Bite Size: Elegant Recipes for Entertaining (Hardcover)

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In Bite Size, the acclaimed chef and author of Simply Sensational Desserts presents a collection of sophisticated recipes for finger food and cocktail party fare—accessible to cooks of all levels.

François Payard serves up 100 of his favorite recipes for appetizers, canapés, and light bites, plus a wealth of helpful hints and tips on how to host a cocktail party. Divided into hot and cold dishes, here are innovative recipes for meat, fish, vegetable, and cheese hors d’oeuvres, all spectacular and all using simple, easy-to-find ingredients.

Guests are sure to be impressed when they nibble such treats as:

  • Hazelnut-Crusted Scallops with Pear Purée
  • Duck and Almond Pastillas
  • Sweet Corn Madeleines with Caviar and Crème Fraîche

With Payard’s simple and easy-to-follow instructions, these show-stopping dishes are a cinch to prepare!

About the Author

Francois Payard is a third-generation pastry chef who has worked in some of the world’s greatest kitchens, including La Tour d’Argent in Paris and Le Bernadin and Daniel in New York. In 1997 he opened his own patisserie and bistro to tremendous acclaim.

Francois is the recipient of numerous culinary honors and awards.

Praise For…

“...shows home cooks how to throw professional-grade parties.” — Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060887223
ISBN-10: 0060887222
Publisher: William Morrow Cookbooks
Publication Date: October 17th, 2006
Pages: 176
Language: English