Potato begins with a historical account of the potato, complete with entertaining anecdotes and botanical information, as well as detailed descriptions of how to choose, clean and store potatoes. The book features a variety of potatoes and includes a section on how to grow and care for potato plants at home, with information on season, origin, availability and suitability for cooking. The second part of the book concentrates on preparing and cooking potatoes, with techniques as varied as frying, boiling, mashing, braising, baking and roasting. classic recipes include a Chilled Leek and Potato soup and Potato Gnocchi, while more exotic offerings, such as Spicy Caribbean salad and Mini baked Potatoes with Blue Cheese, are certain to delight all those who relish this universal favorite food.
|Publisher:||Anness Publishing, Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||9.30(w) x 11.98(h) x 0.95(d)|