Unwind with 150 relaxed, multicultural dishes from the award-winning celebrity chef and New York Timesâ€“bestselling author!
Born in Ethiopia, raised in Sweden, and trained in European kitchens, Marcus Samuelsson is a world citizen turned American culinary iconâ€”the youngest chef ever to receive three stars from the New York Times, a five-time James Beard Award recipient, a winner of Top Chef Masters, and a judge on Chopped. He was even chosen to cook President Obamaâ€™s first state dinner.
In Marcus Off-Duty, the chef former president Bill Clinton says â€śhas reinvigorated and reimagined what it means to be Americanâ€ť serves up the dishes he makes at his Harlem home for his wife and friends. The recipes blend a rainbow of the flavors he has experienced in his travels: Ethiopian, Swedish, Mexican, Caribbean, Italian, and Southern soul.
With these recipes, you too can enjoy his eclectic, casual foodâ€”including Dill-Spiced Salmon; Coconut-Lime Curried Chicken; Mac, Cheese, and Greens; Chocolate Pie Spiced with Indian Garam Masala; and for kids, Peanut Noodles with Slaw . . . and much more.
â€śHighly recommended for adventurous and well-traveled home cooks, as well as fans of Susan Fenigerâ€™s Street Food.â€ť â€”Library Journal