Fruits, vegetables, herbs, mushrooms and more
Food drying and desiccating techniques are currently enjoying something of a renaissance. Through this traditional method for preserving fruit and vegetables, you not only retain all the nutrients in the food, but can also refine and transform the dehydrated products into fine delicacies. This compact guide will give you all the information you need for the different drying and desiccation techniques, optimal drying times, correct storage and ideal processing. Having mastered the basic instructions for drying fruit, vegetables, spices, grains, mushrooms and nuts, you can then begin to experiment with the comprehensive recipe section – everything from dried fruit compote to mushroom spreads and fig slices.