From whole wheat, oats, and rice to farro, barley, and quinoa, no grain is left unturned in this compendium of more than 75 healthful recipes. There's a tasty dish for every meal of the day: Quick Skillet Flatbreads made with millet or teff for breakfast, or a hearty dinner entre of lamb and rye berries braised in red wine. Even desserts get the whole-grain touch with such sweets as Chocolate-Chunk Buckwheat Cookies. A source list helps find the more unusual grains and a glossary describes each one in detail. The New Whole Grains Cookbook makes it easy to eat your grains and love them, too.
Move over, rice and oats: freekeh, amaranth and farro are here to stay - and Molly Brown's Grains is here to help you choose, prepare and cook the numerous new whole grains, cereals, seeds, legumes and pulses becoming available at health food stores, grocers and supermarkets everywhere.Grains provides an in-depth catalog to the world of these edible grains, including step-by-step directions to deal with even the most esoteric staple. Molly Brown backs this information up with delicious, healthy and diverse recipes catering to gluten-free diets and those wanting to find unique and delicious ways to work ancient and whole grains into your everyday eating. With gorgeous color photography and pages full of delicious recipes - from Sunday breakfasts (oat, ricotta and berry pancakes with thyme honey) to morning tea (apple, sour cream and cinnamon crunch muffins), healthy salads (mango, asparagus and wild rice salad) to heartier fare (cassoulet) - you're sure to find something to satisfy any appetite.
Even if you haven't landed one of the coveted internships in the kitchen at the American Academy in Rome, you can have a behind-the-scenes tutorial in the way that pastas and sauces are made in its kitchen. The recipes in Pasta are arranged in the same order as the interns are taught to make them, from simple to more complex, and are organized the way Italians think about pasta, not only as fresh or dry but by the base of the sauces (oil, tomato, meat, and vegetable).Even the most sophisticated cooks will be intrigued by chef Christopher Boswell's engaging notes that explain what makes the flavors work together, why and how the sauces work with the pastas, and what makes a dish not only great but unforgettable. He includes simple techniques, small refinements, and easy variations. Among the more than ninety recipes you'll find 'nduja, a soft, spicy sausage spread from Calabria; a sauce that unexpectedly pairs basil and asparagus; delicate and refreshing summer pastas; and hearty and earthy vegetarian dishes. You'll find the go-to dish of southern Italian families, made when no one can agree on what they want to eat; a recipe traditionally made by shepherds that uses three ingredients readily found in most modern kitchens; inventive sauces that are riffs on the classics; and iconic sauces whose success depends on something as simple as when to grind the pepper. The influence of Chez Panisse is everywhere in Pasta (Chef Boswell is an alum and the Rome Sustainable Food Project at the American Academy was founded by Alice Waters). Sauces--and even meatballs--are often lighter than their Italian counterparts. Flavors are bright. Ingredients shine. Each dish tells a unique story.
When you want a feast in a flash, noodles are the obvious choice - quick, filling and utterly delicious. Pimp My Noodles shows you how, with just a few extra minutes and ingredients, you can elevate this cupboard staple to a level you never thought possible. With over 50 imaginative noodle upgrades, this book is the ultimate guide to instant gourmet dishes Transport yourself to Italy in minutes with the Cacio e Pepe noodles, impress your friends with the Chicken Ramen with Miso Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Ginger Butter, spice it up with the Sriracha Caramelized Pork Noodle Soup, reinvent a classic with the amazing Ramac and Cheese, or indulge yourself with the ultimate hangover cure, the Ramen Burger. Noodles just got pimped
Grains have always played an important part in a healthy diet, but not everyone knows how to cook with them. Cookbook author Ghillie James not only discusses 21 different grains--heir provenance, nutritional benefit, and how best to cook them--but showcases 120 international recipes that celebrate them. Chapters include Breakfasts, Soups & Starters, Simple Sides & Salads, Substantial Salads, Main Courses, and Desserts & Drinks. Start the day with Breakfast Quinoa with Raisins and Honey, take Maki and California Rolls to work for lunch, bake some Lazy Zucchini & Sundried Tomato Cornbread over the weekend, create a feast of Fragrant Vegetable Biryani for friends, whip up a bulghur wheat Tabbouleh or Fennel Freekeh Pilav for a quick midweek dinner or indulge in a Polenta and Ricotta Berry Torte. Everyone should be eating more of these grains rather than relying on staples like pasta and this book is here to inspire and excite.
Ancient grains like quinoa, barley, spelt, and wheat berries are called "super foods" for good reason -- they're packed with nutrition, and they're so versatile that they taste great in a variety of recipes. But what happens when you're stuck in a grain rut, always preparing grains the same way? Get inspired with Grains as Mains, the modern cook's answer to how to introduce healthy ingredients and delicious grains to the family table.
Step-by-step illustrations, beautiful photography, and helpful tips show exactly how to make each dish, bringing out the gorgeous texture and outstanding, unique taste of each grain. You'll find quinoa recipes, faro recipes, and gluten-free recipes. You'll learn to make polenta and how to cook millet. We've gathered the very best easy, healthy recipes that will show you how to incorporate super-food grains into your cooking, and meals have tips for either adding protein or making a grain dish vegetarian. Plus, recipes suggest grain substitutions to make the entire book friendly no matter if you're cooking for food allergies, celiac disease, gluten-intolerance, or vegetarians. Even adventurous cooks will find flavorful, inspiring recipes they haven't seen before in Grains as Mains
A superfood is one that goes above and beyond the call of duty--not only are superfoods delicious, but they also pack a powerful nutrient punch. Skip the diet programs, pills, and promises--eating a diet rich in superfoods is the best way to stay healthy, maintain your weight, and fight all kinds of diseases and ailments. Many superfoods are familiar--blueberries, oats, walnuts, and even dark chocolate--but what about the more unusual superfoods, such as acai, farro, and hemp seeds? In this wide-ranging cookbook, author Cassie Johnston features 30 superfoods and more than 100 recipes, including:
- Goji Berry Walnut Scones
- Cheesy Baked Farro and Cauliflower
- Orange-Balsamic-Glazed Beets
- Dark Chocolate and Pistachio Yogurt Parfait
Her style of comfort food and beautiful photography will make a superfood lover out of anyone.
2020 IACP Awards Finalist - Food Photography & Styling A comprehensive guide to making the best pasta in the world: In this debut cookbook from Evan Funke, he shares classic techniques from his Emilia-Romagna training and provides accessible instructions for making his award-winning sfoglia (sheet pasta) at home. With little more than flour, eggs, and a rolling pin, you too can be a sfoglino (a pasta maker) and create traditional Italian noodles that are perfectly paired with the right sauces. Features recipes for home cooks to recreate 15 classic pasta shapes, spanning simple pappardelle to perfect tortelloni. Beginning with four foundational doughs, American Sfoglino takes readers step by step through recipes for a variety of generous dishes, from essential sauces and broths, like Passata di Pomodoro (Tomato Sauce) and Brodo di Carne (Meat Broth) to luscious Tagliatelle in Bianco con Prosciutto (Tagliatelle with Bacon and Butter) and Lasagna Verde alla Bolognese (Green Bolognese Lasagna). Includes stories from Italy and the kitchen at Felix Trattoria that add the finishing touches to this master class in pasta, while sumptuous photographs and a bold package offer a feast for the eyes. Forget your pasta machine and indulge in the magic of being a sfoglino with the help of the rich imagery and detailed instructions provided by Evan Funke and American Sfoglino. Evan Funke is a master pasta maker and the chef-owner of Felix Trattoria in Venice, California.
Katie Parla is a food writer and IACP award-winning author whose work has appeared in numerous outlets, including the New York Times, Food & Wine, and Saveur. Eric Wolfinger is a James Beard Award-winning food photographer. Makes an excellent gift idea for any pasta aficionado or avid Italian cook.