In this collection of recipes, Gordon Ramsay reveals some of his best-kept culinary secrets. He shows how a fairly straightforward recipe will also be varied or embellished. Make a refreshing summer soup, for example,and drift olive oil infused ice cubes in it – to keep it chilled and impart flavour as they melt. Prepare his salad of seared tuna with a saute of treviso and follow his techniques for caramelizing bitter leaves. The book contains a large number of culinary tips, expert advice on choosing ingredients, short cuts, variations and suggestions for adapting recipes for different occasions. Included are recipes for fish and shellfish, poultry and game, meat, vegetables, salads, fruits, and breads and pastries in addition to flavourings and stocks and dressings.
New York City Cookbooks from Wiley
New York is likely one of the world’s great food cities; it’s also probably the most culinarily diverse. Take a look at these great cookbooks from one of the vital stars of the New York food scene, as they make their great recipes accessible to the home cook.
| Fiamma: The Essence of Contemporary Italian Cooking
A contemporary spin on classic Italian cuisine for home cooks from New York’s acclaimed Fiamma restaurant.
| At Home with Magnolia: Classic American Recipes from the Owner of Magnolia Bakery
Known for recipes evoking a homemade, uncomplicated era, Allysa Torey, the owner of New York’s renowned Magnolia Bakery, expands her repertoire with 93 great recipes for appetizers, soups, casseroles, main courses, vegetables, and, of course, desserts.
| The Soul of a New Cuisine: A Discovery of the Foods and Flavors of Africa
Marcus Samuelsson, award-winning chef/owner of Restaurant Aquavit and Riingo, takes his formidable culinary talents and curiosity to Africa to bring the continent’s diverse cultures and cuisines alive for home cooks in this beautiful book with more than 200 recipes, 250 photos, and fascinating stories of his journey.
| Artisanal Cooking: A Chef Shares His Passion for Handcrafting Great Meals at Home
Terrance Brennan, the chef/owner of two acclaimed restaurants, Picholine and Artisanal, brings to life his passion for simple yet flavorful cuisine in this wonderful cookbook.
| Go Fish: Fresh Ideas for American Seafood
Celebrated chef Laurent Tourondel of New York’s BLT Fish and BLT Steak, reveals how creating elegant, mouthwatering seafood at home will also be marvelously easy–and faster than you might think.
| Gordon Ramsay Makes It Easy
International superstar chef Gordon Ramsey, owner of the forthcoming New York hot spot “The London,” reveals all, from techniques and short cuts to clever cooking tips.