The Natural Cook: Maximum Taste, Zero Waste
This debut cookbook by Matt Stone--Head Chef of Australia's renown Greenhouse restaurant--focuses on zero waste cooking, and delves into hot topics in cooking, like fermenting, pickling, eating natural food, and many others. Stone combines green philosophy with his cooking to create a unique take on contemporary cooking. Readers will love the recipes and techniques Stone presents as they make their own smoky eggplant dip, beef soup with greens and mushrooms, or lamb, chickpea, pomegranate, and saffron salads
Matt Stone is the head chef of Oakridge winery in Victoria, co-star of the National Geographic food show Recipes that Rock with Blur bass guitarist Alex James and is a regular on top-rating TV show MasterChef. By 22, Matt was head chef of Joost Bakker's eco-restaurant Greenhouse in Perth, when he also went head to head with Neil Perry on Iron Chef. In 2011 he was awarded Gourmet Traveller's Best New Talent award and West Australia's Good Food Guide's Best Young Chef. He then because head chef of Joost's Melbourne Silo Cafe followed by zero-waste cafe Brothl.