The Healthy Hedonist
More Than 200 Delectable Flexitarian Recipes for Relaxed Daily FeastsBook - 2005
In THE HEALTHY HEDONIST, respected organic chef and gourmet cooking instructor Myra Kornfeld gives home cooks more than 200 tasty and contemporary recipes designed for hungry gourmands who don't want to sacrifice taste and pleasure while eating healthful meals. Appealing to the growing number of people who consider themselves 'flexitarians', and offering dishes to satisfy a range of tastes and dietary needs, the emphasis in this book is on real food: everything whole, fresh, organic, seasonal, and of course, delicious. Readers can pamper their palates and still feel virtuous as they indulge in savoury dishes like Black Bass in Leek and Saffron-Tomato Broth and Pumpkin-Pecan Wontons with Sage Butter, unexpected variations on familiar dishes, like Halibut Burgers, or a refreshing cold Honeydew Soup, and even naturally sweetened desserts, such as Chocolate Lovers Brownies, Roasted Peaches with Caramel Sauce, and Browned Butter Berry Galette. Along with her sophisticated recipes for everything from appetizers and snacks to main dishes and sandwiches, Kornfeld offers shortcuts for cooks with busy schedules, as well as simple suggestions for adapting and expanding the recipes to suit different eating habits and dietary restrictions. So whether they're cooking for vegetarians, omnivores, or both at the same table, adventurous and accommodating chefs will find something special for everyone in this unique cookbook sure to please the most hedonistic and the health-conscious.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2005
Branch Call Number: 641.5 KOR NVD
Alternative Title: Healthy hedonist