'Cheese Essentials' provides a comprehensive overview in a convenient guidebook format. It acquaints readers with the cheese fundamentals: the different kinds of milk used, information on rinds and mould, and tips on cooking with cheese.
This elegant and practical cookbook reveals how oils enhanced with the essence of herbs, spices, fruits, and vegetables captured at their peak can add an aromatic, gourmet touch to practically any dish. Low in saturated fats and easy to use, flavored oils make healthful alternatives to mayonnaises and sauces in everything from marinades and vinaigrettes to appetizers and entrees. Written by Michael Chiarello, renowned chef and creator of a popular line of infused oils, Flavored Oils presents a dazzling array of tempting recipes, from a heady Rosemary and Roasted Lemon Marinade to a delicate Beet Salad with Tarragon and Orange Oil to a savory Pork Tenderloin with Molasses, Bacon, and Porcini Vinaigrette. Brimming with inventive ideas and lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs, this unique volume makes a welcome companion for the home cook, as well as a lovely gift.
Readers can celebrate the incredible falvours of garden-fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs with this collection of recipes from the pioneer of the 'edible landscaping' movement. There are nearly 200 modern and traditional recipes from around the world, perfect for the gardener, the vegetarian and the meat-eater alike.
EatingWell Fast & Flavorful Meatless Meals reports on the latest science, which shows that eliminating meat--even a few times a week--can have a host of health benefits, including improved blood pressure, decreased risk of heart disease, lowered cholesterol, and better weight control. Just replacing meat with starchy refined carbs, cream, and cheese may be "eating vegetarian"--but it's not eating healthfully. EatingWell shows you how to plan a well-balanced vegetarian diet full of whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and lean sources of protein like tofu, beans, and eggs. Plus you'll find out why eating less meat is lighter on the environment and your budget.
This cookbook solves the problem of how to make a healthy vegetarian meal everyone in the family--from steak-lovers to dieters--will love. For nearly 20 years, every issue of EatingWell Magazine, whose motto is "Where Good Taste Meets Good Health," has featured healthy, satisfying, meatless meals, such as Zesty Wheat Berry-Black Bean Chili, Mediterranean Baked Penne, and Tomato-Corn Pie. The best of those recipes can now be found in one place: EatingWell Fast & Flavorful Meatless Meals.
This cookbook dishes up 150 recipes for soups and stews, salads, sandwiches, pasta, and pizza. ere are special tarts, gratins, and other impressive dishes for entertaining--and plenty of delicious appetizers, wonderful side dishes, and divine desserts to round out all your menus. And like all the recipes from award-winning EatingWell Magazine, the healthy recipes in this book really work. Most can be prepared in less than 45 minutes and use simple, easy-to-find ingredients. And they have all been tested multiple times by the expert cooks in the EatingWell Test Kitchen. With recipes like these, you'll never miss the meat.
On a trip to Turkey as a young woman, chef Ana Sortun fell in love with the food and learned the traditions of Turkish cooking from local women. Inspired beyond measure, Sortun opened her own restaurant in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the award-winning Oleana, where she creates her own interpretations of dishes incorporating the incredible array of delicious spices and herbs used in eastern regions of the Mediterranean.
In this gorgeously photographed book, Sortun shows readers how to use this philosophy of spice to create wonderful dishes in their own homes. She reveals how the artful use of spices and herbs rather than fat and cream is key to the full, rich flavors of Mediterranean cuisine -- and the way it leaves you feeling satisfied afterward. The book is organized by spice, detailing the ways certain spices complement one another and how they flavor other foods and creating in home cooks a kind of sense-memory that allows for a more intuitive use of spice in their own dishes. The more than one hundred tantalizing spice categories and recipes include:
- Beef Shish Kabobs with Sumac Onions and Parsley Butter
- Chickpea and Potato Terrine Stuffed with Pine Nuts, Spinach, Onion, and Tahini
- Crispy Lemon Chicken with Za'atar
- Golden Gazpacho with Condiments
- Fried Haloumi Cheese with Pear and Spiced Dates
Absolutely alive with spices and herbs, Ana Sortun's recipes will intrigue and inspire readers everywhere.
From America's leading authority on definitive Mexican cooking comes a brand-new collection of recipes based on six classic, versatile salsas, each featuring the flavor of a diffferent chili.Salsas That Cook is a breakthrough in contemporary American cooking. Here, Mexico's classic salsas get put to work in our kitchens in the same way we use a variety of international condiments, from teriyaki sauce to balsamic vinegar, to enliven and redefine the flavor of many American favorites. While most of us have enjoyed salsas as chip dips, salsas show great versatility when weaving complex flavor into simple dishes, from pasta to potatoes to meats, fish and vegetables. Salsas embody the essence of Mexican flavor: the lusciousness of slow-roasted tomatoes, the full-flavored spice of chiles, the fragrance of cilantro and the mellow sweetness of garlic. Rick Bayless, the country's leading progenitor of real Mexican cooking, writes the six salsa recipes with such detail and personality that even beginning cooks will turn out masterful creations. The uniqueness of this book, though, is in the way these six salsas are used. Here they give their pizzazz to chile-glazed roast chicken, grilled pork tenderloin and seared sea scallops with jalape o cream. Familiar Mexican favorites have always used salsas for vitality, and many are here, from tangy guacamole to tortilla soup and grilled chicken tacos. In Salsas That Cook, the magic of Mexico transcends all borders.
Tofu has long been at the fringes of acceptability as a food in America. The America palate just wasn't ready to completely embrace it--that is, until now. With a clear-cut mandate by the American public for less fat-saturated foods, America's love affair with tofu has just begun. Those cute little tubs of white bean curd can now be found in almost every major supermarket chain in the United States along with tofu-based ice cream, tofu burger mix, tofu franks, and tofu pizza.Here, then, is the definitive book for people who want to use tofu in their everyday lives, but just don't know how. The Tofu Book: The New American Cuisine provides all the essential information you need to make tofu part of your balanced diet. Its highly illustrated text covers tofu's rich and celebrated past, explains why tofu is good for you, tells you how you to shop for and store tofu, and even how to make it at home. It also provides a wide range of recipes, including hundreds of delicious and nutritious ideas for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Written by John Paino, founder and president of Nasoya Foods, and Lisa Messinger, health columnist and author, The Tofu Book is the only guide you and your family will need to make that all important move to the wonderful world of tofu.
Accented by full-color photos and drawings, Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison's Hot Pasta offers tips on how to make your own from scratch (it's not as hard as you'd imagine ) and how to identify all of the different pasta shapes.It also includes fifty easy pasta recipes from the authors of the bestselling Hot cookbook series. Dishes featured: - California Lo Mein
- Mediterranean Pasta with Seared Tuna
- Pan-fried Pasta with Clams
- Pasta with Olives
- Southwest Lamb Lasagna
- Thai Primavera with Coconut Chiles and Limes
- Tomatoes and Artichokes
A guide for cooks who love using fresh herbs combines full-color photographs with recipes for a variety of honeys, teas, oils, and spices that contribute to such recipes as Carrot Soup with Onion and Dill Cream, Leg of Lamb with Rosemary and Mustard Glaze.