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Fire and Spice: Fragrant Recipes from the Silk Road and Beyond
Fire and Spice
Fragrant Recipes from the Silk Road and Beyond
Hardcover      ISBN: 1848993765
A fragrant treasure trove of recipes from across the globe

Spices have been bringing fragrance and fire to food for thousands of years, and they are as relevant today as they have always been - versatile, healthy, economical, and, more importantly, utterly delicious. However, many people find spices confusing and equate them to endless shopping lists or old jars gathering dust in their cupboards. This treasure trove of recipes from 'spice master' John Gregory-Smith will demystify the spice cupboard and show readers how to blend these delicious flavours for mouthwatering results.

The book opens with a fascinating introduction to spice cookery and a full glossary of the different spices, their flavour notes and how to use them. Drawing inspiration from all over the world, the recipes in this book offer a culinary passport to China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka, Lebanon, Turkey, Morocco, Mexico and beyond. Try Vietnamese Star Anise & Lemongrass Chicken Claypot, Indian Fish Cakes with Coriander & Coconut Chutney or Manchurian Lamb with Tamarind Slaw and Griddled Chilli Potatoes.

The recipes are divided into chapters on street food, curries, salad, grills, stews, vegetables, meat and desserts and drinks, and offer delicious dishes for any time of the week, from quick and easy mid-week meals to sumptuous weekend feasts. Every recipe is accompanied by a stunning photograph of the finished dish and accompanied by wonderfully evocative stories from John's travels. Whatever the occasion, the food contained in these pages is a feast for the senses that will make any meal a celebration.
The Hemp Cookbook: From Seed to Shining Seed
The Hemp Cookbook
From Seed to Shining Seed
Paperback      ISBN: 0892817879

- The first cookbook devoted to the use of super-nutritious hemp seed.

- Contains more than 50 low-fat, high-fiber, vegetarian recipes for both hempsters and mainstream cooks.

- Nature's best source of protein and EFAs--better even than soy.

Born from the flower of the cannabis plant is a seed bursting with vital energy that nourishes, heals, rebuilds, and refuels our bodies. Now this hallowed plant gets to shine in the world's first cookbook devoted exclusively to the delicious and nutritious dishes you can make using hemp seed. Packed with easily digestible proteins that contain the correct proportions of all eight essential amino acids necessary for good health, hemp seed surpasses even soy as the best vegetable protein available. High in dietary fiber but low in saturated fat, this miraculous and ancient food is also the planet's best source of essential fatty acids (EFAs), which a wealth of scientific research has shown help to prevent degenerative diseases, clean the arteries, improve brain function, and boost our immune systems.

In The Hemp Cookbook, Todd Dalotto serves up a tantalizing smorgasbord of recipes that combine the unique nutritional advantages of hemp seed with other vitamin- and mineral-rich foods, creating one of the healthiest and most original cookbooks ever offered. From hearty breakfasts of Hemp Pancakes to gourmet dinners of Vegan Cannabis Stuffed Shells and holiday toasts with rich and creamy Hemp Nog, Dalotto has produced a book that will be welcomed by hempsters and mainstream cooks alike. With chapters providing complete nutritional information on hemp seed, a culinary history of cannabis around the world, a listing of sources for hemp foods, and instructions for creating your own hemp oils, flours, milks, and butters, The Hemp Cookbook is the first and last word on cannabis cuisine.
Bong Appétit: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Weed [A Cookbook]
Bong Appétit
Mastering the Art of Cooking with Weed [A Cookbook]
Hardcover      ISBN: 0399580107
Based on the popular Munchies and Viceland television series Bong App tit, this cannabis cookbook features 65 high-end recipes for sweet and savory dishes as well as cocktails.

Inspired by the popular MUNCHIES and Viceland television series, Bong App tit is the Joy of Cooking for a new generation interested in making serious, sophisticated food--with weed. Bong App tit breaks down the science of infusing (oils, butters, milks, alcohol, and more) with cannabis, and offers recipes ranging from weed butter-basted chicken to weed chimichurri to weed brownie sundaes. Along the way, the book hits on marijuana politics, dosage, and pairing strains and flavors, and has tips from MUNCHIES vast network of friends and experts, including Bong App tit stars Ry Prichard and Vanessa Lavorato.
The Kosmic Kitchen Cookbook: Everyday Herbalism and Recipes for Radical Wellness
The Kosmic Kitchen Cookbook
Everyday Herbalism and Recipes for Radical Wellness
Paperback      ISBN: 161180714x
With over 75 nourishing recipes and herbal remedies, this cookbook and seasonal guide to wellness pays homage to the ancient wisdom of the elements.

Turn your kitchen into a healing sanctuary This cookbook will help you identify your unique constitution based on the five elements--earth, water, fire, wind, and ether. Use that insight to design an everyday wellness practice with nourishing meals, healing herbs, and self-care rituals. Tapping into these elements is at the heart of all traditional medicines--Ayurveda, Western Herbalism, and Chinese Medicine--and it is the key to discovering your most vibrant self.

Discover the power of herbalism and the elements to feel balanced and well from season-to-season. With simple spices and healing herbs, you'll feel confident creating remedies that support mental clarity, enhanced digestion, a relaxed nervous system, and promote an overall radiance. From cleansing tonics like Roasted Dandelion Chai or Hibiscus Punch with Schisandra Salt to rejuvenating classics like Kitchari with Golden Ghee or Tumeric Congee, you'll find transformative recipes and uses for adaptogenic herbs to restore and find balance every day.
The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils: Recipes Using Coconut Oil and Other Unprocessed and Unrefined Oils - Including Avocado, Flaxseed, Walnut & Others--Paleo-Friendly & Gluten-Free
The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils
Recipes Using Coconut Oil and Other Unprocessed and Unrefined Oils - Including Avocado, Flaxseed, Walnut & Others--Paleo-Friendly & Gluten-Free
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 162414148x

Wondering the Best Uses For Coconut, Flaxseed or Walnut Oil?

With the rise of delicious and beneficial unprocessed oils such as coconut oil, avocado oil, flaxseed oil and more, unhealthy refined oils are a thing of the past. Still, with so many fresh oils on grocery store shelves, you might be wondering how to choose and use them. That's where The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils comes in.

This gluten-free and Paleo-friendly collection of over 85 recipes showcases the different attributes of each oil's distinct flavor, ideal cooking temperature and beneficial nutrients. You'll be able to create delicious and healthy meals, snacks and desserts, such as Brazil Nut Pesto Chicken with Toasted Wild Rice and Coconut (featuring coconut oil), Roasted Peppers, Olives, Lamb and Mixed Greens (featuring almond oil), and Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Scandinavian Beet, Carrot and Apple Slaw (featuring flaxseed oil).

If you want to know how to incorporate healthy unprocessed oils into your daily meals, The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils has all of the answers and recipes you need.

Acid Trip: Travels in the World of Vinegar: With Recipes from Leading Chefs, Insights from Top Producers, and Step-By-Step Instructions on How to Make
Acid Trip: Travels in the World of Vinegar
With Recipes from Leading Chefs, Insights from Top Producers, and Step-By-Step Instructions on How to Make
Hardcover      ISBN: 1419724177
Winner of the IACP Cookbook Award for Culinary Travel

In Acid Trip, Michael Harlan Turkell takes readers on a fascinating journey through the world of vinegar. An avid maker of vinegars at home, Turkell traveled throughout North America, France, Italy, Austria, and Japan to learn about vinegar-making practices in places where the art has evolved over centuries. This richly narrated cookbook includes recipes from leading chefs including Daniel Boulud, Barbara Lynch, Michael Anthony, April Bloomfield, Massimo Bottura, Sean Brock, and many others. Dishes range from simple to sophisticated and include Fried Eggs with a Spoonful of Vinegar, Sweet & Sour Peppers, Balsamic Barbecued Ribs, Poulet au Vinaigre, Tomato Tarragon Shrub, and even Vinegar Pie. Turkell also details methods for making your own vinegars with bases as varied as wine, rice, apple cider, and honey. Featuring lush color photographs by the author, Acid Trip is a captivating story of an obsession and an indispensable reference for any food lover who aspires to make and cook with the best ingredients.
Ancho and Poblano Chiles
Ancho and Poblano Chiles
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1938288297

Of all the civilizations the Spanish explorers found in the New World, the one that loved the native chile peppers the most was the Aztecs. Theirs was a culture in which the hot and tasty treats were revered almost as much as sex. Over the centuries, Aztec cookery grew and spread to become the basis for the Mexican food of today, and many Aztec dishes have lasted through the years basically unchanged. Usually, these foods were roasted, boiled, or cooked in sauces, in a legacy that Dave DeWitt, the noted Pope of Peppers, has compiled into this wonderful addition to his scintillating Pepper Pantry series.

The Hot Sauce Cookbook: Turn Up the Heat with 60+ Pepper Sauce Recipes
The Hot Sauce Cookbook
Turn Up the Heat with 60+ Pepper Sauce Recipes
Hardcover      ISBN: 1607744260
From veteran cookbook author Robb Walsh, this definitive guide to the world's most beloved condiment is a must-have for fans of dishes that can never be too spicy.

Here's a cookbook that really packs a punch. With dozens of recipes for homemade pepper sauces and salsas--including riffs on classic brands like Frank's RedHot, Texas Pete, Crystal, and Sriracha--plus step-by-step instructions for fermenting your own pepper mash, The Hot Sauce Cookbook will leave you amazed by the fire and vibrancy of your homemade sauces. Recipes for Meso-american salsas, Indonesian sambal, and Ethiopian berbere showcase the sweeping history and range of hot sauces around the world. If your taste buds can handle it, Walsh also serves up more than fifty recipes for spice-centric dishes--including Pickapeppa Pot Roast, the Original Buffalo Wing, Mexican Micheladas, and more. Whether you're a die-hard chilehead or just a DIY-type in search of a new pantry project, your cooking is sure to climb up the Scoville scale with The Hot Sauce Cookbook.
Spices of Life: A Cookbook of Simple and Delicious Recipes for Great Health
Spices of Life
A Cookbook of Simple and Delicious Recipes for Great Health
Hardcover      ISBN: 0375411607

In this groundbreaking cookbook, Nina Simonds offers us more than 175 luscious recipes, along with practical tips for a sensible lifestyle, that demonstrate that health-giving foods not only provide pleasure but can make a huge difference in our lives.

With her emphasis on the tonic properties of a wide variety of foods, herbs, and spices, this book also brings us up to date on the latest scientific research. In every recipe-gathered from cultures around the world in which good eating is a way of life-Simonds gives us dishes that are both irresistible and have a positive effect on one's well-being. For example:

-Cardamom, a key digestive, subtly seasons her Steamed Asparagus with Cardamom Butter.

-Cinnamon, which strengthens the heart and alleviates nervous tension, adds spice to her Fragrant Cinnamon Pork with Sweet Potatoes.

-Basil has long been used as a healing salve and in teas. So who wouldn't feel rejuvenated by a delicious bowlful of Sun-Dried Tomato Soup with Fresh Basil?

-Peanuts, which fortify the immune system and lower cholesterol, provide a tasty, crunchy accent in Sichuan Kung Pao Chicken.

-Mint, which has many healing properties, from taming muscle spasms to dissolving gallstones, can be relished in Minty Snap Peas accompanying Pan-Roasted Salmon or in a Pineapple Salsa served with Jerk Pork Cutlets.

-And peaches give us vitamin C, beta carotene, and fiber. So enjoy them in a wonderful Gingery Peach-a-Berry Cobbler.

To help us understand what part these health-restoring foods can play in our lives, Simonds peppers Spices of Life with lively interviews with a variety of experts, including Dr. Jim Duke, who offers anti-aging advice from his Herbal Farmacy; Dr. Andrew Weil, who discusses his latest nutritional findings; and Dr. U. K. Krishna, who explains basic Ayurvedic practices for healthy living. And more.

With its delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes and concise health information, this delightful book opens up a whole new world of tastes for us to enjoy every day and to share with family and friends.

The Essential Hot Spice Guide
The Essential Hot Spice Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 1938288319

People have been spicing up their foods ever since cooking began. And it's a trend that's heating up all across the country. Now, Dave DeWitt, the esteemed Pope of Peppers, presents his must-have guide to the tastiest and healthiest combos from the worlds of powerful plants and creative cuisine.