Twelve Recipes

Twelve Recipes

Cal Peternell


Winner of the 2015 overseas organization of Culinary pros (IACP) Cookbook Award

Forewords by means of Alice Waters and Michael Pollan

In this unbelievable, complete colour cookbook and kitchen guide packed with lush pictures and lovely drawings, the chef of Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse deals uncomplicated recommendations and crucial recipes that may rework an individual right into a convinced domestic cook.

When his oldest son was once leaving for school, Cal Peternell, the chef of San Francisco’s mythical Chez Panisse, discovered that, even if he usually made dinners for his kin, he’d by no means taught them the fundamentals of cooking. in keeping with the life-altering process guideline he ready and honed via many mobile calls along with his son, Twelve Recipes is the last word advent to the kitchen. Peternell makes a speciality of the center meals and dishes that include a winning domestic cook’s arsenal, every one construction ability upon skill—from toast, eggs, and beans, to vinaigrettes, pasta with tomato, and rice, to greens, soup, meats, and cake.

Twelve Recipes can help domestic chefs strengthen a middle repertoire of talents and bring up their culinary self assurance. Peternell tells you what simple constituents and instruments you wish for a selected recipe, after which provides adaptations to extend your knowing. each one tip, guideline, and recipe connects with others to weave right into a higher tale that illuminates the relationship among nutrition and existence. A deeply own publication, it was once written by means of the chef on my own and it glows with heat and humor as he mulls over such mundane goods as toast and rice to supply dazzling new insights approximately meals that simply look incredibly usual. It’s a publication you’re as more likely to retain via your bedside as your stovetop. With Peternell as your consultant, the adventure is natural excitement and the vacation spot is delicious.

Twelve Recipes positive aspects attractive colour pictures and inset illustrations by way of Peternell’s spouse and sons (all artists), and forewords by means of celebrated chef Alice Waters and New York Times columnist and bestselling writer Michael Pollan.

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