Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Tastefully Small Savory Bites: Easy Sophisticated Hors D'oeuvres for Every Occasion by Kim Hendrickson (review)
Everyone loves an hors d’oeuvre. Beauty, flavor, and novelty, all packed into a small bite, are what give a good “appetizer” its name. This collection of over fifty original morsels, from Wild Mushroom Rugelach to Thai Shrimp Baskets, Orange Pecan Brie Cups, and Country Pâté Truffles, gives you the know-how to dazzle even the most discerning guest. Step-by-step instructions, vibrant color photos, and lovely watercolor illustrations make the most dramatic dishes easy. Every recipe includes both bite-size and full-size versions and variations. Nearly every item can be made either all or partly in advance, giving you more time with your guests.
Whether for a cocktail party, buffet, or afternoon tea, Savory Bites is your complete source for entertaining, including chapters on vegetable canapés, “naked canapés” (simple biscuits and crackers), and basic guidelines for a successful event. For a sure case of love at first bite, make it Tastefully Small.
About the author
Kim Hendrickson has catered for the Bizarre Food Show, New York Metropolitan, the Penguin Repertory Theatre, and Slangman’s World, and is a regular presenter at the World Tea Expo, John Campbell Folk School, and culinary events throughout the New York area. She is the author of Tastefully Small Dessert Canapés and Tastefully Small Finger Sandwiches. She lives in Pearl River, New York.
If you love entertaining (or even if you don 't) this cookbook has a bunch of wonderfull, tasty and easy recipes. These recipes are simple and a lot of them doesn't take long to make so you have more time enjoy your company than spending cooking in the kitchen but they sure look like you slaved all day cooking .
If you think this is a cookbook for you ,you can order it online on amazon.com or amazon.ca
I give this book 4 out of 5