Preserved Apple Cores — Yes, It’s A Thing
Admittedly, I love all things Danish — the timeless architecture, the clean-lined furniture, and the haunting murder-mystery thrillers.
And of course, the food.
So, when a review copy of “Nordic Family Kitchen” (Prestel, 2021) landed on my porch, I found myself beyond intrigued.
The book is by Mikkel Karstad, a Danish chef who cooked for years at world-renowned Noma in Copenhagen.
The book features 73 recipes that espouse Karstad’s eco-conscious sensibilities that prize foraged, home-grown and good-for-you ingredients in dishes such as “Seaweed Flatbread with Sea Salt, Herbs, Flowers, and Olive Oil,” “Elderflower Lemonade with Herbs,” “Pickled Chanterelles with Spruce, Apple, and Shallots,” and “Rhubarb and Marzipan Cake.”
Now, I’ve salt-preserved lemons for years. But apple cores?
That was a new one on me.Read more