Dients There are clear and careful instructions on how to prepare each meal with lavish illustrations of the food The cook borrowed recipes from the Russian station cook and from the nearby scientific research stations of China and Chile so there
Was No Lack Of Variety At Meal Time This Volume no lack of variety at meal time This volume the need to keep the breathtakingly gorgeous landscape the way it was before mankind arrived This is not an easy task as no incinerators are permitted The birds and mammals are protected It also shows how various countries are so far able to cooperate in their scientific research on the Antarctic continent Interesting but not really a cookbook Basically blog entries Too choppy and disjointed More of a treasury of short stories What an interesting bookCarol Devine worked for the VIEW Foundation and set up the beach cleanup camps in Antarctica Yes Antarctica Apparently there is no trash pickup or incinerator on the planet so there are lots of pipes and waste that is left behind by explorers She had the cooperation of the Russian government to live next to their station at Bellingshausen which is on the peninsula closest to South America Wendy Trusler was hired to be the camp s cook From December March 1986 volunteers would pay to visit Antarctica and help with the beach cleanup This book is from Carol s Wendy s diaries and also includes her recipes Being so close to the Russian station many of the recipes use beets She also includes Chilean recipes since their camp was also nearbyIn their walks around their camp they found an old piece of wood that must have been from before the Ice Age before the continent was ice From the pictures their camp was not located in snow until it started snowing in March They also felt an earthuake rumbling Who would have thought that would happen in Antarctica but why notThis continent for now is reserved for dreaming and discovery The Madrid Protocol is an international agreement that prohibits mining in Antarctica and calls for environmental protection on the continent including tourism This treaty will be in effect until 2048 ThenAntartica seems like a place I would want to visit to see the penguins sea lions but would be too cold for meI m going to have to try some of the recipes like mulled wine Spiced Tea Russian Tea borscht or chicken teriyaki bouchees Wendy didn t have
Toothpicks For Her Bouchees So She Sterilized for her bouchees so she sterilized to skewer the pieces Good read. Tom of the world While the dozens of eco tourists strive to help preserve the continent she must figure out how to cook for all of them in the small camp kitchen using limited ingredients The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning includes forty two eclectic tasty and hearty recipes tinged with Russian Chinese and South American influences such as Honey Oatmeal Bread Cheese Fondue Great Wall Dumplings Roasted Pepper Goulash with Smoked Paprika Roast Leg of Pork and Frozen Chocolate Cream All beautifully photographed these dishes reflect the expedition’s colorful cultural fabric and the astonishing raw beauty of their surroundings a continent uniuely devoted to peace cooperation and science.
Carol Devine µ 3 read & downloadE of being able to make a small difference
In A Local Area Thata local area that absent with climate change I remember very vividly being a kid and inventing clubs for cleaning up garbage
at the duck pond and such things I m not sure that these clubs ever had than one memberthe duck pond and such things I m not sure that these clubs ever had than one member whether that member did than pick up a Coke canThe authors also did a good job of relating the experience of being two of only three women among many male Russian scientists at the base The only thing I found myself wishing for of when reading the book was description of the interaction with the volunteers I suppose each was only there for a fairly short time they came in shifts of maybe a week or so so the authors didn t become that close with them or at any rate not nearly as much as with the other permanent residents of the base But it is a little odd to read a book about a volunteer trip with only passing mention of the volunteers 35 stars This is an attractive book In format it resembles a travel journalscrapbook It is the work of two Canadian women environmentalist Carol Devine and cook and artist Wendy Trusler It chronicles journal entries by Devine the woman who organized a three month volunteer effort January until March 1996 to clean up 30 ears of garbage at the Russian Antarctic station Bellingshausen Trusler was the cook hired to feed 54 volunteer workers who arrived and left in shifts When I started reading the book I realized a connection I was a tourist on one of two small ships transporting the volunteers food and other supplies to the Russian research station We tourists were not informed of the project but there were two Hawaiian women onboard who said they were going to the Antarctic on holiday to pick up trash They are briefly mentioned in the book Very little is mentioned about the volunteers in the book maybe because they only stayed in shifts for a short time On the way back we picked up two men who had completed their time there as volunteer workers and were on their way back home The book contains beautiful colored photos taken at the time vintage photos of historical expeditions provision lists and many recipes with detailed instructions for preparation and photos of the food served The authors describe many of the Russian scientists and workers at Bellingshausen and their kindness and generosity I thought the recipes would be very basic but seems they were well supplied with some hard to get ingre. Al Wendy Trusler and Carol Devine transport readers back twenty ears and thousands of miles to Bellinghausen the Russian research station that became their temporary home Devine a humanitarian who piloted the project and Trusler a visual artist and cook use journal entries letters provision lists recipes and menus to document their voyage They share pithy insightful observations on life food science politics and the environment Showcased throughout are modern and vintage photos and vignettes from Antarctica’s short history all of which add delightful color and warm detail to this uniue bookTrusler reveals the challenges of cooking in a makeshift kitchen during long white nights at the bot. ,
This was largely comprised of journal entries and
letters interspersed with recipes and lists It really conveyed the feel of trip to Antarctica The authorsinterspersed with and lists It really conveyed the feel of a trip to Antarctica The authors staff members on a series of Half cookbook half journal about an antarctic cleanup expedition Saved some good recipes Makes me want to study Russian again When I have some spare time I love to just walk into a bookstore and peruse the shelves I spend a fair amount of that time in the cookbook aisle as I love to read them like books and have started amassing a fairly decent collection It was during one of these spontaneous trips to the bookstore that I ran across this book As a flipped through the pages I became convinced that this was This was a uick read that I found awkwardly written in some spots However I overall enjoyed this book as it gave me a bit of a different view of the reading I have already done on life in Antartica It took me a good minute to get into the book I m glad I stuck with it though I learned a few things and the photography is beautiful I picked up this book after reading a post about it on the Brain Pickings blog It narrates the story of two Canadian women who in the mid 90s organized a volunteer trip to clean up junkdebris around a Russian science station in Antarctica The story is presented in a sort of bricolage format mixing together contemporaneous journal entries current essays recipes one of the women went primarily to be the cook for the group contemporaneous photos and photos from historical Antarctic expeditions I thought it ended up working pretty well I ended up copying out two of the recipes one for cinnamon rolls the other for a bean and garlic soup and will try the latter this weekI especially enjoyed the book because it gave me this nostalgic sense of environmentalism reminding me of when I was a kid I feel like the environmental movement has changed so much in the 20 ears or so since the expedition recounted in the book mostly as climate change has taken the role of maruee environmental issue This book hearkens back to the era of Captain Planet where pollution was the biggest environmental concern Not that there is anything warm and fuzzy about pollution but oddly there is something human scale about it The volunteers on the expedition weren t kidding themselves that they could free even this small area of Antarctica of decades of waste over a few months but I guess there is a sens. A visually captivating novelistic travelogue that chronicles the first civilian environmental cleanup expedition in Antarctica an engaging true story told through anecdotes journal entries vignettes recipes and archival and contemporary photography“The first thing that comes to mind about Antarctica is not likely the food But if ou are going there it is the second” Wendy Trusler and Carol DevineThe Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning is a uniue journey through an austral summer when a group of dedicated individuals fifty four people from five countries picked up nearly three decades’ worth of garbage during a three month period in AntarcticaIn this visually captivating polar journ.