The Art of Making Fermented Sausages – Marianski & Marianski
The majority of books written on making sausages do not tackle the subject of fermented sausages at all. The topic is limited to a statement that this is an advanced field of sausage making which is not recommended for an amateur sausage maker. Well, the main reason for writing this book was that the authors did not share this opinion. On the contrary, they believed that any hobbyist could make wonderful salami at home, if he only knew how.
Until recently, the manufacturing process was shrouded in secrecy, and was more a combination of art and magic than a solid science. They were highly technical papers, that were published in Food Technology journals, unfortunately these works were written in such difficult terms, that they were beyond the comprehension of the average sausage maker. Thus, was born the idea of bridging the technology gap that existed between Meat Science and the requirements of the typical hobbyist making products at home. Technical terms were substituted with their equivalent but simpler meanings, and to get the reader started fifty detailed recipes are included. With more information obtainable every day, and commercial starter cultures available to the public, there is little reason to abstain from making quality salamis at home, regardless of the climate and outside conditions.
Een zeer diepgravend boek over het zelf maken van droge worst. Geheel in de Marianski & Marianski stijl ziet het er niet uit, is het slecht geschreven en vol met dubbelingen en onvolledigheden, maar is het een van de meest diepgravende naslagwerken op dit gebied.