The first book from Memphis-based Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman, named as two of Food & Wine's Best New Chefs 2013.
Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman each grew up in extended Italian families in Memphis, Tennessee. Food Played a central role in both of their young lives, sparking in them both a passion for cooking and a joint career path. In this, their debut cookbook, these friends, chefs, and restauranteurs present a culmination of their lifelong obsessions, blending traditional southern ingredients with classic Italian techniques for a truly unique style of cooking.
Through 100 recipes and dozens of full-color photographs, Andrew and Michael share their unique culinary point of view with the home cook, translating the most popular recipes from their two Memphis restaurants, Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen and Hog & Hominy, into dishes you can make in your own kitchen. With a delightful mixture of humor, insight, and reverence for their mentors and others who have inspired them throughout their journey, this book will forever change the way you think of fusion cuisine.
Selected recipes include:
-Fried Green Tomatoes, Blue Crab & Bacon Jam
-Spinach-Ricotta Gnudi with Marinara & Ricotta Salata
-Butternut Squash Agnolotti with Crab & Apple
-Duck leg Confit with Fall Sugo
-Brussel Sprouts with Speck, Tomato & Bacon-Chili Jam
-Southern-Style Collard Greens