Things Cooks Love by Sur La Table® & Marie Simmons
From selecting the perfect chefs knife to preparing Cornish hens al mattone, if you love to cook, this book will become the cornerstone of your global kitchen. A sampling of recipes youll find in the book:
- Pizza with Radicchio, Pears, Gorgonzola, and Walnuts
- Chicken, Shrimp and Chorizo Paella
- Lamb Tagine with Artichoke Hearts, Dried Apricots and Preserved Lemons
Equipping your Kitchen
Cooks know having fun in the kitchen depends on having the right tool for every task. Things Cooks Love opens with comprehensive lists of basic cookware and tools. Its an ideal reference for equipping your kitchen, expanding your collection or simply learning more about the tools you already have.
The Global Kitchen
An ultimate wish list for the passionate cook, Things Cooks Love helps take your kitchen to a new level of global sophistication. Youll find comprehensive looks at the implements of global cuisines, detailed lists of essentials youll want in the pantry for a culinary tour, plus delicious recipes to put it all together.
Recipes, Tips & Techniques
Things Cooks Love is packed with invaluable recipes and wisdom to help make cooking easier and more fun. From the best way to peel a tomato or clarify butter to inspirational quotes and advice from trusted experts, discover great ways to hone your skills and get more enjoyment out of your time in the kitchen.
Marie Simmons is an award winning author, popular cooking teacher, and established food writer. Her recipes and articles have appeared in dozens of magazines, including Food & Wine, Cooking Light and Eating Well. For more than fifteen years she wrote a monthly column for Bon Appetit magazing and a weekly column for the Los Angeles Times Syndicate. She currently writes a bimonthly column, Simmons Says, for the Contra Costa Times. Marie has written eighteen cookbooks, including two James Beard award winners and a Julia Child award winner. She has taught classes at cooking schools nationwide, and she has made numerous television and radio appearances. Marie has also served as the culinary programs manager at COPIA, the American Center for Wine, Food, and the Arts. She lives in the Bay Area.