Pizza Lover's Cookbook: Creative and Delicious Recipes for Making the World's Favorite Food

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Prima Pub., 1996 - Cooking - 138 pages
History traces the origin of pizza back to the Persian empire of 500 BC, when Roman soldiers made camp bread containing fruits and nuts. Pizza sure has come a long way since then!

Pizza Lover's Cookbook provides over 100 gourmet recipes representing master chefs from all over the world—transforming traditional pizza into a modern delight of flavorful combinations. Pizza connoisseurs of all ages will be surprised to find that one of the staple foods within our society has such gourmet diversity!

Readers will find simple step-by-step instructions for recipes including:
• Smoked Turkey with Black Bean & Lime Salsa
• Ham, Brie & Spinach
• Duck Sausage, Pistachios, Sweet Potato & Sage
• Poached Pear & Hazelnut
• Cherry Tomato, Ricotta, Roasted Garlic & Pesto

Also included are salad recipes, several dough and sauce options, the secrets of cheese selection, helpful tips on inventing your own ingredient combinations, and the history of pizza.

About the Authors

Gregory D. Boock
is the chef at The Red Centre, the gourmet pizza restaurant that has inspired a loyal following in its hometown of Sydney, Australia. He worked with master chefs Michel Roux and Roger Verge at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Melbourne. Kirk S. Stuart is a cook and writer living in Sydney, Australia.

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Contents

POULTRY WITH A DIFFERENCE
15
PIZZA CON CARNE
37
MARKET CUISINE
61
FRUITS OF THE
75
A VEGETARIAN HARVEST
91
GARDEN FRESH SALADS
109
JUST DESSERTS
120
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