The Figs Table Cookbook Boston Restaurant

Here are over 100 Mediterranean cuisine recipes from one of Boston's top voted restaurants. The Figs Table cookbook presents recipes from the Todd English Figs restaurant in Boston. From pizza to salads, pastas, and desserts – Todd English, along with co-author Sally Sampson bring you a cookbook to savor. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 235 pages.

Copyright: 1998 

Publisher: Simon & Schuster 

Author: Todd English and Sally Sampson 

ISBN: 9780684852645

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Description: Todd English, the renowned chef who brought you The Olives Table, shares his savory, innovative, Mediterranean-inspired food in this collection of more than 100 home-tested recipes from his award-winning restaurant Figs. At Figs, which was voted Best Italian Restaurant by USA Today and cited by Boston magazine and Zagat's as having the best pizza in Boston, there's something for everyone in the family, from Macaroni Simoni for the kids, to Portobello Mushrooms, Mushroom Puree, and Fontina Cheese Pizza for more sophisticated palates. And no one will turn down a taste of the White- Chocolate Challah Pudding with Caramel Sauce. 

Everyone loves pizza, and at Figs, pizza is the main attraction. But that's not all you'll find in these pages. The Figs Table showcases Todd English's trademark style: layering flavors to create bold and soulful food, now available to the home cook. Fennel, Watermelon, and Black Olive Salad with Feta Cheese makes a refreshing starter on a hot summer day, while the flavors of Roasted, Fried Pear Quarters with Frisee, Prosciutto, and Balsamic Glaze warm a cool autumn evening. Mushroom Minestrone or Black Bean Chili is filling enough to make a meal. Couscous Carbonara with Country Ham is a new twist on an old favorite; Spaghetti with Hazelnuts and Green Beans makes a simple but elegant supper. And why not try Creamy Cheddar and Spinach Polenta or the Asparagus Butter Risotto with Shrimp as a change from pasta? 

And of course, there's the pizza: White Bean Hummus and Asiago; Fig and Prosciutto; Clam; Spicy Shrimp Pizza with Caramelized Leeks and Tomato Sauce; Classico; even Kielbasa, Sauerkraut, and Potato Pizza with Dijon Mustard Aioli. And for just a taste of something sweet, try a Cranberry Pecan Biscotti, a slice of Torta Caprese, or the Tiramisu that The Boston Phoenix called "the best in town." Simple or complex, sweet or savory, any dish from The Figs Table makes any meal special. 


Condition: Good condition. Jacket has very tiny tear. 

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