A Platter of Figs

A Platter of Figs and Other Recipes is both an accessible cookbook and an eloquent meditation on the pleasures of preparing and sharing meals. Tanis serves up twenty-four seasonal menus that are simply conceived and served family-style.

A Platter of Figs

A Platter of Figs

The renowned chef’s modern classic offers an “exquisite collection of menus” for simple, seasonal, family-style meals (The Guardian, UK). For six months a year, David Tanis is the head chef at Chez Panisse, the Berkeley, California, restaurant where he helps lead America’s sustainable cuisine revolution. The other six months, Tanis lives in Paris, where he hosts intimate dinners prepared in a small kitchen with nothing more than an old stove and some well-used pots and pans. A Platter of Figs and Other Recipes is both an accessible cookbook and an eloquent meditation on the pleasures of preparing and sharing meals. Tanis serves up twenty-four seasonal menus that are simply conceived and served family-style. Every dish—such as Wild Salmon with Spicy Vietnamese Cucumbers, Braised Duck with Fried Ginger, or Shoulder of Spring Lamb with Flageolet Beans and Olive Relish—bursts with invention and flavor. Named by the Guardian/Observer as one of the 50 best cookbooks ever written

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A Platter of Figs
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: David Tanis, Alice Waters
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-01 - Publisher: Artisan Books

The renowned chef’s modern classic offers an “exquisite collection of menus” for simple, seasonal, family-style meals (The Guardian, UK). For six months a year, David Tanis is the head chef at Chez Panisse, the Berkeley, California, restaurant where he helps lead America’s sustainable cuisine revolution. The other six months, Tanis
Heart of the Artichoke
Language: en
Pages: 353
Authors: David Tanis
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-20 - Publisher: Artisan Books

The renowned chef and author of A Platter of Figs offers new recipes and seasonal menus from elegant diners for one to sumptuous holiday celebrations. For decades, David Tanis has been head chef at the groundbreaking Chez Panisse, in Berkeley, California, where the menu consists solely of a single perfect
One Good Dish
Language: en
Pages: 257
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-22 - Publisher: Artisan Books

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David Tanis Market Cooking
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: David Tanis
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-03 - Publisher: Artisan Books

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Gendered Perceptions of Florentine Last Supper Frescoes, c. 1350–1490
Language: en
Pages: 256
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Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-26 - Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

The first monograph to appear in English on the Last Supper frescoes in Quattrocento Florence, this study examines the effect of gender on the contextualized perceptions of the male and female religious who viewed the Florentine Last Supper images. Using archival, literary and cultural sources, and by examining a wide

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