Mashed, Baked and Grilled: Great Potato RecipesAuthor: Sally Mansfield Alex Barker
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Edition: Staple stitched
Publish date: September 2005
Over 50 traditional and contemporary recipes from around the world show how to make the most of potatoes of every kind Each dish is beautifully photographed in full-colour: over 300 pictures show you just what you are aiming for, for instant success and guaranteed results Includes irresistible favourites such as Chilled Leek and Potato Soup, Baked Potatoes and Three Fillings and Classic Fish Pie, as well as contemporary dishes such as Potato and Red Pepper Frittata and Spiced Sweet Potato Turnovers Includes a useful A-Z directory to the world's best potato varieties, with detailed descriptions on colour, shape, texture and flavour Step-by-step photographic instructions for every recipe show you how to achieve the perfect result The versatility of the potato makes it one of the world's favourite ingredients, and the frequency with which it is found and transported everywhere around the globe means that it naturally forms a staple in the cuisine and cooking methods of almost every culture, whether boiled, mashed, roasted, fried or baked. This fabulous kitchen handbook covers everything to do with the potato's history, cultivation, identification and culinary properties - including an encyclopedia of potato varieties together with guidance on how to prepare and cook different types. In the recipe section of the book the ideas are presented in three sections: New Potatoes, Maincrop Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes, with over 50 delicious and tempting dishes to choose from. The selection includes classic dishes such as Bubble and Squeak and Steak with Stout and Potatoes, but there are also more unusual dishes using potatoes, such as scones, muffins and bread.With over 300 colour photographs throughout, this is a fabulous sourcebook, kitchen handbook, reference guide and inspirational recipe collection - the only book you will ever need on this most extraordinary, healthy and delicious vegetable.