The New Irish Table
75 Contemporary Recipes
Publication Date: January 2003
List Price: $24.95*
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In The New Irish Table, author Margaret Johnson's love of Ireland permeates page after glorious page of mouthwatering Irish dishes. The 70 recipes reflect the traditions of the national cuisine and also showcase the most exciting new tastes from the home cooks and professional chefs who're part of the culinary renaissance in Ireland today. The time-honored fruits of land and sea, such as fluffy potatoes, plump fish, tender meats, and berries bursting with flavor, are interpreted anew in such dishes as Smoked Salmon Chowder, Filet of Baby Beef with Spinach-Bacon Stuffing and Guinness Mustard Sauce, and Raspberry Buttermilk Tarts. Lavish color photographs of the food, the landscapes, and the people are woven through the text, making The New Irish Table the next best thing to sitting down at a table in Ireland itself.
Christopher Hirsheimer is an award-winning photographer and cofounder of Canal House. Her experience includes establishing a publishing venture, running a culinary and design studio, and publishing an annual series of three seasonal cookbooks titled "Canal House Cooking". Prior to starting Canal House in 2007, in Lambertville, New Jersey, Hirsheimer was the executive editor of "Saveur", which she cofounded in 1994, and the food and design editor of "Metropolitan Home". She cowrote the award-winning "Saveur Cooks" series and "The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market Cookbook". Her photographs have appeared in more than 50 cookbooks for such notables as Lidia Bastianich, Mario Batali, Julia Child, Jacques PA(c)pin, and Alice Waters, and in numerous magazines, including "Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, InStyle", and "Town&Country".