The Greens Cookbook: Extraordinary Vegetarian Cuisine from the Celebrated Restaurantby Deborah Madison
The Greens Cookbook is that rarity, a book that truly represents a revolution in cooking. Here are the recipes that helped to create the boldly original and highly successful Greens Restaurant on San Francisco Bay. Not only for vegetarians, this book caters to everyone who seeks delight in cooking and eating. Using an extraordinary range of fresh ingredients in imaginative and delicious ways, it shows how to present a feast for the eyes as well as for the palate.
The Greens Cookbook contains more than 260 recipes for all seasons, all occasions, all tastes. From bright, simple salads to beautifully spiralled roulades, here is a provocative, sophisticated and varied fare, dedicated to elegance and balance, taste and texture, color and freshness.
The Greens Cookbook presents everything you need to know to create and enjoy at home meals that draw rave reviews in the restaurant. Inside you will find: Inspiring menus for spring, summer, winter, fall. Everything from easy-to-prepare dishes for two to meals for a gala feast. The first guide to selecting wines with vegetable dishes. Glossaries of unfamiliar ingredients and useful kitchen equipment. A generous and encouraging text that helps develop your skill and self-expression as a cook. Insightful professional tips heading each recipe, and much more.
- Random House Publishing Group
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- 7.26(w) x 10.34(h) x 1.32(d)
Meet the Author
Deborah Madison developed the style and repertoire of Greens and was the restaurant's founding chef. She has worked with Alice Waters of Chez Panisse, at the American Academy in Rome, and is a contributor to the Time-Life Cookbook Series.
Edward Espe Brown, who learned to cook at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, is the author of the world-renowned Tassajara Bread Book, Tassajara Cooking, and The Tassajara Recipe Book.
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I just finished making the Eggplant Gratin with Saffron Custard - Excellent! I have been using this book for over ten years and it never lets me down. Every recipe is a delight for the senses. Madison is a culinary genius.
this is my 'go to first' cookbook. they never pretend that they are cooking meat with all those faux dishes. It's pure deliciousness. the dishes are on the par with any gourmet cookbook.
this is seriously a fabulous book!!! this book is great for anyone looking to spice up their cooking with really exciting recipes!!!