary instructor, food writer, food stylist, and recipe developer. She is the author of Dandelion & Quince: Exploring the Wide World of Unusual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs, nominated for both the James Beard and IACP Awards. Previously, she was the longtime program director and chef at 18 Reasons, a community cooking school in San Francisco.