The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition

The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition

The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition

Author(s): Bill Mollison

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

Paperback: 288 pages

ISBN: 0908228066

ISBN-13: 978-0908228065

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Emphasizing the enhancement of nutrition, this is one of the most comprehensive books available today on the subject of storing and preserving foods. Recipes and processing methods have been collected from indigenous people worldwide. These practical and traditional techniques , many of which were nearly lost forever, have been collated and set out in a well-defined and easy to follow manual which is of value to anyone interested in processing and storing food. Chapters are set out under the following headings:

Storing – Preserving – Cooking Foods

The Fungi – Yeasts – Mushrooms, Lichens

The Grains

The Legumes

Roots – Bulbs – Rhizomes

Fruits – Flowers – Nuts – Oils – Olives

Leaf and Stem – Aguamiels

Marine and Freshwater Products

Fish – Molluscs – Algae Meats – Birds – Insects

Dairy Products

Beers – Wines – Beverages

Condiments – Spices – Sauces

Agricultural Composts – Silages – Liquid Manures

Nutrition and Environmental Health

“A truly fabulous book, a quirky gem, a classic. Mollison has written a comprehensive monograph on the international use of microbial fermentation in food and beverage production, from a cross-cultural, anthropological, and biological perspective.” Dr. Marion Nestle, Dept, of Nutrition and Food Studies, New York University


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