By Edward H. Davis,John T. Morgan
The ebook starts with collards’ vague origins. Like a great detective tale, the hunt for collards’ domestic kingdom leads the authors either to Europe and West Africa, the place they resolve a story as extraordinary and intricate as that of southern humans themselves. Crossing again over the Atlantic, the authors traverse miles of yankee again roads, from Arkansas to Florida and from Virginia to Louisiana. They vividly recount visits to houses, gardens, grocers, farms, and eating places the place the various sorts of collards are venerated, from the conventional eco-friendly collards to the yellow cabbage collard and infrequent crimson cultivars.
In uncovering the secrets and techniques of starting to be collards, the authors find prize-winning patches of the plant, interview “ seed savers,” and supply valuable advice for kitchen gardeners. in addition they describe how collards made the jump from kitchen backyard staple to hugely valued advertisement crop.
Collards captures the tastes, smells, and prize-winning recipes from the South’ s most efficient collards gala's. They locate collards on the houses of farmers, jazz musicians, governors, and metal employees. relations to cabbage and broccoli yet stronger to either in dietary price, collard vegetables go beyond human divisions of black and white, wealthy and bad, refined and rustic, and concrete and rural.
Food tendencies may perhaps come and move, yet collards are a convention that southerners go back to time and again. Richly illustrated in colour, Collards demonstrates the abiding centrality of this eco-friendly leafy vegetable to the foodways of the yank South. In it, readers will rediscover an outdated friend.
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