Simple Cuisine: Easy Recipes for Four-Star Food / Edition 1by Jean-Georges Vongerichten
Pub. Date: 11/03/1998
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
The Groundbreaking First Cookbook by America's Preeminent Four-Star Chef First published in 1990, Simple Cuisine has been declared a classic by such publications as The New York Times and Eating Well magazine. With simple, quick cooking techniquessteaming, sautéing, and stirfryingand flavorful, low-fat sauces, Jean-Georges Vongerichten proves… See more details below
The Groundbreaking First Cookbook by America's Preeminent Four-Star Chef First published in 1990, Simple Cuisine has been declared a classic by such publications as The New York Times and Eating Well magazine. With simple, quick cooking techniquessteaming, sautéing, and stirfryingand flavorful, low-fat sauces, Jean-Georges Vongerichten proves that robust restaurant tastes can easily be recreated by home cooks. More than 200 recipes, ranging from Sea Scallops with Garlic and Saffron Oil to Lamb with Artichokes and Olives, will delight with their robust flavors and simple preparations. More than 20 thirty-minute menus are collected here for when you need to quickly put together a dinner party. And when it's time to indulge, Jean-Georges serves up delectable sorbets, ice creams, and sweets. What's more, Simple Cuisine proves that fine dining at home doesn't need to take all day to prepare. Here, the complex sauces of classic French cuisine have been replaced with basic building blocksvinaigrettes, flavored oils, extracted vegetable juices, and simmered vegetable brothswith the ultimate goal of enabling the home cook to prepare elegant food that is light and effortless. Haute cuisine does not need to be enjoyed only in a restaurant. With Simple Cuisine, Jean-Georges Vongerichten has proven that the exquisite flavors of four-star cooking can be enjoyed at home, without spending hours in the kitchen. Visit us online at www.mgr.com/cooking
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Table of Contents
Building Block Juices.
Building Block Vinaigrettes.
Building Block Flavored Oils.
Building Block Vegetable Broths.
Simple Sautés and Steamed Dishes.
On an Asian Note.
Potatoes, Cheese, and Other Indulgences.
Fruits, Sorbets, Ice Creams, and Sweets.
An American Accent.
Thirty-Minute Minus and Menus for Special Occasions.
Pantry Basics and Uncommon Garnishes.
Cross-Reference of Juices, Vinaigrettes, Oils, and Broths.
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