Author(s): Jared Ingersoll
Chef Jared Ingersoll believes a great meal begins with sourcing the very best of local, seasonal produce. Inspired by the philosophies of the Slow Food movement, Jared shares the pleasure of cooking and eating good food in this collection of recipes. Try classic dishes with a twist, such as roasted lamb with pomegranate salad or new recipes to make for an unforgettable meal. Think creamy risotto, spanner crab linguine or for something sweet, salted chocolate cookies or a berry summer pudding. Slow Food: a passion for produce is sure to awaken the chef within. As Jared's first restaurant, Danks Street Depot, approaches its 10th birthday, this book brings together the best of what he's done and new, simple, approachable recipes.
After his first exposure to an industrial kitchen at the age of nine, Jared Ingersoll forged a path in the restaurant industry. He began work in New Zealand before travelling to London and working there. He then moved to Sydney and set up his own café, Danks Street Depot, in 2002. From its inception it has received rave reviews, including winning the award for Best Café in 2003 in the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food awards. He is the author of Danks Street Depot and Sharing Plates, both published by Murdoch Books. Jared now also owns and operates Cotton Duck, in Surry Hills in Sydney, as well as a restaurant at Sydney's International Airport. Jared regularly appeares on 'Ready, Steady, Cook' and as a spokesperson for sustainability.