Potatoes in the Kitchen: The Indispensable Cook's Guide to Potatoes, Featuring a Variety List and Over 150 Delicious Recipes

Author(s): ALEX BARKER

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This is the indispensable cook's guide to potatoes, featuring a variety list and over 150 delicious recipes. It is a feast of over 150 recipes including traditional, classic and popular potato dishes from around the world. It includes an extensive introduction that covers potato preparation and cooking techniques - from golden potato chips and dreamy piles of fluffy mashed potato to hasselbacks and fanned potatoes. A comprehensive directory contains photographs of the world's most popular potato varieties with information on appearance, taste, texture and cooking methods. It is beautifully photographed, with 800 pictures in total, including step-by-step sequences for all the recipes. It shows you how to create the best-ever fish pie, crispy hash browns, perfect creamed potatoes and wonderful potato bread. This definitive guide covers everything the cook needs to know about this universally loved vegetable, from selecting the right potato to enjoying the perfect dish. There is a directory of the best potatoes around the world, from the nutty little Anya to Jersey Royal and Kerr's Pink.
The heart of the book is a recipe section with 150 ideas for adding vibrant taste to this simple vegetable. Potatoes make an excellent base for soups, appetizers and snacks, salads, side dishes, scones, breads and wonderful main dishes from Irish stew to turkey croquettes. Leek and potato soup, potato latkes, roast potatoes and classic fish pie are just a few of the great dishes the book has to offer. This indispensable reference and source of culinary inspiration celebrates the amazing versatility of the potato.


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Alex Barker qualified as a home economist before becoming Cooking Editor of Woman's Own. She works as a food writer and runs a picture library, Food Features. Sally Mansfield is a chef, home economist and food writer. She works in radio and television, most recently on Food Factory and Ready Steady Cook.

General Fields

  • : 9780754825074
  • : Anness Publishing
  • : Anness Publishing
  • : October 2012
  • : 220mm X 168mm X 23mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 641.6521
  • : WB
  • : over 800 photographs