Things Cooks Love: Implements, Ingredients, Recipes

Things Cooks Love: Implements, Ingredients, Recipes

by Marie Simmons, Sur la table


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Things Cooks Love is a true celebration of food—more than 300 pages packed with wonderful recipes from around the world plus tips, techniques and in-depth looks at ingredients, tools, cookware and more. From selecting the perfect chef's knife to preparing Cornish hens al mattone, if you love to cook, this book will become the cornerstone of your global kitchen. A sampling of recipes you'll find in the book: Pizza with Radicchio, Pears, Gorgonzola, and Walnuts, Chicken, Shrimp and Chorizo Paella, Lamb Tagine with Artichoke Hearts, Dried Apricots and Preserved Lemons, and many, many more.

Highlights include:
Equipping your Kitchen: Cooks know having fun in the kitchen depends on having the right tool for every task. Things Cooks Love opens with comprehensive lists of basic cookware and tools. It's an ideal reference for equipping your kitchen, expanding your collection or simply learning more about the tools you already have.

The Global Kitchen: An ultimate wish list for the passionate cook, Things Cooks Love helps take your kitchen to a new level of global sophistication. You'll find comprehensive looks at the implements of global cuisines, detailed lists of essentials you'll want in the pantry for a culinary tour, plus delicious recipes to put it all together.

Recipes, Tips and Techniques: Things Cooks Love is packed with invaluable recipes and wisdom to help make cooking easier and more fun. From the best way to peel a tomato or clarify butter to inspirational quotes and advice from trusted experts, discover great ways to hone your skills and get more enjoyment out of your time in the kitchen.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780740769764
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 1,145,359
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Sur La Table is the trusted authority when it comes to all things cooking related. Sur La Table entices aficionados and curious beginners alike with its amazing selection of cookware, bakeware, tools, cookbooks, and cooking school programs designed to make any cook's life easier. They have coauthored nine cookbooks including The Art and Soul of Baking (2008), which received the 2009 IACP Cookbook Award for Baking, was chosen by Gourmet magazine as a book club selection, and was nominated for 2009 baking book of the year by the James Beard Foundation. Baking Kids Love (2009) was also nominated for a 2010 IACP Cookbook Award for Kids/Family Cookbooks. The original store and headquarters are in Seattle, Washington.

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AndrewsMcMeel on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A really great new cookbook. Good for experienced cooks as well as those who as just getting started or want to know more about cookware, how to care for it and what to cook with it. Includes lots of international regions, cookware for signature dishes from those areas and recipes plus descriptions of ingredients.