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Cooking from the Heart: A Jewish Journey Through Food
Cooking from the Heart
A Jewish Journey Through Food
Hardcover      ISBN: 1742704360

This edition is in American measurements.
Heartwarming heirloom recipes and stories from around the globe. Cooking From the Heart is a sumptuous celebration of cookery from around the world. This book reveals the stories and recipes of twenty-seven Jewish cooks and captures the importance and celebration of food in the Jewish home as a link to former homelands, their heritage, and a way to maintain the togetherness of family. We meet cooks from places as diverse as the Philippines, Morocco, Romania, and Ethiopia. They recount their sometimes tragic but always inspiring stories and detail their histories, the origins of recipes, and their experiences of food as they were growing up. From Georgia to Italy to Israel, Japan, and South Africa, the common thread is how food and flavors fill a Jewish home with love. Their unique journeys and reminiscences are accompanied by glorious color photographs and delicious recipes from traditional dumplings, noodles, and soups to biscuits, pastries, and doughnuts. Some dishes are simple, made from the freshest ingredients, while others are complex and elaborate. There is the spicy fragrance of Indian curry contrasted with the indulgent Almond Custard Cake or Chocolate Ganache Cake and of course, legendary chicken soup, gefilte fish, and strudel. The variety of tastes and flavors is truly amazing."

Soup for Syria: Recipes to Celebrate Our Shared Humanity
Soup for Syria
Recipes to Celebrate Our Shared Humanity
Hardcover      ISBN: 1566560896
Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook at Home
Marcus Off Duty
The Recipes I Cook at Home
Hardcover      ISBN: 0470940581
The award-winning celebrity chef and New York Times best-selling author unwinds at home, sharing 150 relaxed, multicultural dishes For two decades, Marcus Samuelsson has captivated food lovers with his brilliant culinary interpretations. Born in Ethiopia, raised in Sweden, and trained in European kitchens, he is a world citizen turned American success story. Not only was Samuelsson the youngest chef ever to receive three stars from the New York Times, he is also a five-time James Beard Award recipient, a winner of Top Chef Masters, and a judge on Chopped. Chosen by President Obama to cook the first state dinner, he is now a charismatic TV host.

In this book, the chef who former President Bill Clinton says "has reinvigorated and reimagined what it means to be American" serves up the dishes he makes at his Harlem home for his wife and friends. The recipes blend a rainbow of the flavors he experienced in his travels--Ethiopian, Swedish, Mexican, Caribbean, Italian, and Southern soul. His eclectic, casual food includes dill-spiced salmon; coconut-lime curried chicken; mac, cheese, and greens; chocolate pie spiced with Indian garam masala; and for kids, peanut noodles with slaw. This is an inside glimpse into how one of the world's top chefs cooks in his home kitchen for those nearest and dearest to him.

The Meat Book: 130 Classic Recipes from Around the World
The Meat Book
130 Classic Recipes from Around the World
Paperback      ISBN: 1743791011

The Meat Book is the ultimate cookbook for the carnivore in all of us; packed full of delicious meat-based recipes for people who love unfussy, easy food that's fresh, seasonal and tastes great. In his follow-up book to The BBQ Companion, Ben presents 150 brand-new international recipes for his favorite meat dishes from around the world. Chapters are broken down according to type of meat, from beef, pork, poultry and lamb to chapters on cold cuts and stocks, sauces and brines. Try the Osso Bucco with gremolata, the Cuban style cheeseburger, mascarpone and proscuitto stuffed spatchcock or red braised Japanese pork hock, or perhaps one of his more unique creations such as the fruit stuffed meatballs or maple brined drumsticks. Barbecue lovers are once again well looked after, but there's more here for people who like to experiment with other cooking methods. Perfect for a couple, a family and a crowd, The Meat Book will take you on a flavorful journey around the world, one hearty meal at a time.

Mexico One Plate at a Time
Mexico One Plate at a Time
Hardcover      ISBN: 068484186x

Rick Bayless has been acclaimed widely as America's foremost proponent of Mexico's thrillingly diverse cuisine. In this companion book to his 26-part Public Television series, he takes us, with boyish enthusiasm, through Mexican markets, street stalls and home kitchens to bring us the great dishes of Mexico, one "plate" at a time.

Rick Bayless has been acclaimed widely as America's foremost proponent of Mexico's thrillingly diverse cuisine. In this companion book to his 26-part Public Television series, he takes us, with boyish enthusiasm, through Mexican markets, street stalls and home kitchens to bring us the great dishes of Mexico, one "plate" at a time. And each "plate" Rick presents here is a Mexican classic. Take guacamole, for instance. After teaching us the essentials for a perfect, classic guacamole, Rick shows how to spin contemporary interpretations, like his Roasted Poblano Guacamole with garlic and parsley. Rick's cuisine is always lively, but rooted in strong traditions.

Always the teacher, Rick begins each "plate" with some never-before-found features: traditional benchmarks (Rick's idea of the best guacamole), when to think of the recipes (weeknight dinners or casual party food), and advice for American cooks (Rick's insight into the ingredients that make the dish). He rounds out each "plate" with suggestions for working ahead.

To complete the journey into the Mexican mindset, Rick, with help from his testers, ends each "plate" with a question-and-answer section detailing just about everything a home cook might want to know: What are the best cuts of beef for grilled tacos? The best cheeses for quesadillas? Is one grill better than another? Rick draws from his years of living in Mexico, pulling us into the Mexican kitchen, to teach us how to create authentic Mexican dishes in our American kitchens.

Rick is an Indiana Jones of the stove, a Julia Child of Mexican cuisine in black jeans and a T-shirt. Rick's goal: to enable folks all across the United States to create dishes that weave in the rich tapestry of Mexican flavor with ingredients that are widely available. He always provides ingredients that make the dish authentic, but he also delivers with the right substitute if an ingredient is hard to find.

Experience food you can't wait to make in a new and user-friendly cookbook that contains the full range of dishes--Starters, Snacks and Light Meals; Soups, Stews and Sides; Entr es; Desserts and Drinks. Rick serves up such classic Mexican plates as Tomatillo-Braised Pork Loin, Quick-Fried Shrimp with Sweet Toasty Garlic, Chiles Rellenos, Cheesy Enchiladas Suizas, and Mexican Vanilla-Scented Flan.

And for an exciting taste of the unexpected, try Rick's contemporary interpretations of the classics--Crispy Potato Sopes with Goat Cheese and Fresh Herbs, Grilled Salmon with Lemon-and-Thyme-Scented Salsa Veracruzana, Broiled Flank Steak with Tomato-Poblano Salsa and Rustic Cajeta Apple Tarts with Berry "Salsa." Food and friends, food and family. Good cooking, for Rick, is the unspoken animator of friends and family as they gather to share a meal. Rick's recipes lend themselves to weeknight family meals or celebrations. Take part in a tamalada, the tamal-making party before the party, or the ritual of a barbacoa, an earthy experience that Rick has made possible with a kettle grill in the backyard.

24 color photographs of finished dishes Photographs of Mexican location shots throughout
Provence
Provence
by Unknown
Hardcover      ISBN: 1906909024
Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine
Noma
Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine
Hardcover      ISBN: 0714859036

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"Noma is the most important cookbook of the year." - The Wall Street Journal

Ren Redzepi has been widely credited with re‐inventing Nordic cuisine. His Copenhagen restaurant, Noma, was recognized as the #1 best in the world by the San Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurant awards in April 2010 after receiving the "Chef's Choice" award in 2009. Redzepi operates at the cutting edge of gourmet cuisine, combining an unrelenting creativity and a remarkable level of craftsmanship with an inimitable and innate knowledge of the produce of his Nordic terroir. At Noma, which Redzepi created from a derelict eighteenth‐century warehouse in 2003 after previously working at both elBulli and The French Laundry, diners are served exquisite concoctions, such as Newly‐Ploughed Potato Field or The Snowman from Jukkasjarvi, all painstakingly constructed to express their amazing array of Nordic ingredients. His search for ingredients involves foraging amongst local fields for wild produce, sourcing horse‐mussels from the Faroe Islands and the purest possible water from Greenland. Redzepi has heightened the culinary philosophy of seasonally and regionally sourced sustainable ingredients to an unprecedented level, and in doing so has created an utterly delicious cuisine. At the age of 37, Redzepi is one of the most influential chefs in the world.

Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine offers an exclusive insight into the food, philosophy and creativity of Ren Redzepi. It reveals the first behind the scenes look at the restaurant, Noma, and features over 90 recipes as well as excerpts from Redzepi's diary from the period leading up to the opening of the restaurant and texts on some the most enigmatic of Noma's suppliers. The book includes 200 new specially commissioned color photographs of the dishes, unique local ingredients and landscapes from across the Nordic region. It also includes a foreword by the artist Olafur Eliasson.

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Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing
Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking
A Memoir of Food and Longing
Paperback      ISBN: 0307886824

A James Beard Award-winning writer captures life under the Red socialist banner in this wildly inventive, tragicomic memoir of feasts, famines, and three generations

Born in 1963, in an era of bread shortages, Anya grew up in a communal Moscow apartment where eighteen families shared one kitchen. She sang odes to Lenin, black-marketeered Juicy Fruit gum at school, watched her father brew moonshine, and, like most Soviet citizens, longed for a taste of the mythical West. It was a life by turns absurd, naively joyous, and melancholy--and ultimately intolerable to her anti-Soviet mother, Larisa. When Anya was ten, she and Larisa fled the political repression of Brezhnev-era Russia, arriving in Philadelphia with no winter coats and no right of return.
Now Anya occupies two parallel food universes: one where she writes about four-star restaurants, the other where a taste of humble kolbasa transports her back to her scarlet-blazed socialist past. To bring that past to life, Anya and her mother decide to eat and cook their way through every decade of the Soviet experience. Through these meals, and through the tales of three generations of her family, Anya tells the intimate yet epic story of life in the USSR. Wildly inventive and slyly witty, Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking is that rare book that stirs our souls and our senses.

The New Granville Island Market Cookbook
The New Granville Island Market Cookbook
Paperback      ISBN: 1551524392

Vancouver's Granville Island Public Market, established in 1979, is one of Canada's largest and most popular public markets. Featuring over fifty food retailers, day vendors, and crafts, the Public Market is the main draw at Granville Island. Galleries, retail shops, a live theatres, and a hotel, an art school as well as a functioning cement company make Granville Island one of the biggest tourist attractions in a city that is regularly ranked as one of the world's top destinations by Cond Nast Traveler.


The New Granville Island Market Cookbook features a bounty of recipes using fresh produce, gourmet meats, wild seafood, artisanal cheeses, and other goods found at this or any public market offering quality, healthful food products. Full-color throughout, the book also includes lively food photos, market snapshots, and profiles of the market's dedicated vendors. Taking off from the original best-selling Granville Island Market Cookbook in 1985, this brand new book comments on changes to food culture since the first edition came out, and features such market-fresh recipes as barbecued leg of lamb, penne with spot prawns, Ni oise sandwich, orange and pomegranate salad, and roasted figs.


This beautiful cookbook offers readers delectable, fresh, and healthy recipes for every month of the year while providing vibrant and engaging portraits of life "at the market."


Judie Glick and Carol Jensson were among Granville Island's first merchants, Judie as co-owner of the Fraser Valley Juice and Salad Bar and Carol as owner of the Blue Parrot coffee bar. Carol is now a food stylist for Vancouver's film industry, while Judie (co-author of the original Granville Island Market Cookbook) has been writing about food since 1968.


The Dean and DeLuca Cookbook
The Dean and DeLuca Cookbook
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0679770038

Accompanied by tips on adapting a variety of new and traditional ingredients to the needs of the modern kitchen, a collection of four hundred recipes emphasizes fresh, wholesome, and stylish foods