In this unique book, which is is copiously illustrated with magnificent photographs, Inga Elsa and Gísli Egill demonstrate how a family can enjoy the very best life has to offer by accepting the gifts of Nature. As well as delicious recipes for cooking and serving good, healthy food, the book gives clear and simple instructions about growing , gathering, foraging, fishing, hunting and then processing and preserving a variety of seasonal raw materials using traditional techniques such as salting, smoking and pickling. It also gives easy to follow instructions for sourdough baking, cheese and sausage making and the treatment of game.
Nomination for The Icelandic Literature Prize
Published in 2011