Cooking, Food & Drink (296)

Cocktails of the Movies

ISBN: 9783791383484

Authors: Will Francis, Stacey Marsh    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Movie trivia with a twist—a fun and delicious collection of cocktail recipes and new illustrations of the iconic films they appeared in. "Cocktails of the Mov...


Movie trivia with a twist—a fun and delicious collection of cocktail recipes and new illustrations of the iconic films they appeared in. "Cocktails of the Movies" is the perfect book for gathering friends and making the fabulous mixed drinks that are featured in your favorite films. From Groundhog Day it’s Sweet Vermouth on the Rocks with a Twist; from A Clockwork Orange, a Moloko Plus. Imbibe a White Russian with the Dude, Jeff Bridges, from The Big Lebowski, or kick back and savor some Mississippi Punch with Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. As interest in mixology and drinks from past decades soars, this journey through 64 great cocktails of the silver screen will thrill movie buffs and provide inspiration for anyone looking to pair up an occasion with a fine beverage. Featuring easy-to-follow recipes and original illustrations of cinema’s greatest stars and movies, this book serves up fascinating trivia about the genesis of each drink and its role within each film’s plot. In addition, it covers all the basics of preparing, garnishing, and serving cocktails in style. No matter what your taste in movies or liquor, there’s something for everyone—including a Virgin Piña Colada (Kurt Russell, Deathproof) and the Arnold Palmer (Will Ferrell’s optionally alcoholic cooler in The Other Guys)—in this original collection.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 15 x 187 mm


Publication Date: 15-11-2016


$32.00
The Legendary Cuisine of Persia

ISBN: 9781910690369

Author: Margaret Shaida    Publisher: Grub Street

The Legendary Cuisine of Persia is an original and fascinating cookery book which will provide stimulation to all the senses. The book won the Glenfiddich award...


The Legendary Cuisine of Persia is an original and fascinating cookery book which will provide stimulation to all the senses. The book won the Glenfiddich award and was first published by Grub Street in 2000, since when it has never been out of print, and is justly regarded as a classic. It is now re-issued in an updated and revised edition with colour photographs throughout.Persian cooking is one of the oldest and greatest cuisines of the world. It is refined, sophisticated, subtle yet distinctive, elegant and varied. Fruits, nuts, herbs and spices are combined with rice, fish and meat in combinations whose ancient influence can be found in the cooking of the Middle East, Spain and India.Persian cuisine is perfectly suited to today's style of eating - many of the dishes are vegetarian, and the marriage of sweet and savoury, such as grains and pulses stewed with fruit and spices, make for unforgettable meals. The sweetmeats and pastries are especially mouthwatering.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 384


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 01-05-2017


$65.00
Vegan Recipes From the Middle East

ISBN: 9781910690376

Author: Parvin Razavi    Publisher: Grub Street

Enjoyment, hospitality, tradition, creativity, sustainability and joy of life these starting points were the inspiration for this book. The cooking of vegetable...


Enjoyment, hospitality, tradition, creativity, sustainability and joy of life these starting points were the inspiration for this book. The cooking of vegetables is treated with reverence in the lands that make up the rich and varied tapestry of the Middle East. The people depend on the grains and pulses, nuts, vegetables and fruits of the region for their daily food and Parvin Razavi has taken the fresh and varied cuisines of Iran, Armenia, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco and Turkey to create a beautiful vegan cookbook. Whether as a main course or for the traditional mezze, this book contains dishes that blend natural culinary delights from the various food cultures and combines them with contemporary approaches. Here are warm and spicy stuffed vegetables, cool and fragrant soups, delicate preserves, pilafs, breads, pickles, relishes and pastries. The varied cuisines of the Middle East provide a wealth of vegan recipes.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 01-05-2017


$49.99
Ice Creams, Sorbets and Gelati

ISBN: 9781910690468

Authors: Caroline Weir, Robin Weir    Publisher: Grub Street

Caroline and Robin Weir's book is the biggest selling book on ICES that has ever been published. It is universally regarded as the bible on the subject. Since i...


Caroline and Robin Weir's book is the biggest selling book on ICES that has ever been published. It is universally regarded as the bible on the subject. Since its first publication, over a decade of research and millions of calories went into the new edition which was published in 2010. Now for the first time since then the book is being issued in a paperback edition. The book has over 400 recipes covering ice creams, gelato, graniti, bombes, parfaits, instructions on making wafers, biscuits, punches, even ice creams for diabetics and vegans. All the recipes are written in the clearest terms in Metric, cup measurements and Imperial weights and measures. All techniques are described in the simplest terms and all your questions are covered in this comprehensive book. There are revelations, on the history of ice cream as well as the origin of the ice cream cone, plus dozens of new pictures and illustrations from the author's constantly expanding collection as well as a section on both penny licks and some hilarious soda fountain lingo. There is also a comprehensive section of the physics and chemistry of all ices as well as enough information to enable you to make almost anything into an ice. Should you want to go BIG on ice cream there is a section on equipment as well as a section on the chemistry and physics of ice cream and ices. If you have never tasted home-made ice cream, you are in for a revelation. If you have the previous book you are in for many inspired new flavours. These are not ice creams loaded with junk confectionery, these are pure unalloyed, straightforward ices, easily made from straight forward, easily obtained ingredients without additives. Everything for the beginner, the enthusiast the cook, the expert and the professional chef.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 336


Dimensions: 210 x 249 mm


Publication Date: 01-06-2017


$49.99
Food Trucks - Delights on Wheels

ISBN: 9788416500444

Author: Patricia Martinez    Publisher: Monsa

Food Trucks are something of an institution in American culture, and have been around for more than a century. These days there is a huge range of gastronomic t...


Food Trucks are something of an institution in American culture, and have been around for more than a century. These days there is a huge range of gastronomic treats available, dished up out of an incredible variety of vehicles – from caravans, station wagons and vans to trucks, buses... all decorated in their own distinctive and charismatic style. Each Food Truck can offer not just something to eat, but a complete gastronomic experience, 18 exclusive recipes full of creativity and good taste, an essential part of what these fabulous pop-up kitchens on wheels provide for their customers. Image and originality have become as important to the product as the food itself.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 220 x 150 mm


Publication Date: 20-03-2017


$49.99
Eat and Stay

ISBN: 9788416504091

Author: Wang Shaoqiang    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Eat and Stay showcases more than 120 outstanding international branding and interior design solutions for restaurants, bars, cafes, and food shops.


Eat and Stay showcases more than 120 outstanding international branding and interior design solutions for restaurants, bars, cafes, and food shops.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 216 x 292 mm


Publication Date: 26-04-2016


$110.00
Wayside Medicine

ISBN: 9781910723357

Authors: Julie Bruton-Seal, Matthew Seal    Publisher: Merlin Unwin Books

Wayside Medicine is packed with practical information on the use of over 50 native plants as sources of herbal medicine. The countryside abounds with cures whic...


Wayside Medicine is packed with practical information on the use of over 50 native plants as sources of herbal medicine. The countryside abounds with cures which really work and cost a fraction of over-the-counter commercial brands. Have the satisfaction of picking and making your own simple herbal medicine, which has worked for centuries. The authors of Wayside Medicine remind us of a cornucopia of nature’s healing plants which have somehow been forgotten. Here are clear instructions from a renowned professional herbalist on how to make your own remedies: teas, oils, tinctures, poultices and creams. Stunning colour pictures accompany all the plants, as well as a comprehensive index matching health problems to the right herbal cure.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 189 x 246 mm


Publication Date: 01-05-2017


$45.00
Baking Hacks

ISBN: 9781786852168

Author: Aggie Robertson    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

Have you ever experienced the heart-wrenching grief of a brownie stuck to its tin? Does the thought of separating egg yolks from their whites bring you out in a...


Have you ever experienced the heart-wrenching grief of a brownie stuck to its tin? Does the thought of separating egg yolks from their whites bring you out in a cold sweat? Do you dream of one day serving up a batch of fresh cookies, perfectly uniform in size? These and dozens of other baking dilemmas are solved with Baking Hacks, your trusty guide to making culinary creativity that little bit easier. Whether you’re a dab hand with a whisk looking for some time-saving hints, or a newcomer to the world of baking who wants simple ways to impress, this handy manual is packed with foolproof tips and nifty tricks to help you and your cakes rise to any occasion.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 125 x 175 mm


Publication Date: 12-10-2017


$27.99
Eat & Go

ISBN: 9788415967293

Author: Wang Shaoqiang    Publisher: Promo Press

Takeout food is a booming business, with more and more restaurants providing not only in-house table service, but also dishes to be eaten elsewhere. However, pr...


Takeout food is a booming business, with more and more restaurants providing not only in-house table service, but also dishes to be eaten elsewhere. However, providing suitable packaging for their food that allows diners to enjoy the restaurant experience at home represents a real challenge, for both restaurants and designers.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 210 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 01-06-2017


$89.99
Tapas : Classic Dishes From Spain

ISBN: 9781910690345

Author: Elisabeth Luard    Publisher: Grub Street

Tapas are the wonderfully tempting little dishes of food that are traditionally served with sherry in southern Spain. Beautifully simple, tantalisingly delicio...


Tapas are the wonderfully tempting little dishes of food that are traditionally served with sherry in southern Spain. Beautifully simple, tantalisingly delicious and easy to prepare, they are perfect for all kinds of occasions. The recipes and suggestions in this book demonstrate how simple ingredients can be quickly transformed into mini feasts designed to delight the senses. Among the recipes are salted almonds, bread with olive oil and garlic, salt cod, chicory and blue cheese, mushrooms with garlic and rosemary, broad beans with ham, tortilla, pickled sardines, lamb ribs with paprika, beef in red wine, croquettes, empanadas and many, many more. In addition there is plenty of helpful advice including a selection of menus that show how to combine tapas to provide meals for every occasion – such as spring, summer, autumn and winter parties, children’s tapas party, vegetarian tapas party and a no-cook tapas menu. The wealth of background information and the superb collection of recipes vividly evokes the spirit of a country where food is the essence of the community.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm


Publication Date: 20-03-2017


$24.99
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