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The many influences of the past on our diet today make the concept of 'British food' very hard to define. The Celts, Romans, Saxons, Vikings and Normans all brought ingredients to the table, as it were, and onwards the Crusades gave us all manner of spices. The Georgians enjoyed a new level of excess and then of course the world wars forced us into the challenge of making meals from very little. This book, one of three volumes, documents the rich history of our food, its fads and its fashions to be combined with a practical cookbook of over xxx recipes from the early Middle Ages up to the Civil War.
From bestselling cookery author, Gino D'Acampo, comes a brand-new cookbook inspired by a culinary journey along Italy's most famous rail journeys. Gino's Italian Express is a celebration of the delicious and authentic local foods Gino discovered on his train travels across beautiful Italy. Packed with 80 brand-new recipes, Gino shows you how to cook Italian dishes at home with minimal effort, pronto! Each recipe is in Gino's signature easy-to-follow style and perfect for both weeknight suppers and dinner parties alike. Including all the recipes from Gino's major ITV series coming in Autumn 2019, Gino's Italian Express is the must-have cookbook for those wishing for a taste of Italy.
Most vegan dessert books run the gamut of tried-n-true cookies, cupcakes, and pies. At her East Coast confectionery shops, Lagusta Yearwood takes vegan sweets to the next level. Sweet + Salty features over 100 luscious and imaginative recipes for caramels, chocolates, bonbons, truffles, and more for anyone looking to make their own vegan confections. With everything from the most basic caramel to bold, arresting flavors incorporating unexpected spices and flavors such as miso caramel sauce, thyme-preserved lemon sea-salt caramels, matzo toffee, and more, Sweet + Salty is a smart, sassy, completely innovative introduction to vegan confections.
Every cheese tells a story. Whether it's a fresh young goat's cheese or a big, beefy eighteen-month-old Cheddar, each variety holds the history of the people who first made it, from the builders of Stonehenge to medieval monks, from the Stilton-makers of the eighteenth-century to the factory cheesemakers of the Second World War. Cheesemonger Ned Palmer takes us on a delicious journey across Britain and Ireland and through time to uncover the histories of beloved old favourites like Cheddar and Wensleydale and fresh innovations like the Irish Cashel Blue or the rambunctious Renegade Monk. Along the way we learn the craft and culture of cheesemaking from the eccentric and engaging characters who have revived and reinvented farmhouse and artisan traditions. And we get to know the major cheese styles - the blues, washed rinds, semi-softs and, unique to the British Isles, the territorials - and discover how best to enjoy them, on a cheeseboard with a glass of Riesling, or as a Welsh rarebit alongside a pint of Pale Ale. This is a cheesemonger's odyssey, a celebration of history, innovation and taste - and the book all cheese and history lovers will want to devour this Christmas.
Christopher Kimball's Milk Street airs to 1.5 million viewers weekly on public television stations across America, and this book is the complete, up-to-date compendium of recipes for the show's fans. This cookbook contains more than 300 recipes, 75 of which are brand new from the latest season of the TV show, that show you how to cook the Milk Street way: with bolder flavors, healthier ingredients, and simpler techniques. And because they're from Christopher Kimball, you can trust them to work. At Milk Street, there are no long lists of hard-to-find ingredients, strange cookware, or all day methods. Instead, you'll find recipes that deliver big flavors and textures fast and with simple techniques: Thai Fried Rice Cacio e Pepe Charred Brussels Sprouts Harissa Roasted Potatoes Cape Malay Chicken Curry And even Central Mexican Guacamole and Israeli Hummus--classics with a twist! Organized by type of dish--from salads, soups, grains, and vegetable sides to simple dinners and 21st century desserts--this new edition promises to change the way you cook forever. Welcome to the new home cooking. Welcome to Milk Street.
Cheers to Michigan is a toast to cocktail culture in the Mitten and the state's flourishing craft cocktail and distillery movements. Based on Cheers!, Lester Graham and Tammy Coxen's popular cocktail segment on Michigan Radio (NPR), this book gathers forty-five of the authors' favorite cocktail recipes celebrating the Great Lakes State-its history, its people, its culture, even its weather! Throughout, the authors mix in dashes of Michigan's fascinating drinking history, entertaining profiles of award-winning cocktail bars, distilleries, and individual spirits from the region, as well as helpful tidbits for preparing top-shelf cocktails on your own. Learn how to mix a Bullshot, the Detroit-born cocktail containing Campbell's Beef Broth-Marilyn Monroe famously called the drink 'a horrible thing to do to vodka.' Or try out the authors' Whiskey Sour recipe honoring the true story of Valentine Goesaert, a Dearborn woman who challenged the constitutionality of a Michigan law prohibiting female bartenders and in 1948 took her case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Whether you're a fan of whiskey, gin, or vodka-of the latest cocktail trends or all-time classic drinks-there's something in this book for all tastes. What's constant is that each drink showcases a uniquely Michigan twist, making this book perfect for anyone who loves the state, its history and culture, or simply the delicious, delightful, and distinctive cocktails it has inspired.
Nestled between the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, and stretching from Hampton Roads to Assateague Island, Virginia's Eastern Shore is a distinctly southern place with an exceptionally southern taste. In this inviting narrative, Bernard L. Herman welcomes readers into the communities, stories, and flavors that season a land where the distance from tide to tide is often less than five miles. Blending personal observation, history, memories of harvests and feasts, and recipes, Herman tells of life along the Eastern Shore through the eyes of its growers, watermen, oyster and clam farmers, foragers, church cooks, restaurant owners, and everyday residents. Four centuries of encounter, imagination, and invention continue to shape the foodways of the Eastern Shore of Virginia, melding influences from Indigenous peoples, European migrants, enslaved and free West Africans, and more recent newcomers. Herman reveals how local ingredients and the cooks who have prepared them for the table have developed a distinctly American terroir--the flavors of a place experienced through its culinary and storytelling traditions. This terroir flourishes even as it confronts challenges from climate change, declining fish populations, and farming monoculture. Herman reveals this resilience through the recipes and celebrations that hold meaning, not just for those who live there but for all those folks who sit at their tables--and other tables near and far.
Food historian and award-winning author Peter Rose gives us an enlightening sampling of historical Dutch recipes adapted for the modern kitchen. From cookies and custards to savory dishes and salads, Rose shows that historical cooking-whether done over an open fire or on a stovetop-need not be a thing of the past. Rose includes an engaging overview of Dutch culinary history from the middle ages to the seventeenth century, giving readers a tour of the foodways of the Netherlands and New Netherland.