Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, and Baked--and Fried, Too! (Paperback)

A Celebration of Potatoes in 75 Irresistible Recipes

By Raghavan Iyer

Workman Publishing Company, 9780761185475, 256pp.

Publication Date: November 15, 2016

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Description

Who knew a potato could ever taste so good? Raghavan Iyer, that’s who! A master teacher and beloved, award-winning cookbook author, Raghavan pays tribute to his favorite ingredient in a continent-by-continent celebration of the amazing potato. Its recipes, inspired by a diversity of cuisines and accompanied by enticing full-color photographs, feature scrumptious starters, like Ecuadorean Llapingachos and Sweet Potato Samosas. Hearty mains: Canadian Lamb-Potato Tortiѐre, Moroccan Potato Stew with Saffron Biscuits, Potato Lasagna. Plus rich gratins, a boundary-defying Mojito Potato-Pomegranate Salad, luscious sauces and condiments, and even desserts, including a decadent Chocolate Sweet Potato Pound Cake. Includes a guide to potato varieties, uses, and storage, plus fascinating stories in potato history for the truly obsessed.


About the Author

Raghavan Iyer, an IACP Award–winning Teacher of the Year, is the author of Indian Cooking Unfolded, 660 CurriesBetty Crocker’s Indian Home Cooking, and the James Beard Award Finalist for The Turmeric Trail: Recipes and Memories from an Indian Childhood. He is a spokesperson and recipe consultant to General Mills, Target, and Canola, among others.  Mr. Iyer is also host of the Emmy-winning documentary Asian Flavors. Articles by him have appeared in print and online in Eating Well, Cooking Light, Fine Cooking, Saveur, and Gastronomica.  Born in Mumbai, Mr. Iyer lives with his family outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota. 




Praise For Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, and Baked--and Fried, Too!: A Celebration of Potatoes in 75 Irresistible Recipes

“Every single recipe here looks like a winner, and this quirky little cookbook belongs in most collections” —Booklist

“If you think you know all the ways to cook a potato, think again. This fabulous cookbook is brimming with fresh ideas.” —Library Journal, Starred Review

“It is a tuberous tour-de-force to have such an exciting array of original preparations for this familiar kitchen item.” —Foreword Reviews