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Tasting Club: Gathering together to share and savor your favorite tastes
A complete guide to planning and hosting tasting parties, this book will appeal to everyone who is too busy to throw a dinner party but who loves to entertain, and foodie sophisticates searching for that best olive oil, wine, cheese, or other food and beverage. Tasting combines the growing trend for food appreciation with the popular book-group phenomenon. Introduces the 4 ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published August 21st 2006 by DK
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Each section (highlighting a different food or drink) had an overview of the traditions, processing, and preparations associated with each set of items. I like that the book lists several websites to order food from; however, I did feel that the information provided was very general. Very often, instead of giving specifics, readers were instructed to visit a local specialty store and ask the experts there (which, of course, isn't a viable option in many locations). That said the menus and ideas ...more
I'm the author of Tasting Club (DK, 2006), Williams-Sonoma; New Flavors for Salads (Oxmoor House, 2009), Year-Round Slow Cooker; 100 Favorite Recipes for Every Season (The Taunton Press, 2013), Meatless All Day; Recipes for Inspired Vegetarian Meals (The Taunton Press, 2014), Mug Meals (The Taunton Press, Spring 2015), and the forthcoming The New Milks (Atria/Simon & Schuster, Spring 2016).More about Dina Cheney...