For hundreds of years people have flocked to California in search of fame and fortune. From the gold rush trails to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, farms and vineyards to Silicon Valley, California cooking is truly a melting pot of flavors.
Best of the Best from California preserves the unique taste of California’s food heritage with over 500 favorite recipes from more than 100 of the Golden State’s most outstanding cookbooks.
There are many recipes that originated in California, like Cobb Salad, Cioppino, Crab Louis, fish tacos, date shakes, and sourdough bread. Plus dishes from countries all over the world... from sushi to souvlaki... that bring their own spices and methods to the California table. Set your taste buds to enjoy fresher, lighter, healthier, prettier, more delectable cuisine than ever before—Fisherman’s Wharf Garlic Prawns, Pebble Beach Pineapple Pizza, Espresso Pecan Fudge Pie, and many more.
There are also beautiful photographs, original illustrations, fascinating and informative facts about the state, plus a convenient cross-referenced index. The catalog of contributing cookbooks is a cookbook lover’s dream.
Editors: Gwen McKee and Barbara Moseley
Plastic Comb: 382 pages
Publisher: Quail Ridge Press