Garde Manger: The Art and Craft of the Cold Kitchen, 3rd Edition
January 2008, ©2008
A knowledge of garde manger is an essential part of every culinary student's training, and Garde Manger is the market leading book on the topic. The art of garde manger includes a broad base of culinary skills, from basic cold food preparations to roasting, poaching, simmering, and sauteing meats, fish, poultry, vegetables, and legumes. A comprehensive guide to the art and craft of garde manger, this book includes detailed information on cold sauces and soups; salads; sandwiches; cured and smoked foods; sausages; terrines, pates, galantines, and roulades; cheese; appetizers and hors d'oeuvres; condiments, crackers, and pickles; and buffet development and presentation. The book also includes a history of garde manger from the original European tradition through the modern day, as well as a glossary of terms and a recommended reading list. There are 540 recipes accompanied by over 280 full-color photographs, which illustrate key step-by-step techniques and finished plates. This new edition provides the most up-to-date recipes, plating techniques, and flavor profiles being used in the field today.
Chapter One. The Professional Garde Manger.
Chapter Two. Cold Sauces and Cold Soups.
Chapter Three. Salads.
Chapter Four. Sandwiches.
Chapter Five. Cured and Smoked Foods.
Chapter Six. Sausage.
Chapter Seven. Terrines, Pates, Galantines, and Roulades.
Chapter Eight. Cheese.
Chapter Nine. Appetizers and Hors d’Oeuvre.
Chapter Ten. Condiments, Crackers, and Pickles.
Chapter Eleven. Buffet Presentation.
Chapter Twelve. Basic Recipes.
Bibliography and Recommended Reading.
Features 100 all-new recipes, as well as new content on micro greens; international sandwiches; brining ratios; fermented sausages; artisanal American cheeses; tapas tasting menus; savory sorbets; new caviar options; breakfast buffets; raw bar, pasta, and omelet buffet stations; and ice carving
Includes 115 process shots to illustrate important step-by-step techniques, and 75 beautiful photographs showing finished dishes
Objectives at the beginning of each chapter and bolded key terms throughout the text add a pedagogical element that students and instructors will find helpful
The most comprehensive reference book available on the subject
Covers a range of topics, from salads and sandwiches to hors d'oeuvres and appetizers--all the hot and cold food preparation knowledge the skilled garde manger needs
Photographs by award-winning photographer Ben Fink show finished dishes and important techniques to help the reader visualize key concepts, from curing salmon and bacon to making and decanting flavored oils
Contemporary preparation and presentation ideas help chefs produce and use garde manger in the professional kitchen, permitting greater menu flexibility