More than 60 combinations for sandwiches are featured in Jay Harlow's "The Art of the Sandwich," with photographs by Viktor Budnik.
Harlow's combinations include Maine Lobster Roll, Nut Butter Sandwiches and Bruschetta with Peaches and Fresh Cheese. (Chronicle Books, $14.95 softcover).The cookbook also includes recipes for home-baked sandwich breads and homemade condiments; an encyclopedia of sandwich ingredients with tips on buying and storing breads and fillings; and a primer on sandwich techniques.
ALSO OF INTEREST:
- "The Well-Filled Tortilla Cookbook" by Victoria Wise and Susanna Hoffman (Workman Publishing; $9.95 softcover) contains more than 200 recipes for tacos, burritos, tostadas, quesadillas, chimichangas, enchiladas, fajitas and flautas. Recipes range from Indian-Style Curried Chicken to Sweet Ricotta and Candied Fruit Flautas. Wise and Hoffman are co-founders of Good & Plenty Cafe in Oakland, Calif.
- "The Restaurants of New York 1991" by Seymour Britchky (Fireside Books, $11.95 softcover) has been revised and updated with 40 new reviews. Only five restaurants are rated excellent; 17 are rated very good. The rest are rated good, good (but not as good) and unacceptable.
Restaurants are listed by type of food, neighborhood and rating. The guide also indicates restaurants that are open on Sunday and those that are suitable for large family groups.
- "The `I Can't Believe This Has No Sugar' Cookbook" by Deborah E. Buhr (St. Martin's Press, $9.95 softcover) has more than 100 sugar-free, cholesterol-free and dairy-free recipes for cakes, cookies, pies, candies, breads and muffins. Recipes include Chocolate-Date Cake, Fruit Cookies and Banana Muffins, all made with fruit and fruit concentrates.
Buhr also includes information on common food allergies and suggests substitutions and alternatives, including wheat-free pie crusts made with rice flour or oat flour and pumpkin pie without milk or eggs.