Coastal Cooking with John Shields
Coastal Cooking with John Shields is a companion cookbook to his public television series of the same name. Inside this recipe-rich cookbook, Shields features 125 of the best recipes from the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf Coasts and Hawaii.
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 288 pages.
Author: John Shields
Description: Come along with John Shields to a New England clambake (complete with instructions on how to make an authentic one on a beach), dig into Cheese and Garlic Grits with Shrimp and Tasso Gravy in Baton Rouge, sample Savannah She-Crab Soup, savor California Cobb Salad or Big Apple Clam Chowder, and finish off with a luscious Dulce de Leche Bread Pudding.
This treasury of the very best recipes from professional chefs and local folks alike will expand your culinary horizons. John Shields's voyage of discovery led him to the heart of Miami, both Little Haiti and Little Havana, where he learned the secrets of Haitian-Style Flounder from Miss Liliane Nerette Louis, a vibrant neighborhood personality, as we'll as the Arroz con Polio a la Cubano from chef Tony Piedra at the renowned Versailles restaurant.
In Oregon, John visited Tillamook County, where the cows outnumber the people, and sampled their famous cheddar in Tillamook Cheddar Cheese and Lager Soup, then ventured north to Blake Island, across the bay from Seattle, where he look part in the Native American tradition that celebrates the wild Pacific salmon with an annual roast. He re-creates the experience for home cooks with a planked salmon recipe from Portland's acclaimed Wildwood restaurant.
On the Louisiana bayou, he uncovered the trick to a proper Crawdaddy Boil, then hopped a plane to Hawaii, where he found a recipe for a succulent stew using oxtails or lamb shanks and just three other ingredients that has become a part of his personal repertoire. Along the way, he collected beloved recipes for hometown favorites across the country -- Boston-Style Baked Beans, South of the Mason-Dixon Line Cornbread, Bayou Seafood Gumbo, and many, many more.
The companion volume to the television series, Coastal Cooking with John Shields will give you everything you need to bring the bountiful flavors found along America s coastline into your own kitchen.
Condition: Good condition.
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