Kick your plating techniques up a notch with this exhaustive guide to garnishing and decorating. Ideal guide for those who regularly entertain guests. More than 330 images capture step-by-step procedures for quick and easy plate garnishes, including elaborate displays of canapes. A wide spectrum of ingredients and products, including fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, chocolate, and marzipan demonstrate how creative you can be. There is also an extensive introduction to utensils and tools used throughout the book and a section on holiday-specific decorations.