Fuss-Free Entertaining with Just 4 IngredientsAuthor: Joanna Farrow
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Paperback with flaps
Publish date: April 2006
A fantastic collection of over 70 delicious recipes using four ingredients or less - impress your guests with minimum effort and maximum flavour The perfect cookbook for anyone who loves fabulous food that is quick to plan, easy to shop for, low cost and simple to make Every recipe is beautifully photographed with step-by-step instructions, together with a tempting picture of the finished dish to guarantee perfect results - over 300 colour pictures in total Appetizing ideas to try include Pheasant Cooked in Port and Mushrooms, Spiced Lentils and Crab Risotto, or treat your guests with tangy Apricot and Ginger Gratin or melt-in-the-mouth Hot Chocolate Rum Souffles A complete collection of classic and contemporary dishes to help you create the perfect dinner menu and make entertaining at relaxing and successful It is simply amazing what can be achieved using only four ingredients or less. Impress your family and friends with mouthwatering recipes that are easy to plan, quick to shop for, failsafe to prepare and low in cost but very high in impact and value. This book is packed full of stunning dishes that are suitable for any event, from a simple drinks party with snacks, to an elaborate three-course meal.The book opens with a brief introduction from Joanna Farrow on the delights and simplicity of minimalist cooking, and the tricks of the trade behind achieving maximum value from minimum ingredients. Because each dish only has four components you really learn how to make the most of the food, and one of the keys to success is employing top-quality ingredients to get the best of taste and texture into the dish.The heart of the book is the 70 sensational recipes which are divided into five easy-to-use chapters covering every type of meal and suitable for every type of event and occasion: soups and appetizers, salads and side dishes, main meals, tea-time treats, and desserts. All the recipes are shown in step-by-step detail with photographic instructions guaranteeing perfect results. There is a glorious colour photograph of every finished dish so you know from the outset exactly what you are hoping to achieve. Appetizing ideas to try include Pheasant Cooked in Port and Mushrooms, Spiced Lentils and Crab Risotto, or treat your guests with tangy Apricot and Ginger Gratin or melt-in-the-mouth Hot Chocolate Rum Souffles.Whatever the occasion, you will find this the perfect collection of simple, sophisticated and delicious recipes to make your entertaining at home a complete success, everytime. And given the value, glamour and flavours you will be able to create using this book, your friends, family and guests will be stunned when you tell them that each course is made with only four ingredients.