This guide shows how to cook the best Christmas meal, choose the most appropriate wine, lay a superb looking table and make edible presents for your guests. It contains five menus for the key days of the Christmas period including one specifically for vegetarians. The CD contains Christmas music.
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Anton Edelmann's 'Christmas Feast' has all the essentials for a memorable festive season -
• how to cook the best Christmas meal
• choose the most appropriate wine
• lay a superb-looking table
• make delicious edible presents
There are recipes for occasions throughout the holiday period, plus five festive menus for the key days of Christmas, including one especially for vegetarians.
As you would expect from the Maitre Chef at the Savoy Hotel, Anton has lots of good advice on how to really enjoy Christmas and he shares this in his Top Ten Tips. With ideas for decorating the tree, traditional party games and festive traditions, Anton's secrets of fabulous food, fine wines and frivolities will ensure the perfect Christmas feast.
Christmas is a wonderful occasion and a time when we want to ensure that food, wine and all the ingredients are just perfect for family and friends.
And what better ingredient to get you in a festive mood than the attached CD of specially recorded Christmas music – 'Musical Feast' by Solstice. The music and the magic in 'Anton Edelmann's Christmas Feast' will help ensure you have a truly memorable festive season. As Maitre Chef at the Savoy Hotel in London, Anton knows just how to create that special Christmas magic and in this book he lets us into his secrets.
Anton's top Ten Tips show how to enjoy the festive season and not be a slave in the kitchen – a little planning goes a long way! Then there are the special occasion recipes – delicious meals for throughout the holiday period.
Central to the book are the five festive menus which Anton has compiled to make your entertaining a little easier. Black Forest Onion and Smoked Bacon Tart is the first course of a Christmas Eve menu which also features Fillet of Venison with Chestnuts and Rumtopf Berries with Ice Cream. A traditional Christmas Day menu is followed by a lighter Boxing Day feast – Baysanne Ham with Marinated Mushrooms, succulent Turbot, and warm Figs with Crème Fraîche, while a festive Vegetarian Menu ensures something for everyone.
Wine and seasonal drinks are an important part of Christmas, and Anton has given wine suggestions with the menus, together with other festive drinks to enjoy at any time.
To round it all off, ideas for edible presents, and inspirational table and tree decorations will save you time and money, while traditional party games will ensure fun and laughter around the table.
Anton Edelmann has captured the essence of this special time – 'Christmas Feast' is his present to you, ensuring fabulous food, fine wines and frivolities.
Anton Edelmann is Maitre Chef des Cuisines of The Savoy in London. Having previously worked in Switzerland, Belgium and Germany, and with Anton Mosimann at the Dorchester, he oversaw the opening of the Grosvenor House's prestigious restaurant, Ninety Park Lane. During his time at The Savoy, he has gained many accolades, including the 1991 Caterer and Hotelkeeper Chef of the Year Award. He regularly travels as a consultant chef to the USA, Thailand and Japan. Anton Edelmann's other books include 'The Savoy Food and Drink Book, Canapés and Frivolities, Creative Cuisine' and 'Fast Feasts'.
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Book Description Book Condition: New. Unread hardcover in new condition. Bright, glossy dust jacket. No marks or flaws. Have a good, old fashioned Christmas!. Bookseller Inventory # RO-Y12E-JHAO
Book Description Collins, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0004130006