Ideas in Food

Ideas in Food

Great Recipes and Why They Work

Book - 2010
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"Alex Talbot and Aki Kamozawa, husband-and-wife chefs and the forces behind the popular blog Ideas in Food, have made a living out of being inquisitive in the kitchen. Their book shares the knowledge they have gleaned from numerous cooking adventures, from why tapioca flour makes a silkier chocolate pudding than the traditional cornstarch or flour to how to cold smoke just about any ingredient you can think of to impart a new savory dimension to everyday dishes. Perfect for anyone who loves food, Ideas in Food is the ideal handbook for unleashing creativity, intensifying flavors, and pushing one s cooking to new heights. his guide, which includes 100 recipes, explores questions both simple and complex to find the best way to make food as delicious as possible. For home cooks, Aki and Alex look at everyday ingredients and techniques in new ways from toasting dried pasta to lend a deeper, richer taste to a simple weeknight dinner to making quick micro stocks or even using water to intensify the flavor of soups instead of turning to long-simmered stocks. In the book s second part, Aki and Alex explore topics, such as working with liquid nitrogen and carbon dioxide techniques that
Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter, [2010], ©2010
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780307717405
Branch Call Number: 641.5 Ka
Description: 320 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Talbot, H. Alexander


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