Pure Flavor

Pure Flavor

125 Fresh All-American Recipes From the Pacific Northwest

Book - 2007
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Random House, Inc.
The creator of the award-winning Beecher’s Handmade Cheese in Seattle, Kurt Beecher Dammeier knows that great food begins with the highestquality ingredients prepared simply,so their natural, intense flavors shine through. In this, his first cookbook, you’ll discover that meals based on great raw materials require fewer ingredients,take less time to prepare, are healthier for you and your family, and taste phenomenal.InPure Flavor,Kurt shares more than 125 favorite recipes from his popular gourmet food shops and restaurant. This is fresh food that celebrates the quintessentially American flavors of the Pacific Northwest region that Kurt calls home. He shows you how pan-searing locally grown broccoli brings out its unique flavor, how an outstanding aged American Cheddar turns a bowl of tomato soup into ameal to remember, how a simple marmalade sauce can effortlessly enliven pork chops, and how asplash of light vinaigrette punctuated with lemon and basil makes any fresh fish shine. Here are recipes for everything from a winning weekend breakfast dish of Apple-Hazelnut Waffles with Northwest Berry Syrup to hearty dinners like Dungeness Crab Mac & Cheese.Kurt knows where to find plump Washington cherries, crunchy Oregon hazelnuts,and fresh Puget Sound salmon and encourages home cooks to explore the culinary bounties of their area. He even includes helpful sidebars that demystify food terms, explaining the difference between Dungeness and peekytoe crabs,farmed and wild salmon, and “natural”and “organic.” Whether it’s the sweet-tart bite of a juicy blackberryor the pungent tang of awonderful blue cheese, natural and fresh flavors can be discovered anywhere. With stunning photography and irresistible recipes, Pure Flavor will inspire you to seek out America’s pure flavors, wherever you live.

Baker & Taylor
A masterful cookbook showcasing the flavors and culinary traditions of the Pacific Northwest introduces 125 delicious recipes that emphasize the use of widely available, fresh ingredients and include all-American classics with a regional twist, ranging from Bennett's Cobb Salad with Dungeness crab to Slow-Cooked Orange Chili Pork Shoulder on Parsnip Herb Biscuits. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0307346420
9780307346421
Branch Call Number: 641.59795 DAM
Characteristics: 255 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Haddad, Laura Holmes

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