The Best of Western European Cooking

The Best of Western European Cooking offers recipes from France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Scandinavia and more countries. If you enjoy experimenting with different cooking styles, than this is the cookbook for you with a variety of cuisines. English Kedgeree, Danish Apple Cake, Dutch Bitterballen, Belgian Beer Waffles, and Austrian Linzer Torte are some of the delicious recipes inside The Best of Western European Cooking cookbook. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 256 pages. 

Copyright: 1976 

Publisher: John Day Co. 

Author: Kay Shaw Nelson 

ISBN: 9780381982867

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Description: European cooking is more than just the classic dishes of France and Italy. It includes a whole range of good things, from haute cuisine to folk recipes, from the intricate to the very simple. Most cooks know a few such recipes but few have ever explored and enjoyed the full range of the joys of European cooking. 

Kay Shaw Nelson, experienced cook and cookbook author, gives us the best dishes of the most interesting and delicious cuisines of the world. Each dish is introduced with a surprising and informative description of its origins, history, and special delights. 

Included are well-known dishes -- Potage Parmentier, Welsh Rabbit, Paella Valenciana, German Sauerbraten -- and recipes discovered here for the first time -- Swedish Herring Salad, Scotch Woodcock, Dutch Bahmi Goreng, Viennese Cucumber Salad, Danish Roast Pork, Spanish Romescu sauce, Portuguese Egg Pudding, Alsatian Raspberry Parfait, Baked Apricots of Provence, Belgian Beer Waffles. And, with each, of course, complete, easy-to-understand directions for preparing it, including variations and possible substitutions for European ingredients. 

From appetizers to desserts, from Norway to Italy, England to Vienna, the best of Western European cookery is presented here in a witty, entertaining, and unique book. 


Condition: Good condition. Jacket has minor shelf wear. Cloth covers have rubbing. Owner name in ink on dedication page. 

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