Category: Cookbooks

Virgin Territory: Exploring the World of Olive Oil

By Nancy Harmon Jenkins

An illuminating examine olive oil with a hundred recipes from the country’s best authority at the topic
Olive oil is extra renowned than ever, because of its healing and preventative results in treating diversified illnesses, in addition to the turning out to be number of manufacturers and imports to be had. Nancy Harmon Jenkins, arguably the best authority on olive oil and the fit Mediterranean vitamin, offers greater than a hundred dishes that show off olive oil, starting from soups to seafood to sauces to candies. besides favorites like tapenade and pesto, you’ll locate different intriguing dishes like North African Seafood Tagine, Oven-Braised Artichokes with Potatoes and Onions, and Quince and Ginger Olive Oil Cake. yet this ebook isn’t only a number of hearty and healthy recipes; Jenkins additionally covers the heritage and tradition of olive oil in addition to the way to purchase it and cook dinner with it. A thing of attractiveness with the beautiful photos of beautiful dishes in addition to Jenkin’s personal Tuscan olive tree grove, Virgin Territory captures the delights of constructing and cooking with olive oil.

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By David Chang, Peter Meehan

Never earlier than has there been a phenomenon like Momofuku. A once-unrecognizable notice, it is now synonymous with the award-winning eating places of an identical identify in manhattan urban: Momofuku Noodle Bar, Ssäm Bar, Ko, and Milk Bar. Chef David Chang has single-handedly revolutionized cooking in the United States together with his use of daring Asian flavors and impeccable components, his mastery of the common-or-garden ramen noodle, and his thorough devotion to pork. 

Momofuku is either the tale and the recipes at the back of the food that has replaced the modern day culinary panorama. Chang relays with candor the story of his unwitting upward push to superstardom, which, although wracked with mishaps, occurred at gentle pace. And the dishes shared during this publication are coveted by way of all who have dined—or yearned to—at any Momofuku place (yes, the red meat buns are here). it is a must-read for a person who really enjoys food.

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Burma: Rivers of Flavor

By Naomi Duguid

Naomi Duguid’s heralded cookbooks have continually transcended the class to turn into “something better and extra important” (Los Angeles Times). every one in its personal means is “a leap forward e-book . . . an immense contribution” (The big apple Times). And as Burma opens up after a part century of seclusion, who greater than Duguid—the esteemed writer of Hot bitter Salty Sweet—to introduce the rustic and its meals and flavors to the West.

Located on the crossroads among China, India, and the countries of Southeast Asia, Burma has lengthy been a land that absorbed outdoors affects into its daily life, from the Buddhist faith to foodstuffs just like the potato. within the approach, the folk of the rustic referred to now as Myanmar have built a wealthy, complicated delicacies that mekes creative use of simply on hand constituents to create fascinating style combinations.

Salads are the best access issues into the glories of this food, with glowing flavors—crispy fried shallots, a squeeze of clean lime juice, a touch of garlic oil, a pinch of turmeric, a few crunchy roast peanuts—balanced with a mild hand. The salad culture is versatile; Burmese chefs rework all types of meals into salads, from poultry and roasted eggplant to spinach and tomato. And the attractive Tea-Leaf Salad is a signature dish in valuable Burma and within the jap hills which are domestic to the Shan people.

Mohinga, a scrumptious mix of rice noodles and fish broth, provides as much as convenience meals at its top. anyplace you cross in Burma, you get a touch varied model simply because, as Duguid explains, each one quarter layers its personal touches into the dish.

Tasty sauces, chutneys, and relishes—essential parts of Burmese cuisine—will turn into mainstays on your kitchen, as will a bird roasted with potatoes, turmeric, and lemongrass; a seafood noodle stir-fry with shrimp and mussels; Shan khaut swei, an magnificent noodle dish made with pea tendrils and red meat; a hearty chicken-rice soup professional with ginger and soy sauce; and a breathtakingly uncomplicated dessert composed of just  sticky rice, coconut, and palm sugar.

Interspersed through the one hundred twenty five recipes are interesting stories from the author’s many journeys to this interesting yet little-known land. One such desirable essay indicates how Burmese ladies enhance themselves with thanaka, a white paste used to guard and beautify the surface. Buddhism is a principal truth of Burmese lifestyles: we meet barefoot clergymen on their morning quest for alms, in addition to nuns with shaved heads; and Duguid takes us on excursions of Shwedagon, the amazingly grand temple complicated on a hill in Rangoon, the previous capital. She takes boats up Burma’s large rivers, highways to locations inaccessible by means of street; spends time in village markets and residential kitchens; and takes us to the farthest reaches of the rustic, alongside the way in which introducing us to the attention-grabbing humans she encounters on her travels.

The most sensible strategy to find out about an unusual tradition is thru its meals, and in Burma: Rivers of Flavor, readers will be transfixed by means of the splendors of an historical and lovely kingdom, untouched via the surface international for generations, whose basic recipes satisfaction and fulfill and whose individuals are one of the so much gracious on earth.

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The Eat Well Cookbook: Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free Recipes for Food Lovers

By Jan Purser

Based on a philosophy for overall healthiness and wellbeing and fitness, this cookbook bargains a variety of sensational fit nutrition for all events, no matter if it is dinner for 2, a kinfolk meal, or wonderful a wide crew. All recipes are gluten- and dairy-free, making them perfect for individuals with sensitivities, dieters, these being affected by bronchial asthma, or those who simply are looking to appear and feel healthier. Mouthwatering meals—including marinated quail with pink cabbage salad, seared tuna with panzanella and caper dressing, Portuguese-style duck rice, and baked pumpkin “gnocchi” with roasted tomatoes and salsa verde—fill each one web page, and all recipes supply vegetarian substitutions.

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Recipes from America's Test Kitchen - Season 9

By America's Test Kitchen

The recipe publication that's incorporated with the DVDs of Season nine of the PBS Cooking convey, America's try Kitchen.

America's attempt Kitchen is the most-watched cooking exhibit on public tv. each one episode positive factors recipes which were rigorously built to ensure they paintings at any time when. Host Christopher Kimball and the try out chefs use a common sense, useful method of resolve daily cooking difficulties, they usually try apparatus and flavor grocery store parts to avoid wasting consumers' time within the shop.

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Hazan Family Favorites: Beloved Italian Recipes from the Hazan Family

By Giuliano Hazan

As a baby in the US, Giuliano Hazan’s mom, Marcella, packed him meatballs with potatoes and peas, veal stew with mushrooms, and different home made dishes for lunch—dishes that during no method resembled the peanut butter sandwiches his classmates loved. And so begun his appreciation of significant nutrients. Hazan kin Favorites celebrates scrumptious recipes from the Hazan relatives, ready simply as Giuliano prepares them for his circle of relatives this present day. listed below are eighty five recipes for each path within the Italian meal, together with Appetizers, Soups, Pastas and Rice, Meats and Seafood, and aspects and truffles. With recipes from Swiss Chard Tortelloni to Strawberry Gelato to every thing in among, Hazan family members Favorites offers an intimate examine this iconic relatives and their so much cherished recipes.

Praise for Hazan family members Favorites:

“A loving tribute to the ladies who've formed his life." —Epicurious

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Sunday Roasts: A Year's Worth of Mouthwatering Roasts, from Old-Fashioned Pot Roasts to Glorious Turkeys and Legs of Lamb

By Betty Rosbottom

Sunday Roasts comprises eighty tantalizing recipes for slow-roasted meats, chook, fish, and greens that compel a Sunday prepare dinner to get pleasure from solid nutrition and stable dwelling. With an earthy sensibility that celebrates caliber parts, liked writer Betty Rosbottom pairs the precise an herb rub, a tapenade, a twist of citrus with the primal: a considerable minimize of meat. Roasts of every kind and cost levels are represented, so chefs have every thing they should organize for any party, from weeknight suppers to fancy vacation feasts. This undying assortment turns into a kitchen staple.

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Everyday Gluten-Free Favorites: Real Food for Real Life

By Jennell Houts

Jennell Houts did not plan on going gluten-free. actually, she resisted it. yet after illnesses stronger due to getting rid of gluten, she made up our minds to make it her way of life. quickly after this, 2 of her sons joined the gluten-free bandwagon because of digestive matters. regrettably, such a lot gluten-free recipes she stumbled on have been complex with pricey, hard-to-find, uniqueness components. there has been no means her little ones could devour those unusual meals, and she or he didn't wish the trouble of cooking them both! daily Gluten-Free Favorites has greater than a hundred recipes and ideas for simple, scrumptious gluten-free cooking that may not maintain you within the kitchen all day. From major foodstuff and appetizers to quickly lunches and truffles, Jennell stocks the way to use universal constituents to make actual foodstuff for actual existence.

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