The Noma Guide to Fermentation: Including koji, kombuchas, shoyus, misos, vinegars, garums, lacto-ferments, and black fruits and vegetables

Category: Book
By (author): Redzepi, René
By (author): Zilber, David
Series: Foundations Of Flavor
Subject:  COOKING / Individual Chefs & Restaurants
  COOKING / Methods / Professional
  COOKING / Regional & Ethnic / International
  COOKING / Seasonal
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: Artisan
Published: October 2018
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 456
Size: 10.00in x 7.50in
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From The Publisher*At Noma-four times named the world's best restaurant-every dish includes some form of fermentation, whether it's a bright hit of vinegar, a deeply savory miso, an electrifying drop of garum, or the sweet intensity of black garlic. Fermentation is one of the foundations behind Noma's extraordinary flavor profiles.

Now René Redzepi, chef and co-owner of Noma, and David Zilber, the chef who runs the restaurant's acclaimed fermentation lab, share never-before-revealed techniques to creating Noma's extensive pantry of ferments. And they do so with a book conceived specifically to share their knowledge and techniques with home cooks. With 500 step-by-step photographs, and with every recipe approachably written and meticulously tested, The Noma Guide to Fermentation takes readers far beyond the typical kimchi and sauerkraut to include koji, kombuchas, shoyus, misos, lacto-ferments, vinegars, garums, and black fruits and vegetables. And-perhaps even more important-it shows how to use these game-changing pantry ingredients in more than 100 original recipes.

Fermentation is already building as the most significant new direction in food (and health). With The Noma Guide to Fermentation, it's about to be taken to a whole new level.
From The Publisher*The world's most influential chef redefines the possibilities of a restaurant cookbook by sharing new techniques for fermentation-the "secret sauce" behind every dish at Noma, the world's leading restaurant, and one of the most important food topics today-and offering revolutionary knowledge and original recipes for home cooks and professional chefs alike.
Review Quote*"With The Noma Guide to Fermentation, René and his team have written the definitive guide to creating fermented foods. We're all smarter for the years of research that went into this book, and I'm thrilled that home cooks and professionals alike have access to this information."
-David Chang, chef/founder of Momofuku
 
"René Redzepi and the Noma team bring extraordinary creativity to the ancient and universal practice of fermentation. Accessible enough for novices, The Noma Guide to Fermentation is sure to elevate the practices of those of us already enchanted with the vast realm of fermentation."
-Sandor Katz, award-winning author of The Art of Fermentation
 
"After reading The Noma Guide to Fermentation, I want to lacto-ferment every single thing in sight! A whole new world of ideas has been opened. As ever, René and his Noma team generously share their knowledge of their initial fermentation ‘accidents' and how the alchemy of mold, yeast, and bacteria can completely transform one's cooking."
-Kylie Kwong, chef and co-owner of Billy Kwong
 
"The Noma Guide to Fermentation gathers detailed recipes for the restaurant's most successful discoveries, documents the current state of the craft they've helped advance, and offers a superb introduction for chefs and home cooks alike to the practicalities and pleasures of cooking with microbes."
-Harold McGee, award-winning author of On Food and Cooking
 
"The science lab at Noma is the perfect culinary incubator to take on an in-depth study of fermentation. I am thrilled that Redzepi and Zilber have given us access to their diligent research as they offer us the recipes for their most successful, and delicious, results!"
-Alice Waters, author of The Art of Simple Food
 
Biographical NoteRené Redzepi is the chef and co-owner of Noma in Copenhagen, four times recognized as the world's best by the World's 50 Best Restaurants. Redzepi has twice appeared on the cover of Time magazine (and been named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World); been featured in publications from the New York Times to Wired; and been profiled in two feature-length documentaries and countless national and international media outlets. His first book, Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine, was an IACP and James Beard Award winner. He is also the author of A Work in Progress. He lives with his wife, Nadine Levy Redzepi, and their three children. Find him on Instagram @reneredzepinoma and @nomacph.

David Zilber is a chef and photographer who hails from Toronto, Canada. He has cooked from coast to coast across North America, most notably as a sous-chef at Hawksworth Restaurant in Vancouver. He has worked at Noma since 2014 and has served as director of its fermentation lab since 2016. He enjoys Jamaican patties and quantum physics. Find him on Instagram @david_zilber.