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Fiona Sims - Author

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The Boat Cookbook Real Food for Hungry Sailors

The Boat Cookbook Real Food for Hungry Sailors

Author: Fiona Sims Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

For anyone with a tiny galley kitchen and an appetite for fresh, gorgeous food, there's good news: it's all here! These fabulous and easy recipes, all made with minimum fuss and maximum flavour, will allow you to spoil yourself in harbour, keep things simple at sea, and make delicious meals and snacks in advance - not to mention rustle up a mean rum punch. Taking no longer than 20-30 minutes and using a maximum of two pans, you'll find yourself cooking up a storm, with your hungry crew tucking into crab macaroni cheese, lamb with sumac and butter bean mash, cherry clafoutis, and chocolate fruitcake. With its handy ideas on setting up the galley, tips on hosting the perfect beach barbecue and fascinating nautical trivia scattered about, this is the must-have guide for sailors and seaside-lovers alike. In this brand new edition, Fiona Sims shares her own tried-and-tested onboard classics, along with recipe contributions from top chefs (Chris Galvin, Angela Hartnett, Kevin Mangeolles, Ed Wilson and Judy Joo) and sailing legends (Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Mike Golding, Brian Thompson, Shirley Robertson and Dee Caffari). With a foreword by Chris Galvin, and accompanied by wonderful photography and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations, this continues to be an invaluable addition to the food lover's kitchen or galley. Inspired by the sea and happy times on the water, The Boat Cookbook promises fresh, mouthwatering galley grub that can be prepared almost as quickly as it will be devoured by your eager crew.

The Boat Drinks Book A Different Tipple in Every Port

The Boat Drinks Book A Different Tipple in Every Port

Author: Fiona Sims Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/04/2017

'Complete novice or know-all, you'll love this stunning book. An essential boater's companion, it will certainly have a place on my boat on the Amalfi coast' Salvatore Calabrese, legendary bartender A boozy book for boaters, The Boat Drinks Book serves up an expert look at the drinking culture in key sailing spots around the world. The book is split into five regions: Atlantic, Med, Baltic, Pacific, and Caribbean, and author Fiona Sims encourages us to explore each region and discover what locals like to drink, how it's made, where to go to drink it, and what is best to eat with it. In doing so she uncovers distilleries, breweries and wineries all within a short taxi ride of the harbour and shows us how to make the most of traditional markets. As well as giving us the insider knowledge on fabulous locations worldwide, The Boat Drinks Book gets in on the making too. Cocktail and drink recipes inspire us to whip up something delicious - using local liqueurs, wines, spirits and produce - to sip on deck at the end of a long day's cruising or exploring. There's even a scattering of recipes for ultimate boat nibbles, inspired by each region, from tapenade to salsa to stuffed piquillo peppers. So whether you're a seasoned sailor or an armchair aperitif enthusiast, grab a copy of The Boat Drinks Book and let expert food and wine writer Fiona Sims quench your thirst. Your mission: to discover and enjoy.