75 fail-proof recipes for delicious vegetable from the world’s most trusted and bestselling Italian cookbook series Italian Cooking School: Vegetables is the latest addition to this fail-proof Italian cookbook series. Step-by-step instructions and photography guide readers through the preparation process and ensure success every time. Chapters cover salads, steaming, boiling and stewing, grilling, frying, roasting and baking. Phaidon proudly presents the Italian Cooking School series from The Silver Spoon, which is designed for modern cooks to prepare delicious and authentic Italian recipes at home. Ideal for cooking novices, each title in the series features illustrated instructions for basic techniques and a collection of 75 recipes to inspire readers.
Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Now a PBS Series Lesson 4 is a culinary master class in the techniques essential to cooking vegetables, with 8 video demonstrations to guide you on prepping and cooking artichokes, pureeing vegetables, making vinaigrette, and more, along with more than 40 recipes and dozens of color step-by-step photographs. Integrating vegetables into your meals isn’t just about establishing a healthy diet—the range of flavors and textures that vegetables offer cooks is nearly infinite. Learn how to cook them properly to bring out their brightest colors and best flavors. In this lesson, you’ll find a guide on buying, storing, and preparing vegetables and more than a dozen versatile cooking methods, such as steaming, wilting, blanching, simmering, roasting, stir-frying, sautéing, frying, braising, and grilling. Video demonstrations by food editor Sarah Carey will guide you every step of the way through simple and more challenging techniques. Then, build on your skills with more than 40 recipes and variations for dishes like Steamed Artichokes with Tarragon Butter, Roasted Autumn Harvest Salad, Herbed Rosti with Wild Mushrooms, and Spicy Stir-Fried Vegetables. Lesson 4 includes the Basics, where you’ll learn about the equipment, knife skills, ingredients, and routines that will enable you to cook with confidence. Color photographs and video demonstrations teach you how to chop an onion, mince garlic, prep and chop fresh herbs, zest and suprême citrus, and more.
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Abbondariza! Tender artichokes, curly endive, plump eggplants, fragrant fennel -- these are a mere sampling of the treasures found in the fields of Tuscany, where vegetables are not just a side dish. Here Italian heritage expert Anne Bianchi shares the secretsold and new-of how vegetables are prepared in this exquisite region. As Italian chefs continually explore new ways to enjoy their country's harvest, Solo Verdura reflects the latest in today's Tuscan cooking. Appreciated for their infinite variety., seasonal goodness, and incredible flexibility, vegetables are especially dear to the Tuscan palate. Anne Bianchicaptures the Italian passion for good food with contemporary recipes and engaging vignettes about the countrv and its people. Beginning with "Essentials," Solo Verdura includes helpful tips on how to buy, store, and clean various vegetables, from the ever-popular porcini mushroom to the relatively unknown salsify, cardoon, and celeriac. Once you know how to choose the best, Bianchi offers a variety of preparation techniques: braising, sauté steaming, frying, and stewing; roasting, boiling, baking, and grilling. She follows with eight chapters full of recipes for Tuscany's harvest: Leaves and Stalks; The Cabbage Family; Roots, Tubers, and Bulbs; Pods and Seeds, Vegetable Fruits; Mushrooms and Truffles; Vegetable Medleys; and finally, Broths, Sauces, Pestos, Oils, and Dough. In typical Tuscan fashion, these accessible recipes respect the natural flavors of vegetables without masking them in overpowering sauces. Melanzana Ripiena (Eggplant Boats Stuffed with Gorgonzola Polenta), Ravioli di Broccoli Proftanati con Limoncino e Scalogne (Broccoli Ravioli Perfumed with Shallots and Lemon Balm), and Crostata di Scarola, Cicoria e Acetosa (Bitter Greens Tart) are just a few of the dishes that will show you how to cook and savor vegetables Italian-style. Illustrated with over fifty black-and-white photographs, Solo Verdura brings a little bit of Tuscany into your home.
A great way in which people can enjoy cooking is through Down Home cooking. There are actually varied down home cooking meals and recipes that you can pick from. Some try their constant favorite or try a new one. Enumerated below are just some of the recipes of Down Home cooking that you may desire to try yourself.
These recipes are the products of 10 years of testing, tasting, and teaching in the popular Cathedral Cooking School in New Orleans. A cook book compiled by the staff of one of the nation's leading cooking schools has been published by Pelican Publishing Company. Entitled Cathedral Cooking School Cook Book , the volume includes traditional and Creole recipes taught during the past ten years in the nationally known Christ Church Cathedral Cooking School of New Orleans. Edited by Mrs. Lucy Core and Mrs. Clara Lyman, the 208-page book divides recipes into 14 types of food and includes a section of suggested full-course menus. Illustrating the work are sketches by Doris Kimball. According to the editors, the book is based on the premise that while cooking should be sophisticated, it should not be complicated.
Lucy relates her Italian family’s experiences and traditions, especially those centered on food and the family dinner table. Her insight as an Italian-American helps us understand the true importance of genuine food culture. She takes a look at America, the most health conscious nation in the world, as it struggles to have a food culture, amidst a population with a love of fast food and convenience. Comparing it to the Italian food culture that, she knows and loves. She guides us through the decades and relates personal observations and experiences. Lucy encourages us to consider incorporating Italian food culture into our daily lives to bring about quality time around the table and a healthier lifestyle -- enjoying Convivio.