Potatoes from Pancakes to Pommes Frites

Potatoes from Pancakes to Pommes Frites is filled with color photos and 50 international recipes that feature potatoes as the key ingredient. 

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Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 144 pages. 

Copyright: 1998 

Publisher: Rizzoli 

Author: Annie Nichols 

ISBN: 9780847820771

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Description: Potatoes feature in almost every world cuisine as an inexpensive staple source of energy and nutrients -- but the basic tuber is anything but mundane in the 50 international recipes in Potatoes. Here, the newly glamorous potato makes its appearance in dishes such as Tortitas de Papa with Chorizo (mini potato pies with chorizo sausage) from Mexico, Cajun Potato Wedges with Spicy Lemon and Onions, Indian Potato Curry with Yellow Lentils, and the French classic Pommes a la Dauphinoise.Traditional favorites such as Roasted Warm Potato Salad, Fish and Chips, and Pommes Frites are also here, in recipes that range from quick-and-simple to exotic fare for the adventurous cook. Step-by-step photographs make more elaborate instructions clear to the novice chef. 

Potatoes includes recipes from all corners of the world, using every color and style of fresh potato, as well as potato products such as flour and spirits. The different varieties and cooking methods are discussed in a pictorial guide at the beginning of the book, and mail-order sources of spices and other specialty ingredients are provided as well. From speedy side-dishes to more elaborate main courses, and even dessert, the beloved potato takes the starring role in this culinary voyage around the world. 

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Condition: Good condition. Dust jacket corner tip has a tiny bit of wear. 

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