Best of the Best from California: Selected Recipes from California's Favorite Cookbooks

Best of the Best from California: Selected Recipes from California's Favorite Cookbooks

by Gwen McKee, Tupper England
     
 
For hundreds of years people have flocked to California in search of fame and fortune. From the gold rush trails to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, farms and vineyards to Silicon Valley, California cooking is truly a melting pot of flavors.

Best of the Best from California preserves the unique taste of California's food heritage with over 500 favorite

Overview

For hundreds of years people have flocked to California in search of fame and fortune. From the gold rush trails to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, farms and vineyards to Silicon Valley, California cooking is truly a melting pot of flavors.

Best of the Best from California preserves the unique taste of California's food heritage with over 500 favorite recipes from more than 100 of the Golden State's most outstanding cookbooks.

There are many recipes that originated in California, like Cobb Salad, Cioppino, Crab Louis, fish tacos, date shakes, sourdough bread. Plus dishes from countries all over the world . . . from sushi to souvlaki . . . that bring their own spices and methods to the California table. Set your taste buds to enjoy fresher, lighter, healthier, prettier, more delectable cuisine than ever before—Fisherman's Wharf Garlic Prawns, Pebble Beach Pineapple Pizza, Espresso Pecan Fudge Pie, and many more. There are also beautiful photographs, original illustrations, fascinating and informative facts about the state, plus a convenient cross-reference index. The catalog of contributing cookbooks is a cookbook lover's dream.

From the slow cooking of the Gold Rush Days to faster-paced meals of the computer age, California cuisine has always been something to write home about . . . and still is. From designer to down-home, here is the Best of the Best from California has to offer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781893062542
Publisher:
Quail Ridge Press
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Series:
Best of the Best State Cookbook Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,123,075
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.08(h) x 1.39(d)

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