Raghavan Iyer, author of the newly released cookbook Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, and Baked, will be at Nightbird Books for a booksigning and tasting. Iyer is being brought to NWA by Brightwater | A Center for the Study of Food, at NWACC in Bentonville. He will be at several events in Bentonville on the 23rd and 24th, as well as the signing at Nightbird.
Who knew a potato could ever taste so good? Raghavan Iyer, that's who A master teacher and beloved, award-winning cookbook author, Raghavan pays tribute to his favorite ingredient in a continent-by-continent celebration of the amazing potato. Its recipes, inspired by a diversity of cuisines and accompanied by enticing full-color photographs, feature scrumptious starters, like Ecuadorean Llapingachos and Sweet Potato Samosas. Hearty mains: Canadian Lamb-Potato Torti re, Moroccan Potato Stew with Saffron Biscuits, Potato Lasagna. Plus rich gratins, a boundary-defying Mojito Potato-Pomegranate Salad, luscious sauces and condiments, and even desserts, including a decadent Chocolate Sweet Potato Pound Cake. Includes a guide to potato varieties, uses, and storage, plus fascinating stories in potato history for the truly obsessed.
Raghavan Iyer, an IACP Award-winning Teacher of the Year, is the author of 660 Curries, Indian Cooking Unfolded, Betty Crocker s Indian Home Cooking, and The Turmeric Trail: Recipes and Memories from an Indian Childhood. Born in Mumbai, Mr. Iyer lives with his family in Minneapolis, Minnesota."