Food Presentation Secrets Book

Food Presentation Secrets


  • Author : Cara Hobday
  • Publisher : Firefly Books Limited
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 1554074916

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Food Presentation Secrets Excerpt :

Showcases a range of garnishing and food-styling ideas for a variety of menus.

Food Presenting Secrets Book

Food Presenting Secrets


  • Author : Jo Denbury
  • Publisher : Apple Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Food presentation
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 1845433351

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Food Presenting Secrets Excerpt :

Create food that is dressed to impress with this collection of great-looking contemporary garnishing ideas. Packed with tips and expert instruction, this book allows you to choose from more than one hundred realistically achievable garnishing ideas. An introductory section provides information on food presentation skills, including choice of plate, positioning of food and colour coordination, as well as tips about equipment and useful gadgets. All the garnishes are designed to be deliciously edible and are composed from everyday, natural ingredients. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a seasoned, professional cook, this jargon-free manual guides you through the creation and uses of garnishes for all kinds of menus. About the authors Jo Denbury is a freelance journalist, stylist and writer based in London. She was Features Director for Elle Decoration, Associate Editor of Telegraph Magazine, and Editor of Coast Magazine. She has written regularly on food for Source Magazine and Sunday Time's Style. Cara Hobday has been a professional food journalist and stylist for 14 years and is the author of a number of cookery books, most recently Kids' Healthy Lunchbox.

Working the Plate Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Working the Plate


  • Author : Christopher Styler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2006-09-25
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9780471479390

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Working the Plate Excerpt :

"Working the Plate includes several examples of each plating style. Color photographs show both finished plates and the steps involved to duplicate the techniques behind such dishes as Roasted Quail with Chard and Potatoes, Parmesan Crusted Lamb Chops with Swirled Root Puree and Pea Sauce, Skate and Angel Hair Pasta with Caper Butter, Soba-Tofu Salad in a Nori Cone, and Bird's Nest Brunch." "With this overview of popular plating styles, you'll see how you can vary approaches and add a distinctive dash of elan and panache to the dishes you serve."--BOOK JACKET.

Culinary Artistry Book
Score: 5
From 5 Ratings

Culinary Artistry


  • Author : Andrew Dornenburg
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 1996-11-04
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9780471287858

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"In Culinary Artistry...Dornenburg and Page provide food and flavor pairings as a kind of steppingstone for the recipe-dependent cook...Their hope is that once you know the scales, you will be able to compose a symphony." --Molly O'Neil in The New York Times Magazine. For anyone who believes in the potential for artistry in the realm of food, Culinary Artistry is a must-read. This is the first book to examine the creative process of culinary composition as it explores the intersection of food, imagination, and taste. Through interviews with more than 30 of America's leading chefsa including Rick Bayless, Daniel Boulud, Gray Kunz, Jean-Louis Palladin, Jeremiah Tower, and Alice Watersa the authors reveal what defines "culinary artists," how and where they find their inspiration, and how they translate that vision to the plate. Through recipes and reminiscences, chefs discuss how they select and pair ingredients, and how flavors are combined into dishes, dishes into menus, and menus into bodies of work that eventually comprise their cuisines.

Food Stylist s Handbook Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Food Stylist s Handbook


  • Author : Denise Vivaldo
  • Publisher : Gibbs Smith
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781423614920

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Food Stylist s Handbook Excerpt :

Acclaimed food stylist Denise Vivaldo shares the tips and secrets of the trade with cooks who want to become master stylists. It takes a steady hand to arrange the chocolate curls and drizzle the caramel sauce in elaborate designs on top of that sumptuous tiered cake. Whether for food blogs, television, books, magazines, movies, menus, or advertising, food stylists and photographers learn to slice, plate, tweak, and arrange so the dish becomes less a bit a food and more the work of an artisan. Learn how to create ice cream that doesn't melt under the hot camera lights, build stacks of lighter-than-air pancakes, grill a thick steak to perfection with a charcoal starter and more.

The Food Stylist s Handbook Book

The Food Stylist s Handbook


  • Author : Denise Vivaldo
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-08-01
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 579
  • ISBN 10 : 9781510721180

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The Food Stylist s Handbook Excerpt :

An acclaimed food stylist shares the tips and secrets of the trade with cooks and foodies alike who want to become master stylists. It takes a steady hand to arrange the chocolate curls and drizzle the caramel sauce in elaborate designs on top of that sumptuous tiered cake. Whether for food blogs, television, books, magazines, movies, menus, or advertising, food stylists and photographers learn to slice, plate, tweak, and arrange so the dish becomes less a bit of food and more the work of an artisan. Inside The Food Stylist’s Handbook, you’ll find: How to get started What equipment you’ll need How to find clients Tips to staying successful in the business How to craft and style food (and products that appear to be food) so it all looks delicious from every angle And more! This edition is fully updated and revised to help current culinary professionals, armchair chefs, bloggers, and food photographers understand how to make every picture tell a story. “Denise brings her talent, flair and lovely humor to every show that we’ve produced together. She takes food to the next level!” —Stephen Kroopnick, executive producer, Iron Chef America “For the last fifteen years I have worked alongside Denise on many projects including cookbooks, recipes and food styling for my infomercials. She is Julia Child and Bette Midler all rolled into one delicious lady. She is a talented chef with a fresh and creative imagination. She is a godsend to me.” —Richard Simmons

Story on a Plate Book

Story on a Plate


  • Author : Gestalten
  • Publisher : Gestalten
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 3899559878

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Story on a Plate Excerpt :

Plating--the art of presenting food on the plate--is brought to life for amateurs and pros alike, with spectacular photography and how-to's for creating a visual feast with exquisitely arranged dishes.

The New Art of Cooking Book

The New Art of Cooking


  • Author : Frankie Unsworth
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-06-28
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 9781408886724

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The New Art of Cooking Excerpt :

For food that's as beautiful as any photograph - and tastes every bit as good as it looks. 'A great book, full of unsurprisingly wonderful photographs... even the most lumbering home cooks can create beautiful dishes' The Sunday Times Magazine 'This ravishing book is a tribute to the passion, flair and creativity with which Frankie transforms my piles of recipes, bringing their 3D tapestry to life so brilliantly and palpably in my books. Revealing her tricks and tips, with delicious, achievable recipes, her book is as beautifully written as it is to behold' Michel Roux, O.B.E. It's true that 'we eat with our eyes'. This beautiful, clever book provides a fantastic toolkit straight from the world of professional food styling, and it promises to change the way you cook for ever. The recipes in The New Art of Cooking include all the little preparation, cooking and serving details that make a difference to the end result: without even trying you'll pick up tips that can be applied to the rest of your repertoire. Recipes include beetroot soup with cream clouds; sticky baked feta with radicchio cups; bittersweet salad with whipped goat's cheese; pork belly roast with shaken rhubarb; fancy puff-pastry fish pie; chocolate mousse with crushed praline; salted caramel wedding cake; and strawberries and cream ice lollies. From simple workday suppers to indulgent feasts for friends and family, this is an approach that will make your cooking look better than ever and taste wonderful too.

Presentation Secrets Book

Presentation Secrets


  • Author : Alexei Kapterev
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-08-31
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118170472

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Presentation Secrets Excerpt :

Plan, create, and deliver amazing presentations! Alexei Kapterev's online presentation on presentations has seenmore than one million views, all with no advertising or promotion.Building on this hit, he now brings us Presentation Secretsoutlining his successful tactics for planning, producing, andpresenting memorable and unique presentations. The author shareshis insight, wisdom, and advice with impressive clarity and detail,covering the three main components required to a presentation:storyline design, slide design, and delivery. PresentationSecrets lets you get to work immediately, fully prepared, armedwith confidence, and ready to inspire. Teaches everything that goes into a successful and memorablepresentation Helps create a storyline, from planning the beginning, middle,and end, to establishing key points, to making a presentationscalable Discusses how to design a slide template that meets your goals,ensure consistency, and find focal points Dissects the delivery of a presentation, including how tocreate "a character", integrate mistakes, listening to yourself,talking to the audience, and avoiding monotony Includes non-presentation metaphor to drive home yourunderstanding of storytelling, improvisation, and delivery Also featuring real-world examples of presentations from theworlds of business, science, and politics, such as Steve Jobs, HansRosling, and Al Gore, this unique book delivers tried and testedsecrets and inside tips for making a sensational presentation!

Plating for Gold Book

Plating for Gold


  • Author : Tish Boyle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-06-13
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118059845

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Plating for Gold Excerpt :

Learn to create plated desserts like a master, with recipes from the World and National Pastry Team Championships Considered the Olympics of the pastry arts, the World and National Pastry Championships were founded by Michael Schneider in 1999. Since then, it has grown into the United States' most prestigious and popular pastry competition, aired annually on TLC. Now, in Plating for Gold, pastry chef Tish Boyle presents the most spectacular dessert recipes from the first decade of the competition and shows how you can recreate the same award-winning desserts in your own kitchen. Plating for Gold includes 50 recipes for absolutely spectacular desserts created by expert pastry chefs like Ewald Notter, Jacquy Pfeiffer, and Sebastien Cannone, all presented in easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions. You'll find whimsical and delicious one-of-a-kind recipes like Strawberry Soup, Vanilla Panna Cotta Napoleon, and Almond Tartlet; Hot Chocolate Soufflé, Ginger Mousse, and Tropical Parfait; and Yin-Yang Flourless Chocolate Cake, as well as insight and advice from top pastry chefs on perfect plating. Includes advice on essential equipment, stocking your pastry kitchen, and perfect flavor pairings to help you create your own original recipes Features enticing full-color photographs of finished desserts, as well as hand-drawn sketches to illustrate plating techniques and provide endless inspiration Offers a behind-the-scenes look at the world of pastry competition, with candid photos and insider advice from some of today's best pastry chefs Whether you aspire to compete with the best at the Pastry Team Championships or simply want to impress guests at your next big dinner party, Plating for Gold is the gold standard in dessert cookbooks.

Talk Like TED Book
Score: 3
From 8 Ratings

Talk Like TED


  • Author : Carmine Gallo
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-04
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466837270

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Talk Like TED Excerpt :

Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. Many people have a fear of public speaking or are insecure about their ability to give a successful presentation. Now public speaking coach and bestselling author Carmine Gallo explores what makes a great presentation by examining the widely acclaimed TED Talks, which have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold standard for public speaking. TED ? which stands for technology, entertainment, and design ? brings together the world's leading thinkers. These are the presentations that set the world on fire, and the techniques that top TED speakers use will make any presentation more dynamic, fire up any team, and give anyone the confidence to overcome their fear of public speaking. In his book, Carmine Gallo has broken down hundreds of TED talks and interviewed the most popular TED presenters, as well as the top researchers in the fields of psychology, communications, and neuroscience to reveal the nine secrets of all successful TED presentations. Gallo's step-by-step method makes it possible for anyone to deliver a presentation that is engaging, persuasive, and memorable. Carmine Gallo's top 10 Wall Street Journal Bestseller Talk Like TED will give anyone who is insecure about their public speaking abilities the tools to communicate the ideas that matter most to them, the skill to win over hearts and minds, and the confidence to deliver the talk of their lives. The opinions expressed by Carmine Gallo in TALK LIKE TED are his own. His book is not endorsed, sponsored or authorized by TED Conferences, LLC or its affiliates.

The Art of Food Presentation Book

The Art of Food Presentation


  • Author : Doris Moss
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-05-20
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 56
  • ISBN 10 : 1533311951

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The Art of Food Presentation Excerpt :

Prepare and decorate tantalizing dishes to delight the eyes as well as the tastebuds. The Art of Food Presentation was created for individuals who are interested in presenting a well-groomed and appetizing table to entertain their families and friends. Perfect for both the novice and professional, this book fills the gap in the contemporary literature of culinary art.

Taste   Technique Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Taste Technique


  • Author : Naomi Pomeroy
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781607749004

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Taste Technique Excerpt :

James Beard Award-winning and self-made chef Naomi Pomeroy's debut cookbook, featuring nearly 140 lesson-driven recipes designed to improve the home cook's understanding of professional techniques and flavor combinations in order to produce simple, but show-stopping meals. Naomi Pomeroy knows that the best recipes are the ones that make you a better cook. A twenty-year veteran chef with four restaurants to her name, she learned her trade not in fancy culinary schools but by reading cookbooks. From Madeleine Kamman and Charlie Trotter to Alice Waters and Gray Kunz, Naomi cooked her way through the classics, studying French technique, learning how to shop for produce, and mastering balance, acidity, and seasoning. In Taste & Technique, Naomi shares her hard-won knowledge, passion, and experience along with nearly 140 recipes that outline the fundamentals of cooking. By paring back complex dishes to the building-block techniques used to create them, Naomi takes you through each recipe step by step, distilling detailed culinary information to reveal the simple methods chefs use to get professional results. Recipes for sauces, starters, salads, vegetables, and desserts can be mixed and matched with poultry, beef, lamb, seafood, and egg dishes to create show-stopping meals all year round. Practice braising and searing with a Milk-Braised Pork Shoulder, then pair it with Orange-Caraway Glazed Carrots in the springtime or Caramelized Delicata Squash in the winter. Prepare an impressive Herbed Leg of Lamb for a holiday gathering, and accompany it with Spring Pea Risotto or Blistered Cauliflower with Anchovy, Garlic, and Chile Flakes. With detailed sections on ingredients, equipment, and techniques, this inspiring, beautifully photographed guide demystifies the hows and whys of cooking and gives you the confidence and know-how to become a masterful cook.

Chinese Cookery Secrets Book

Chinese Cookery Secrets


  • Author : Esther Chan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317846192

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Chinese Cookery Secrets Excerpt :

To eat a Chinese meal is to enjoy one of the truly delicious pleasures of life. The Chinese are artists when it comes to presentation, seasoning and combining, and their greatest skill is in choosing the freshest and most wholesome foods, and making the most of them. Chinese Cookery Secrets reveals exactly how the magic is accomplished. Written over fifty years ago, this is an authentic book on Chinese home cooking that is both a practical cookery book and a work of culinary history and culture that explains Chinese food preferences and describes the entire culinary process, beginning with the selection of ingredients and the best way to shop for them, preparation, Chinese utensils, the merits of different cooking methods, seasoning and menu composition before proceeding to the recipes themselves which are classified in fifteen different categories, displaying the variety of Chinese edible delights. These include recipes for meat, poultry, game, sea food, fish, noodles, vegetables and sweet-sour dishes as well as special sections on chafing dish and sandy pot cookery. The directions are thorough, and Chan includes social and historical information relating to Chinese food and cooking throughout the text, which is lavishly illustrated with line drawings of ingredients to aid identification when shopping. The variety of dishes, background knowledge and detailed instructions from start to finish introduce the reader to a golden age of Chinese home cookery.

The Book of Garnishes Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Book of Garnishes


  • Author : June Budgen
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 134
  • ISBN 10 : 0895864800

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The Book of Garnishes Excerpt :

Recommends useful utensils and techniques, and shows each step in making savory, fruit, and sweet garnishes