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A Dictionary of Japanese Food: Ingredients and Culture
A Dictionary of Japanese Food
Ingredients and Culture
Paperback      ISBN: 4805313358
Nominated for the Glenfiddich Food Book of the Year Award, this timeless volume is the first and only book of its kind on the subject.

A Dictionary of Japanese Food helps food lovers around the world decipher the intricacies and nuances of Japanese cooking and its ingredients. Definitions in ordinary cookbooks and standard dictionaries--such as akebia for akebi, sea cucumber for namako, plum for ume--can be inadequate, misleading, or just plain wrong. Richard Hoskings eliminates the mystery by ensuring that each entry in the Japanese-English section includes the Japanese term in Roman script; the word in kana or kanji or both; a Latin name where appropriate; an English definition; and, for most entries, a short annotation.

The English-Japanese section defines relevant English food terms in Japanese and annotates those needing explanation. One hundred small line drawings make it easy for readers to identify everything from mitsuba to the okoze fish, and seventeen appendices address the most critical elements of Japanese cuisine, from the making of miso and the structure of the Japanese meal to the tea ceremony.

Newly typeset and featuring a fascinating and informative new foreword by Japanese cookbook author Debra Samuel, A Dictionary of Japanese Food will continue to help both food lovers, and visitors to Japan discover the wonders of one of the world's great cuisines.
Power Foods: 150 Delicious Recipes with the 38 Healthiest Ingredients: A Cookbook
Power Foods: 150 Delicious Recipes with the 38 Healthiest Ingredients
A Cookbook
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0307465322

Many of our favorite ingredients--such as berries, tomatoes, and nuts--are among the healthiest foods on earth, and by simply incorporating more of them into our everyday meals, we can all lead healthier lives. Here are 150 fantastic ways to help you do just that. Organized into chapters on breakfast, snacks, sandwiches, soups, salads, main dishes, side dishes, and desserts, the recipes are accompanied by simple instructions and beautiful photographs to keep you inspired to eat well at any time of the day. Stay motivated with tempting recipes such as:

Breakfast: Pecan Pancakes with Mixed Berry Compote; Mushroom and Scallion Frittata
Starters and Snacks: Sweet Potato Hummus; Beet Chips
Sandwiches and Wraps: Salmon Salad and Curried Egg on Multigrain Bread; Kiwifruit Summer Roll
Soups and Stews: Golden Pepper Soup; Chili with Chicken and Beans
Salads: Quinoa and Corn Salad with Pumpkin Seeds; Endive, Avocado, and Grapefruit Salad
Main Dishes: Citrus-Roasted Salmon with Spring Pea Sauce; Soba Noodle, Tofu, and Vegetable Stir-fry; Turkey Cutlets with Tomatoes and Capers
Side Dishes: Cauliflower and Barley Salad with Toasted Almonds; Edamame Succotash
Desserts: Lemon Cream with Blackberries; Double Dark Chocolate and Ginger Biscotti

Beyond these wonderful recipes, the editors of Whole Living magazine include research-backed information about the health benefits and disease-fighting properties of 38 power foods, along with nutritional data and helpful tips on storing, preparing, and cooking them. In this one-stop resource, you'll learn all about stocking a healthy pantry, eating seasonally, understanding food labels, and when it's best to splurge for organic ingredients.

These 38 Power Foods are:
- Asparagus
- Artichokes
- Avocados
- Beets
- Bell Peppers
- Broccoli
- Brussels Sprouts
- Carrots
- Kale
- Mushrooms
- Spinach
- Sweet Potatoes
- Swiss Chard
- Tomatoes
- Winter Squash
- Apricots
- Berries
- Citrus
- Kiwifruits
- Papayas
- Pears
- Brown Rice
- Oats
- Quinoa
- Dried Beans
- Green Peas
- Soybeans/Edamame
- Almonds
- Pecans
- Pistachios
- Walnuts
- Flaxseed
- Pumpkin Seeds
- Eggs
- Yogurt
- Sablefish
- Rainbow Trout
- Wild Alaskan Salmon


With 150 quick, flavor-packed recipes using the 38 healthiest foods nature has to offer, Power Foods makes eating well simple--and more delicious than ever before.
Salted: A Manifesto on the World's Most Essential Mineral, with Recipes
Salted
A Manifesto on the World's Most Essential Mineral, with Recipes
Hardcover      ISBN: 1580082629

A James Beard Award-winning field guide to artisan salts, with profiles of 80 varieties and 50 recipes that showcase the versatile ingredient.

In Salted, Bitterman traces the mineral's history, from humankind's first salty bite to its use in modern industry to the resurgent interest in artisan salts. Featuring more than 50 recipes that showcase this versatile and marvelous ingredient, Salted also includes a field guide to artisan salts profiling 80 varieties and exploring their dazzling characters, unique stories, production methods, and uses in cooking; plus a quick-reference guide covering over 150 salts.

Salting is one of the more ingrained habits in cooking, and according to Bitterman, all habits need to be questioned. He challenges you to think creatively about salting, promising that by understanding and mastering the principles behind it--and becoming familiar with the primary types of artisanal salts available--you will be better equipped to get the best results for your individual cooking style and personal taste. Whether he's detailing the glistening staccato crunch of fleur de sel harvested from millennia-old Celtic saltmaking settlements in France or the brooding sizzle of forgotten rock salts transported by the Tauregs across the Sahara, Bitterman's mission is to encourage us to explore the dazzling world of salt beyond the iodized curtain.

Mark Bitterman is a man truly possessed by salt. As "selmelier" at The Meadow, the internationally recognized artisan-product boutique, Bitterman explains the promise and allure of salt to thousands of visitors from across the country who flock to his showstopping collection. "Salt can be a revelation," he urges, "no food is more potent, more nutritionally essential, more universal, or more ancient. No other food displays salt's crystalline beauty, is as varied, or as storied."

Winner - 2011 James Beard Cookbook Award - Reference & Scholarship Category
IACP Cookbook Award Finalist in two categories

Food Rules: An Eater's Manual
Food Rules
An Eater's Manual
Paperback      ISBN: 014311638x
#1 New York Times Bestseller

A definitive compendium of food wisdom

Eating doesn't have to be so complicated. In this age of ever-more elaborate diets and conflicting health advice, Food Rules brings welcome simplicity to our daily decisions about food. Written with clarity, concision, and wit that has become bestselling author Michael Pollan's trademark, this indispensable handbook lays out a set of straightforward, memorable rules for eating wisely, one per page, accompanied by a concise explanation. It's an easy-to-use guide that draws from a variety of traditions, suggesting how different cultures through the ages have arrived at the same enduring wisdom about food. Whether at the supermarket or an all-you-can-eat buffet, this is the perfect guide for anyone who ever wondered, "What should I eat?"

In the more than four decades that I have been reading and writing about the findings of nutritional science, I have come across nothing more intelligent, sensible and simple to follow than the 64 principles outlined in a slender, easy-to-digest new book called Food Rules: An Eater's Manual, by Michael Pollan.--Jane Brody, The New York Times

The most sensible diet plan ever? We think it's the one that Michael Pollan outlined a few years ago: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." So we're happy that in his little new book, Food Rules, Pollan offers more common-sense rules for eating: 64 of them, in fact, all thought-provoking and some laugh-out-loud funny.--The Houston Chronicle

It doesn't get much easier than this. Each page has a simple rule, sometimes with a short explanation, sometimes without, that promotes Pollan's back-to-the-basics-of-food (and-food-enjoyment) philosophy.--The Los Angeles Times

A useful and funny purse-sized manual that could easily replace all the diet books on your bookshelf.--Tara Parker-Pope, The New York Times

Michael Pollan's most recent book on food, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation--the story of our most trusted food expert's culinary education--was published by Penguin Press in April 2013, and in 2016 it served as the inspiration for a four-part docuseries on Netflix by the same name.
Modern Maple
Modern Maple
Paperback      ISBN: 0873518888

Maple syrup is a genuine product of the north, made only in the northeastern quarter of the United States and adjoining Canadian provinces. The Ojibwe and Dakota used it as a seasoning and also cooked it down to a crystallized state to preserve and transport it. Today, locally produced pure maple syrup is regarded as an artisan product, prized by cooks and bakers alike. Minnesota and Wisconsin are home to numerous syrup producers, from family-run operations that do everything from collection to boiling and bottling to large packagers that buy raw sap to process and sell.

Modern Maple celebrates this local treasure in ways both traditional and contemporary, with seventy-five recipes using maple to season, flavor, and sweeten dishes ranging from traditional breakfast favorites to appetizers, sandwiches, vegetables, main courses, breads, and desserts. Grilled Radicchio with Maple Drizzle and Goat Cheese, Pecan-Crusted Chicken with Maple Apples, Cardamom-Maple Swirl Bread, Roasted Carrot-Ginger Soup with Maple, and Maple Baklava are just a few of the delights that await. A special section on backyard syruping gives complete but easy instructions for making homemade syrup on a very small scale--a fun and interesting hobby that pays dividends in the kitchen.

The Northern Plate

Modern Maple is the second book in the Northern Plate series, following Rhubarb Renaissance. Each book in the series celebrates a specific food from the bounty of the Upper Midwest.

Wheat Belly Cookbook: 150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Wheat Belly Cookbook
150 Recipes to Help You Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health
Hardcover      ISBN: 1609619366
This cookbook companion to the New York Times bestseller Wheat Belly serves up 150 great tasting wheat-free recipes to help readers lose weight and beat disease.

Wheat Belly shook the foundations of the diet world when author and renowned cardiologist William Davis revealed that an epidemic of adverse health effects-ranging from minor rashes and high blood sugar to the buildup of stubborn belly fat (so-called wheat bellies)-could be banished forever with one simple step: Saying goodbye to wheat. The Wheat Belly Cookbook takes readers to the next level with over 150 fresh and delicious wheatless recipes, including Breakfast Quesadillas, Braised Pot Roast with Vegetables, velvety Peanut Butter Pie--and surprising wheat-free hits like Blueberry French Toast, Bruschetta Chicken on Angel Hair, Spaghetti Bolognese and velvety Scones.

Additionally, readers will also learn how to:

- Dodge symptoms of wheat withdrawal experienced by about 10 percent of dieters, ensuring a smooth transition to this new healthy eating plan
- Set up their wheat-free kitchen, including important prep techniques, shopping lists, and strategies to get the whole family on board
- Avoid regaining a wheat belly while eating out at restaurants and parties--plus exciting meal ideas guests will love
Cooking with Greek Yogurt: Healthy Recipes for Buffalo Blue Cheese Chicken, Greek Yogurt Pancakes, Mint Julep Smoothies, and More
Cooking with Greek Yogurt
Healthy Recipes for Buffalo Blue Cheese Chicken, Greek Yogurt Pancakes, Mint Julep Smoothies, and More
Paperback      ISBN: 1581572395

Americans bought 50 percent more Greek yogurt in 2012 than they did in 2011, to the tune of $1.6 million. A staple of the Mediterranean kitchen, rich and creamy strained yogurt has taken over supermarket shelves here. Greek yogurt is calciumrich, full of healthy probiotics, and arguably healthier than traditional yogurt, boasting - Double the protein - Half the carbohydrates - Less lactose, and - Less salt Great on its own, Greek yogurt really shows its versatility in cooking, as it won't curdle like traditional yogurt. In this handy cookbook, learn how to make healthier comfort foods, such as Macaroni and Cheese, Seafood Chowder, and Greek Yogurt Chocolate Mousse. Here, too, are tips and advice on substituting Greek yogurt for sour cream, mayonnaise, or cream cheese in favorite family dishes, as well as ways to make these recipes your own.

Raw Food for Everyone: Essential Techniques and 300 Simple-To-Sophisticated Recipes
Raw Food for Everyone
Essential Techniques and 300 Simple-To-Sophisticated Recipes
Paperback      ISBN: 1583334378
Just as Deborah Madison's Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone took meatless cooking mainstream, here's the complete guide to raw cuisine.

Connoisseurs of raw cuisine know how hearty and flavorful it can be; what began as an underground movement for health enthusiasts has moved to the culinary forefront. Now Alissa Cohen, one of the nation's top raw experts, presents a lavish array of recipes, a primer of preparation methods, and a comprehensive ingredient guide in Raw Food for Everyone.

This all-inclusive book, with 300 unique recipes for meals and snacks-from nutritious smoothies and juices to you-won't-believe- they're-raw cheeses and ice creams to crackers and even pizza-proves that raw food is not just healthy and energizing, but also approachable, nourishing, and delicious. Writing for the beginner and the more seasoned raw food lover, Cohen takes raw food to the next level with her simple preparation techniques and inventive flavors. Raw Food for Everyone is the ultimate raw food resource and is destined to become a culinary classic.

The Case Against Sugar
The Case Against Sugar
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0307701646
From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening expos that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick.

Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical society-wide, health-related problems. With his signature command of both science and straight talk, Gary Taubes delves into Americans' history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. He explains what research has shown about our addiction to sweets. He clarifies the arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss; and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society.
This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?: From Eggnog to Beef Jerky, the Surprising Secrets
This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?
From Eggnog to Beef Jerky, the Surprising Secrets
Paperback      ISBN: 0804139881
Based on his popular Wired magazine column What's Inside, Patrick Di Justo takes a hard and incredibly funny look at the shocking, disgusting, and often dumbfounding ingredients found in everyday products, from Cool Whip and Tide Pods to Spam and Play-Doh.

What do a cup of coffee and cockroach pheromone have in common? How is Fix-A-Flat like sugarless gum? Is a Slim Jim meat stick really alive? If I Can't Believe It's Not Butter isn't butter, what is it? All of these pressing questions and more are answered in This Is What You Just Put In Your Mouth? Patrick shares the madcap stories of his extensive research, including tracking down a reclusive condiment heir, partnering with a cop to get his hands on heroin, and getting tight-lipped snack-food execs to talk. Along the way, he schools us on product histories, label decoding, and the highfalutin chemistry concepts behind everything from Midol to Hostess fruit pies.
Packed with facts you're going to want to share immediately, this is infotainment at its best--and most fun --it will leave you giving your shampoo the side-eye and Doritos a double take, and make you the know-it-all in line at the grocery store.