Cooking From The PantryThomas Rota
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Cooking From The PantryThomas Rota
Having a well stocked pantry and knowing how to cook from it it is like having a personal grocery store at home. It lets the chef save time and energy by not having to go to the supermarket so often. It allows one to arrive home late from work, yet easily prepare a healthy meal. The pantry is also a useful food reserve that saves its owner money by allowing food items to be collected from sales when convenient. With a little bit of organization, it is easy to save hundreds of dollars every year. A well stocked pantry provides a buffer against the uncertainties of the future, which brings peace of mind. Another fun thing about canned and dried foods is that they can be shipped long distances without refrigeration. This lets food producers in exotic parts of the world share their local delicacies in a way that is impossible to do with fresh foods. Some of the recipes in this book take advantage of this opportunity to explore exotic sea foods, regional staples, and appetizers that are only otherwise encountered in travels to foreign lands. Perhaps you will be surprised that some of the recipe ingredients in this book come from the pantry. The later portion of the book describes how to keep items in the pantry that are so often unnecessarily refrigerated.
The Vegetarian Flavor BibleKaren Page & Andrew Dornenburg
Throughout time, people have chosen to adopt a vegetarian or vegan diet for a variety of reasons, from ethics to economy to personal and planetary well-being. Experts now suggest a new reason for doing so: maximizing flavor -- which is too often masked by meat-based stocks or butter and cream. The Vegetarian Flavor Bible is an essential guide to culinary creativity, based on insights from dozens of leading American chefs, representing such acclaimed restaurants as Crossroads and M.A.K.E. in Los Angeles; Candle 79, Dirt Candy, and Kajitsu in New York City, Green Zebra in Chicago, Greens and Millennium in San Francisco, Natural Selection and Portobello in Portland, Plum Bistro in Seattle, and Vedge in Philadelphia. Emphasizing plant-based whole foods including vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds, the book provides an A-to-Z listing of hundreds of ingredients, from avßav? to zucchini blossoms, cross-referenced with the herbs, spices, and other seasonings that best enhance their flavor, resulting in thousands of recommended pairings. The Vegetarian Flavor Bible is the ideal reference for the way millions of people cook and eat today -- vegetarians, vegans, and omnivores alike. This groundbreaking book will empower both home cooks and professional chefs to create more compassionate, healthful, and flavorful cuisine.
What's a Cook to Do?James Peterson
From the 7-time James Beard Award-winning teacher, an invaluable reference handbook—from picking ripe produce to cooking a perfectly tender lobster. Culinary students everywhere rely on the comprehensive and authoritative cookbooks published by chef, instructor, and award-winning author Jim Peterson. And now, for the first time, this guru-to-the-professionals turns his prodigious knowledge into a practical, chockablock, quick-reference, A-to-Z answer book for the rest of us. Look elsewhere for how to bone skate or trim out a saddle of lamb, how to sauté sweetbreads or flambé dessert. Look here instead for how to zest a lemon, make the perfect hamburger, bread a chicken breast, make (truly hot) coffee in a French press, make magic with a Microplane. It’s all here: how to season a cast iron pan, bake a perfect pie, keep shells from sticking to hardcooked eggs. How to carve a turkey, roast a chicken, and chop, slice, beat, broil, braise, or boil any ingredient you’re likely to encounter. Information on seasoning, saucing, and determining doneness (by internal temperatures, timings, touch, and sight) guarantee that you’ve eaten your last bland and overcooked meal. Here are 500 invaluable techniques with nearly as many color photographs, bundled into a handy, accessible format.
Baking Book - Paula IsabellaNAYELI MUNOZ
2 Combine the flour, sugar and salt in the bowl of a food processor and pulse a few times to mix. Add the chilled butter to the dry Ingredients and process until the mixture resembles coarse meal. 3 Combine the lemon juice or vinegar and ice water and add six tablespoons of the mixture to the Ingredients in the food processor. 4 Pulse several times until combined. Pinch a bit of the dough and if it holds together, you do not need to add more liquid. If it is still dry, add more of the liquid, one-half tablespoon at a time. 5 Remove the dough to a bowl or a well-floured board. 6 Knead the dough until it forms a ball. Divide the dough into two and wrap each half well in plastic wrap. Place half the dough in the refrigerator to relax for at least a half-hour. Reserve the other half for another use. 7 Prior to rolling out the dough, strike it with your rolling pin to flatten. This will soften it further. 8 Turn the oven up to 375 and grease the bottom and sides of a 8-inch pie plate. 9 Dust a pastry board or mat and your rolling pin with flour. 10 Roll the dough out, rotating it and turning it frequently and adding more flour as necessary to keep it from sticking, until it is the size of your pie plate and between 1 and ½ of an inch thick. 11 Carefully center the pie dough in the plate and press it into the bottom and sides. Trim or fold over any excess dough around the edges and make a pretty crimped crust by pinching with your fingers. 12 Place the crust in the refrigerator until ready to use.
CocinologíaDr. Stuart Farrimond
La ciencia de los alimentos y la cocina para lograr el plato perfecto cada vez Con impactantes imágenes y diagramas, este libro muestra los principales procesos y técnicas de cocción, trata los ingredientes básicos, como la carne, el pescado, los lácteos, las especias, la harina o los huevos, y te orienta para que equipes mejor tu cocina. La cocina se considera un arte pero para ser creativo hay que entender los principios y la lógica que hay detrás. Con un lenguaje informal y sin apenas tecnicismos, Stuart Farrimond te muestra la ciencia de los alimentos y la cocina, para darte las bases para que seas más intuitivo y aventurero en la cocina. Encuentra las respuestas a 160 preguntas que siempre te hiciste (o no): ¿Hay que poner las judías en remojo antes de cocinarlas? ¿Cuánto tiempo hay que marinar la carne? ¿Cómo hay que asar las verduras para que no queden blandas? ¿El alcohol realmente se evapora cuando se cocina? ¿Cómo salvar un plato muy salado? ¿Podemos utilizar levadura química en lugar de bicarbonato sódico? Un libro de referencia esencial en la biblioteca de todo foodie, cocinero o persona interesada en la alimentación.
Make Undeniably Delicious and Eye-Catching Raw, Vegan and Gluten-Free Treats Emily Von Euw, creator of the popular blog This Rawsome Vegan Life, makes treats that are so phenomenal and so stunning they should be considered masterpieces. Oh yeah, and they're raw, vegan AND gluten-free. So whether you're a vegetarian, a raw vegan or even a meat-lover just looking for something healthy, new and delicious, this book has something for you. Emily's popular blog won the Vegan Woman's 2013 Vegan Food Blog Award, was named one of the Top 50 Raw Food Blogs of 2012 and is nominated for "Favorite Blog" for the 2013 VegNews Veggie Awards. Every recipe is accompanied by a photograph so you can see each brilliant sweet before you eat. Emily's beautiful and easy-to-make recipes, like her Peppermint Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes, S'mores Cupcakes and Go-Nuts Donuts with Frosting & Fruit Sprinkles, are so tasty that you won't even realize they're vegan. Quite simply, Rawsome Vegan Baking will wow your taste buds and impress your friends and family with new great tastes in dessert.
The Oxford Companion to WineJancis Robinson
Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, this Companion presents almost 4,000 entries on every wine-related topic imaginable, from regions and grape varieties to the owners, connoisseurs, growers, and tasters in wine; from viticulture and oenology to the history of wine, from its origins to the present day.
Fäviken is an essential insight into one of the world's most pioneering restaurants, Fäviken Magasinet. Situated on a remote farm in northern Sweden, using only locally-sourced ingredients prepared within the immediate vicinity, head chef Magnus Nilsson is creating some of the most unique and inspirational food available in restaurants today. Narrative texts, photographs and recipes explain how Magnus creates a seasonal cycle of menus, using only natural methods. In addition, this book features an exclusive short film where Magnus reveals his remarkable ethos, which will fascinate and delight all aspiring chefs and lovers of good food.
American Firehouse CuisineJoseph T. Bonanno
After two successful cookbooks, rescue and recovery efforts at Ground Zero in New York, Joe completed professional culinary training. He traveled around the USA for culinary demonstrations and health/wellness/exercise seminars for the fire service. During those travels Joe has compiled an eclectic collection of delicious, easy to prepare, battle tested firehouse favorites. Those battles being trying to please the world's toughest food critics, FIREFIGHTERS!
Are you ready to master your Traeger grill and surprise your friends and family at the next cookout? Well! This cookbook will be literally a bible for you! The Traeger grill bible cookbook is more than a simple smoker cookbook: it also provides set up instructions, care and maintenance tips, grilling techniques for your new favorite recipes. everything you need to get started is right here inside this grilling cookbook! A Trаеgеr іѕ a wооd pellet grіll. It uses proprietary wood реllеtѕ аѕ fuеl. Thіѕ іѕ different frоm a wооd grіll, аnd еѕресіаllу a сhаrсоаl grіll. Wооd реllеt grills аrе one оf thе hоttеѕt trеndѕ in grіllіng rіght nоw, and Trаеgеr іѕ thе tор brand оf реllеt grіll, in fact Joe Trаеgеr іѕ thе іnvеntоr оf thе wооd pellet grіll; Hе came up wіth thе іdеа аftеr he noticed his gаѕ grill was іn flаmеѕ as hе was рrераrіng tо cook fоr his fаmіlу. So, if уоu juѕt got one оr аrе аbоut tо, уоu'vе no doubt wоndеrеd hоw tо uѕе a trаеgеr wооd реllеt grill. With a Traeger grill you don't have to worry about flareups, temperature control, or fuel; so you can concentrate on the most important thing: how to create a showstopping meal! In this book you will find: Traeger grill pellets brief history Components of Traeger wood pellet grill The tricks and tips to using your Traeger grill Traeger wood pellet grill Vs charcoal and wood grills Benefits of a pellet grill The weird foods you can cook with your Traeger The easiest way to fire up your grill and smoke Traeger beef recipes Traeger pork recipes Traeger poultry recipes Many other delicious recipes WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? THIS COOKBOOK IS JUST WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR! BUY IT NOW!
The New Food Lover's Companion, 5th editionSharon Tyler Herbst & Ron Herbst
The fifth edition of this widely praised and highly esteemed reference guide has been updated with new information to reflect the way we eat in today’s world. The authors have taken into account our healthier lifestyles and more diverse palates to include: - Over 500 new listings, including Korean, Persian, and South American additions - Updated information for hundreds of existing entries - A blood alcohol concentration chart for men and woman - An extensive breakdown of food labels and nutritional facts - Department of Agriculture recommendations for a 2,000 calorie per day food plan Among the myriad foods and culinary subjects defined and explained are cooking tools and techniques, meat cuts, breads, pastas, and literally everything else related to good food and enjoyable dining. Handy appendices cover many topics including suggestions for substituting recipe ingredients, a microwave oven conversion chart, recommended safe cooking temperatures for meats and fish, and much more. The New Food Lover’s Companion is a reference guide—not a cookbook—but it includes hundreds of cooking tips plus an extensive bibliography of recommended cookbooks. More than 7200 entries plus line art are included in this seminal work.
The New Kindred SpiritsF. Paul Pacult
The All-New Bible of Spirits In 2008, F. Paul Pacult published the second edition of his groundbreaking book of reviews, Kindred Spirits . In the dozen years since, interest in distilled spirits has exploded, and craft distilleries have popped up around the country and the world. Now, in The New Kindred Spirits , Pacult provides a new and comprehensive compilation of more than 2,400 detailed evaluations of whiskeys, brandies, vodkas, tequilas, rums, gins, and liqueurs—an indispensable reference for any spirits enthusiast or professional. The New Kindred Spirits is essential for: • Consumers who are just beginning their personal adventure in spirits and want the dependable tutelage of the expert whom Imbibe Magazine recently called "…an all-knowing spirituous oracle, a J.D. Power of liquor." • Seasoned spirits consumers looking to expand their repertoire and in need of a reliable, highly detailed purchasing guide. • Industry insiders who would like to increase their knowledge about all spirits categories—and see what the competition is up to. • Retailers looking for both a trusted guide to help their clientele make buying decisions, and an educational textbook for their sales staff. • Restauranteurs/bar owners/bartenders who sell spirits and need to know more about them in a time of increasingly knowledgeable customers. • Journalists, educators and other writers who regularly or occasionally cover or teach distilled spirits and mixology. New in this edition, The New Kindred Spirits will also cover the craft distiller explosion—wherein thousands of small, independent distillers burst onto the scene—through hundreds of reviews of craft spirits. The world's most respected and trusted spirits authority, F. Paul Pacult is a critic, journalist, and the creator of F. Paul Pacult's Spirit Journal , which provided meticulous and unbiased spirits reviews for twenty-eight years. But whether reviewing old standby spirits or up-and-comers, readers can count on Paul's steely, unemotional critic's eye, just as they have since 1991. More comprehensive than ever before, The New Kindreds Spirits remains true to the guiding principles of careful judgment, no advertising allowed, occasional wisecracks, and totally unbiased opinions.
Ruhlman's TwentyMichael Ruhlman
James Beard Award, 2010 winner! — Ruhlman's Twenty — Redefining how we cook Michael Ruhlman cookbook: Rare is the cookbook that redefines how we cook. And rare is the author who can do so with the ease and expertise of acclaimed writer and culinary authority Michael Ruhlman. Ruhlman's Twenty distills Michael Ruhlman's decades of cooking, writing, and working with the world's greatest chefs into twenty essential ideas—from ingredients to processes to attitude—that are guaranteed to make every cook more accomplished. Learn Michael Ruhlman's twenty key cooking concepts: Whether cooking a multi-course meal, the juiciest roast chicken, or just some really good scrambled eggs; Ruhlman reveals how a cook's success boils down to the same twenty concepts. With the illuminating expertise that has made him one of the most esteemed food journalists, Michael Ruhlman explains the hows and whys of each concept and reinforces those discoveries through 100 recipes for everything from soups to desserts. A game-changing James Beard Award winning cookbook: Ruhlman's Twenty shows you how he does it in over 300 photographs. Cooks of all levels will revel in Michael Ruhlman s game-changing Twenty. If you liked The Food Lab: Better Cooking through Science, you'll love Ruhlman's Twenty
On Food and CookingHarold McGee
A kitchen classic for over 35 years, and hailed by Time magazine as "a minor masterpiece" when it first appeared in 1984, On Food and Cooking is the bible which food lovers and professional chefs worldwide turn to for an understanding of where our foods come from, what exactly they're made of, and how cooking transforms them into something new and delicious. For its twentieth anniversary, Harold McGee prepared a new, fully revised and updated edition of On Food and Cooking . He has rewritten the text almost completely, expanded it by two-thirds, and commissioned more than 100 new illustrations. As compulsively readable and engaging as ever, the new On Food and Cooking provides countless eye-opening insights into food, its preparation, and its enjoyment. On Food and Cooking pioneered the translation of technical food science into cook-friendly kitchen science and helped birth the inventive culinary movement known as "molecular gastronomy." Though other books have been written about kitchen science, On Food and Cooking remains unmatched in the accuracy, clarity, and thoroughness of its explanations, and the intriguing way in which it blends science with the historical evolution of foods and cooking techniques. Among the major themes addressed throughout the new edition are: · Traditional and modern methods of food production and their influences on food quality · The great diversity of methods by which people in different places and times have prepared the same ingredients · Tips for selecting the best ingredients and preparing them successfully · The particular substances that give foods their flavors, and that give us pleasure · Our evolving knowledge of the health benefits and risks of foods On Food and Cooking is an invaluable and monumental compendium of basic information about ingredients, cooking methods, and the pleasures of eating. It will delight and fascinate anyone who has ever cooked, savored, or wondered about food.
Prep SchoolJames P. DeWan
An IACP Cookbook Award finalist. “A good primer for beginning cooks and an excellent reference for experienced cooks needing a refresher.” — ChicagoNow Prep School is the ultimate collection of the weekly Chicago Tribune column of the same name, written by culinary instructor and award-winning food writer James P. DeWan. This compilation is focused on teaching readers how to become better cooks, from amateurs who are learning to cook for themselves or their families to professional and gourmet chefs who are searching to perfect their technique. Illustrated with full-color photography and a plethora of simple, plainspoken instructions, Prep School is an easy go-to guide for becoming more adept at any kitchen skill. Prep School is filled with more than fifty delicious recipes, as well as insightful and straightforward tips on knife skills, preparation techniques, pantry essentials, holiday meals, and general advice on how to make your kitchen as user-friendly as possible. Before any home cook or professional chef picks up a cookbook, they should first pick up Prep School and be sure to take DeWan’s advice to heart. His recommendations on improving kitchen efficiency and ease, along with his in-depth knowledge of shortcuts and cooking common sense, make DeWan the perfect teacher for any aspiring culinary student. Finalist for 2014 International Association of Culinary Professionals’ Best Compilation Cookbook Award “From cooking with booze to conquering crab cakes, reading James P. DeWan’s column has helped me graduate from cooking like I still live in a college dorm.” — RedEye
Low Fat Crock Pot Cookbook: Meals Under 400 CaloriesCeleste Wilson
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and eating deliciously while doing so is difficult. With that in mind I have created a no hassle, easy to follow book to help with transitioning into a better way of living. Life is sometimes hectic and whether a large family meal is in order or a single dinner is in order, crock pots (also known as slow cookers) are a fantastic tool to have. Not only are they easy to clean-up but they also don't need constant supervision. All the recipes in Low Fat Crock Pot Cookbook provide serving sizes that are under 400 calories. There are 100 recipes in all, 23 with pictures.
Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 2Todd Wilbur
#1 bestselling Top Secret Recipes series! The kitchen clone recipe king is back with a new Top Secret Restaurant Recipes collection—the first since his bestselling Top Secret Restaurant Recipes , which has sold over one million copies. Wilbur takes readers behind the scenes of big-name restaurants like Olive Garden, Applebee’s, and Outback Steakhouse, revealing the key ingredients and tricks of the trade they use to keep diners coming back for more. The book will feature 150 recipes, including: • Red Lobster® Cheddar Bay Biscuits • Cheesecake Factory® White Chocolate RaspberryTruffle® Cheesecake • Romano’s Macaroni Grill® Penne Rustica® • California Pizza Kitchen® Thai Crunch Salad • Original Pancake House® Apple Pancake • Chili’s® Southwestern Eggrolls • Houston’s® Chicago-Style Spinach Dip • Tony Roma’s® Baked Potato Soup Forget takeout—with these fun recipes and blueprints, all using ingredients you can buy at your local supermarket, you can re-create your favorite restaurant signature dishes right in your own kitchen.
Keys to Good CookingHarold McGee
The answers to many kitchen conundrums in one easy-to-use volume, from the author of the acclaimed culinary bible On Food and Cooking. From our foremost expert on the science of cooking, Harold McGee, Keys to Good Cooking is a concise and authoritative guide designed to help home cooks navigate the ever-expanding universe of ingredients, recipes, food safety, and appliances, and arrive at the promised land of a satisfying dish. A work of astounding scholarship and originality, Keys to Good Cooking directly addresses the cook at work in the kitchen and in need of quick and reliable guidance. Cookbooks past and present frequently contradict one another about the best ways to prepare foods, and many contain erroneous information and advice. Keys to Good Cooking distills the modern scientific understanding of cooking and translates it into immediately useful information. Looking at ingredients from the mundane to the exotic, McGee takes you from market to table, teaching, for example, how to spot the most delectable asparagus (choose thick spears); how to best prepare the vegetable (peel, don't snap, the fibrous ends; broiling is one effective cooking method for asparagus and other flat-lying vegetables); and how to present it (coat with butter or oil after cooking to avoid a wrinkled surface). This book will be a requisite countertop resource for all home chefs, as McGee's insights on kitchen safety in particular- reboil refrigerated meat or fish stocks every few days. (They're so perishable that they can spoil even in the refrigerator.); Don't put ice cubes or frozen gel packs on a burn. (Extreme cold can cause additional skin damage )-will save even the most knowledgeable home chefs from culinary disaster. A companion volume to recipe books, a touchstone that helps cooks spot flawed recipes and make the best of them, Keys to Good Cooking will be of use to cooks of all kinds: to beginners who want to learn the basics, to weekend cooks who want a quick refresher in the basics, and to accomplished cooks who want to rethink a dish from the bottom up. With Keys to Good Cooking McGee has created an essential guide for food lovers everywhere.
The Elements of CookingMichael Ruhlman
In The Elements of Cooking, New York Times bestselling author Michael Ruhlman deconstructs the essential knowledge of the kitchen to reveal what professional chefs know only after years of training and experience. With alphabetically ordered entries and eight beautifully written essays, Ruhlman outlines what it takes to cook well: understanding heat, using the right tools, cooking with eggs, making stock, making sauce, salting food, what a cook should read, and exploring the most important skill to have in the kitchen, finesse. The Elements of Cooking gives everyone the tools they need to go from being a good cook to a great one.
Emergency Food Storage & Survival HandbookPeggy Layton
Always Be Prepared What if your life was disrupted by a natural disaster, food or water supply contamination, or any other type of emergency? Do you have the essentials for you and your family? Do you have a plan in the event that your power, telephone, water and food supply are cut off for an extended amount of time? What if there were no medical or pharmaceutical services available for days, weeks, or months? How prepared are you? With this guide by your side, you and your family will learn how to plan, purchase, and store a three-month supply of all the necessities—food, water, fuel, first-aid supplies, clothing, bedding, and more—simply and economically. In other words, this book may be a lifesaver. Inside you'll find 10 steps to an affordable food storage program plus how to: •Prepare a home "grocery store" and "pharmacy" •Use what you store and store what you use •Store water safely and provide for sanitation needs •Create a first-aid kit, car kit, and 72-hour emergency kit for the whole family •And many more invaluable hints and tips "This clear, concise, step-by-step program is not only affordable and doable, it's essential in these uncertain times. Now, everyone from apartment dwellers to basement owners can store a three-month supply of the essentials, including peace of mind!" — Joni Hilton, author of Once-a-Week Cooking Plan and Cooking Secrets My Mother Never Taught Me
The Cheese Lover's CompanionSharon T. Herbst & Ron Herbst
While there are hundred of cheese books available, most are large, weighty tomes with cheeses arranged by country, which means readers have to know where the cheese is from or search through a confusing index to find it. THE CHEESE LOVER'S COMPANION is the most comprehensive, indispensable, user–friendly A–to–Z guide that includes everything about cheese. Included are entries from Asiago to Zamorano; cheese terminology; information on how cheese is made along with tips for pairing cheese with wine and beer. The small, handy format makes it easy to take the book along when choosing and buying cheese.
Ideas in FoodAki Kamozawa & H. Alexander Talbot
Alex Talbot and Aki Kamozawa, husband-and-wife chefs and the forces behind the popular blog Ideas in Food , have made a living out of being inquisitive in the kitchen. Their book shares the knowledge they have gleaned from numerous cooking adventures, from why tapioca flour makes a silkier chocolate pudding than the traditional cornstarch or flour to how to cold smoke just about any ingredient you can think of to impart a new savory dimension to everyday dishes. Perfect for anyone who loves food, Ideas in Food is the ideal handbook for unleashing creativity, intensifying flavors, and pushing one’s cooking to new heights. This guide, which includes 100 recipes, explores questions both simple and complex to find the best way to make food as delicious as possible. For home cooks, Aki and Alex look at everyday ingredients and techniques in new ways—from toasting dried pasta to lend a deeper, richer taste to a simple weeknight dinner to making quick “micro stocks” or even using water to intensify the flavor of soups instead of turning to long-simmered stocks. In the book’s second part, Aki and Alex explore topics, such as working with liquid nitrogen and carbon dioxide—techniques that are geared towards professional cooks but interesting and instructive for passionate foodies as well. With primers and detailed usage guides for the pantry staples of molecular gastronomy, such as transglutaminase and hydrocolloids (from xanthan gum to gellan), Ideas in Food informs readers how these ingredients can transform food in miraculous ways when used properly. Throughout, Aki and Alex show how to apply their findings in unique and appealing recipes such as Potato Chip Pasta, Root Beer-Braised Short Ribs, and Gingerbread Soufflé. With Ideas in Food, anyone curious about food will find revelatory information, surprising techniques, and helpful tools for cooking more cleverly and creatively at home.
Maximum FlavorAki Kamozawa & H. Alexander Talbot
Whether you’re interested in molecular gastronomy or just want a perfect chicken recipe for dinner tonight, the authors of Ideas in Food deliver reliable techniques and dishes—no hard-to-find ingredients or break-the-bank equipment required—for real home cooks. On the cutting edge of kitchen science, Kamozawa and Talbot regularly consult for restaurants to help them solve cooking conundrums. And yet they often find it’s the simplest tips that can be the most surprising—and the ones that can help home cooks take their cooking to a new level. With this book, you’ll learn: • Why steaming potatoes in the pressure cooker before frying them makes for the crispiest French fries • Why, contrary to popular belief, you should flip your burgers often as you cook them for the best results • How a simple coating of egg white, baking soda, and salt helps create chicken wings that are moist and juicy on the inside with a thin, crackling exterior • How to cook steak consistently and perfectly every time • How to make easy egg-free ice creams that are more flavorful than their traditional custard-base cousins • How to make no-knead Danish that are even better than the ones at your local bakery • How to smoke vegetables to make flavorful vegetarian dishes • Why pâte à choux—or cream puff dough—makes foolproof, light-as-air gnocchi • How pressure cooking sunflower seeds can transform them into a creamy risotto • How to elevate everyday favorites and give them a fresh new spin with small changes—such as adding nori to a classic tomato salad Sharing expert advice on everything from making gluten-free baking mixes and homemade cheeses and buttermilk to understanding the finer points of fermentation or sous-vide cooking, Kamozawa and Talbot chronicle their quest to bring out the best in every ingredient. With a focus on recipes and techniques that can help anyone make better meals every day and 75 color photographs that show both step-by-step processes and finished dishes, Maximum Flavor will encourage you to experiment, taste, play with your food, and discover again why cooking and eating are so fascinating and fun.
Cooking at HomeChuck Williams
“A painstakingly thorough aid that has something to offer everyone, from the culinary novice to the seasoned home cook.”—Tom Colicchio, James Beard Award-winning chef/owner Crafted Hospitality For nearly 60 years, Williams-Sonoma has connected and inspired home cooks with the best cooking equipment and kitchen-tested recipes. Cooking at Home celebrates that legacy with recipes culled from its award-winning publishing program, which was guided by Chuck Williams for more than two decades. More than just a recipe collection, the book features a wealth of informative tips, techniques, and cooking know-how. Re-released and updated in celebration of Chuck Williams’ 100th birthday, Cooking at Home features over 1000 recipes from the Williams-Sonoma publishing program, which Chuck guided. In addition, the book includes 100 recipes from Chuck’s personal recipe collection. The book’s 22 chapters cover cooking topics from A-Z, making it a complete cooking reference book you can use every day, whatever you are in the mood for and whatever the occasion. Be sure to check out “Chuck’s Finds,” which highlight special merchandise that Chuck introduced in his Williams-Sonoma stores to the U.S. public. “A compilation of his favorite recipes spanning decades. These dishes are classics in their own right.”—Thomas Keller, James Beard Award-winning chef/owner The French Laundry “A visual and tactile treat containing a comprehensive array of eclectic cooking and prep tips (two per page) presented with a sophisticated aesthetic . . . a book for everyone, a beautiful gift, and a practical long-term tool for the coziest room in the house.”— Publishers Weekly
Kitchen HacksAmerica's Test Kitchen
Innovative solutions to everyday cooking challenges from our team of test kitchen MacGyvers—the test cooks at Cook’s Illustrated magazine A kitchen hack is an unusual, easier, and/or better way of performing a task that often saves money and time or improves the quality of the outcome. In this wacky but eminently useful collection of kitchen hacks, you will learn how to outsmart tricky tasks and face down kitchen challenges (big and small) with innovative and clever ideas from Quick Tips, the most popular feature in Cook’s Illustrated magazine (900,000 circulation). Kitchen Hacks is a beautifully designed guidebook to hacking your kitchen . . . and beyond!
Down-Home Cajun Cooking FavoritesNeal Bertrand
Down-Home Cajun Cooking Favorites, Revised Second Edition Now with links to 33 food photos! "Down-Home Cajun Cooking Favorites," the Best Authentic Cajun Recipes from Louisiana’s Bayou Country Will Show You How to Cook Traditional Cajun Meals as if You Were Born a Cajun! "Down-Home Cajun Cooking Favorites" takes you into the kitchens of some of south Louisiana's best home cooks. It features 140 of the most popular dishes from Cajun country, carefully selected to give a well-rounded sampling of the flavors of the region. It is a collection of classic recipes from moms and dads, aunts and uncles, ma-moms and pa-pops from the south Louisiana region called Acadiana, or Cajun Country. These popular recipes were contributed by down-home folks who are tremendous cooks in their own right, who learned how to cook these dishes passed down from generation to generation. You'll find Boudin and Cracklins, Boiled Crawfish and Crawfish Etouffee, Stuffed Shrimp, Tasso, Candied Yams, Corn Maque Choux, Smothered Okra & Tomatoes, Stuffed Baked Eggplant or Mirlitons, Bouillabaisse, Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, as well as a variety of sauce piquantes, fricassees, stews, casseroles, appetizers, desserts, dressings, breads, and breakfast dishes like couche-couche and pain perdu. Written in clear, easy-to-follow steps, these mouth-watering dishes are waiting for you and your family. Go ahead, try them, and you, too, will cook like a Cajun! Now with links to 33 food photos, including photos showing how cracklins are made.! Here’s a small selection of the recipes included: Beignets (Creole doughnuts) Buttermilk Biscuits Couche-Couche Cracklins (Gratons) Pain Perdu – French Toast Sirop de Gateau (Syrup Cake) Stuffed Crabs Chicken Fricassée Cajun Cake Crabmeat Au Gratin Corn Maque Choux Pecan Pralines Andouille & Tasso Catfish Courtbouillon Crawfish Etouffée Shrimp & Okra Gumbo Stuffed Bell Peppers Boudin Fried Crawfish Oyster Stew Alligator Sauce Piquante Fried Frog Legs Jambalaya Shrimp Creole Rice Dressing or “Dirty Rice” and much, much more!
The Chef's RépertoireGui Alinat
The Chef's Répertoire e-book is the perfect electronic reference for every hospitality professional, food writer/blogger, and culinary enthusiast. This user-friendly inventory describes over 1100 modern classic dishes found on American menus. This e-book makes it very easy to find information from pronunciation and origin to ingredients and techniques. Each entry describes the natural sequence of a dish in concise phrases using a chef's vocabulary. This e-book offers a convenient place to reference classic dishes that compose modern American cuisine. A complete list of dishes with hyperlinks to each entry is included. Sections: - Stocks & Base Sauces - Sauces - Soups - Appetizers - Eggs - Fish & Seafood - Meats & Poultry - Pasta - Salads - Sandwiches - Sides - Desserts From the book jacket: "Gui has created a quick-reference inventory that everyone working in the hospitality industry should own." Rick Tramonto , Executive Chef Culinary Director, Tramonto Cuisine & Tramonto Steakhouse "Chef Gui's répertoire is a short version of many international recipes which will delight professionals and cooks with basic culinary knowledge." Marie-Annick Courtier , chefmarie.com "In a flash, you are reminded of a recipe or technique that you might need to reference. This book will be attached to my kitchen counter!" Ariane Daguin , dartagnan.com "Alinat's répertoire lists the modern classic recipes chefs must have at their fingertips. This book should be on the desk of every high-end restaurant chef." J. Hugh McEvoy , President, Chicago Research Chefs "As a food columnist, blogger, and cookbook author, I am always in search of inspiration to kick-start a recipe. This book is a perfect resource." Jaden Hair , SteamyKitchen.com
Best of Alain DucasseAlain Ducasse
The Best of Alain Ducasse in 11 recipes. An illustrated step-by-step cooking course, with hints and tips, to help you create dishes like the great Chef himself!
Down Home Southern CookingDawn Michelle Everhart
The Recipes you'll find in this cook book have come down through our family for many generations. Some of them are newer than others, fifty years or less. A few of them have been passed down from mother to daughter, or grandmother to granddaughter, for over two hundred years. There has also been an occasional grandson thrown in from time to time just for good measure. All of them are tried and true favorites that your family will love just as much as ours always has. Although quite a few of the recipes are very healthy, none of them were created with that purpose in mind. What you will find in here is just Good Ole Southern Style recipes that will keep your family coming back for seconds and thirds. Many of the recipes were never written down before now, having been personally taught how to prepare the dishes by their elders. Most of these heirloom recipes have now been converted to Real Measurement: teaspoons, tablespoons, and cups instead of pinches, dashes, and handfuls. Many of the recipes got their start over fire pits and on wood stoves, these now have burner and oven temperature settings for you convenience as well. None of the recipes are etched in stone, I want all of you aspiring Southern cooks to feel free to change or modify them to suit your own individual tastes. That's what Southern cooking is all about, putting a meal on the table that you and your family will love to eat. Many a Southern Belle has snared the man of her dreams through his taste buds.
Amish Cooking: Simple, Natural & HealthyChefs Secret Vault
Those of you lucky enough to have enjoyed Amish food will enjoy making those famous recipes in your own kitchen. Those of you who haven't tried Amish food yet are in for a treat. Traditional Amish food brings back memories of a more simple life and happy memories. Fresh farm produce, home backed pastries, and the aroma of foods from days gone by will have your family enjoying meal time. Amish food is not plain and simple. It is delicious food you and your family will definitely enjoy. We have hand selected 20 Best of the Best top Amish recipes from the Chef's Secret Vault like Amish Yumazitti, Amish Dried Corn Casserole, Amish Noodles, Amish Corn Fritters, Amish Buttermilk Pie, Amish Chicken Dumplings & many more. Your friends and family will think you've been taking lessons in gourmet cooking. So don't miss this chance to add some treasured recipes to your personal collection today!
Stuff Every Cook Should KnowJoy Manning
Expert cooking tips and timeless kitchen wisdom make this culinary how-to handbook a must-have for home cooks of all skill levels. You don’t need expensive gadgets, cutting-edge cutlery, or a rack of exotic spices to be a great cook. You just need the timeless wisdom found in Stuff Every Cook Should Know . You’ll learn • How to Care for Cast Iron • How to Sharpen a Knife • How to Reduce Waste • How to Make Meals Ahead Plus measurement conversions, kitchen organizing tips, basic knife cuts, how to stop onions from making you cry, and much more. Now you’re cooking!
Williams-Sonoma: Better from ScratchIvy Manning
This go-to guide features 60 delectable recipes inspired by everyday food products we tend to buy. From homemade granola and jams to condiments and kimchi, this cookbook is full of easy recipes, helpful tips, and clever ideas for making these favorite items at home. Armed with this collection of do-it-yourself recipes—easy to personalize and customize with the seasons—stock your kitchen with flavor and make delicious gifts for friends and family. You’ll start to rethink what goes into your grocery cart when you realize the endless possibilities, and health benefits, of making these favorite foods from scratch. Whether whipping up your favorite sandwich condiments, fermenting your own sauerkraut, or making beef jerky from scratch, so many kitchen staples, from sauces to snacks, are simply better and more nutritious homemade. This collection of do-it-yourself recipes will inspire you to stock your kitchen with made-from- scratch favorites without the added preservatives, sugar, and unpronounceable ingredients found in similar store-bought products. Organized by savory and sweet items, the recipes span classic to innovative and provide solutions for everyday items, inspiration for new creations, and ways to satisfy salty and sugary cravings. You’ll also find expert advice on storing foods, easy and seasonal variations on recipes, and how- to’s for DIY food gifts, trendy sodas and cocktails, and entirely homemade snack platters. These modern DIYs, like homemade chocolate-hazelnut spread, nut milks and butters, infused syrups, and vodka-brined olives, will provide just the arsenal you need to create an endlessly inspiring and tasty kitchen.
The Dim Sum Field GuideCarolyn Phillips
A whimsically illustrated yet authoritative guide to the "taxonomy" of dim sum, based on a popular Lucky Peach story. Author and illustrator Carolyn Phillips demystifies the rich, nuanced culinary institution of teahouse snacks in The Dim Sum Field Guide , a pocket-size, definitive resource featuring 80 hand-drawn illustrations. With entries for all the dim sum classics--including siu mai, xiaolongbao, char siu, roast duck, and even sweets like milk tarts and black sesame rolls--this handy reference is perfect for bringing on-the-go to your next dim sum outing. Armchair travelers and Asian food enthusiasts alike will be delighted by this detailed yet accessible look at the distinctly Chinese art of eating well. — NPR's Best Books of 2016
Cook's EncyclopaediaTom Stobart
A descriptive compendium of just about everything we eat and how we cook it—selected as “one of the greatest cookbooks of all time” ( Waitrose Food Illustrated ). Arranged alphabetically from Abalone to Zampone, Cook’s Encyclopedia covers the majority of foods and processes used in cooking. Hundreds of ingredients are described, with English and foreign synonyms and scientific names; recipes are given in many cases to illustrate the use of the foodstuff in question. Cooking processes—including bottling, brewing, brining, curing, smoking, and vacuuming—are explained in great and illuminating detail. The aim is to both entertain and to instruct—in particular, to give a sense of the essence and individuality of each ingredient. Tom Stobart traveled widely, both as an explorer and a filmmaker, and his book was informed by an eye for telling details. Many fans say they would be lost without this book, which segues effortlessly between exhaustive reference work and handy recipe book, and back again. It explains the world of the kitchen, whether you’re a beginner or an old hand, revealing the facts behind foods, equipment, and techniques. Stobart describes how baking powder works, for instance, the temperature at which bacteria grow, and how to make your own tomato ketchup, so every time you dip into this book, you’ll be better equipped to return to the stove. “A MUST, comprehensive, well-organized and well-written . . . a serious and important work of reference.” —Alan Davidson, author of The Oxford Companion to Food
Greek Food Our Family WayEleni Tsimogiannis & Angeliki Tsimogiannis
Angeliki and Eleni Tsimogiannis are mother and daughter. Angeliki immigrated to Australia over 50 years ago and with her she brought her family's much prized Greek recipes. In this book you will learn to prepare and cook 8 dishes which have the same flavour, texture and smell of the traditional recipes with the added benefit of the modifications which Eleni has brought about to take advantage of the shortcuts which are available today. The dishes can be served together for a Greek feast or you can use a few for a smaller meal. We have starters, side dishes, entrees and mains and of course traditional cake and dessert. We hope you enjoy cooking and serving these recipes to your family and friends.
Eat, Drink, Think in SpanishLourdes Castro
Welcome to the first comprehensive bilingual culinary dictionary created specifically for food, wine, and travel aficionados. Teacher, translator, and author Lourdes Castro deftly explains the differences—subtle and otherwise—among the cuisines of Spanish-speaking regions and offers a pronounciation for each term. Eat, Drink, Think in Spanish features 2,000 entries for ingredients, cooking methods, condiments, traditional dishes, kitchen equipment, and beverages. The Spanish-English portion will help you break through the language barrier to interpret and understand food and drink en español , and the English-Spanish part will reveal the most accurate translation for your best-loved foods and favorite cooking techniques.
This cookbook is not like the other edible cookbooks out there… We think it’s better. Not only are there over 130 edible recipes in it, but there is also an entire chapter dedicated to teaching you everything you will need to know before you start cooking with cannabis. This book is stand-alone content that has something for you regardless if you are a beginner or an expert. It also happens to have enough edible recipes to keep you busy for a lifetime! We also made sure to keep the political commentary out of this. The only thing you will find in this book is helpful information! Included in this book: Chapter one will teach you everything you need to know before you start cooking with cannabis. This chapter is perfect for the beginner cannabis chef. 134 unique cannabis edible recipes. 50+ exclusive edible recipes that are only available in this book. Important terms surrounding cannabis. In-depth decarboxylation guide. Comprehensive dosage guide with easy-to-follow recommendations. How to adjust the potency of edibles A step-by-step guide to calculating the potency of edibles. How to transform recipes you have at home into edible recipes. 6 unique activated ingredient recipes. Breakfast recipes, main course recipes, appetizer recipes, snack recipes, dessert recipes, and drink recipes! We don't promote a political opinion. Only helpful information is shared. We got rid of all the fluff. Everything explained in this book will help you in one way or another. Everything you need and more to start cooking with cannabis. You will not need to visit websites, use external sources, or look elsewhere for information. FAQ's Are there pictures with the recipes? YES! For every recipe, there is an image! Are all of these recipes online? No. There are over 50 recipes in this cookbook that you will not find anywhere else! What type of recipes are in the book? We didn't want to make a cookbook that was exclusively dessert recipes or exclusively drink recipes. So we made one with breakfast recipes, snack recipes, appetizer recipes, main course recipes, dessert recipes, and drink recipes! There are all different kinds of recipes in this cookbook. Do all of the recipes use cannabis butter? Nope. The recipes use cannabis butter, cannabis milk, cannabis oil, cannabis cream, and cannabis almond milk.
Gillian McKeith's Food BibleGillian McKeith
From the author of the 2-million- copy international bestseller You Are What You Eat comes the essential guide to health and nutrition The celebrated clinical nutritionist, author of the internationally bestselling You Are What You Eat , and host of the BBC America show of the same name offers a comprehensive and fully illustrated guide to the health effects, uses, and benefits of the foods we eat and how nutrition affects our general health, aging, ability to fight disease, and quality of life. Gillian McKeith’s Food Bible is as user-friendly as it is thorough, featuring food based treatments for common illnesses and diseases, from arthritis to diabetes and chronic fatigue syndrome to migraines. For example: · Almonds can assist in weight loss. · Wild yams help promote fertility. · Berries, spinach, romaine lettuce and broccoli combat dry skin by stimulating oil and collagen production. · Tomatoes contain an antioxidant that can help prevent cancer. Gillian provides cutting-edge Food Action Plan Prescriptions incorporating the right foods, herbs and quick tips for over 100 everyday ailments. The solutions in this book are tried and tested and based on more than 15 years of consulting with clients in private practice. Gillian McKeith’s Food Bible will completely change the way you think about food.
Gumbo LoveLucy Buffett & Thomas McGuane
Incorporating stories from restaurateur Lucy Buffett 's childhood growing up in Mobile, Alabama, adventures traveling the seas as a cook, time spent working as a chef in New Orleans, and her philosophy of relaxation, gratitude, and seizing the day, this cookbook entertains and inspires as it serves up recipe after recipe, each tastier than the last. "A delicious love letter to the Gulf Coast's vibrant food culture." Since she was a young girl, Lucy Buffett has believed in the power of gumbo-the stirring, the transformation of the roux, the simple ingredients cooking up into something much better than just the sum of its parts. It's only fitting that she signs her name "with Gumbo Love" and that she makes a living feeding people the most delicious, soul-satisfying food. Her new cookbook, Gumbo Love , is a labor of love and includes recipes from all over the Gulf Coast. The dishes incorporate Caribbean, Cajun, Cuban, Mexican, Old Florida, and Creole influences. Lucy proves through her collection of recipes that the Gulf Coast has its own distinct flavors and traditions that make it a coastal destination year after year. And with some of the best seafood and produce the country has to offer, the Gulf Coast-beyond just New Orleans-has a vibrant cuisine and culture, making it a treasured culinary destination in its own right. Lucy combines over one hundred new recipes with old favorites. She lives by her mother's philosophy: "Life is short-eat dessert first," so the very first chapter is filled with delectable sweets like Classic Southern Pound Cake with Strawberries, Buttermilk Orange Chess Pie, and Salted Butterscotch Blondies. Since you can't live on dessert alone, you'll find Gulf Coast favorites from Tailgate Shrimp and Crab Dip to Lucy's Signature Summer Seafood Gumbo, and Crab and Corn Fritters, along with dozens of other seafood appetizers and main dishes. And if you tire of seafood, Lucy shares her family favorites like Daddy's Fried Chicken, Beer-Braised Beef Brisket, Southern Fried Creamed Corn, and Greens and Grits.
100 TechniquesAmerica's Test Kitchen
The Absolute Best Way to Do Almost Anything in the Kitchen The first book on technique from America's Test Kitchen showcases 100 groundbreaking techniques that will transform your cooking life, paired with more than 200 creative, modern recipes that put the techniques into real-world, home-kitchen practice. From making the most tender burger patties to grill-roasting a leg of lamb, from making pan sauces for cutlets to simmering homemade duck confit, from griddling the fluffiest pancakes to tempering chocolate, making caramel, and baking French pastry, the test cooks of ATK shine their spotlight on simpler, smarter, foolproof strategies. The first section, Essentials Every Home Cook Should Know, covers core techniques. Learn why it's crucial to season with salt properly before and during cooking for the best Roasted Bone-In Chicken Breasts and Crispy Salt and Pepper Shrimp. Cook any piece of salmon to silky perfection through our high-low roasting technique. The middle section, Techniques You Didn't Know You Couldn't Live Without, includes techniques we developed from an unexpected angle of discovery. Bake crusty, golden, bubbly-topped pizza by using a skillet. Fry easy, restaurant-quality homemade French fries by starting the potatoes in room-temperature oil. The final section, The Bucket List, gives you the know-how to make dreamed-about projects come true. Barbecue true Texas beef ribs in a standard kettle grill. Cure your own bacon or gravlax in your refrigerator. Bake, assemble, and decorate a show-stopping layer cake for any special occasion.
Gourmet Burgers... “Make Them Something Special”Chefs Secret Vault
Gourmet burgers are showing up at the upscale restaurants. The toppings on these delicious burgers can range from blue cheese to goat cheese to pineapple to chilies. The sky’s the limit & your imagination can run wild. Your family will love the 5 gourmet burger recipes we’ve compiled. You’ll be everyone’s favorite chef!
Culinary School: How to Talk Like a ChefS.J. Sebellin-Ross
This is the real language of the restaurant. Not just the words and phrases you'll find in a culinary dictionary, but the slang, the jargon, and even the abbreviations used by chefs and cooks, maitre d's and servers in real restaurants, every day . You'll learn what a chef means when they snap, "Two beef for the deuce, one still mooing, one cremated, 86 the fries, and fire the chops for the VIPs at the four-top, extra jus." And you'll know what is expected if you are told to "Grab the rondeau, par cook the potatoes, then put them on a sheet pan in the lowboy." Created by the professionals who live and breathe restaurants, this is the only book that will teach you everything every cook must know to survive. And when you are done, you'll be able to speak and understand the secret language of the chef .
I started collecting recipes in the 50’s - some from Home Economics classes, some from newspapers and magazines, and many from friends and family. Now, 6 kids, 10 grandkids, and 4 great-grandkids later, I’m organizing all my old recipes so I don’t have to dig around in a cardboard box every time one of the grandkids asks for a recipe. The first book in this series is all about casseroles. Most of the recipes are very easy to prepare and easy on the pocketbook. No fancy ingredients or fancy names - just delicious and filling meals your family will love. They are great for family meals, entertaining at home, picnics, church potlucks, and family get-togethers. My family’s favorite is the Chili Rellenos Casserole. It’s great with a salad on the side. Give it a try. There are still lots of recipes in my cardboard box so more books will be coming out soon. Be sure to check back often.
Substituting IngredientsBecky Sue Epstein
The Essential Kitchen Companion Everyone has been in this predicament: you're at home, with no time (or desire) for a trip to the store--but the recipe you're using calls for an ingredient you don't happen to have on hand. With this book, you'll have a solution: substitute. In Substituting Ingredients, author Becky Sue Epstein has collected more than 1,000 easy-to-find, healthy, and cheap substitutions. You'll find: * Substitutions for difficult to find items and common items you may not have on hand * Green, nontoxic household cleaner solutions * Less expensive ingredient options * The best ways to measure fruits and vegetables for recipes * Simple recipes for condiments, sauces, marinades, and spice mixtures * Strategies to remedy too much or too little of an ingredient "With this paperback on the shelf there's no need for mad, midrecipe dashes to the grocery store." --Bon Appetit
La cocina de los EstefanEmilio Estefan & Gloria Estefan
Recree los auténticos y sabrosos platos de Bongos Cuban Café—en la mismísima cocina de su casa—con esta colección de platillos caseros provenientes directamente de las recetas de la familia Estefan. “El tener la oportunidad de abrir las puertas de nuestra cocina y de compartir las recetas de nuestra familia y cultura es una sueño hecho realidad, no solo para nosotros, sino también para nuestros padres y abuelos. ¡Buen provecho!”—Gloria y Emilio Estefan
Food. It is something we cannot live without. It is something that surrounds us wherever we go. Unfortunately, many of us our so busy that we do not have the time to prepare food on a daily basis. Sometimes, we even settle for disgusting fast food that is poisonous to our bodies! Then came Make Ahead Meals, a cookbook dedicated to bringing you quick, easy, delicious, and healthy meals that you can freeze now and enjoy later! Getting yourself to eat healthy can be quite a challenge. That is why we are here to help make your life easier. With delicious and pleasing recipes, this cookbook will provide you with everything you need to keep yourself happy and healthy!
Real FlavoursGlynn Christian
Gourmand World Cookbook Award winner: An “elegantly written, amusing and engaging” reference for chefs ( Country Living ). Real Flavours is an entirely rewritten and updated third edition of Glynn Christian’s Delicatessen Food Handbook , described by Nigel Slater as “one of the only ten books you need.” It’s a handbook of specialty ingredient information, from salt and pepper through olive oil to caviar: It not only tells you what an ingredient is and what it should look and taste like, it also tells you what it goes with and how to use it. Born in New Zealand and renowned in Britain for his BBC appearances, Glynn Christian offers plenty of wit and anecdotes from a life spent traveling, cooking on TV, and writing for magazines and newspapers—in a reference book you’ll end up reading like a novel. “One of the best ever compendiums of gourmet and deli foods.” — Manchester Evening News
Recipes for Longer LifeAnn Wigmore
Ann Wigmore's Recipe for Longer Life describes her transition from a conventional diet to one of natural raw foods, sprouts, and food combining. Includes sprouting techniques, fermenting of vegetables, and menus for all day.
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Notes on CookingLauren Braun Costello & Russell Reich
"Concise, focused, and sensible... full of useful advice." --Jacques Pépin "Every cookbook should have this short book as a preface. The message and guidance of this book is invaluable to all who dare to enter the delicious world of food preparation." --Lidia Matticchio Bastianich Host, Lidia's Italy "An abundance of tips, ideas, and caveats. The list of food adjectives is one I'll refer to myself and the list of recommendations is indispensable. The food pairings are the most insightful I've ever seen. Work well done." --James Peterson Five-Time James Beard Award Winner As an essential primer of immediately useful and utterly relevant guidance, this guide can help anyone become a better cook—without a single recipe. The book’s 217 notes deliver indispensable culinary truths, the highest standards of conduct, and timeless gems of cooking wisdom that have been taught and passed down by top chefs for generations. The notes provide explanatory commentary, helpful examples, and insights from Alice Waters, Daniel Boulud, Georges Auguste Escoffier, Leonardo da Vinci, and many others. They also include life lessons—about how to bring delight, how to recognize quality, and how to see beauty in simplicity. For the beginner wanting to improve, the seasoned expert looking to review the highest culinary standards, or the food lover seeking a fascinating glimpse into the pursuit of epicurean excellence, Notes on Cooking provides a unique and invaluable apprenticeship.