The potato must be the most versatile of all cooking ingredients; it makes marvelous side dishes, wholesome soups, spicy pies, even sweet deserts-there are almost no limits to the variations possible with the common or garden spud. And in addition to providing culinary delight, the potato also contains numerous nutrients with low calories.
With 250 mouth-watering recipes and special "Cook's Tip" sidebars, The Great Potato Cookbook is a must-have on every cook's shelf. Skeptical about the versatility of the potato? Just try:
- Bouillon potatoes served with beef
- Westphalian potato soup
- Potato soufflé with parmesan and pancetta cheeses
- Austrian apricot dumplings
- Toulouse sausage with lentils and pumpkin and potato mash
- Moist potato doughnuts
Along with recipes, you'll also find a detailed history of the potato, descriptions and pictures of the different types of potatoes, and how to choose, store, and cook potatoes in a variety of ways. Whatever you rustle up with this healthy vegetable, it won't take long for you to figure out that the potato always tastes good.