The Definitive Compendium With More Than 225 Recipes

Book - 2012
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Grand Central Pub
From the author of more than 10 cookbooks comes this comprehensive guide and collection of recipes using root vegetables. Discover the fascinating history and lore of 29 major roots, their nutritional content, how to buy and store them, and much more, from the familiar (beets, carrots, potatoes) to the unfamiliar (jicama, salsify, malanga) to the practically unheard of (cassava, galangal, crosnes). The best part? More than 225 recipes—salads, soups, side dishes, main courses, drinks, and desserts—that bring out the earthy goodness of each and every one of these intriguing vegetables. From Andean tubers and burdock to yams and yuca, this essential culinary encyclopedia lets dedicated home cooks achieve a new level of taste and sophistication in their everyday cooking.

Baker & Taylor
Contains information on familiar and exotic root vegetables and includes recipes featuring each vegetable, including horseradish vinaigrette, stir-fried lotus root and snow peas, and yuca chips.

Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. ; London : Chronicle Books, 2012
Description: 431 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
ISBN: 9780811878371
Branch Call Number: 641.651 Mor


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Jun 29, 2017

An interesting turn on the modern cookbook. Very informative and helpful. I learned more than recipes form this cookbook. Now I'm looking to add it to my "at home" collection.

Aug 18, 2014

A fantastic kitchen/nutrition reference book!

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