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The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities
The Good Food Revolution
Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities
Hardcover      ISBN: 1592407102

A pioneering urban farmer and MacArthur Genius Award winner points the way to building a new food system that can feed and heal broken communities.
The son of a sharecropper, Will Allen had no intention of ever becoming a farmer himself. But after years in professional basketball and as an executive for Kentucky Fried Chicken and Procter & Gamble, Allen cashed in his retirement fund for a two-acre plot a half mile away from Milwaukee s largest public housing project. The area was a food desert with only convenience stores and fast-food restaurants to serve the needs of local residents.
In the face of financial challenges and daunting odds, Allen built the country s preeminent urban farm a food and educational center that now produces enough vegetables and fish year-round to feed thousands of people. Employing young people from the neighboring housing project and community, Growing Power has sought to prove that local food systems can help troubled youths, dismantle racism, create jobs, bring urban and rural communities closer together, and improve public health. Today, Allen s organization helps develop community food systems across the country.
An eco-classic in the making, "The Good Food Revolution" is the story of Will s personal journey, the lives he has touched, and a grassroots movement that is changing the way our nation eats.
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A'Qi: A Kitchen Dialogue
A'Qi
A Kitchen Dialogue
Hardcover      ISBN: 905856441x
Celebrates the A Qi restaurant, located in Bruges, Belgium, which has just been awarded a Michelin star.
The Salmon Recipes: Stories of Our Endangered North Coast Cuisine
The Salmon Recipes
Stories of Our Endangered North Coast Cuisine
Paperback      ISBN: 0991709004

From time immemorial, wild salmon have nourished the people of the Pacific Northwest, forming an integral part of the region's distinctive heritage and culture. The Salmon Recipes invites you to a sumptuous, visual feast drawn from the culinary practices and rich experience of the people of the North Coast, woven into a stunning full-color photographic essay. Mouthwatering recipes showcasing both time-honored and modern artisanal food skills share the page with an eclectic tapestry of captivating voices featuring such luminaries as Susan Musgrave and Robert Davidson.

Ranging from rare, traditional salmon preparation techniques to avant-garde, subtly flavored seafood experiments, the recipes in this collection include:

  • Cedar Planked Salmon Topped with Dungeness Crab
  • Baked White Fish with Pine Nut, Parmesan, and Basil Pesto Crust
  • Steamed Salmon with Huckleberries
  • Pan Seared Honey Glazed Salmon with Browned Butter Lime Sauce.

Just as the salmon returns year after year to renew the North Coast and its people, you will return time and time again to sample the pages of this beautiful book with its unique insights into the area's culture, wildlife and rich ecosystems. Profits from The Salmon Recipes will go towards ensuring that British Columbia's coastal waters remain tanker-free.

Vielfalt Geniessen
Vielfalt Geniessen
German    Hardcover      ISBN: 390175332x

This work presents delicious recipes plus solid information on the biosphere reserve concept.

Global Spices for Everyday Cooking
Global Spices for Everyday Cooking
Hardcover      ISBN: 384800934x

The influence of spices is often overlooked when it comes to their place in the modern kitchen. They bring the whole world into our homes and have been transforming bland meals into feasts for our palates for centuries. This richly illustrated book is a must have for those who like to add zest to their cooking. Concise introductory chapters provide an insight into the history of spices, with basic facts to help you with regard to where to buy and, how to store, your seasonings. An additional short description is given to make sure you know when the different spices should be added to your culinary concertos.

The spices themselves are sorted by their different flavor notes into five separate sections. Powerful and Dynamic: Earthy Spices. This section deals with such household names as coriander, cumin and cinnamon. Fragrant and Delicate: Floral Spices is next to come. The focus here is on delicate spices such as lavender, saffron and lemongrass. Spices with Staying Power: Balsamic flavors is the next chapter to inspire. Subtle favorites such as basil, rosemary and sage are presented. Penultimately we run into Spices with Spirit and Sass: The Hot Ones. Chilli, garlic and ginger are just a few examples of the hot herbs and spices which provide great backing vocals for any dish. The final chapter deals with the Exquisite, Finely Tuned Mixtures: The Big Hitters. These spice blends, such as five-spice powder, Ras el Hanout and curry powder, succeed in bringing the big, wide, world direrctly into your kitchen. Each spice is presented in a concise profile, providing their origins and distribution, and most importantly how they can be best put to use, with more than one-hundred mouthwatering recipes for every taste and occasion.


Spanish Home Cooking/Cocina Casera Espanola
Spanish Home Cooking/Cocina Casera Espanola
Hardcover      ISBN: 0971511500
Our Beloved Sweden: Food, Flowers, Festivals & Faith
Our Beloved Sweden
Food, Flowers, Festivals & Faith
Paperback      ISBN: 1886627029
Creepy Crawly Cuisine: The Gourmet Guide to Edible Insects
Creepy Crawly Cuisine
The Gourmet Guide to Edible Insects
Paperback      ISBN: 089281747x

An introduction to the world of edible insects, complete with recipes and color photographs.

Includes an historical look at the use of edible insects in indigenous cultures.

Provides information on where to obtain insects and how to store and prepare them.

Includes over 60 gourmet recipes, complete with stunning color photographs.

The most wholesome source of protein on earth cannot be found in any supermarket in the United States, but it can be found right in your backyard Insects have been a staple food of almost every indigenous culture, not only because of their delicious flavor but also because they provide a more complete protein than soy, meat, or fish, and are concentrated sources of calcium, niacin, magnesium, potassium, the B-vitamins, and many other nutrients. As the world heads for food shortages in the next century insects can help meet humanity's growing nutritional needs.

Creepy Crawly Cuisine tells you everything you need to know to make insects a part of your diet. It includes an overview of the use of edible insects by indigenous cultures, information on where to obtain insects and how to store and prepare them, and over 60 gourmet recipes, complete with stunning color photographs, that let you take the cooking of insects to dazzling culinary heights. As practical as it is unique, Creepy Crawly Cuisine is the ideal gift for followers of the Diet for a Small Planet, adventurous epicures, and cooks who think they have seen it all.
Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break, with Recipes for Pastries, Breads, and Other Treats [A Baking Book]
Fika
The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break, with Recipes for Pastries, Breads, and Other Treats [A Baking Book]
Hardcover      ISBN: 1607745860
An illustrated lifestyle cookbook on the Swedish tradition of fika--a twice-daily coffee break--including recipes for traditional baked goods, information and anecdotes about Swedish coffee culture, and the roots and modern incarnations of this cherished custom.

Sweden is one of the world's top coffee consuming nations, and the twice-daily social coffee break known as fika is a cherished custom. Fika can be had alone or in groups, indoors or outdoors, while traveling or at home. A time to take a rest from work and chat with friends or colleagues over a cup and a sweet treat, fika reflects the Swedish ideal of slowing down to appreciate life's small joys. In this adorable illustrated cookbook, Anna Brones and Johanna Kindvall share nearly fifty classic recipes from their motherland--from cinnamon buns and ginger snaps to rhubarb cordial and rye bread--allowing all of us to enjoy this charming tradition regardless of where we live.
Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian
Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0517596326

An international assortment of more than 650 meatless recipes representing a host of ethnic culinary traditions includes soups and salads, vegetable dishes, beans and grains, chutneys, and sauces, along with tips on stocking a vegetarian pantry