The Farmer And The Chef Cook Book
The Farmer and the Chef: Farm Fresh Minnesota Recipes and Stories is a collection of farmer-forward writings and chef-driven recipes, giving readers an inside look at the life of food and farming in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
By Minnesota Farmers Union; Claudine Arndt and Bruce Miller – Photographs by Katie Cannon. Published by Global Pequot Press.
Recipes from Minnesota’s revered chefs and restaurateurs, accompanied by stunning photography and farmers’ real-life stories, showcase the daily rhythms, struggles and triumphs of Minnesota farmers. Organized around chapter themes such as Daybreak, Tractor Meals, Summer Harvest, and Sunday Picnics, recipe highlights include loaded local oatmeal with black currant blueberry jam, cottage bread, summer goddess walleye, farmers market panzanella, swede hollow meatballs, and cherry-glazed madeleines.\
Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) works to protect and enhance the economic interests and quality of life for family farmers, ranchers, and rural communities of Minnesota. The Minnesota Cooks™ program and The Farmer and The Chef are created with support from MFU President Gary Wertish and the MFU Executive Committee and in partnership with Minnesota Grown.