Whether it'¬?s the first course or the entire menu, fondue is the perfect party food or casual company dinner: it provides an instant theme; the little prep needed is done well in advance; and it'¬?s guaranteed to create a leisurely, cozy atmosphere. From Northern California'¬?s wine and cheese country comes Cowgirl Creamery'¬?s head cheesemonger Lenny Rice and culinary instructor Brigid Callinan with a collection of fifty fondue recipes combining the fun of the seventies craze with the complex tastes of European tradition-all in one fondue pot. You'¬?ll find recipes for tried-and-true classics made with traditional as well as artisanal cheeses, novel spin-offs on favorite flavors like pizza and French onion soup, and chocolate and caramel desserts that will keep the tea lights burning long and bright. And should a melted pound of cheese or chocolate not be reason enough, you'¬?ll also find deliciously creative accompaniment and beverage pairing suggestions sure to inspire a return to blessedly uncomplicated and authentic fondueReviews"Anyone who already loves fondue, or who wants to dust off the old fondue pot and put it to work, needs to find a copy of this little book. It will revolutionize your fondue aspirations."-Oakland Tribune
|Publisher:||Ten Speed Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.29(w) x 6.24(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
LENNY RICE and BRIGID CALLINAN left the East Coast for Napa in 1996, Lenny to teach at Robert Mondavi Winery and Brigid to be pastry chef at Mustards Grill. In 2000, they formed the original culinary team at Copia. Lenny has since become head cheesemonger at Cowgirl Creamery/Tomales Bay Foods, and Brigid teaches cooking and baking at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center. Both live in Petaluma, California.