Vegetables from Amaranth to Zucchini: The Essential Reference: 500 Recipes, 275 Photographs

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  • Vegetables from Amaranth to Zucchini: The Essential Reference is at once an encyclopedia, a produce market manual, and a treasure trove of recipes. With produce specialist Elizabeth Schneider as your guide, take a seed-to-table voyage with more than 350 vegetables, both exotic and common. Discover lively newcomers to the North American cornucopia and rediscover classic favorites in surprising new guises.In this timely reference, Elizabeth Schneider divulges the secrets of the vegetable kingdom, sharing a lifetime of scholarly sleuthing and culinary experience. In her capable hands, unfamiliar vegetables such as amaranth become as familiar as zucchini -- while zucchini turns out to be more intriguing than you ever imagined.Each encyclopedic entry includes a full-color identification photo, common and botanical names, and an engaging vegetable "biography" that distills the knowledge of hundreds of authorities in dozens of fields -- scientists, growers, produce distributors, and chefs among them.Practical sections describe availability, selection, storage, preparation, and basic general use. Finally, the author's fresh contemporary recipes reveal the essence of each vegetable and a culinary sensibility that food magazine and cookbook readers have trusted for thirty years. Each entry concludes with a special "Pros Propose" section -- spectacularly innovative recipes suggested by professional chefs.Vegetables from Amaranth to Zucchini: The Essential Reference is an indispensable resource for home cooks, food professionals, gardeners, information seekers, and anyone who simply enjoys good reading.
  • Author:
    Elizabeth Schneider
    Binding:
    Hardcover
    Dewey Decimal Number:
    641.65
    EAN:
    9780688152604
    Edition:
    1
    ISBN:
    0688152600
    Label:
    William Morrow Cookbooks
    Languages:
    English
    List Price:
    $65.00
    Manufacturer:
    William Morrow Cookbooks
    Number Of Items:
    1
    Number Of Pages:
    777
    Product Group:
    Book
    Product Type Name:
    ABIS_BOOK
    Publication Date:
    2001-12-01
    Publisher:
    William Morrow Cookbooks
    Studio:
    William Morrow Cookbooks
    Title:
    Vegetables from Amaranth to Zucchini: The Essential Reference: 500 Recipes, 275 Photographs
    Release Date:
    2001-12-18

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