Author(s): BRIAN GLOVER
This cookbook is devoted to one of the best-loved family of ingredients - onions, garlic, leeks, spring onions, shallots and chives. A comprehensive reference section discusses the culinary history of the allium and identifies all the main varieties, as well as providing a step-by-step guide to growing, preparing and cooking these versatile and popular ingredients. The author then presents more than 150 innovative recipes, from classic dishes such as French Onion Soup with Gruyere Croutes to contemporary ideas such as Grilled Polenta with Caramelized Onions. Over 800 glorious photographs, informative text and enticing recipes make this book both a comprehensive guide to the art of preparing and cooking onions, and an essential recipe resource for every kitchen - and every cook.
Brian Glover is a well-known and popular food and cookery writer who has written for national magazines for over ten years. He contributes a monthly column to Homes & Gardens magazine and he is the author of the Homes & Gardens Cookbook. Brian's passion for seasonal food, cooked simply but imaginatively, has twice won him the prestigious Cookery Journalist of the Year Award from the Guild of Food Writers, first in 1997 and then again in 1999.