Devon Food Heroes: With Recipes by Peter Gorton

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THE IMPORTANCE OF locally produced food
extends far beyond the quality of the produce we
like to eat and drink. While there's no denying the
attraction of cheap food, we are becoming increasingly
aware of the damage to the environment that
comes with industrial agricultural methods and the
over-use of fertilisers and pesticides.
Flying in produce thousands of miles to stock our
supermarket shelves may provide inexpensive
out-of-season fruit and vegetables, but what about
the real cost of this in terms of the effect it has on
our fragile world?

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In Devon Food Heroes the authors, a world-class
chef and one of our most highly regarding
photographers, set out to introduce the reader
to some of the county's best producers who are
committed to providing food of the highest quality
using environmentally sound methods of production.
While many of these look back to traditional
practices in growing food, they are also embracing
new technology and up-to-the-minute science in
ensuring their product is healthy both to those
who eat it and to the world in which we all live.
From bakers and beekeepers to ice cream makers
and shellfish farmers, each offers an insight into
how a better food future can be achieved through
innovation, determination and an overwhelming
desire to produce delicious food of the highest
quality. And to help prove the point the book
contains delicious recipes using ingredients from
our Devon Food Heroes created specially for this
book.

About the Author:

PETER is an award winning Masterchef of
Great Britain and one of Devon's finest
chefs. He began his career in 1980 at the
age of 16 and trained at some of the best
restaurants in Great Britain and around the
world. He then became the chef/proprietor
of the Carved Angel restaurants and cafés
in Exeter, Taunton and Dartmouth and
The Horn of Plenty in Devon. Peter lives in
Devon with his wife and two children, and
has become one of the best known and
well regarded chefs with years of Michelin
star experience. Peter now runs his own
restaurant in Tavistock, Gorton's.
(gortons-tavistock)
ADRIAN is a landscape and contemporary
photographer based in Exmouth, Devon
where he lives with his family. His clients
include The Dartmoor National Park
Authority, National Trust and many businesses
and tourist attractions throughout
Devon. Adrian also supplies galleries and
retailers throughout the South West who
sell prints, canvasses and cards of his work.
This collaboration with Peter is Adrian's sixth
hardback book (his others include Panoramic
Dartmoor and Portrait of the English Riviera)
and has taken him in a new direction with
his photography with its focus on people
and food. (adrianoakes)

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