The Sioux Chef’s

Indigenous Kitchen

Here is real food—our indigenous American fruits and vegetables, the wild and foraged ingredients, game and fish. Locally sourced, seasonal, “clean” ingredients and nose-to-tail cooking are nothing new to Sean Sherman, the Oglala Lakota chef and founder of The Sioux Chef. In his breakout book, The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen, Sherman shares his approach to creating boldly seasoned foods that are vibrant, healthful, at once elegant and easy.

James Beard Award-winning cookbook—The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen

Sean Sherman: Der-Sioux-Chef-Indigen-kochen

Der Sioux-Chef. Indigen kochen

Translation: German | Deutsch

Das erste Kochbuch seiner Art auf Deutsch: Der Spitzenkoch von der Oglala Lakota Sioux Nation Sean Sherman erfindet eine der ältesten und gesündesten Küchen neu: die indigene. Gluten-, milch-, zuckerfreie Rezepte. Leicht nachzukochen.

Sean Sherman ist Botschafter eines neuen indigenen Selbstbewusstseins. Die Gerichte des Sioux-Chefkochs umfassen u.a. Wildbret, Wacholder, Salbei, Fisch, Pflaumen und eine Fülle von Kräutern. Zu seinen Rezepten gehören etwa gegrillte Wildreiskuchen, Drei-Schwestern-Salat oder geröstetes Maissorbet. Seine Philosophie reicht weit über seine Heimat hinaus. Es ist eine Küche der tiefen Verbundenheit mit der Natur, dem Respekt vor Pflanzen und Tieren. Sie setzt auf Selbstversorgung, ist hyperlokal, ultrasaisonal und supergesund. Sie ist von Natur aus niedrig-glykämisch, eiweißdivers, salzarm, pflanzlich – und vor allem absolut köstlich.

Mit Hintergrundwissen zu indigenen Kulturen und Traditionen. Mit zahlreichen farbigen Rezeptfotos.

»Dieses Kochbuch widme ich unseren Vorfahren und allen indigenen Menschen, die jahrhundertelang unter dem Kolonialismus gelitten haben. Wir, die First-Nations-Nachfahren, geben unser Wissen, unsere Lebensmittel und unsere Heilmittel an alle künftigen Generationen weiter.« Sean Sherman

New Native Kitchen

Celebrating Modern Recipes of the American Indian

Modern Indigenous cuisine from the renowned Native foods educator and former chef of Mitsitam Native Foods Café at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian.

Offering delicious dishes like Cherrystone Clam Soup from the Northeastern Wampanoag and Spice-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin from the Pueblo peoples, Bitsoie showcases the variety of flavor and culinary history on offer from coast to coast, providing modern interpretations of 100 recipes that have long fed this country.

Recipes like Chocolate Bison Chili, Prickly Pear Sweet Pork Chops, and Sumac Seared Trout with Onion and Bacon Sauce combine the old with the new, holding fast to traditions while also experimenting with modern methods. In this essential cookbook, Bitsoie shares his expertise and culinary insights into Native American cooking and suggests new approaches for every home cook. With recipes as varied as the peoples that inspired them, New Native Kitchen celebrates the Indigenous heritage of American cuisine.

Fresh Alaska Cookbook

Alaska cuisine

What’s for dinner tonight? Is it something shaken from a bag or peeled from a plastic tray? Or is it flaky, fresh salmon paired with rhubarb-berry agua fresca? Alaska Native chef Rob Kinneen is out to revolutionize how Alaskans—and the world—see Alaska cuisine and with the Fresh Alaska Cookbook, he shows that it is possible for anyone to make this cuisine a hearty, healthy addition to our dinner rotations.

While Kinneen spent time cooking in the busy kitchens of New York and New Orleans, his heart always remained in Alaska. Kinneen made it his mission to bring the flavors of his home state to the lower 48, combining contemporary cooking with Alaska’s native plants and animals. Going beyond smoked salmon and crab chowder, Kinneen introduces us to Arctic Polenta and Razor Clam Fritters with Smoked Mustard Aioli. Salmon, crab, and moose do figure prominently in the book, of course, but so do updates of foods like agudak and bannock. Along with the recipes, Kinneen describes the culinary culture of the many regions and peoples of Alaska and argues for the importance of a local food movement. He also offers tips for non-Alaskan cooks who want to taste more of the flavors unique to the state. From coast to interior, Alaska never tasted so good!

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