Cooking with a Light Touch Author:Zoe Shippen (a Palm Beach Hostess) Refresh your guests and delight your family with these 280 recipes, all of them light in taste and texture, original and easy to prepare. This imaginative book requires simple techniques, and explains them fully. Each recipe has something that makes it unique. — Charming anecdotes and reminiscences about the world's great figures who are friends ... more »and clients of the author, a famous portrait painter, accompany many of the recipes. You'll enjoy using: Spinach Tamaaraa, as served to Elizabeth Arden, Pink Squirrel Ice Cream, the recipe sent to Jacqueline Kennedy just after the author painted Caroline's portrait, and many others.
Party menus for varied occasions are given too. You'll find suggestions for decorations and clever handmade place cards, appropriate drinks and appetizers. If you hate to fuss but love to serve sparkling, exciting and easily digestible food to guests and family, here's the book for you! There is no other like it in your cookbook library.
Rachel Wells, who did the drawings, is a well-known artist, also from Palm Beach.« less