Synopses & Reviews
A complete and beautifully illustrated source book on one of mankind’s most basic foods: chicken. From the general historical background to a detailed discussion of the various types of poultry the heart of this book is the 150 step-by-step recipes. Eight authoritative chapters are devoted to stocks, soups, sauces; poaching and steaming; stewing and braising; frying and roasting; barbecuing; baking and deep-frying; far easy specialties; and cold delicacies.
A definitive sourcebook, with over 800 full-color illustrations and over 100 recipes. Includes general historical background with complete discussions of all types of poultry.
About the Author
Christian Teubner, who is the publisher and photographer for this book, trained as a chef and later became a master pastry chef. His interest in photography developed with his interest in food, and he has become renowned for his still lifes of ingredients and kitchen equipment as well as for his photographs of step-by-step procedures and finished dishes.Mr. Teubner's Pasta Bible won a James Beard Award, and his Chocolate Bible won a Julia Child Cookbook Award.