The Higher Taste is a practical guide to the exciting new world of gourment vegetarian cooking…for a higher purpose. Discover the health and economic advantages, as well as important ethical and spiritual considerations, of this eco-friendly approach to diet and nutrition. The Higher Taste will teach you how to dramatically improve your life by changing the way you eat. This is the revised second edition of this popular book with brand new recipes by Kurma Dasa.
Nigel Slater - Real Fast Food
Nigel Slater presents over 350 creative, delicious and nourishing recipes and suggestions for those who'd rather spend more of their time eating than cooking. From simple snacks to dinner-party desserts, all the dishes in Real Fast Food can be ready to eat in 30 minutes or under.
Jamie Oliver - Jamie’s 15-Minute Meals
The 15-Minute Meals promise is simple: it's delicious, nutritious, super-fast food that's a total joy to eat and perfect for busy people. Jamie’s taken inspiration from around the world, embracing the flavours that we all love, while making sure the recipes are all anchored in balance and nutritionally sound.
Bruce Weinstein - Mark Scarbrough - The Ultimate Potato Book
Potatoes as a main course? That's right, The Ultimate Potato Book moves the versatile potato to the center of every meal. Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough offer up main course classics such as Shepherd's Pie, Cod Cakes, and Chili Fries, along with some surprising new ideas -- Lasagna (potatoes replace the noodles), Enchiladas, and Twice-Baked Potatoes with bacon, asparagus, and Cheddar.
Julia Child - From Julia Child's kitchen
"Be a fearless cook! Try out new ideas and new recipes, but always buy the freshest and finest ingredients, whatever they may be. Furnish your kitchen with the most solid and workmanlike equipment you can find. Keep your knives ever sharp and--toujours bon appetit!" Introduction - Julia Child
David Nicholls - Off Duty - The World's Greatest Chefs Cook at Home
Renowned chef David Nicholls gathers together an impressive array of culinary stars in this collection of menus for the home cook.Over 50 top chefs and food writers share the menus they love to cook at home for family and friends. Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, Delia Smith, and Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers are just a few of the chefs who invite us into their own home kitchens and share delicious, easy-to-prepare dishes for the home cook, using straightforward ingredients.Introduced by Gordon Ramsay, this book brings today's top names in food together in a must-have collection for the home gourmet.Contributors include:Jamie OliverGordon RamsayNigella LawsonDelia SmithRick SteinRose Gray and Ruth RogersGary RhodesAlain DucasseFronted by David Nicholls, whose son Daniel suffered an accident in 2003 which left him paralyzed, proceeds from the book will support spinal cord and stem cell research and development, awareness, and rehabilitation.
Jennifer Malott Kotylo - The Everything Thai Cookbook
Sumptuous Thai dishes you can make at home! Thai cuisine creates a harmonious blend between spicy hot and comparatively bland ingredients from age-old Eastern and relatively new Western foods. Featuring both outstanding traditional recipes and cutting-edge crowd-pleasers such as Spicy Fried Rice Sticks, Salmon Toast, Chicken Satay, and Thai Crab Cakes, The Everything® Thai Cookbook guides you through preparing meals as good as you’d find in your favorite Thai restaurant. The Everything® Thai Cookbook is perfect for both vegetarians and meat-eaters, offering an eclectic range of spices, flavors, and aromas. Whether you want to prepare a meal for one—or an entire feast—The Everything® Thai Cookbook will have you serving up tasty fare to tempt even the most critical food connoisseur. Featuring mouthwatering recipes for: ·Banana Fritters ·Chicken-Vegetable Rice ·Coconut Curried Chicken ·Fresh Oranges in Rose Water ·Pad Thai ·Pumpkin Rice Custard ·Spicy Rice and Shrimp Salad
Carole Handslip - Vegetarian Cooking
Designed for both the amateur and the more experienced cook, this book is one of a range of paperbacks which form a complete cookery library. A selection of vegetarian recipes, including soups, starters, salads, main-course egg, cheese and vegetable dishes and a selection of dishes based on beans, pulses and nuts are included as well as a range of recipes for puddings, breads and cakes. Advice on planning vegetarian meals and nutritional information is also featured.
Claudia Roden - Arabesque
In the 1960s Claudia Roden introduced Americans to a new world of tastes in her classic A Book of Middle Eastern Food. Now, in her enchanting new book, Arabesque, she revisits the three countries with the most exciting cuisines today—Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon. Interweaving history, stories, and her own observations, she gives us 150 of the most delectable recipes: some of them new discoveries, some reworkings of classic dishes—all of them made even more accessible and delicious for today’s home cook. From Morocco, the most exquisite and refined cuisine of North Africa: couscous dishes; multilayered pies; delicately flavored tagines; ways of marrying meat, poultry, or fish with fruit to create extraordinary combinations of spicy, savory, and sweet. From Turkey, a highly sophisticated cuisine that dates back to the Ottoman Empire yet reflects many new influences today: a delicious array of kebabs, fillo pies, eggplant dishes in many guises, bulgur and chickpea salads, stuffed grape leaves and peppers, and sweet puddings. From Lebanon, a cuisine of great diversity: a wide variety of mezze (those tempting appetizers that can make a meal all on their own); dishes featuring sun-drenched Middle Eastern vegetables and dried legumes; and national specialties such as kibbeh, meatballs with pine nuts, and lamb shanks with yogurt. Claudia Roden knows this part of the world so intimately that we delight in being in such good hands as she translates the subtle play of flavors and simple cooking techniques to our own home kitchens.
Jonathan Safran Foer - Eating Animals
Foer explores the topics of factory farming and commercial fisheries. He examines topics such as by-catch and slaughterhouse conditions, learning that Indonesian shrimp trawlers kill 58 pounds of sea creatures for every 1 pound of shrimp, and that in American slaughterhouses, live cows are consistently “bled, dismembered, and skinned while conscious”. He also explores the health risks which pervade American factory farming, for example that H1N1 originated in a North Carolina factory farm, and that according to Consumer Reports, 98 percent of American chicken is infected with campylobacter or salmonella at the time of consumption. Foer also examines the cultural meaning of food, beginning with the experience of his own grandmother, who survived the holocaust with a lifelong obsession over food. He builds on and ultimately criticizes the work of Michael Pollan on our relationship to the food we eat. Finally, Foer examines humane agricultural methods, and the divide between animal rights and animal welfare, taking a conciliatory but principled approach.
Carol Field - The Italian Baker
Bread in Italy is rough country loaves with thick chewy crusts and flat disks of focaccia seasoned with the wild herbs of the fields. It is celebratory sweet holiday breads dense with fat raisins, toasted nuts and candied fruit peels. It is "new wave" wave" breads, recently invented by artisan bakers and studded with roasted peppers, sun. dried tomatoes and salty olive paste. It is imaginative multi-grain breads and rolls with tastes and shapes that vary dramatically from region to region.Recipes for the breads of all these regions, for the comforting rustic soups and salads and appetizers based on them, for breadsticks and rolls, pizza and focaccia, for holiday specialties, for pastries, cookies, cornetti and nut tortes, fruit tarts, cheesecakes and spice cakes and other confections-all are offered in this landmark volume which presents, for the first time in English or Italian, the diverse baking traditions of Italy.Knowing these regional specialties and the stories behind them is like taking a trip through the Italian countryside. Putting the recipes on paper as Carol Field has done is like preserving the villages in the Italian hillsides with their churches and frescoes, for they are part of a tradition that has never before been recorded. In preparing for this book, Carol Field spent two years working with the bakers of Italy, traversing the country again and again from Lugano and Como in the north to Lecce and Palermo in the south, tasting and testing, then going back to the States to rework the recipes in an American kitchen with American ingredients. The result is recipes that are impeccably written for utmost ease and flexibility. Some are simple and earthy, some elegant andrefined, but all will be a revelation to Americans who have previously known Italian breads and desserts only from the limited and stereotyped range available until now. Each recipe offers instructions for making doughs by hand, by electric mixer, and by food processor.
Julia Child - Louisette Bertholle - Simone Beck - Mastering the Art of French Cooking
Mastering the Art of French Cooking is for both seasoned cooks and beginners who love good food and long to reproduce at home the savory delights of the classic cuisine, from the historic Gallic masterpieces to the seemingly artless perfection of a dish of spring-green peas. This beautiful book, with more than 100 instructive illustrations, is revolutionary in its approach because: • it leads the cook infallibly from the buying and handling of raw ingredients, through each essential step of a recipe, to the final creation of a delicate confection; • it breaks down the classic cuisine into a logical sequence of themes and variations rather than presenting an endless and diffuse catalogue of recipes; the focus is on key recipes that form the backbone of French cookery and lend themselves to an infinite number of elaborations—bound to increase anyone’s culinary repertoire; • it adapts classical techniques, wherever possible, to modern American conveniences; • it shows Americans how to buy products, from any supermarket in the United States, that reproduce the exact taste and texture of the French ingredients, for example, equivalent meat cuts, the right beans for a cassoulet, or the appropriate fish and seafood for a bouillabaisse; • it offers suggestions for just the right accompaniment to each dish, including proper wines. Since there has never been a book as instructive and as workable as Mastering the Art of French Cooking, the techniques learned here can be applied to recipes in all other French cookbooks, making them infinitely more usable. In compiling the secrets of famous cordons bleus, the authors have produced a magnificent volume that is sure to find the place of honor in every kitchen in America. Bon appétit!
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall - Every Day
Putting food on the table for the family quickly and economically doesn't mean you have to compromise on quality. This book shows how Hugh's approach to food can be adapted to suit any growing, working family, or busy young singles and couples for that matter. Breakfast, baking, lunchboxes, quick suppers, healthy snacks, eating on the move and weekend cooking for the week ahead - all these, and more, will be covered in River Cottage Every Day. As Hugh says: 'I make no prior assumptions about where you shop, what you may or may not know about growing vegetables or keeping livestock, whether you can tell the difference between a swede and turnip, or know what to do with a belly of pork and a breast of lamb. Instead, I'll show you easy and confidence-inspiring ways with cuts of meat, types of fish and other ingredients you may not have tried before. And I'll offer you new approaches that I hope will breath new life to familiar staples, like rice, spuds, beans, and your daily bread. Above all, I intend to tempt you irresistibly towards a better life with food, with a whole raft of recipes that I think you will love. I hope some of them will become your absolute favourites, and the favourites of your dear friends and beloved family. I hope that the dishes you like best will infiltrate and influence your cooking, giving you increased confidence and fresh ideas. In short, I hope that before long, cooking simple and delicious food from the best seasonal ingredients becomes second nature and first priority for you, not just once in a while, but every day.'
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall - Veg Every Day
'Call me power-crazed, but I'm trying to change your life here. The object of the exercise is to persuade you to eat more vegetables. Many more vegatables. And I hope to do so not by shouting from a soapbox, but through sheer temptation...'
Nigella Lawson - How to be a Domestic Goddess
Nigella shows that there can be more feelgood mileage from running up a tray of muffins or baking a sponge cake than in almost any other cooking - and that it's not actually hard! A domestic goddess has to maintain her cool when faced with pastry, it's true- but with Nigella's guidance even shortcrust pastry can be pain-free. How to be a Domestic Goddess is the book that understands our anxieties, feeds our fantasies and puts cakes, pies, pastries, preserves, puddings, bread and biscuits back into today's kitchen and our lives. Everything from cup cakes to chocolate cakes, from brownies to bagels, from gooseberry-cream crumble to double apple pie, from pizza to pistachio macaroons, scones and muffins to cheesecakes and steamed syrup sponge, from baklava to a Barbie cake, as well as children's cooking, Christmas baking and other wonderful family festive treats.
Miriam Kasin Hospodar - Heaven's Banquet
Written with the support of the Maharishi Ayur-Veda Institute, this comprehensive cookbook shows how to incorporate the timeless principles of Ayurveda into the twenty-first-century kitchen. A result of Miriam Kasin Hospodar's twenty-year culinary journey, Heaven's Banquet draws from a rich palette of international cuisines and shows how to match your diet to your mind-body type for maximum health and well-being. The more than 700 recipes included here range from Thai Corn Fritters and Asian-Cajun Eggplant Gumbo to West African Avocado Mousse and Mocha-Spice Cake with Coffee Cream Frosting. Readers will discover the most effective methods of preparing food, the benefits of eating seasonally for individual types, and how to create a diet for the entire family. There are special sections on how to lose weight and control sugar sensitivity, a questionnaire to help determine mind-body type, and essential ingredients for a well-stocked Ayurvedic kitchen. Fully illustrated, and written for everyone from the beginner cook to the experienced chef, Heaven's Banquet shows how to use food to tap into your body's intelligence and create lifelong health.
David Frenkiel - Luise Vindahl - The Green Kitchen
David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl are the new faces of exciting vegetarian food. Their Green Kitchen Stories blog (greenkitchenstories.com) has a cult following and continually inspires people around the world to cook super-tasty, healthy vegetarian recipes using only natural ingredients. In their book, The Green Kitchen, they delight meat-eaters and non meat-eaters alike as they share over 100 of their favourite family recipes. Combining everyday pantry staples with fresh, in-season produce, David and Luise tell the stories of their family kitchen, affirming just how easy it is to create nourishing, well-balanced dishes on a daily basis. Learn how to whip up herb and asparagus frittata for breakfast, fennel and coconut tart for lunch, and beet bourguignon for a supper to share with friends. Have your cake and eat it too with the nutritious frozen strawberry cheesecake, summer berry pancake cake and delicious spirulina chocolate truffles. Discover an array of soups, salads, small bites and juices that are simple to make but bold in flavour and stunning in presentation. Start your love-affair with vegetarian eating with The Green Kitchen. Featuring gorgeous photography throughout, this beautiful cookbook will inspire everyone to cook and eat food that is good for the body and soul.
Ismeretlen szerző - The Great British Book of Baking
The Great British Book of Baking is the official book to accompany the hit BBC2 TV series The Great British Bake-off, presented by Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc. The book takes us on a tour of the very best in baking our nation has to offer from Eccles cakes to Cornish pasties, Chelsea buns to Scottish gingerbread. With trips to notable landmarks from baking history Melton Mowbray and Sandwich among the more famous, as well as locally loved secrets from towns and villages around the country the book highlights the importance of baking as part of our national heritage. Narrative features explore the regions and showcase the real people behind this hugely popular culinary trend. Recipes that have been passed through the generations, securing themselves as baking classics, make up the chapters of this timely and beautiful book. Throughout the the TV series, ten contestants from across the nation battle it out to be crowned Britain's Best Baker. They face a series of challenges to test their baking skills to the max, and these recipes are included in the book. Over 120 recipes, as well as numerous adaptations and suggestions, cover the whole range of baking skills from sweet jam tarts to savoury game pie, with flans, rolls, breads and all manner of luxurious cakes in between. Learn how to make perfect puff pastry, the secrets to traditional hand-raised pies and discover the original recipe for West Country lardy cakes. Whether you want to try your hand at the delicate art of petticoat tails shortbread or dish up a hearty steak pie to a hungry family, you will be looking between the pages of The Great British Book of Baking time and time again as it serves up the very best recipes from around the British Isles.
Buddy Valastro - Cooking Italian with The Cake Boss
TLC’s beloved Buddy Valastro is not only a master baker, he’s also a great cook—the boss of his home kitchen as well as of his famous bakery, Carlo’s Bake Shop. Home cooking is even more vital for the Valastro family than the work they do at the bakery. Every Sunday, the whole clan gathers to cook and eat Sunday Gravy—their family recipe for hearty tomato sauce. These nourishing meals are the glue of their family. Cooking Italian with the Cake Boss shares 100 delicious Italian- American recipes beloved by Buddy’s family, from his grandmother’s secret dishes to Buddy’s personal favorites, with Buddy’s own signature touches that make dinner a family event. Buddy Valastro is renowned worldwide as the Cake Boss, but Buddy knows far more than just desserts. He makes classic dishes like Pasta Carbonara, Shrimp Scampi, and Eggplant Parmesan even more irresistible with his singular flair and with old-school tips passed down through generations. With his friendly charm, he guides even novice cooks from appetizers through more complicated dishes, and all 100 easy-to-follow recipes use ingredients that are obtainable and affordable. Your family will love sitting down at the table to eat Steak alla Buddy, Auntie Anna’s Manicotti, Mozzarella-and- Sausage-Stuffed Chicken, Veal Saltimbocca, Buddy’s Swiss Chard, and mouthwatering desserts like Lemon Granita, Apple Snacking Cake, Cocoa-Hazelnut Cream with Berries, and Rockin’ Rice Pudding. Buddy’s recipes allow home cooks to become the bosses of their own kitchens, and anyone will be able to whip up a tasty and nutritious Italian dinner. Filled with luscious full-color photography and with stories from the irrepressible Valastro clan, Cooking Italian with the Cake Boss shows how to create new takes on traditional dishes that will make your famiglia happy. *** My family, the Valastros, makes its living by baking and selling just about anything you can think of at Carlo’s Bake Shop. It’s what we’re known for. But there’s another side to our family and our relationship to food, and it’s just as personal, maybe even more personal, than what we do at the bakery. I’m talking about the recipes and dishes, meals and traditions that nourish our bodies and souls when we get home. Just like any other family, we enjoy chilling out and spending time together, and there’s no way we’d rather do that than around a table, a place that keeps us grounded and connected to each other as well as to the relatives who came before us. As proud as I am of our professional success, I’m just as proud that we’ve been able to continue making time for our family and extended family—and we’re talking a lot of people— to meet several times a week and eat together. And now I’m honored to share with you my family’s favorite recipes and to tell you the stories of what makes them so near and dear to our hearts. I hope they might become favorites for your family as well, that they help you create memories to last a lifetime, the same way they’ve done for us Valastros. -- Buon Appetito, Buddy Valastro
Ismeretlen szerző - La Cucina Italiana
All the essential techniques, profusely illustrated with step-by-step photographs. How do you recognize a San Marzano tomato? How do you shape tortellini? How do you cut scallopine? Everyone loves Italian food, but the ingredients and techniques can be new territory and plain recipes can take you only so far. To make sense of it all, you need La Cucina Italiana. With more than 3,000 step-by-step photographs, this veritable encyclopedia guides you through all the essential building blocks of this cuisine. The images remove the guesswork from the more than 500 recipes included, allowing you to truly master the art of Italian cooking. Reflecting the philosophy of the cuisine itself, La Cucina Italiana puts ingredients first, explaining the different types and the best use of each. Then it supplies you with multiple methods for preparing those ingredients, ranging from simple to complex. Thus the book is suitable both for beginners and more advanced chefs who want to perfect their techniques. Sprinkled throughout are sidebars such as "The Right Tool," "Chef’s Secrets," and "Advice and Tips." Perhaps the most user-friendly publication ever on Italian cooking, La Cucina Italiana is like a compact cooking school you can keep on your shelf.
Natasha Corrett - Vicki Edgson - Eating the Alkaline Way
Using the revolutionary new alkaline diet, Honestly Healthy is packed with recipes, tips and tricks to help you transform your daily routine from hectic and hurried to harmonious and holistic. ‘I Love this healthy eating book!!’ Victoria Beckham Organic gourmet vegetarian cook, Natasha Corrett, and leading nutritional therapist Vicki Edgson have combined their expertise create a delicious, balanced, alkaline diet that keeps the body in mind. ‘Forget Dukan and Atkins – these days, the A-list way to a flat tummy is eating alkaline.’ Daily Mail This book will help you make a lasting change to your body and mind by teaching you the principles of healthy eating, how to identify alkalizing and acid-forming foods and the ways in which an alkaline diet can nourish the body. Learn how to boost your immune system, focus your mind, maintain blood sugar levels and increase energy levels through healthy eating. Featuring mouth-watering recipes, from the first smoothie of the morning, through delicious salads and mains to the last healthy snack of the day, Honestly Healthy is the tasty and easy route to health and wellbeing. ‘It's all about the Alkaline Diet now...check out the Alkalites new recipe bible Honestly Healthy’ Sunday Times Style.