Peter Gordons World Kitchen
By Peter Gordon
(Ten Speed Press, Hardcover, 9781580086790, 224pp.)
Publication Date: May 1, 2005
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With an uncanny ability to successfully fuse ingredients from the far corners of the world, New Zealand's Peter Gordon has won international acclaim for his decidedly independent approach to cooking. PETER GORDON'S WORLD KITCHEN features more than 200 of Chef Gordon's diverse and eclectic dishes, including Carrot, Apricot, and Pinenut Fritters; Spicy Black Bean and Peanut Salsa; Pan-Fried Salmon and Chorizo with Tomato and Basil; Veal Chops with Vanilla-Braised Butter Beans; and Banana and Ginger Cheesecake with Lime and Clove Cream. Using exciting and sometimes unexpected combinations of flavors and textures, Chef Gordon veers away from ho-hum regional cuisine to create delicious and innovative dishes easy enough to prepare at home.Full-color cookbook featuring 200 recipes from New Zealand-born and London-based chef Peter Gordon.Chef Gordon is co-owner and joint head chef at the Providores and Tapa Room in London, a regular on British television, and a consulting chef at Public in New York.Reviews“There are many chefs cooking beautiful, authentic regional food, but I'm not interested in such a pursuit—I love to eat it, but don't want to cook it. I cook what excites me and the world as a whole excites me more than a region defined by political boundaries.”—from the Introduction“New Zealand chefs Peter Gordon and Anna Hansen, who also own the Providores in London, have brought their cheeky cooking style stateside. Gordon is renowned for his East-meets-West fusion cooking.”—New York Daily News“Thanks go to [consulting chefs Peter Gordon and Anna Hansen] for an enticing reason to get out of bed on the weekend.”—Time Out New York
PETER GORDON stepped into the limelight after setting up the award-winning Sugar Club kitchens in Wellington, New Zealand, and London. He is a well-known face on British and New Zealand television, co-owner of the Providores in London ,and a consultant for Public in New York.