Roger Verge's Cooking with Fruit
Roger Verge's Cooking with Fruit is a quite beautiful cookbook with color photos of a number of the Verge's 130 original recipes for desserts, salads, soups, and more that feature fresh fruit of all kinds.
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 192 pages.
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Author: Adeline Brousse and Roger Verge
Description: Who can resist the aroma of a strawberry tart with pistachio cream, the delectable sweetness of a pear mousse with sugared currants, or the refreshing zest of a simple citrus sorbet? In this sumptuous cookbook, famous French chef Roger Verge presents more than 130 original recipes that feature all kinds of fresh fruit, offering imaginative choices for every occasion, mood, and season. He has created a wide array of enchanting desserts -- tarts, compotes, mousses, cakes, beignets, sorbets, granitas, and more -- as well as other inventive preparations for fruit, including soups, salads, sauces, drinks, jams, candies, and even savory condiments such as chutneys and fruit-infused mustards.
Widely known for his light and elegant touch, Verge complements the easy-to-follow recipes with personal anecdotes, a descriptive guide to fruits arranged by season, essential basics such as crusts and flavored sugars, and helpful tips for every step of the process, from selecting fruit to its final presentation. A special section describes fruit recipes designed to introduce children to the joys of simple, healthy cooking.
With irresistible recipes, expert information, and beautiful photographs showing the mouth-watering treats in vibrant detail, Roger Verge's Cooking with Fruit is a delightful addition to every cook's library.
Condition: Back of dust jacket has a faded stain and spot. Corner tip of jacket has a small bit of wear. Further good condition.