Bread Is Gold: Extraordinary Meals with Ordinary Ingredients by Massimo Bottura

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    • Ingredients: stale bread; red peppers; green peppers; English cucumbers; strawberries; tomato juice; basil
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    • Ingredients: onions; canned tomatoes; oregano sprigs; dried thyme; zucchini; milk; ground meat of your choice
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    • Ingredients: basil; parsley; mint; stale bread; Parmigiano Reggiano cheese; fusilli pasta
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    • Ingredients: stale bread; edible gold dust; milk; heavy cream; light brown sugar
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    • Ingredients: potatoes; beef broth; spring onions; basil; mozzarella cheese; eggs
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    • Ingredients: stale bread; heavy cream; granulated sugar; milk; vanilla beans; eggs; egg yolks
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    • Ingredients: limes; grapeseed oil; white onions; Jerusalem artichokes; carrots; turnips; celeriac; potatoes; apples; lemon thyme; dried mushrooms; chicory; mustard leaves; basil; cilantro
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    • Ingredients: ground beef; parsley; lovage; mustard seeds; grapeseed oil; all-purpose flour; eggs; stale bread; shallots; sherry vinegar; tomato paste; thyme sprigs; bay leaves; eggplants; balsamic vinegar; brioche hamburger buns; Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
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    • Ingredients: strawberries; red verjuice; gelatin sheets; birch syrup; condensed milk; butter; all-purpose flour; overripe bananas; eggs; garnish of your choice
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    • Ingredients: bay leaves; root vegetables of your choice; green vegetables of your choice; milk; canned beans; white pepper
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Main course; Japanese
    • Ingredients: breadcrumbs; minced beef; lard; onions; nutmeg; red peppers; mushrooms; white wine; soy sauce
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    • Ingredients: condensed milk; milk; heavy cream; eggs; natural unsweetened cocoa powder; stale bread; fruits of your choice
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    • Categories: Soups; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: sage; bay leaves; stale bread; Parmigiano Reggiano cheese; heavy cream
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    • Categories: Fried doughs; Sauces for fish; Main course; Japanese
    • Ingredients: olive oil; white onions; fennel; zucchini; carrots; cauliflower; milk; all-purpose flour; lobster claws; edible flowers
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    • Ingredients: mangoes; papayas; pineapple; starfruit; passion fruit; all-purpose flour; active dry yeast; lemons; milk; vanilla beans; egg yolks; cape gooseberries
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    • Categories: Soups; Cooking ahead; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: cauliflower; milk; heavy cream; onions; zucchini; potatoes; thyme sprigs; oregano sprigs; stale bread; nutmeg; parsley
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    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Pasta, doughs & sauces; Main course; Italian
    • Ingredients: chicken carcass; onions; carrots; celery; shallots; tomato paste; chicken thighs; red peppers; spinach; basil; Parmigiano Reggiano cheese; stale bread; spaghetti pasta
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    • Categories: Baked & steamed desserts; Ice cream & frozen desserts; Dessert
    • Ingredients: stale bread; egg yolks; heavy cream; vanilla beans; granulated sugar; cantaloupes; lemons; papayas; mangoes; passion fruit; ginger root
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    • Categories: Sauces, general; Appetizers / starters; Peruvian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: baby potatoes; green beans; carrots; red peppers; red onions; garlic; aji amarillo chiles; milk; queso fresco; Parmigiano Reggiano cheese; stale bread; black olives
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Notes about this book

Notes about Recipes in this book

  • Strawberries with banana bread [René Redzepi]

    • SpatulaCity on July 25, 2023

      I made this recipe simply because I didn’t think it would work. I feel vindicated that the instructions for the banana bread are incorrect. There is no way that volume of banana bread will fit within that pan. Also the baking instructions of 15-20 min are wildly wrong - should be 50-60 minutes. Still the resulting banana bread is decent when scaled and baked correctly. Fun take to have the macerated strawberries on top! Did not have versus, or birch syrup, so used the recommended substitutions.

  • Roast vegetable gazpacho [Mark Moriarty]

    • SpatulaCity on July 27, 2023

      Turned out delicious, but not like a gazpacho. There were discrepancies from the written introduction to the actual recipe. The intro states the tomatoes, eggplant, fennel and zucchini are all roasted, but the actual recipe does not call for roasting the tomatoes or fennel. The resulting soup had great flavor, but was extremely thick. I had to add quite a bit of water to get it to even a thick soup consistency. Needed to add extra salt and acid to compensate for the extra water. Was expecting more tomato flavor, to get that gazpacho feel, but it was lacking. I’m sure adding more tomato or tomato juice would have helped. Wound up adding some msg for extra umami. Also had two leeks on hand, so roasted and added those as well. Again, very tasty in the end. Will experiment next time with adding Tom juice or vegetable stock to get it more soupy next time.

  • Meatballs with lemon sauce and ratatouille [Ugo Alciati]

    • bwhip on January 26, 2018

      What a wonderful recipe! Rustic, simple, yet elegant and really flavorful. It all comes together in just under an hour. Prep was pretty easy. The meatballs were quite wet and loose while being formed, but cooked up really nicely and tasted delicious. I didn’t completely trust that they’d brown up okay just baking in a 350 degree oven, so I turned on the broiler for the last few minutes which did the job nicely. The lemon sauce was a surprising and elegant complement to the dish. Excellent.

  • Banana peel chutney [Gastromotiva]

    • mjes on September 11, 2021

      This is a recipe that I tried solely for its unusual ingredient -- ripe banana peels. Unfortunately for me, that also meant I had to bake banana nut bread as I like my bananas green. It is important to finely dice the banana peel to break up the fibers while not making them so fine you lose texture i.e. chop them don't use a food processor, It was well worth trying this recipe. The resulting chutney is quite tasty and works well on sandwiches or pappadams.

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  • ISBN 10 0714875368
  • ISBN 13 9780714875361
  • Published Nov 06 2017
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 416
  • Language English
  • Countries Australia, United Kingdom, United States, Canada
  • Publisher Phaidon Press

Publishers Text

Massimo Bottura, the world's best chef, prepares extraordinary meals from ordinary and sometimes 'wasted' ingredients inspiring home chefs to eat well while living well.

'These dishes could change the way we feed the world, because they can be cooked by anyone, anywhere, on any budget. To feed the planet, first you have to fight the waste', Massimo Bottura

Bread is Gold is the first book to take a holistic look at the subject of food waste, presenting recipes for three-course meals from 45 of the world's top chefs. These recipes, which number more than 150, turn everyday ingredients into inspiring dishes that are delicious, economical, and easy to make.



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