Simple Foods for the Pack: Sierra Club Books

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9780871561466: Simple Foods for the Pack: Sierra Club Books

Featuring more than 180 trail-tested recipes for portable, delicious, and easy-to-prepare meals, this updated edition of the original - and best - natural foods backpacking cookbook adds Cordon Bleu chef's expertise to delight the palates of backpackers and day-hikers. It stresses variety and tastiness, with special attention to nourishment, nutritional balance, low cost, and health.
Mouth-watering recipes include Moroccan couscous, hot and sour soup, salmon in tomato-orange sauce, chocolate fudge pudding, and walnut spice cake. These foods are easily packed and use lightweight and long-lasting ingredients. The cookbook also provides menus; makes suggestions for foods prepared at home; and offers tips on packaging and carrying foods, selecting tools and utensils, medical information, use of fires, treating water, and where to buy ingredients.

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From the Inside Flap:

ing a wilderness trip should read Simple Foods For The Pack."

-- The New York Times

This new, updated edition of the original -and best -- natural foods backpacking cookbook features a wealth of trail-tested recipes for portable, delicious, easy-to-prepare meals, now enhanced by the expertise of a Cordon Bleu chef. The more than 180 mouth-watering recipes stress variety and flavor as well as convenience, low cost, and nutritional value.

Highlights include:
-- Exotic delicacies such as Moroccan cous-cous, hot and sour soup, and salmon in tomato orange sauce
-- An expanded dessert section featuring such taste-tempting treats as chocolate fudge pudding, walnut spice cake, and high mountain pie
-- Recipes to make both at home and in camp
-- Tips on packaging and packing foods
-- Suggestions for tools, utensils, and staple ingredients

About the Author:

Claudia Axcell is a professional writer, and Diana Cooke is a graduate of the Cordon Bleu in London who teaches cooking. Both live in Bishop, California. Former trail guide Vikki Kinmont lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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