Simply Elegant Soup

Simply Elegant Soup

by George Morrone, John Harrison
     
 
Who would have thought that critically acclaimed chef George Morrone's debut cookbook would focus on soup—a tasty but often overlooked course. Rest assured that nothing is humble in the hands of this skilled and controversial chef who helped San Francisco's Aqua and Fifth Floor restaurants earn four stars. In SIMPLY SOUP, Morrone focuses his talents on everybody

Overview

Who would have thought that critically acclaimed chef George Morrone's debut cookbook would focus on soup—a tasty but often overlooked course. Rest assured that nothing is humble in the hands of this skilled and controversial chef who helped San Francisco's Aqua and Fifth Floor restaurants earn four stars. In SIMPLY SOUP, Morrone focuses his talents on everybody's favorite comfort food, presenting 25 recipes for soups that are anything but ordinary. Spoonable dishes such as Carrot and Ginger Soup with Lime Crème Fraîche, Sweet Corn and Jalapeño Soup en Croûte, Sea of Cortez Scallop Bisque, and Classic Vichyssoise with Potato Latkes and Caviar are beautifully illustrated with full-color photography, proving that soup can be gourmet and comfort can be sophisticated. Full-color cookbook featuring 25 soup recipes from acclaimed and controversial chef George Morrone.Reviews“Morrone is the celebrated chef who elevated Fifth Floor into the penthouse of local restaurant rankings, earning four stars and a comfortable position at the top of the Bay Area's culinary heap.” —San Francisco Magazine“George Morrone's haute cuisine made the Fifth Floor's hushed dining room a singular sensation.” —San Jose Mercury News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580084840
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
9.16(w) x 10.12(h) x 0.54(d)

What People are saying about this

Charlie Trotter
George Morrone has always had a gifted touch, but with this delightful book he zeros in on something we all love--basic, delicious, comforting food, all in the form of satiny, unctuous, enticing soups! With Simply Soup, Chef Morrone takes Four Star restaurant ideas and distills them for the home cook.
Congratulations George, you've produced a winner!

Meet the Author

GEORGE MORRONE was named San Francisco'¬?s 2001 Chef of the Year. He has headed some of the nation'¬?s most elite kitchens, including San Francisco'¬?s four-star Aqua and Fifth Floor. He currently lives in Berkeley, California.
JOHN HARRISSON has co-authored cookbooks with many of America’s leading chefs, including Mark Miller, Roy Yamaguchi, and Hubert Keller. He lives in Hawaii.

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