Modern Bistro

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Another beautiful, full-color cookbook from America’s Test Kitchen, Modern Bistro explores the history and methods of bistro cooking at home. The history of bistro cooking dates back to when Parisians would bring renters into their homes and offer them room and board. Hearty, flavorful comfort foods fill the pages of this over 300 pages cookbook.

The cookbook is divided into the following categories: Butter, Sauces, and Seasonings, Snacks and Small Plates, Salads and Soups, Poultry, Beef, Pork, and Lamb, Seafood, Vegetable Mains and Cheese Dishes, Vegetable Sides, Brunch and Bread, and Dessert. It also includes twelve bistro techniques such as how to fold a tender omelet, whip airy souffles, and master butter and egg sauces.

I was particularly interested in the sauce chapter since I feel like I don’t know much about them. The recipe for Foolproof Hollandaise is one I’ll have to try since it involves using a blender instead of a double boiler. Many of the recipes in the book don’t require too many ingredients which I also love. The Pan-Roasted Filet Mignons with Garlic Herb Butter and Grand Marnier Souffle had my mouth watering. This is a gorgeous collection of recipes perfect for everyday or serving to a table to guests.

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Author Test Kitchen America's
Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 352 pages
Publisher America's Test Kitchen
Publish Date 06-Sep-2022
ISBN 9781948703468 Buy this Book
Issue December 2022
Category Cooking, Food & Wine