Cooking With Caprial Westmoreland Bistro Portland

Cooking With Caprial Cookbook from chef of the Westmoreland Bistro in Portland, OR, shares the restaurant's dishes and those from her public television series. With a choice of nearly 200 recipes, Caprial gives you memorable dishes like Currant-Glazed Pork Chops with Blue Cheese Polenta and Mini Chocolate Cakes with White Chocolate Lava. Enjoy!


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 214 pages. 

Copyright: 1996 

Publisher: Ten Speed Press 

Author: Caprial Pence 

ISBN: 9780898157888

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Description: It seems like everyone's raving about the simple yet sophisticated dishes that award-winning chef Caprial Pence is cooking up on her celebrated Public Television series and at her acclaimed Portland restaurant, The Westmoreland Bistro. Called the Pacific Northwest's latest star by none other than Mimi Sheraton, Caprial is a top regional chef who's made her mark on the national food scene. Her bistro cooking is quick, affordable, delicious, and doable, as this book amply illustrates.  

In Cooking with Caprial, you'll find close to 200 of her favorite recipes -- appetizers, breads and sides, salads and soups, seafood and vegetarian entrees, meat, poultry, and desserts. Special sections focus on seasonal fruit desserts (like Walnut-Stuffed Apples and Pineapple Granita), morning food (Hazelnut-Apple Pancakes, Baked Eggs with Smoked Salmon), and such helpful kitchen basics as quick puff pastry, basil pesto, creme anglaise, and more. 

Cooking with Caprial means delicious starters (Grilled Artichoke Hearts with Garlic and Green Peppercorns, Smoked Trout Napoleons, and Orange- and Ginger- Scented Couscous), stand-out entrees (Roasted Shallot Risotto, Smoked Chicken Salad, and Currant-Glazed Pork Chops with Blue Cheese Polenta) and desserts that range from elegantly simple Riesling Poached Pears to simply stunning Mini Chocolate Cakes with White Chocolate Lava. 

Easy-to-follow instructions guarantee any home chef can achieve Caprial's restaurant- perfect results with a minimum of effort. 

Indeed, anyone who craves fresh, exciting recipes but doesn't have a lot of time will delight in this indispensable collection. 


Condition: Good condition. 

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