With the working week safely behind you, now is the time to get your weekend started with gastronomic groundbreakers guaranteed to impress the most discerning of foodies. Some recipes are quick and easy while others are a chance to show off your culinary skills--and all are delicous!With The Weekend Cook, make your kitchen the setting of an action-packed food adventure, and relish in the challenge of sourcing and selecting the best ingredients that allow you to create impressive meals for all occasions. Organized by meal and day, The Weekend Cook has your entire menu figured out from Friday night to Monday morning. Do your own bold version of traditional takeout on Friday night with Margherita Pizza or Lamb-Cumin Pita Burgers with Tahini Sauce. Kick-start your Saturday with a great breakfast or lunch like Huevos Rancheros or a Croque Monsieur Sandwich. Plan a special Saturday evening dinner party around Asian Barbecue Cornish Game Hens, Rib-Eye Steak with Chimichurri Sauce & Mashed Sweet Potatoes, or Kale, Lemon & Chive Linguine, and finish with Mocha Souffles with Mascarpone, Spiced Plum & Blackberry Brulees, or Champagne Sorbet. Enjoy brunch or a long & lazy lunch on Sunday with Zucchini Cakes with Smoked Salmon & Eggs, a Squash, Chorizo & Goat Cheese Quiche, an Asparagus Tart, Fish Stew with Cider, or a Standing Rib Roast with Roasted Potatoes & Popovers. Recipes for side dishes, snacks, sweet treats, condiments, and cocktails run throughout, and a chapter on breads shows how you can take advantage of the extra time at home to create some beautiful savoury baked goods. Finally, add a boost your Monday morning with a Turbo Recharge Smoothie or some Ginger & Oat No-Bake Cookies.Food that tastes amazing should look fantastic, too, so we've packed in plenty of insider tricks to help you make your cooking legendary. Learn how to transform the presentation of your food with simple yet effective tips, such as having an odd number of ingredients on the plate. So, shake off the week, crack open the wine, and select your favourite soundtrack. The weekend is the time to expand your culinary horizons and serve up some spectacularly stylish food. The weekend has never tasted so good!
|Author(s)||Love Food Editors|