Author(s): BARKER ALEX MANSFIELD SALLY
Potato and rice are the two main staples of our diet, but their potential is often sadly overlooked. Here they are brought to the fore in one comprehensive volume offering information about varieties and preparation, but more importantly hundreds of tempting ways to cook with them. Potatoes make an excellent base for soups and appetizing snacks, and can be used in an astonishing array of dishes, from classic pies, bakes and stews, to gnocchi, quiches and pizzas. Rice is an ideal partner for almost any ingredient, and you can learn here how to perfect all the varieties of rice, including risotto, paella, biryani, sushi or rice pudding.