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A passion for potatoes
Gayler, Paul.
Personal Author:
First Lyons Press edition.
Publication Information:
Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, 2001.
Physical Description:
175 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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TX803.P8 G39 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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A Passion for Potatoes celebrates this diverse tuber with a remarkable collection that covers every culinary eventuality from breakfast to dinner, starter to dessert. With 150 recipes, there is something for the vegetarian, the calorie-conscious, the sweet-toothed, the gourmet enthusiast, and the novice cook. Scattered throughout the seven chapters are invaluable tips, shortcuts and special Potato Features that showcase Paul's knowledge and creativity. This is a cookbook that will surprise and entice, having you reaching for it time and again.

Author Notes

Paul Gayler has worked in some of the most prestigious restaurants in London and is currently Executive Chef at the Lanesborough Hotel. Paul has appeared as a guest on a number of TV programs and was the main consultant for the ITV Chef of the Year competition
Gus Filgate became hooked on photography as a teenager and is now one of Britain's most acclaimed and creative food photographers. Winner of a James Beard Award for Best Food Photography, Gus works on commercials as well as for a number of magazines including Food & Travel and BBC Good Food

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Library Journal Review

Here is another immensely appealing book from the author of A Passion for Vegetables, among other titles. Gayler, a well-known London chef, has a talent for devising imaginative, delicious, and generally uncomplicated recipes. Focusing on one vegetable this time, he's come up with a diverse collection of dishes ranging from Grilled Potato and Fennel Nioise to Sauted Potatoes with Crisp Artichokes and Wilted Arugula to Potato, Zucchini, and Shrimp Spiedini with Mustard-Smoked Paprika Mayo. Color photographs accompany many of the recipes, which are inspired by cuisines from around the world. A good companion to Roy Finamore's excellent One Potato, Two Potato. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 06
Soups, appetizers, and saladsp. 12
Mash, gnocchi, and dumplingsp. 44
Gratins, bakes, and roastsp. 58
Sautes, fritters, potato cakes, and friesp. 82
Breads, pancakes, and piesp. 108
Main coursesp. 134
A few sweet ideasp. 162