Modern Pressure Cooking (Hardcover)

More Than 100 Incredible Recipes and Time-Saving Techniques to Master Your Pressure Cooker

By Bren Herrera

Page Street Publishing, 9781624143038, 224pp.

Publication Date: December 13, 2016

List Price: 24.99*
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Be Inspired in the Kitchen with Bren Herrera's Classic and Fusion Recipes
For Stovetop and Electric Pressure Cookers

Pressure cooking is officially in, and who better to unveil the magic of the modern pressure cooker than chef and media personality Bren Herrera? Bren embodies the energy and delicious global food culture of today through her current culinary work with some of the biggest chefs in the world and her Cuban family roots. She’s cooked with Emeril Lagasse and Chef of the Century Joël Robuchon, and she appears regularly on the Today show. Through years of international travel and kitchen experimentation, Bren has mastered the fine art of this brilliant appliance; she now presents more than 100 of her most prized recipes, techniques and tips for both stovetop and electric pressure cookers to help you do the same at home.

The pressure cooker’s remarkable time and energy efficiency makes it easy to whip up quick weeknight dinners or create complex, restaurant-worthy dishes for entertaining. A few of the mouthwatering meals that you’ll enjoy are Tarragon-Mustard Braised Short Ribs, Decadent 4-Cheese Truffle Mac and Cheese, Pumpkin Coconut Curry Soup, Creamy Potato Salad, Spinach and Almond Risotto, Braised Peppered Red Wine Oxtail and Toasted Pistachio and Cardamom Flan. This amazing collection of recipes is sure to make your pressure cooker your new favorite cooking tool.

About the Author

Bren Herrera is a Cuban-American, award-winning private chef; food and travel writer; recipe developer; TV spokesperson; and owner of, where she pens the culinary blog Flanboyant Eats. She’s been featured on the Today show, CNN, CBS, ABC, FOX, The Discovery Channel and Telemundo, as well as print publications including Glamour magazine and the Washington Post. She lives in Washington, D.C.

Praise For Modern Pressure Cooking: More Than 100 Incredible Recipes and Time-Saving Techniques to Master Your Pressure Cooker

“The deliciousness within these pages is real. Bren knows pressure cooking inside and out, and her recipes are hands-down solid winners!”
—Bianca Borges, former Today show Director of Culinary Production and Food Stylist

“Bren’s enthusiasm is infectious, and she proves time and again that you can make gorgeous food in a jiffy in this magical pot.”
—Lorna Sass, bestselling author of Pressure Perfect and Great Vegetarian Cooking Under Pressure

“The recipes are mouthwatering, the photography is superb and the passion Bren transmits about pressure cooking is contagious from page 1. Modern Pressure Cooking is a book you will want to read and cook cover to cover.”
—Patricio Barriga, CEO & President of Fagor America, Inc.