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In the Kitchen : 120 Favourite Recipes for Breakfast Lunches Dinners Picnics and Parties (Hardcover)
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With over 25 years of recipe developing, cooking and catering, the recipes in this book are the shiny diamonds in Simmone Logue's broad repertoire of dishes. Each recipe has its own story -be it a delicious breakfast of fruit compote with creamy porridge and cinnamon, roasted field mushrooms with spinach, labnehand sourdough or bean gumbo tortilla; a lunch of super soba noodle salad or braised beef with green peppercorns and roasted garlic; or a quick and easy supper of Moroccan lamb tagine or beef and Guinness pie with sour cream pastry. And of course there are the cakes and desserts -legendary vanilla slice with passionfruit icing, zucchini and pistachio cake with zesty lemon icing and cremepatissieretarts with poached quince... In the Kitchen also caters for parties and picnics -delicious, chic little morsels that can be prepared in advance and served to a crowd, so you can enjoy the party and not be tied to the stove. Who can resist seared scallops with green mango salad, or coconut prawns with sweet chilli and ginger dipping sauce, pork and water chestnut dim sum, little red Thai duck pies ...