A bartender's guide and a whole lot more, the Ultimate Guide to Spirits & Cocktails mixes one part history, one part practical knowledge, one part advice and a stiff shot of recipes for the most tantalizing mixed drinks. From procedure to production, blenders to barstools, gin to gimlets, this prodigious volume provides a grand tour of the world of distilled beverages.
Author: Ulrich Strunz
Publisher: Silverback Books
How to incorporate fish, poultry, beans, & quality protein powders into a low-fat diet.
Smoothies and Shakes
Author: Elsa Petersen-Schepelern
Publisher: Lothian Children's Books
30 simple recipes for smoothies, icy treats, yoghurt drinks and more, using a blender.
The Elements of Dessert
Author: Francisco J. Migoya
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
In The Elements of Dessert, renowned pastry chef Francisco Migoya, professor at The Culinary Institute of America, takes you on a guided tour through the innovative flavors, ingredients, and techniques in the thrilling world of desserts.Ê He begins with the fundamental elements--such as mousses, doughs, and ganaches-- revealing in each recipe how to incorporate these building blocks into inventive, unforgettable delicacies.Ê Chef Migoya then explores basic pastry methods and dessert and menu composition principles in 200 recipes and variations in the essential groups of pre-desserts, plated desserts, dessert buffets, passed-around desserts, and cakes and petits fours.Ê Inspirational and instructive photographs display steps, techniques, and finished desserts. Ê
Cupcakes & Muffins
The Nordic Diet
Author: Trina Hahnemann
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Eat your way to health and happiness with a diet built on tradition.
Published in over 20 languages and now in paperbac
Author: Cornelia Schinharl, Sebastian Dickhaut, Kelsey Lane
Publisher: Silverback Books
Finally--a cookbook series especially created to show young people how to prepare great meals while having lots of fun doing so. Loaded with color photographs, trendy design, and humorous text, these books transform chores into recreation. The Basic Series consists of a line of absolutely unpretentious cookbooks, which have already become favorites in an astounding number of modern kitchens. The absolutely unpretentious Basic series brings Basic Asian to the tables of the next generation's home chefs. With the newest Basic title, kitchen novices will be wrapping spring rolls, pickling ginger, making peanut satay sauce, and exploring Asian barbeque with ease. From the southern tip of India to the shores of Malaysia, Basic Asian takes the reader on a culinary exploration that all palates can appreciate. The first section of the book covers all of the basic ingredients and cookware necessary for preparing authentic Asian dishes. Demystifying fish sauce, explaining how to use a steamer, and reviewing the fine points of "wokking," Basic Asian makes even the most elementary chef feel like appro. The recipes in the second half of the book combine ingredients and technique into easily executed meals for parties of all sizes. Loaded with color photography, clean design, and humorous text, this book makes preparing Asian food basic.
Author: Dana Carpender
Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
Smoothies are one of the most popular food trendsùthey are healthy meal replacements, and easy, on-the-go snacks. But, the problem is, most are high in carbs. Not anymore! Low-carb diet guru Dana Carpender offers readers 50 all-new recipes for smoothies along with beautiful full-color photos in this one-of-a-kind book. Readers of DanaÆs previous books will love it, and the millions of people on low-carb diets will welcome the chance to bring their blenders out to make delicious milkshake alternatives.
Author: Carolyn Caldicott
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
A Spicy Paneer Cheese Toastie with Mango Chutney, some Chickpea Dokla (bite-sized snacks tempered with toasted coconut and mustard seeds), or perhaps some Carrot and Pistachi Halwa, a sweet and sticky afternoon pick-me-up, washed down with NimboboPani (a sweet and salty refreshing lime soda; the recipes in Bombay Lunchbox have exotic names with flavors to match.
The Spice Routes
Author: Chris Caldicott, Carolyn Caldicott
Combining travelogue and recipes, this book tells the story of how Chris andarolyn Caldicott followed the trails of the early spice merchants on theirearch for authentic spice recipes. As they travel through the Easternediterranean, the Indian subcontinent, Asia, Africa and the Americas, theyxplain how indigenous spices were traded and how foreign spices arrived, andhey explore the effect the spices have had on the local cuisines, supplyinghe recipes for the dishes they discovered along the way.;Among theirdventures are an encounter with an unscrupulous saffron-dealer in the soukn Aswan, an elephant hike through the jungles of south west Nepal, enrolmentt the Thai Cooking School at the Oriental Hotel in Bangkok, and a trekcross the Andes to Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incas.
Author: Alan Roettinger
Publisher: Healthy Living Publications
This booklet shows how to maintain your paleo diet while enjoying refreshing smoothies that follow paleo approved guidelines! Substituting nut milks for dairy and soy milk and incorporating primal leafy greens and chia seeds,a ancient staple of Mesoamerica, are a few of the ways that paleo smoothies can pack nutrients. They're the perfect drink to stave off hunger, stimulate your senses or pick-you-up any time of day.
Author: Eva Aufreiter, Bernadette Baumgartner, Birgit Hauer, Christine Mahringer-Eder, Anna Obermayr
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
If you enjoy experimental cooking, take the first steps to becoming a master pickler by diving into this world of pickled delicacies. Experts have compiled 174 recipes with instructions for pickling fruit, vegetables, mushrooms, eggs, fish, cheese, and more in numerous types of alcohol, vinegar, and oil as well as sweet syrups, savoury salts, and other seasonings. Clementines in whiskey, pickled radishes, curry pears, goat cheese provençal, and eggplants in syrup are just a handful of delicious concoctions to indulge in or give away as gifts. Detailed ingredients, essential prep work (blanching, steaming, and filtering), and storage tips are included with the recipes, which are written to be followed with ease. But do not feel obliged to conform -- part of the fun is discovering new techniques and surprising yourself with the results. A glossary with all the pickling vocabulary you will ever need introduces you to this colourful culinary niche.
The Maui Book of Lavender
Author: Alii Chang, Lani Medina Weigert, Engledow Jill
Publisher: Watermark Publishing
High on the slopes of Haleakala, lavender plants stretch across the hillside, a sea of purple, green and silver. This is the home of Alii Kula Lavender - a special farm with a unique crop. Kula, an arid region of Maui, makes for a perfect place to grow lavender a drought-resistant plant that requires rich soil, full sun and well-drained southwest-facing slopes. Besides its obvious aromatic appeal, lavender also has valuable medicinal and culinary properties; its usage has been documented as far back as 2,500 years. The Maui Book of Lavender traces the herb's historic uses in Hawaii and abroad, and shares the story of the Alii Kula Lavender enterprise. Sections on lavender crafts and home uses, as well as 39 recipes incorporating lavender, combined with stunning photography make this book a treasure for gardeners, home crafters, cooks and anyone else who appreciates a little lavender in their life.