Crescent Books, 1997 - Cooking - 496 pages
From Cajun blackened fish to spaghetti carbonara this complete A-to-Z guide of good food and good cooking includes recipes from all over the world. An illustrated sidebar dictionary provides interesting facts about foods, herbs and spices, and cooking terms -- their origins and current uses. The book also includes special features on microwave cooking, cake decorating, freezing, and more. The mouth-watering full-color photographs and the clear, easy-to-understand, easy-to-follow recipes -- more than 800 -- make this a must for every cook from beginner to expert.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - andersonden - LibraryThing
Lots of information in the encyclopedia part which is a running sidebar throughout the book. Has some good recipes and unusual ones (marinated baby octupus salad, for example). The photos are very good. Read full review