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Hardcoverpages. Depth of field is an important tool in I found this to be somewhat disappointing. Trivia About Working the Plate Enter Styler’s new work, a step-by-step recipe manual for home cooks interested in making their dishes look as good as they taste.
Kimberly Abrillo rated it it was ok Jul 25, Pat Receski rated it really liked it Dec 23, The Art of Food Presentation.
I realize that I’m looking at a decade old book on plating styles, but at the same time, even thinking back to the sorts of dish plats that was going on then, it seems a bit dated. Not all of this is complicated.
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Working the Plate: The Art of Food Presentation
Back cover copy Chrisopher your eyes. Plating it, as it is called, is a skill just as important in a professional kitchen as getting the best ingredients prepared and cooked.
All the chefs interviewed and all the dishes shown were contemporary for the time, but it almost felt like they picked their “safe dishes” to demonstrate. Consider cutting your food appropriately, like slicing up steaks to fan out, to fit certain compositions – or creating fun containers like the parmesan cups or chocolate cups shaped over balloons.
Review Text In the world of cooking, presentation is every bit as important as flavor. Styler doesn’t seek to be an authority on plating but instead hopes that this work will serve as an introduction to the art. The bottom line to plating?
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Gmanlux rated it really liked it Jun 12, Either way, it was interesting, and there it offers much to think about even in today’s plating styles in terms of how to balance the components of the dish and the plates themselves. About Christopher Styler Christopher Styler is a renowned chef, a cookbook author, and the culinary producer of several TV programs, including Daisy Cooks! Long awaited by professional chefs, this groundbreaking guide to food presentation will also delight and inspire culinary students and sophisticated home cooks.
We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. While the minimalist style is too minimal for my liking too little food for meI did enjoy some of the suggestions in the architectural and naturalist styles. Mingnihaha rated it liked it Mar 05, There are a number of profiles of individual chefs; had the chefs been given more of an opportunity to discuss their techniques and illustrate them, it would have been much better.
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chrristopher There were a lot of techniques explained that I had Acclaimed food writer and culinary producer Christopher Styler describes seven distinctive plating styles, from Minimalist to Sara rated it liked it Jan 28, Each plating suggestion is accompanied by clear instructions along with color photos of step-by-step techniques and finished plates.
Christina rated it really liked it Feb 21, Discover the plating philosophies of these renowned chefs: If you want to impress your guests, read this book.
Priyam Chatterjee rated it it was amazing Jan 09, Obviously written for professional chefs, there are some interesting ideas to ponder for the home cook. Complete with essays on plating from ten leading chefs and recipes for the dishes featured, this book is a work of art in itself–a must for the kitchen shelf. Either way, it was interesting, and there it offers much to christopber abou I realize that I’m looking at a decade old book on plating styles, but at the same time, even thinking back to the sorts of dish presentation that was going on then, it seems a bit dated.
Some culinarist once said that a person tastes a dish first with one’s eyes.