Synopses & Reviews
A Food & Wine Top Cookbook of the YearKnown for his irresistible dishes and volatile public persona, Gordon Ramsay is London'¬?s most talked-about chef, an international sensation whose eponymous restaurant boasts three coveted Michelin stars. Now Gordon is becoming a household name across the Atlantic, with the U.S. premiere of his hit reality show, Hell'¬?s Kitchen. In A CHEF FOR ALL SEASONS, he shares 100 recipes that embody his commitment to working with ingredients in their prime. Each chapter is dedicated to one of the four seasons, with detailed descriptions of key ingredients and recipes that utilize them in delicious, often unexpected combinations, such as:SPRINGAsparagus Soup with Fresh Cheese Cro?ã?°tesSea Trout with Crushed Fresh PeasSUMMERLobster with Mango and Spinach SaladCherry Soup with Caramel-Balsamic Ice CreamFALLWarm Salad of Squab with Honey-Soused VegetablesMeringues with Vanilla and Autumn Berry CreamWINTERFennel Soup with Baby ClamsVeal Chops with a Cream of Winter VegetablesThese innovative and invigorating recipes have been carefully written to ensure usability for home cooks, allowing you to experience nature'¬?s bounty and variety at the peak of perfection. Accompanied by gorgeous color photography by Georgia Glynn Smith, Gordon'¬?s expert culinary advice and seasonal musings will enlighten and seduce the senses year round.
While American audiences may be in the dark on this rising culinary star, he's revered by the likes of Charlie Trotter as one of the U.K.'s hottest young chefs. In A Chef for All Seasons Gordon shares over 100 recipes that embody his commitment to featuring the best quality ingredients in unusual pairings, from lavender with chocolate to lobster with mango to peaches with thyme.
Ramsay, a rugby player turned U.K. superchef, has done a rare thing: he's created a chef's cookbook of impeccable yet unfussy food that's truly approachable.