Author(s): Matthew Evans
Welcome to Summer on Fat Pig Farm, where the garden prospers, the berries ripen and the aroma of fresh herbs lingers in the air.
Summer is the season of surplus, a time when the sun is high and the cooking is easy. Dig in to indulgent waffles with salty butterscotch pears. Enjoy a rustic farm meal of cider chicken or zucchini and buffalo mozzarella lasagne, while sipping white peach and mint sangria. Finish with vanilla-poached nectarines or raspberry cake drizzled with elderflower syrup.
Gourmet farmer Matthew Evans showcases beautiful seasonal produce with this collection of fresh and simple recipes to help you bring summer into your kitchen.
Matthew Evans is Australia.s favourite tree-changer. A former chef and food critic, Matthew is now a Tasmanian smallholder, food writer and food activist. He fattens pigs, milks a cow, tends a garden and writes about food from his office on Fat Pig Farm, in the gorgeous Huon Valley. Matthew is the star of the long-running SBS TV show The Gourmet Farmer series as well as the recent documentary on seafood, What.s the Catch?, in which he advocates for a change to Australian food labelling laws. Matthew is the author of eleven books, including the authoritative Real Food Companion, his autobiography Never Order Chicken on a Monday followed by The Dirty Chef, and he co-authored The Gourmet Farmer Deli Book and The Gourmet Farmer Goes Fishing...