Sean Brock's South

Sean Brock's South

Southern food is one of the most beloved and delicious cuisines in America. And who better to give us the key elements of Southern cuisine than Sean Brock, the award-winning chef and Southern-food crusader. In Sean Brock’s South, Brock shares his recipes for key components of the cuisine, from grits and fried chicken to collard greens and corn bread. Recipes can be mixed and matched to make a meal or eaten on their own. Taken together, they make up the essential elements of Southern cuisine, from fried green tomatoes to smoked baby back ribs and from tomato okra stew to biscuits. Regional differences are highlighted in recipes for shrimp and grits, corn bread, fried chicken, and more. Includes key Southern knowledge too: how to fry, how to care for cast iron, how to cook over a hearth, and more. This is the book fans of Sean Brock have been waiting for, and it’s the book Southern-food lovers the world over will use as their bible.

Title:Sean Brock's South
ISBN:9781579657161
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    Sean Brock's South Reviews

  • Kyra Leseberg (Roots & Reads)

    Sean Brock's South is an exciting collection of traditional Southern recipes with a twist. I loved the in-depth introduction from Brock explaining his life-long deep appreciation and exploration of So...

  • Alicia Bayer

    This is a gorgeous, wonderfully written book that is sure to be the textbook for a lot of southern cooks, especially those in the restaurant business. Brock is passionate about southern cooking and ha...

  • Kathleen

    This book is amazing, and based on what I am seeing in some reviews, sometimes misunderstood.This isn't a cookbook you can just check out from the library and cook a couple of dishes from. This is a c...

  • Marguerite

    A beautiful book, and thoughtful prose from Sean Brock in the intro to explain his approach to cooking and some geographical distinctions to demonstrate how rich and varied the cuisines and ingredient...

  • Janet

    I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from #NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. From the publisher, as I do not repeat the contents or story of books in reviews, I let them ...

  • Chava

    I know you shouldn't judge a book by it's cover, but Sean Brock's South had me at first glance - inked forearm clutching the spoils of a forage? Yes, momma, give me some more. However, this book has s...

  • Penmouse

    South by Sean Brock is an okay book and a cookbook I'd probably buy to read and enjoy the color photos. Some of the recipes are not what I remembered eating as a child down South but some of the recip...

  • Claire

    This guy's cookbooks make me feel very conflicted. They are gorgeous, delicious, and teach the reader an awful lot about his subject--Southern cuisine in all its regional glory--but I'm not totally co...

  • Kristine

    Sean Brock's South by Sean Brock is a free NetGalley ebook that I read in early October.Brock shirks from the stereotype that food from the American south is unhealthy and covers the rise of southern ...

  • Jessica

    This is such a beautiful cookbook that I may end up buying this one. In the introduction Brock talks about his history in the South and how he got into cooking. He also explains about the microregions...