Olaf's Kitchen: A Master Chef Shares His Passion by Olaf Mertens
Anyone looking to update their kitchen routine but hang on to fresh, healthy cooking will love the newest cookbook from Canada’s master chef: Olaf’s Kitchen. Focusing on many of the hottest recent trends in cooking, Olaf’s Kitchen will expand on often overlooked basics, such as combining herbs and spices, and creating the perfect cheese plate, as well as introducing readers to exciting restaurant trends, such as food technology (and how to bring the fun of food science into your home kitchen). Throughout are delicious, easy-to-prepare dishes that highlight the true flavours of all ingredients used. You’ll also learn why more and more chefs are becoming interested in “green cooking,” and how with a few small changes you can improve the flavours in any dish.
With plenty of tips for finding the very best in fresh foods, and in learning to combine and cook them to perfection, Olaf’s Kitchen will steer the reader away from heavy, complicated cooking, and help them to prepare healthy, fabulous and unique meals.
Each recipe highlights the origin of the food used, and includes quality assurance purchasing tips and preparation and storage tips.
Added to these wonderful recipes and full-colour food shots are modern cooking techniques--simplified for the home user and detailed in beautiful black and white photography--as well as more intimate portraits and shots of Olaf’s three modern restaurants. A fourth-generation chef, Olaf shares the simplicity in professional cooking that is at the heart of his passion for food.
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- Paperback: 224 pages
- Publisher: Wiley (July 21, 2008)
- ISBN-10: 0470155655
- ISBN-13: 978-0470155653
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