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Published: 17 April 2017

288 Pages

7 x 10" inches

ISBN: 9781849046862

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Ugly Food

Overlooked and Undercooked

Richard Horsey, Tim Wharton, and Photographs by Tanya Ghosh

A Hurst Publication

  • A book that tackles head-on our aversion to odd-looking ingredients
  • This book takes the currently-trending issue of misshapen vegetables, discarded for aesthetic reasons, one stage further - there are also a lot of tasty, sustainable ingredients that are underutilized or discarded because they are somehow seen as "ugly" or "distasteful." The authors' show how beautiful these ingredients really are.
  • Unusual, attractive photographs of ugly/interesting/weird foodstuffs, along with a text-heavy book, makes for an excellent counterbalance to glossy cookbooks.
  • Not your average cookbook. Along with recipes and "how-to" sections, Ugly Food provides witty and informative social histories of the ingredients, along with the facts and some science.