Food Arts presents the April 2006 Silver Spoon Award for sterling performance to chef Michel Nischan and Greg Drescher, the senior director of strategic of strategic initiatives at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), for sounding a clarion call
After spending enough time in the rarefied world of hoity-toity cuisine, where it seems that flash and the relentless pressure to innovate reign supreme, it's surprising that more chefs don't choose to decompress the way Michael Nischan did.
More than an irresistible new technique, a fantastically exotic ingredient or even the promise of a better marriage, what inspires us to go into the kitchen is the voice of a writer, seducing and prodding and bucking us up.
Delicious, appetizing recipes fill this book, all of which were made from the freshest organic ingredients, giving a pure simple taste. An excellent second book by Michel Nischan, winner of a James Beard cookbook award in 2004 for his book, Taste