Modern Southwest Cuisine Cookbook: John Sedlar
John Sedlar is known for his signature cuisine and leading California restaurants. Modern Southwest Cooking cookbook presents his dishes in color along with tips, techniques and step-by-step instructions for home cooks. New England Lobster, Chile Stuffing and Chiles Rellenos recipes are some of the standouts in the book.
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 222 pages
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Author: Norman Kolpas, John Sedlar and John Rivera Sedlar
Description: John Rivera Sedlar has been lauded by food critics the world over for the distinctive cuisine he has created at a series of the top California restaurants: Saint Estephe in Manhattan Beach, Bikini in Los Angeles, and most recently Abiquiu in San Francisco. A native of Santa Fe, Sedlar is trained in classic French cooking techniques, uniquely qualifying him to present what he has termed Modern Southwest Cuisine: the seductive flavors of the American Southwest, Native American, Spanish, Mexican, and Anglo influences deliciously melded with more exotic notes from the Pacific Rim and beyond.
In Sedlar's kitchen, Modern Southwest Cuisine becomes a feast for the eyes as well as the palette. His dishes, pictured throughout in full color, reflect the strong colors and dramatic landscapes typical of this rugged, beautiful country. Chef Sedlar is also a gifted teacher, and this book presents his favorite tips and techniques in clear, uncomplicated language, with step-by-step instructions for the home cook. The stunning results include hors d'oeuvres and appetizers, soups, salads, seafood, poultry, and meat entrees, and desserts, as well as a basic introduction to Southwestern ingredients and techniques, and comprehensive wine suggestions.
From a Mosaic of Vegetables Navajo-Style with Garlic Mayonnaise to New Mexico Sushi with New England Lobster, from Roast Pheasant with Blue-Corn, Candied Lime, and Chile Stuffing to Dark Chocolate Chiles Rellenos with Hazelnut Buttercream, Sedlar's work defines the new American cooking.
Condition: Dust jacket has creases and light wear. Further good condition.
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