Deconstructing the Dish
Inspirations for Modern-Day Cuisine
Publication Date: January 2010
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"Breaking down gourmet gastronomy into basic building blocks."
Deconstructing the Dish not only is a guide to making great, gourmet meals, but it also explains all the steps involved in the creation of a plate. David Adjey describes the building blocks that a gourmet chef uses in creating each new dish.
The simple instructions break a plate down into basic principles, providing the home chef with the skills needed to put together a dish the way a master chef does.
Deconstructing the Dish will guide home chefs in the preparation of a sumptuous meal. More than that, it will provide them with the tools needed to understand intrinsically the basis for such dishes as: Bacon wrapped black cod with sweet potato Collard greens and shrimp gumbo Short ribs with black tiger shrimp and black-eyed peas Lamb rack with squash and parsley root spatzle Crispy flat chicken with fajita vegetables and tortilla fries.
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