Author(s): Oivind Berg
In this beautifully illustrated book, Øivind Berg traces the use of fire as a heat source, a stove and a social gathering point - indoors and outdoors - right up to the present day. He reveals the types of fire, the art of kindling, the characteristics of different woods as fuel, and the secrets of Norwegian live-fire cooking. The perfect fireside companion, with this book you can chop wood, send sparks flying and plan a feast all from the comfort of your armchair. More than this, you will gain a newfound respect for the creative and destructive powers of fire and its ancient rituals.