Dorian Leigh Parker, Author Clarkson N Potter Publishers $12 (0p) ISBN 978-0-517-56136-2
This is an inspiring collection by a former chef and fashion model who now writes on food and travel and allies herself with ""the millions of overweight people in our nation.'' Parker (The Girl Who Had Everything) offers 60 delectable creations suitable for hearty breakfasts as well as elegant dinners. Her breakfast dishes begin with an old favorite, buttermilk pancakes, and move on to pumpkin pancakes with cinnamon syrup, whole-grain griddle cakes with cranberry syrup and sour cream pancakes with blueberry syrup. Paprika pancakes filled with veal and sauced with sour cream, eggplant cakes with pine nuts, seafood torta sporting crabmeat, shrimp and lobster, and corn crepes can serve as first courses, side dishes or even entrees. Desserts include kiwi blini with pomegranate syrup, souffleed crepes with walnuts and chocolate sauce, Swedish pancakes with crushed strawberries and sugared buckwheat crepes. Illustrated. (March)
Reviewed on: 02/01/1987
Release date: 02/01/1987
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