Drawing on a genuine lasting friendship between world-renowned chef Ken Hom and Pierre-Jean Pébeyre of France s legendary Pébeyre truffle family a meeting of East and West this essential modern kitchen book unveils and revels in the mystery of the world s most sought-after scented ingredient: the black truffle of France. This book is lavishly illustrated with all-new photography by the acclaimed photographer Jean-Pierre Gabriel. Gabriel s stunning and delightful photographs are some of the most elegant ever to have captured the essence of the black truffle and its culinary uses. In this book, Pierre-Jean and I share share our approach to using truffles that is mindful of French traditions and remains simple, direct, and lighthearted. I incorporate various techniques and ideas from my Chinese culinary background. The result is this book, a meeting of East and West, a collaboration between Pierre-Jean and I to introduce recipes ranging from the simple to the elaborate, though not complicated, all of them featuring truffles as the star.
- Hardcover: 120 pages
- Published: October 2014
- ISBN: 9781932476682
- Size: 10.1 x 0.6 x 10.2 inches
- Weight: 2.1 pounds