Author(s): ELIZABETH WOODLAND
This is a superb volume of 500 classic and creative potato dishes for every occasion, in one indispensable collection. It includes soups; appetizers and snacks; salads; fish and shellfish; meat and poultry; vegetable dishes; side dishes; and desserts, bakes and breads. The fabulous range of recipes includes Spanish Potato and Garlic Soup; Potato Skins with Cajun Dip; New Potato and Quail's Egg Salad; Slow Baked Beef with Potato Crust; Baked Mussels and Potatoes; and Chocolate Potato Cake. Each recipe is explained clearly in stage-by-stage instructions and illustrated with over 500 beautiful photographs to inspire and guide. At-a-glance nutritional notes accompany every recipe, providing a breakdown for health-conscious cooks. Here is the ultimate collection of delicious recipes using one of the most popular ingredients - the potato. There are seemingly endless ways in which you can serve potatoes, from fries, chips, wedges and balls to fans and hasselbacks. Potatoes make an excellent base for soups, such as Fish and Sweet Potato Cream Soup and Country Vegetable Soup, and they can also be used to make fabulous main course dishes, from Moussaka to Basque-Style Tuna with Golden Potatoes. There are plenty of vegetarian ideas to enjoy, such as Spiced Pumpkin and Potato Gnocchi, Spicy Potato Strudel and Layered Potato Bake with Cheese. This is an essential book for anyone who wants to explore the possibilities of the potato, and who enjoys good, wholesome food.
Elizabeth Woodland is an experienced editor of illustrated lifestyle and cooking books. For this volume, she has selected and brought together international recipes from a team of leading food writers. Hailing from South-east Asia, Elizabeth has journeyed extensively throughout the world, and enjoys sampling its many tastes for inspiration for her cooking.