Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, and Baked - And Fried Too!
(Workman Publishing, New York, 2016)
75 glorious recipes from around the world, featuring everyone's favorite comfort food - a collection that will explode your idea of what it means to eat and love potatoes.
Pasta, step aside! Mashed. Baked. Fried. Roasted, smashed, boiled, braised, and whipped. It doesn’t matter how you serve them—potatoes are a beloved staple. In Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, and Baked--and Fried, Too! award-winning cooking teacher and author Raghavan Iyer dives in, creating 75 great-tasting potato dishes with roots in cuisines far and near—from Potato-Stuffed Chile Rellenos to the Ultimate French Fries; from West African Sweet Potato Soup to Rosti to Potato Pierogies; from Hasselback Potatoes with Cardamom Butter to Potato Lasagna with Lemon Ricotta. What’s not to love! The recipes are tied together with stories and anecdotes that weave in the cultural, historical, and social influence of the potato over its 10,000-year history. “If a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.”—A. A. Milne