Boston Symphony Cookbook
The Boston Symphony Cookbook is a wonderful collection of 500 recipes for regional foods from the Boston region. Whether New England's popular Blueberry-Apple Cobbler or a special Indian Pudding, you are sure to be satisfied with your choice. Some of the Boston Symphony's celebrated musicians and singers have contributed recipes to the cookbook.
Format: Hardcover and dust jacket with plastic protective sleeve, 355 pages
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company Boston
Author: Members of the Council of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Description: Musicians love good food and good company, and The Boston Symphony Cookbook treats you to both -- presenting the favorite recipes of the members, guest artists, staff, volunteers, and friends of one of the world's most renowned symphony orchestras. Arranged by category from appetizers to desserts, and including a special section of potpourri, 500 easy-to-prepare recipes reflect the regional roots of the Orchestra, its international membership, and its worldwide reputation.
New England specialties abound -- Bluefish Great Point, Party Scrod, Codfish Balls, New England Boiled Dinner, Blueberry Muffins, Cranberry Conserve, Blueberry-Apple Cobbler, Indian Pudding, Raspberry-Rhubarb Pie, to give a brief sampling. International offerings range the world -- Caponatina, Poulet au Vinaigre, Spanakopita, Tandoori Murghi, Okonomi-yaki, Pflaumen Kuchen, to name but a few.
Celebrities who appear with the Boston Symphony in this book as well as on stage include singers Phyllis Bryn-Julson, Sherrill Milnes, Jessye Norman, Beverly Sills, Tatiana Troyanov; instrumentalists Claucuo Arrau, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Jorge Mester; conductors Edo de Waart, Antal Dorati, Neville Marriner; and composers John Cage, David del Tredici, and Sir Michael Tippett.
Photographs appearing throughout the cookbook provide a behind-the-scenes look at the diverse activities of the prestigious Boston Symphony Orchestra, including the Boston Pops, at Symphony Hall in Boston, at Tanglewood -- the Orchestra's summer home in the Berkshires -- and on tour all over the country and throughout the world.
Whether your special occasion is a dinner party, a Tanglewood-style picnic, a post-concert supper, or a simple family meal, The Boston Symphony Cookbook offers the basics as well as the special touches that are guaranteed to produce cries of "Encore!"
Condition: Good condition. Dust jacket has minor shelf wear and a small tear.
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