"Fun and simple for the home cook, while still maintaining the desired wow factor for breakfast, lunch and dinner."--LA Weekly
"There's an art to making toast and Prue Leith knows it."--Yotam Ottolenghi
75 delicious things on toast from beloved British foodie Prue Leith.
There is nothing more comforting and delicious than toast. And when you top it with a few cleverly paired ingredients, it becomes a full meal—not to mention pure bliss. In Bliss on Toast, Great British Baking Show judge Prue Leith toasts sourdoughs, focaccias, baguettes, flatbreads and more, then pairs them with everything from seasonal vegetables to meat and fish. The collection spans healthy, hearty, salty, and sometimes sweet. Ideal for a busy home cook who loves a full and balanced plate, the recipes are incredibly versatile and perfect for any time of the day: tomatoes, shallots, and oregano on black olive toast; grilled chicken tikka with yogurt on naan; smoked salmon, wasabi, and avocado on multigrain bread; and bananas and ice cream with brandy syrup on panettone. Bliss on Toast is as much a toolkit for quick fridge-raids as it is inspiration for seasonal delights. With 82 years’ experience of good eating and 60 years of cooking, writing about and judging food, there is no one who better knows what makes a meal bliss than Prue Leith.
About the Author
Prue Leith is internationally known for revolutionizing food and restaurants in London early in her career. She now serves as a judge on The Great British Baking Show. She is a published author of eight novels, an autobiography and fifteen cookbooks. @prueleith
"Toast might seem simple, but Prue Leith makes clear, a slice of bread can be the base of plenty of full, delicious plates that range from savory to sweet for anytime of day." - USA Today
“Indulgent yet simply composed small plates that satisfy even the most sophisticated palates with recipes hitting all the high notes of flavor and texture. With easily swapped components, the sky's the limit for creating these elevated, simple-to-build, open-faced eats.” —Publishers Weekly
“Leith has crafted an alluring assortment of toasts that could keep one satisfied for an easy-to-make breakfast, lunch, or dinner, days on end.” —Booklist
"Dame Prue Leith is blowing the top off the tartines with her new book, Bliss On Toast … making the recipes fun and simple for the home cook, while still maintaining the desired wow factor for breakfast, lunch and dinner." - LA Weekly
“Just enough cooking to make you feel you are making something special, but never enough to complicate the simplicity of warm, crusty toast.” —BookPage
"[A] sharply focused yet sublimely delicious exploration into what tastes good on toast … The head notes to each recipe are delivered in Leith’s cheery and charming voice, tips regarding ingredient substitutions are included, and a bevy of excellent color photographs provide a preview of what to expect. … most readers will find a wide range of yummy things to munch on in Leith’s bliss-inducing carbo-centric cookbook." - Library Journal
"Satisfying meals for two out of everyday, not-very-costly ingredients … serves prompt inspiration and creativity … Bliss on Toast can be anything you want or need it to be." - The Toledo Blade
"A beautiful and inspiring culinary collection to simply browse through and then plan menus with ... an extraordinary and highly recommended addition to personal, professional, and community library cookbook collections." - Midwest Book Review