Recipes and Stories
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1617691267
Introducing readers to the world of Portuguese cuisine, the Michelin star-winning chef of New York's Aldea Restaurant presents 125 delicious recipes—including Duck Rice, Garlic Seared Shrimp and Butter Cookies—that capture the many flavors of this coastal country and are accompanied by personal stories and full-color photographs. 25,000 first printing.
Under the Shade of Olive Trees
Recipes from Jerusalem to Marrakech and Beyond
Hardcover ISBN: 1617691089
Dutch writers and cooks Nadia Zerouali and Merijn Tol are in love with the culture and foods of the Mediterranean-Arabian world. They set out on a journey that took them across Morocco and Tunisia, Syria and Lebanon, Sicily and Spain, to experience the rich, exotic flavors of the Middle East. Here, they unpack the secrets to the region’s healthful and intensely flavorful food. They teach the reader about the ingredients?from orange blossom and honey to coriander and argan oil?and how to use them to maximize taste. The region’s food is alive with color, as illustrated by the luscious photographs that accompany the more than 100 recipes. But it is the taste and texture of the foods that will win readers’ hearts: creamy labne, sweet pomegranate, flaky filo pastry, silky hummus. There are whole grains, such as simple summer bulgur salads and vegetable couscous, and tricks for preparing meat to be as flavorful as possible. Easy enough for cooking novices, Under the Shade of Olive Trees will transport readers to a magical, delicious region of the world.
Medieval Cuisine of the Islamic World
A Concise History With 174 Recipes
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0520247833
Vinegar and sugar, dried fruit, rose water, spices from India and China, sweet wine made from raisins and dates--these are the flavors of the golden age of Arab cuisine. This book, a delightful culinary adventure that is part history and part cookbook, surveys the gastronomical art that developed at the Caliph's sumptuous palaces in ninth-and tenth-century Baghdad, drew inspiration from Persian, Greco-Roman, and Turkish cooking, and rapidly spread across the Mediterranean. In a charming narrative, Lilia Zaouali brings to life Islam's vibrant culinary heritage. The second half of the book gathers an extensive selection of original recipes drawn from medieval culinary sources along with thirty-one contemporary recipes that evoke the flavors of the Middle Ages. Featuring dishes such as Chicken with Walnuts and Pomegranate, Beef with Pistachios, Bazergan Couscous, Lamb Stew with Fresh Apricots, Tuna and Eggplant Purée with Vinegar and Caraway, and Stuffed Dates, the book also discusses topics such as cookware, utensils, aromatic substances, and condiments, making it both an entertaining read and an informative resource for anyone who enjoys the fine art of cooking.
The Salmon Recipes
Stories of Our Endangered North Coast Cuisine
Paperback ISBN: 0991709004
The Salmon Recipes is a visual feast of the culinary practices of the people of British Columbia's North Coast, packaged into a stunning photographic essay that displays both our traditional and modern artisanal food skills. This historic book includes a first-ever published collection of North Coast culinary delights—ranging from rare, traditional salmon preparation techniques to avant-garde seafood experiments with subtle flavours, side by side with stories from Robert Davidson, Susan Musgrave and captivating amateurs. This book came together over our concerns about a proposed oil tanker port invading our North Coast fiords, where the salmon return each year to renew the land and its people. In between these covers you'll discover a breathtaking photographic experience of our land that offers a unique insight into the culture, the wildlife and the rich ecosystems of the North Coast. And you will find that our land lives, breathes and tastes like salmon.
The Dean & 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 taste-tempting recipes emphasizes fresh, wholesome, and stylish foods. Simultaneous. 50,000 first printing.
Hardcover ISBN: 145210624x
Take Away invites readers on a visual voyage into open-air markets and food stalls with hawkers and vendors the world over, seen through the lens of acclaimed French chef and photographer Jean-Fran ois Mallet. More than 375 eye-catching photographs of people, places, and foods document the immense variety and beauty of global street food. Mallet traveled to 26 countries and across 5 continents collecting the delicious imagery for this one-of-a-kind book, to present a beautiful vision of what the world eats.
From Curries to Kebabs
Recipes from the Indian Spice Trail
Hardcover ISBN: 0609607049
The award-winning author and expert on Indian cuisine presents a new selection of delicious curry recipes and meal accompaniments, accompanied a discussion of Indian culinary history, outside influences that have affected Indian cuisine, the development of Indian cookery as it is practiced outside India. 30,000 first printing.
Picasso Bon Vivant
Hardcover ISBN: 0847819698
Food mixed with art for Picasso - he created ceramic plates with fish on them; he drew with wine on cafe table paper; he captured portraits of himself and the people around him in cafe settings; and he and his friends designed special menus and wall art for their favorite gathering places. Picasso, Bon Vivant tells the fascinating stories behind the artist's favorite meals, from the game he cooked as a youth in the Catalan hills, to the specialties of Els Quatre Gats in Barcelona, to the dinners made by his wife Jacqueline in the South of France. Over 50 recipes present the foods that inspired Picasso, while 140 photographs and drawings present his art, and evoke the spirit of his boisterous gatherings and valued friendships with artistic and intellectual luminaries of the twentieth century, including Gertrude Stein, Georges Braque, and Guillaume Apollinaire.