Hors d'Oeuvre at Home with The Culinary Institute of America applies the CIA's thorough, comprehensive approach to hors d'oeuvre, giving you all the information, inspiration, and recipes you need to prepare a dazzling array of bite-sized treats for any occasion. The book divides hors d'oeuvre into seven basic typesbite-sized containers; fillings, dips, and toppings; filled, stuffed, layered, and rolled; skewered and dipped; bowls and platters; cheese service; and bite-sized dessertsand provides detailed guidance and recipes for each.
From Goat's Milk Cheese and Sweet Onion Crostini, Chicken Saté with Peanut Sauce, and Mediterranean Seafood Terrine to Small Seared Lobster and Vegetable Quesadillas, Mozzarella Roulade with Prosciutto, and Miniature Chocolate Éclairs, there are more than 150 recipes for a broad range of stylish hors d'oeuvre, along with background information, serving suggestions, ideas for recipe variations, and advice on selecting high-quality store-bought items. Throughout, 40 vibrant full-color photos illustrate techniques and capture the appeal of finished dishes. With the professional-caliber guidance and recipes in this book, you can prepare an enticing assemblage of hors d'oeuvre that will rival that of any catererand impress your guests.
The Culinary Institute of America is the nation's premier culinary training groundthe place where many top chefs and caterers have honed their skills in the kitchen. The school's emphasis on solid technique and rigorous hands-on training is widely respected and admired by culinary insiders the world over.
Now, in Hors d'Oeuvre at Home with The Culinary Institute of America, the experts show you how to prepare an impressive selection of bite-sized creations for any gathering. From skewers and dips to desserts, they explain the various types of hors d'oeuvre and walk you step by step through the techniques you need to create each one. Featuring more than 150 stylish recipes and 40 full-color photos, the book provides all the guidance and know-how you need to cater your own parties and dazzle your guests.
This was purchased as a gift. The recipient LOVED the recipes, the beautiful presentation of the book's contents, and the flavors of the products when created according to the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Marioh
What can i say..... i am a chef and i am a graduate from CIA!!!!! this book will give you great ideas and its exelent for home or business, i work as a consultant now (i own my own... Read morePublished 8 months ago by SushiMaker.
It's a nice book and it's from a trusted brand: Culinary Institute of America. However, coming from a trusted brand, I didn't expect it to repeat several of it's photographs in the... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Abigail
Disappointed in overall recipes. Not many that I would use. Have found better selections in taste of home recipe books.Published 21 months ago by pinknee
If you are wanting to throw some great holiday parties or get togethers this is the book to have. You will be able to really give your guest the wow factor with a little work. Read morePublished on October 22, 2011 by Jeff Holbrook
Book is great i am a sous chef and I use this book to help with ideas for my guestsPublished on July 17, 2011 by M. Hoenigman
What can I say ... its a delightful book full of wonderful bites and nibbles one can prepare in no time and still impress the guests. Read morePublished on February 8, 2011 by Vivienne N.
Purchased as a gift for a friend that loves to entertain - I couldn't have chosen a better gift. She was so excited that we had to pause in gift opening for her to scan the book! Read morePublished on December 27, 2010 by Kathryn Taylor
Hors d'Oeuvres made easy with step by step instructions. Suitable for restaurants but for the home. Indispensible for catering professionals.Published on August 14, 2010