Polenta Cookbook by Brigit Legere Binns

Easy to prepare recipes for polenta can be enjoyed plain and simple or embellished with a wide range of tasty fillings, spreads, and toppings. The Polenta Cookbook by Brigit Legere Binns offers recipes and tips for preparing the golden grain and will bring the rustic flavors of Italy to your table. 

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Format: Softcover, 120 pages. 

Copyright: 1997 

Publisher: Chronicle Books 

Author: Brigit Legere Binns 

ISBN: 9780811811859

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Description: Originally a humble peasant dish, polenta is now showing up on the best restaurant menus in the country -- and plenty of home cooks are following the lead. Like potatoes, rice, and pasta, polenta is a canvas for the creativity of the cook, as versatile as your imagination -- perfect for sweet and savory dishes alike. Whether grilled as a hearty side dish, baked into an inspired lasagne, or studded with golden raisins and drizzled with warm maple syrup, polenta makes every meal memorable.  

Lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs, Polenta features more than forty recipes for this adaptable, satisfying staple. Embellish a simple meal with a bowl of creamy polenta redolent of garlic and Parmesan cheese. Treat your palate to Sage Polenta Gnocchi or Pan-fried Trout with Crunchy Polenta Crust. Serve an elegant entree of Duck Breasts with Port Sauce and Wild Mushroom Polenta or indulge your sweet tooth with Wine-poached Pears on Spicy Polenta Croutes. With recipes for every occasion and valuable tips on making perfect polenta every time, this terrific volume is a glorious celebration of the golden grain of Italy. 

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Condition: Good condition. 

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