Vegetables - Anon.Amsterdam: Time-Life Books, 1996, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs;
From the cover: “Where would the culinary arts be without vegetables? In all shapes, colours, textures and flavours, their variety seems endless and is growing all the time as more and more exotic kinds reach our shops and tallies. And the variety of vegetables is matched by their amazing versatility. This hook contains a selection of recipes from all over the world which have vegetables as their main ingredients. Some contain meat, fish or game, hut many are vegetarian, while others can he prepared leaving out the meat or fish without significant loss to the dish.
There are traditional dishes from individual countries, which have largely come about through local availability of produce and climatic conditions. In southern Italy, for example, vegetables are the mainstay of the diet and unusual specialities have arisen, such as Radicchio Risotto and Cardoon with Tomato Sauce. Other dishes are common to many countries, such as Cauliflower Gratin, which is represented here in a version found in Germany. And there are recipes using techniques from different regions, such as the Far Eastern stir-fry method which is particularly good for vegetables as it retains so much of their flavour and texture.
The recipes range through all kinds of vegetables, from aubergines and avocado to the humble potato and reel cabbage, and they cover the whole range of cuisine, from light snacks to satisfying main courses. All the recipes have one thing in common: the delicious flavour of fresh vegetable produce.”