Culinary Artistry

Culinary Artistry
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Author: Andrew Dornenburg,Karen Page
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780471287858
Release: 1996-11-04
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"In Culinary Artistry...Dornenburg and Page provide food and flavor pairings as a kind of steppingstone for the recipe-dependent cook...Their hope is that once you know the scales, you will be able to compose a symphony." --Molly O'Neil in The New York Times Magazine. For anyone who believes in the potential for artistry in the realm of food, Culinary Artistry is a must-read. This is the first book to examine the creative process of culinary composition as it explores the intersection of food, imagination, and taste. Through interviews with more than 30 of America's leading chefsa including Rick Bayless, Daniel Boulud, Gray Kunz, Jean-Louis Palladin, Jeremiah Tower, and Alice Watersa the authors reveal what defines "culinary artists," how and where they find their inspiration, and how they translate that vision to the plate. Through recipes and reminiscences, chefs discuss how they select and pair ingredients, and how flavors are combined into dishes, dishes into menus, and menus into bodies of work that eventually comprise their cuisines.

Culinary Artistry

Culinary Artistry
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Author: Andrew Dornenburg,Karen Page
Pages: 426
ISBN: 0442023332
Release: 1996
Editor: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

For anyone who believes in the potential for artistry in the realm of food, "Culinary Artistry" is a must-read. This is the first book to examine the creative process of culinary composition as it explores the intersection of food, imagination, and taste. Through interviews with more than 30 of America's leading chefs???including Rick Bayless, Daniel Boulud, Gray Kunz, Jean-Louis Palladin, Jeremiah Tower, and Alice Waters???the authors reveal what defines "culinary artists," how and where they find their inspiration, and how they translate that vision to the plate. Through recipes and reminiscences, chefs discuss how they select and pair ingredients, and how flavors are combined into dishes, dishes into menus, and menus into bodies of work that eventually comprise their cuisines.

Pierre Gagnaire

Pierre Gagnaire
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Author: Pierre Gagnaire
Pages: 240
ISBN: 1584793163
Release: 2003-12-02
Editor: Stewart, Tabori and Chang

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Beautiful color images by renowned food photographer Bloch Linee reveal the richness of the incredible creations by Gagnaire, the Michelin three-starred chef famous for his highly personal cooking.

Culinary Math 3rd Edition with Culinary Artistry Set

Culinary Math 3rd Edition with Culinary Artistry Set
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Author: Linda Blocker
Pages: 720
ISBN: 0470455721
Release: 2008-10-06
Editor: Wiley

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Culinary Math: Math skills are an essential part of the day-to-day job functions of the professional chef. This book is designed to teach the culinary student or professional all the tools necessary to manage daily restaurant operations with maximum efficiency and profitability. Well-organized and easy-to-use, the book presents proven step-by-step methods for understanding food service math concepts and their practical applications in the kitchen. The authors begin with a review of math basics, including fractions, decimals, rounding, and percents, as well as an overview of customary U.S. and metric kitchen measurements. More advanced chapters include directions on conversions, calculating yield percents, determining edible portion costs, recipe costs, and beverage costs, purchasing, and converting recipe yields. Each chapter includes a clear set of outlined objectives, as well as practice problems to help readers develop their skills. Appendices include formulas, measurement equivalency charts, problem answers, and a blank food cost form. In addition, this revised edition will include input from prominent industry leaders, 35 all-new photographs, 150 new practice problems, and a companion website, all designed to help students apply basic math skills to the field of kitchen management. "In Culinary Artistry...Dornenburg and Page provide food and flavor pairings as a kind of steppingstone for the recipe-dependent cook...Their hope is that once you know the scales, you will be able to compose a symphony."—Molly O'Neil in The New York Times Magazine. "The husband-and-wife writing team of Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page--he is a chef, she a journalist--has produced four books in the past six years, and these are the best place to experience the cult of the New American chef." --The New Yorker "In this ambitious guidebook to the current state of culinary art in American restaurants, the authors offer a comprehensive flavor catalog of comestibles that constitutes a palate-pleasing palette of the spectrum of gustatory stimuli. They flesh out long lists with reflections and observations on the craft of cooking by some of the world's most illustrious chefs, both historical and contemporary. These philosophical ruminations give the up-and-coming chef an understanding of the evolution of taste in the past half century by comparing the classic tastes of France's Fernand Point with the tastes of current celebrity chefs, such as Alice Waters and Rick Bayless."-- Booklist

Becoming a Chef

Becoming a Chef
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Author: Andrew Dornenburg,Karen Page
Pages: 320
ISBN: UCSD:31822031041478
Release: 1995
Editor: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"What an extraordinary book! Pain, gain, joy, pathos, and the aroma of braised short ribs. It made me want to open (God forbid!) another restaurant. I never thought anyone could capture the magic and mission of being a chef, but theyve done it!" Barbara Tropp, Chef-Owner, China Moon Cafe "An unusually comprehensive book, immensely readable, at once passionate and coherent, probing and well-informed. For anyone interested in the historic coming of age of the professional American kitchen, this is a requisite buy." Michael and Ariane Batterberry, Founding Editors and Associate Publishers of Food Arts "Finally, a book that lets chefs speak for themselves! An insightful look at the complex life of a professional chef in the 90s. Fascinating portraits of the people who have defined American cuisinewho they are and how they got to be where they are today. Anyone who is interested in becoming a chef will find this book invaluablethis is what it takes to make it." Mark Miller, Chef-Owner, Coyote Cafe and Red Sage "After reading this book, I understand that becoming an outstanding leader is not very different from becoming a chef. Both roles require passion, discipline, authenticity, and an experimental attitude. On top of that, organizing a kitchen may be as difficult as organizing any business. Not only will present and future chefs and restaurateurs want to read this book, but anyone with a taste for excellent cooking and excellent leadership will find something of interest on every page." Warren Bennis, Distinguised Professor of Business Administration at the University of Southern California and Author, On Becoming a Leader and Leaders "Becoming a Chef is a marvelous book for the interested home cook as well as the aspiring chef. Like great wines with great food, there are great dishes and a great education here." Robert Mondavi, Founder, Robert Mondavi Winery

The Flavor Bible

The Flavor Bible
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Author: Karen Page,Andrew Dornenburg
Pages: 392
ISBN: 9780316039840
Release: 2008-09-16
Editor: Little, Brown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Winner of the 2009 James Beard Book Award for Best Book: Reference and Scholarship A groundbreaking guide to modern flavor pairings that will revolutionize the way you cook. Great cooking goes beyond following a recipe -- it's knowing how to season ingredients to coax the greatest possible flavor from them. Drawing on dozens of leading chefs' combined experience in top restaurants across the country, Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg present the definitive guide to creating "deliciousness" in any dish. Thousands of ingredient entries, organized alphabetically and cross-referenced, provide a treasure trove of spectacular flavor combinations. Readers will learn to work more intuitively and effectively with ingredients; experiment with temperature and texture; excite the nose and palate with herbs, spices, and other seasonings; and balance the sensual, emotional, and spiritual elements of an extraordinary meal. Seasoned with tips, anecdotes, and signature dishes from America's most imaginative chefs, The Flavor Bible is an essentialreference for every kitchen.

What to Drink with What You Eat

What to Drink with What You Eat
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Author: Andrew Dornenburg,Karen Page
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9780316077972
Release: 2009-07-31
Editor: Little, Brown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

!--StartFragment--Winner of the 2007 IACP Cookbook of the Year Award Winner of the 2007 IACP Cookbook Award for Best Book on Wine, Beer or Spirits Winner of the 2006 Georges Duboeuf Wine Book of the Year Award Winner of the 2006 Gourmand World Cookbook Award - U.S. for Best Book on Matching Food and Wine !--EndFragment-- Prepared by a James Beard Award-winning author team, "What to Drink with What You Eat" provides the most comprehensive guide to matching food and drink ever compiled--complete with practical advice from the best wine stewards and chefs in America. 70 full-color photos.

Kitchen Creativity

Kitchen Creativity
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Author: Karen Page
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780316267786
Release: 2017-10-31
Editor: Little, Brown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Unlock your creative potential with the world's most imaginative chefs. In this groundbreaking exploration of culinary genius, the authors of The Flavor Bible reveal the surprising strategies great chefs use to do what they do best. Beyond a cookbook, Kitchen Creativity is a paradigm-shifting guide to inventive cooking (without recipes!) that will inspire you to think, improvise, and cook like the world's best chefs. Great cooking is as much about intuition and imagination as it is about flavor and technique. Kitchen Creativity distills brilliant insights into these creative processes from more than 100 top restaurant kitchens, including the Bazaar, Blue Hill, Daniel, Dirt Candy, Eleven Madison Park and the NoMad, Gramercy Tavern, the Inn at Little Washington, Le Bernardin, Oleana, Rustic Canyon, Saison, Single Thread, and Topolobampo. Based on four years of extensive research and dozens of in-depth interviews, Kitchen Creativity illuminates the method (and occasional madness) of culinary invention. Part I reveals how to learn foundational skills, including how to appreciate, taste, and season classic dishes (Stage 1: Mastery), before reinventing the classics from a new perspective (Stage 2: Alchemy). Einstein's secret of genius-combinatory play-pushes chefs to develop unique creations and heighten their outer and inner senses (Stage 3: Creativity). Part II's A-to-Z entries are an invaluable culinary idea generator, with exercises to prompt new imaginings. You'll also discover: experts' criteria for creating new dishes, desserts, and drinks; comprehensive seasonality charts to spark inspiration all year long; how to season food like a pro, and how to create complex yet balanced layers of flavor; the amazing true stories of historic dishes, like how desperate maitre d' "Nacho" Anaya invented nachos; and proven tips to jump-start your creative process. The ultimate reference for culinary brainstorming, Kitchen Creativity will spur your creativity to new heights, both in the kitchen and beyond.

Garde Manger

Garde Manger
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Author: Culinary Institute of America
Pages: 706
ISBN: 9780470587805
Release: 2012-04-16
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A book with full-color photos and 450 recipes provides a professional resource to the art of garde manger, which includes a broad base of culinary skills, from basic cold food preparations to roasting, poaching, simmering and sautéing meats, fish, poultry, vegetables and legumes.

Vij s

Vij s
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Author: Meeru,Vikram
Pages: 192
ISBN: 1553659244
Release: 2012-03-23
Editor: D & M Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

At Vij's, one of North America’s most innovative Indian restaurants, owner Vikram Vij and his wife Meeru use the freshest local ingredients and original ideas to create exciting new takes on the cuisines of India. Though far from traditional, the dishes remain true to one glorious hallmark of Indian cooking: fabulous spicing. Among the luscious offerings included here are yogurt and tamarind marinated grilled chicken, seared venison medallions with fig and roasted pomegranate khoa, and marinated lamb popsicles in fenugreek curry. Vegetarian selections abound, with dishes like portobello mushrooms in porcini cream curry, coconut curried vegetables, and jackfruit with cayenne and black cardamom. Recipes for naan, chapattis, raiti, and other sides, staples, vegetables, and desserts allow readers to prepare an Indian feast from beginning to end. As beautiful and sumptuous as the recipes it contains, Vij's is a delicious manifesto for a new style of Indian cooking.

The French Laundry Cookbook

The French Laundry Cookbook
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Author: Thomas Keller
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781579657567
Release: 2016-10-25
Editor: Artisan Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

2019 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the acclaimed French Laundry restaurant in the Napa Valley—“the most exciting place to eat in the United States” (The New York Times). The most transformative cookbook of the century celebrates this milestone by showcasing the genius of chef/proprietor Thomas Keller himself. Keller is a wizard, a purist, a man obsessed with getting it right. And this, his first cookbook, is every bit as satisfying as a French Laundry meal itself: a series of small, impeccable, highly refined, intensely focused courses. Most dazzling is how simple Keller's methods are: squeegeeing the moisture from the skin on fish so it sautées beautifully; poaching eggs in a deep pot of water for perfect shape; the initial steeping in the shell that makes cooking raw lobster out of the shell a cinch; using vinegar as a flavor enhancer; the repeated washing of bones for stock for the cleanest, clearest tastes. From innovative soup techniques, to the proper way to cook green vegetables, to secrets of great fish cookery, to the creation of breathtaking desserts; from beurre monté to foie gras au torchon, to a wild and thoroughly unexpected take on coffee and doughnuts, The French Laundry Cookbook captures, through recipes, essays, profiles, and extraordinary photography, one of America's great restaurants, its great chef, and the food that makes both unique. One hundred and fifty superlative recipes are exact recipes from the French Laundry kitchen—no shortcuts have been taken, no critical steps ignored, all have been thoroughly tested in home kitchens. If you can't get to the French Laundry, you can now re-create at home the very experience Wine Spectator described as “as close to dining perfection as it gets.”

L atelier of Jo l Robuchon

L atelier of Jo  l Robuchon
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Author: Patricia Wells,Joël Robuchon
Pages: 247
ISBN: PSU:000031553780
Release: 1998
Editor: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This atelier is a glimpse of the inner workings of Chef Joël Robuchon's kitchen, his philosophy, his eight favorite products, his own internationally acclaimed recipes, and those of five of his protégés, trained in his atelier.

The Vegetarian Flavor Bible

The Vegetarian Flavor Bible
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Author: Karen Page
Pages: 576
ISBN: 9780316244176
Release: 2014-10-14
Editor: Little, Brown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Throughout time, people have chosen to adopt a vegetarian or vegan diet for a variety of reasons, from ethics to economy to personal and planetary well-being. Experts now suggest a new reason for doing so: maximizing flavor -- which is too often masked by meat-based stocks or butter and cream. The Vegetarian Flavor Bible is an essential guide to culinary creativity, based on insights from dozens of leading American chefs, representing such acclaimed restaurants as Crossroads and M.A.K.E. in Los Angeles; Candle 79, Dirt Candy, and Kajitsu in New York City, Green Zebra in Chicago, Greens and Millennium in San Francisco, Natural Selection and Portobello in Portland, Plum Bistro in Seattle, and Vedge in Philadelphia. Emphasizing plant-based whole foods including vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds, the book provides an A-to-Z listing of hundreds of ingredients, from avßav? to zucchini blossoms, cross-referenced with the herbs, spices, and other seasonings that best enhance their flavor, resulting in thousands of recommended pairings. The Vegetarian Flavor Bible is the ideal reference for the way millions of people cook and eat today -- vegetarians, vegans, and omnivores alike. This groundbreaking book will empower both home cooks and professional chefs to create more compassionate, healthful, and flavorful cuisine.

Cr me de Colorado Cookbook

Cr  me de Colorado Cookbook
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Author: Junior League of Denver
Pages: 381
ISBN: 0960394621
Release: 1987-01-01
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The name says it best! "Creme de Colorado" represents the best of Colorado cooking, reaching beyond the realm of the ordinary cookbook. Readers enjoy 15 sections of mouthwatering recipes ranging from Wild Duck Gumbo to sensational Chicken Fajitas. This bestselling cookbook features almost 700 recipes, plus full-color photos by renowned Colorado naturalist, John Fielder.

Fannie s Last Supper

Fannie s Last Supper
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Author: Chris Kimball
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781551993607
Release: 2010-10-05
Editor: McClelland & Stewart

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Before The Joy of Cooking, there was The Boston Cooking School Cookbook. Written by Fannie Farmer, principal of the school, and published in 1896, it was the bestselling cookbook of its age. 400,000 copies were sold by Farmer's death in 1915 — and more than 4 million were sold by the 1960s. It perfectly encapsulates the late Victorian era, but it's also surprisingly modern; in short, it's ripe for reevaluation. And who better to conduct such an experiment than Chris Kimball, founder of Cook's Illustrated and host of PBS's America's Test Kitchen? Fannie's Last Supper is the result. In it, Kimball assembles an extravagant 12-course Christmas dinner from Farmer's cookbook and serves it in an 1859 Boston townhouse, complete with an authentic Victorian home kitchen, uniformed maids, and a distinguished guest list. The menu includes Roast Goose with Potato Stuffing, Canton Punch, Three Moulded Victorian Jellies, and Mandarin Cake. But Kimball includes more than just the dinner party's dishes — Fannie's Last Supper is a working cookbook with tested, rewritten, updated recipes drawn from Farmer's opus. It's a culinary thriller of sorts, travelling back in time to reexamine something most of us take for granted: the North American table.

The Art of Cooking

The Art of Cooking
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Author: Maestro Martino of Como
Pages: 216
ISBN: 0520928318
Release: 2005-01-03
Editor: Univ of California Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Maestro Martino of Como has been called the first celebrity chef, and his extraordinary treatise on Renaissance cookery, The Art of Cooking, is the first known culinary guide to specify ingredients, cooking times and techniques, utensils, and amounts. This vibrant document is also essential to understanding the forms of conviviality developed in Central Italy during the Renaissance, as well as their sociopolitical implications. In addition to the original text, this first complete English translation of the work includes a historical essay by Luigi Ballerini and fifty modernized recipes by acclaimed Italian chef Stefania Barzini. The Art of Cooking, unlike the culinary manuals of the time, is a true gastronomic lexicon, surprisingly like a modern cookbook in identifying the quantity and kinds of ingredients in each dish, the proper procedure for cooking them, and the time required, as well as including many of the secrets of a culinary expert. In his lively introduction, Luigi Ballerini places Maestro Martino in the complicated context of his time and place and guides the reader through the complexities of Italian and papal politics. Stefania Barzini's modernized recipes that follow the text bring the tastes of the original dishes into line with modern tastes. Her knowledgeable explanations of how she has adapted the recipes to the contemporary palate are models of their kind and will inspire readers to recreate these classic dishes in their own kitchens. Jeremy Parzen's translation is the first to gather the entire corpus of Martino's legacy.

Colorado Colore

Colorado Colore
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Author: Junior League of Denver
Pages: 286
ISBN: 0960394672
Release: 2002
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Colorado Colore is a selection of more than 300 recipes designed to be artfully inspiring, yet uncomplicated and accessible. The exciting tapestry of flavors and richly hued visual presentations of the hardback Colorado Colore have been chosen to offer a taste of the state's diverse cultural influences and bounty of colorful ingredients. Throughout the pages you will find recipes as visually delightful as they are appetizing, from salads dotted with the illuminating colors of a Colorado wildflower meadow to sauces as deeply smoky as a water color-striped canyon. Savor the colors, flavors and the artistry of Colorado Colore's Palate of Tastes.

The Billionaire s Chef

The Billionaire s Chef
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Author: Neal Salisbury
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9781466587564
Release: 2014-09-03
Editor: CRC Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A Wonka-Like Journey into an Ultra Private World of Decadence and ExcessFrom cooking for Martha Stewart, SeanPuff Daddy Combs, and Jerry Seinfeld to more than 20 of the world's most reclusive billionaires, Chef Neal Sheldon Salisbury has been serving the world's power elite for more than 15 years. His new book, The Billionaire's Chef: Cooking fo

The Last Chinese Chef

The Last Chinese Chef
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Author: Nicole Mones
Pages: 293
ISBN: 0547053738
Release: 2008
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Struggling to recover in the wake of her husband's premature death and stunned by a paternity suit against her husband's estate, food writer Maggie McElroy plans a trip to China to investigate the claim and to profile rising chef Sam Liang, who introduces her to the Chinese concept of food, while drawing her into his extended family and helping her come to terms with her life. Reprint.

Daniel My French Cuisine

Daniel  My French Cuisine
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Author: Daniel Boulud,Sylvie Bigar
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780751554489
Release: 2013-11-07
Editor: Hachette UK

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Daniel Boulud, one of America's most respected and successful chefs, delivers a definitive, yet personalcookbook on his love of French food. From coming of age as a young chef to adapting French cuisine to American ingredients and tastes, Daniel Boulud reveals how he expresses his culinary artistry at Restaurant Daniel. With more than 75 signature recipes, plus an additional 12 recipes Boulud prepares at home for his friends on more casual occasions. DANIEL is a welcome addition to the art of French cooking. Included in the cookbook are diverse and informative essays on such essential subjects as bread and cheese (bien sûr), and, by Bill Buford, a thorough and humorous look at the preparation of 10 iconic French dishes, from Pot au Feu Royale to Duck a la Presse. With more than 120 gorgeous photographs capturing the essence of Boulud's cuisine and the spirit of restaurant Daniel, as well as a glimpse into Boulud's home kitchen, DANIEL is a must-have for sophisticated foodies everywhere.