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Weir Cooking in the City More Than 125 Recipes and Inspiring Ideas for Relaxed Entertaining

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ISBN-10: 0743246632

ISBN-13: 9780743246637

Edition: 2004

Authors: Joanne Weir, Penina Meisels

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The American city is thriving. In urban neighborhoods across the country you can find intriguing restaurants, gourmet and ethnic markets, farmers' markets, and artisanal breads and cheeses. In her new book, Weir Cooking in the City, chef and teacher Joanne Weir takes readers and home cooks into our nation's ethnically diverse and vibrant culinary and cultural urban landscape. Exploring her adopted city of San Francisco as a guide, Joanne invites readers to search their own cities for the myriad international flavors and tastes they will find there. From local ethnic neighborhoods to the butcher to the farmers' market, Joanne seeks out the best ingredients and most delicious dishes and…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 2/24/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Joanne Weir is an award-winning cookbook author, food writer, cooking teacher, & professional chef living in San Francisco, California. She is the host of "Weir Cooking" on PBS.

Preface: City!
The Essential City Pantry
Entertaining in the City
The Right Wine
Rice Paper Shrimp Rolls
Potato Rosemary Flatbread
Phyllo Pizza with Feta and Tomatoes
Croutons with Tapenade, Orange, and Fennel
Crostini with Dried Plum Paste and Goat Cheese
Smoked Eggplant with Pita Chips
Pita Chips with Cucumbers, Feta, Dill, and Mint
Bagna Cauda, a Warm Italian Bath
Prosciutto, Parmigiano, and Pepper Breadsticks
Fiery Peppered Feta with Pita
Falafel with Tahini and Herb Salad
Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Dried Plums Stuffed with Gorgonzola and Walnuts
Parmesan Flan
Fettuccine with Wild Mushrooms
Fresh Fettuccine
Baked Eggs with Summer Vegetables
Jalapeno-Jack Scones with Chive Butter
Five-Onion Pizza
Favorite Pizza Dough
Moroccan Shellfish Cigars
Straw Potato Cakes with Smoked Salmon and Caviar
Scallop Seviche with Tomatoes, Hot Peppers, and Cilantro
Oysters with Champagne Mignonette
Yakitori with Red and Green Peppers
Garden Greens with Tomatoes, Lime, Olives, and Cilantro
Cherry Tomato Salad with Herbed Feta
Roasted Pepper Salad with Eggplant Croutons
Autumn Cheddar, Apple, and Walnut Salad
Roasted Beet, Avocado, and Watercress Salad
Orzo Salad with Capers, Corn, Red Onion, and Peppers
Artichoke, Endive, and Arugula Salad
Warm Grilled Fennel Salad
Escarole Salad with Anchovy Vinaigrette and Garlic Croutons
Spicy Bulgur and Lentil Salad
Dried Plum, Fennel, and Manchego Salad with Prosciutto
Fennel Oil
Celebration Salad of Endive, Creme Fraiche, and Caviar
Radicchio, Arugula, Golden Raisin, and Pine Nut Salad
Asparagus Salad with Brown Butter and Meyer Lemons
Farro, Pesto, and Tomato Salad
Farro Salad with Prosciutto and Grapefruit
Thai Beef Salad with Mint and Cilantro
Shrimp, Papaya, and Avocado Salad
Shrimp Salad with White Beans, Mint Oil, and Watercress
Japanese Pickled Vegetable Salad
Gravlax with Spring Salad
Grilled Squid Salad with Winter Citrus
Duck Salad with Pecans and Kumquats
Yellow Tomato Gazpacho
Champagne Oyster Soup with Celery and Fennel
Miso Soup with Edamame
Gratin of Tomato and Eggplant Soup
Hot and Sour Soup
Lobster, Roasted Pepper, Tomato, and Corn Chowder
Yellow Split Pea and Carrot Soup with Cilantro Yogurt
Kale Soup with Pancetta and White Beans
Summer Tomato Soup with Basil Cream
Tortilla and Tomato Soup
Tomato Rice Soup with Tiny Meatballs
Mains and a Few Sides
Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts with Mustard, Rosemary, and Capers
Spice-Crusted Chicken Breasts with Cucumber Lemon Raita
Braised Chicken with Green Garlic
Oven-Fried Potato Chips with Marjoram Salt
Truffle-Scented Roasted Cornish Hens with Prosciutto and Wild Mushrooms
Roasted Cornish Hens with Toasted Bread Crumb Salsa
Fontina, Capocollo, and Roasted Pepper Panini
Panini with Meatballs and Tomato Sauce
Panini Caprese
Risotto with Gorgonzola
Spaghetti and Meatballs, the Ultimate Comfort Food
Orecchiette with Brussels Sprouts and Bacon
Oven-Baked Penne with Wild Mushrooms and Fontina
Green Lasagna with Artichokes and Leeks
Shanghai Noodles with Chicken, Cashews, Cilantro, and Mint
Herb-Crusted Tuna Skewers with Tomato Aioli
Halibut Parcels with Capers and Lemon Thyme
Olive Oil-Poached Salmon with Asparagus and Sugar Snap Peas
Silver-Roasted Salmon with Sweet-Hot Relish
Cedar-Planked Lemon Salmon with Dill
Salmon with Lemon-Shallot Relish and Crispy Prosciutto
Salmon Burgers with Mustard Mayonnaise
Pepper-Salt Crabs
Clam and Mussel Boil with Corn and Red Potatoes
Cioppino with Crab, Clams, and Shrimp
Pork and Tomatillo Burritos
Fiery Green Salsa
Pan-Seared Pork Medallions with Riesling and Apples
Lamb Tagine with Artichokes, Preserved Lemons, and Olives
Preserved Lemons
Grilled Lamb Chops with Green and Black Olive Salsa
Roulade of Herbed Lamb with Stewed Garlic
Olive Oil-Mashed Potatoes
Minted Sugar Snap Peas
Spiced Lamb Sausage with French Lentils
Golden-Sauteed Veal with Arugula and Tomato Salad
Braised Veal Shanks with Olives and Lemon
Napolitan Braised Beef Ragu in Two Courses
Soy-Marinated Flank Steak with Asian Pesto
Wasabi-Mashed Potatoes
Individual Warm Raspberry Souffles
Panna Cotta with Raspberries
Warm Polenta Custards with Grappa-Soaked Golden Raisins
Caramel Pot de Creme
Caramelized Orange and Rice Custard
Caramelized Chocolate Almond Budino
Summer Fruits in Sweet Spiced Wine
Watermelon, Mango, Blueberries, and Lime "Salad"
Little Almond and Plum Galettes
Dried Plum and Walnut Caramel Tart
Prebaked Short Crust Tart Shell
Warm Chocolate, Cinnamon, and Coffee Tart
Flakiest Apricot and Raspberry Tart
Plum Cake
Cranberry Upside-Down Cake
Triple Ginger Pineapple Cake
Walnut Torte with Maple Cream
Maple Leaf Cookies
Ginger Crisps
Italian Lemon "Milkshake"
Miss Judy's Sienese Almond Cookies
Chocolate Hazelnut Biscotti
Apricot, Meyer Lemon, and Cardamom Triangles
Crispy Moroccan Phyllo with Orange Custard and Almonds
Nectarine Sorbet with Blueberry Compote
Rose Petal Sorbet
Pear Granita
Double Chocolate Ice Cream with Dried Cherries
Butter Pecan Ice Cream
Chestnut Honey Ice Cream with Riesling Poached Fruit
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