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Author Lebo, Kate, author.

Title The book of difficult fruit : arguments for the tart, tender, and unruly (with recipes) / Kate Lebo.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction-NEW  814.6 LEB    AVAILABLE
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Description xvi, 391 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A note on difficult fruit -- A. Aronia. Aronia smoothie ; Aronia dye for paper and cloth -- B. Blackberry. Blackberry mulch ; Blackberry shrub -- C. Cherry. "Almond" extract ; Real maraschino cherries -- D. Durian. Durian ice cream ; Durian lip balm -- E. Elderberry. Elderberry syrup ; Elderberry cordial -- F. Faceclock. Faceclock coffee ; Faceclock greens, fennel sausage, and barley soup -- G. Gooseberry. Gooseberry cheese ; Gooseberry elderflower frozen fool -- H. Huckleberry. Huckleberry pie ; Huckleberry gastrique -- I. Italian plum. Italian plum jam ; Persipan -- J. Juniper berry. Juniper jelly ; Juniper bitters -- K. Kiwifruit. The perfect peel ; Meat tenderizer -- L. Lump. Recipe for a long lost friend -- M. Medlar. Medlar jelly ; Medlar syrup -- N. Norton grape. Norton gelée ; Red wine vinegar -- O. Osage orange. Spider balls ; Osage centerpiece -- P. Pomegranate. Pomegranate molasses ; Semi-deathless pomegranate mask -- Q. Quince. Quince jelly and membrillo ; Bandoline -- R. Rhubarb. Pickled rhubarb ; Rhubarb root remedies for stomach and bowel complaints -- S. Sugarcane. Cane sugar scrub ; Sugar pills -- T. Thimbleberry. Thimbleberry kvass ; Hiker's toilet paper -- U. Ume plum. Ume/Shiroboshi ; Chicken katsu rolls with umeboshi and shiso -- V. Vanilla. Whipped vanilla body cream ; Vanilla bean cake with vanilla buttercream -- W. Wheat. Whole wheat pie pastry ; Wheat pasta -- X. Xylitol. Xylitol sinus wash ; Xylitol peppermints -- Y. Yuzu. Yuzu marmalade ; Yuzu bath and body oil -- Z. Zucchini. Zucchini blossoms with chèvre and herbs ; Garlicky fermented zucchini.
Summary "Inspired by twenty-six fruits, essayist, poet, and pie lady Kate Lebo expertly blends the culinary, medical, and personal in a book of lyrical essays, accompanied by recipes"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Fruit.
Genre Essays.
ISBN 9780374110321 (hardcover)
0374110328 (hardcover)
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