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For the coffee table; not the kitchen
on July 1, 2013
This is a beautiful book with great photos of mouthwatering potato creations. But I can never imagine getting to eat them. The author seems to revel in making things difficult. Most recipes are labor intensive with huge numbers of ingredients; one recipe had 28 ingredients. When the author lessens the number of ingredients, the rarity of those items increases. For example, there is one recipe with only four ingredients, but the critical one is truffle butter. I have never used that and do not know where to find it, or if it is worth finding.
In the Introduction the author mentions four variations of potato pancakes. However the index does not list anything under pancakes. There is no index listing for starch content, the distinguishing characteristic of most potatoes.