From the James Beard Award–winning author of La Vie Rustic, recipes and serving ideas to help you create a memorable brunch.
Whether you have a special occasion to celebrate or you simply want to spend time with family and friends, hosting a brunch is the perfect opportunity. With more than fifty delicious recipes and six fresh ideas for serving them with style, Brunch offers a variety of ways to enjoy this favorite midday meal.
The recipes are grouped into six chapters to help you put together a complete menu. Choose from starters, egg dishes, morning sweets, main dishes, side dishes, and beverages. Enjoy such comforting dishes as French Toast and Apple Chutney; Spring Vegetable Frittata; Potato Pancakes; Lox and Bagel Bar; and dozens more. Also included are eight multicourse menus and suggestions for party themes.
In addition, six “idea spreads” offer smart suggestions for setting the table, creating a centerpiece, assembling a buffet, brewing great coffee, preparing the perfect pot of tea, and setting up a cocktail bar. Lavishly photographed, Brunch contains all you need to know to create the perfect daytime party for any occasion.