Synopses & Reviews
Salt and pepper are the new culinary rage. The range of flavors available in gourmet salts and fresh peppercorns of every color are bringing to all kinds of dishes added complexity and nuance. Salt and Pepper takes readers on a culinary journey through the wide world of new and exotic salts and peppers - from fleur de sel and gray salt to Szechuan and pink peppercorns - and reveals their essential influence on the taste of good food. Fifty recipes illustrate the broad spectrum of this dynamic duo's many uses, from sweet to savory and from appetizer to dessert. Beautiful photography by Deborah Jones evokes the pleasure of a newfound appreciation for a longstanding staple of spices.
With 50 recipes, "Salt & Pepper" takes readers on a culinary journey through the wide world of new and exotic salts and peppers--from fleur de sel and gray salt to Szechuan and pink peppercorns--and reveals their essential influence on the taste of good food. 46 color photos.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 127) and index.
About the Author
Sara Slavin is an art director and stylist who collaborates with photographers, designers, and publishers on editorial projects throughout the country. She has co-authored numerous books, including Espresso and The Art of the Bath (both published for Chronicle Books). Her work is featured with Sandra Cook in the award-winning Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet.
Sandra Cook is a chef by training with a food styling career in film and photography. She produces food projects for advertising clients internationally. Her recipes are found in several award-winning Chronicle Books, including Espresso, Chocolate, and Tea
Deborah Jones has won an International Association of Culinary Professionals award for her photography. Her images appear in many cookbooks, including Michael Chiarello's Casual Cooking (0-8118-3383-6), A Perfect Glass of Wine (0-8118-1295-2), and the Vege