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This is a book for anyone who loves Chinese black tea. Keemun is the first Chinese black tea to go abroad. In The Lady of the Camellias (1848), there is a mention of the habit of drinking Keemun in the society at that time. This book takes Keemun black tea as the narrative core, tells the evolution of Keemun from ancient times to present, and the recognition of Keemun by people at home and abroad. Around Keemun, it recalls the past and present life of the Keemun old tea factory from an architectural point of view, as well as the tea culture of Chizhou, where the factory was located. The book is with rich cultural connotations and tells wonderful stories about tea and the ancient tea culture of China and the city of Chizhou.
Enjoy hearty wholesome meals courtesy of the foot soldiers of the Women's Suffrage movement. The recipes in this book cover every meal of the day, as well as sections on vegetarian dishes, beverages and preserves. Choose between a Curry contributed by Mrs Julian Osler from Edgbaston, Cauliflower Souffle sent in by Miss Mildred Martineau of Esher, Eggs a la Suisse contributed by Mrs Gerard Dowson of Radcliffe-on-Trent, and Madeira Marmalade supplied by Miss Ethel Jacobs of Hull. There is also a section of miscellaneous hints and tips that cover all manner of things from recipes to making furniture polish or a tincture for soothing burns, to getting rid of moths in carpets or an infestation of ants. The book ends with a section on 'Menus for Meals for Suffrage Workers' with a selection of dishes that 'must be simple and such as can be eaten quickly, and also ... which will keep hot without spoiling and can be eaten with impunity at any hour'. As a snapshot of history and a very useful resource for simple homemade meals, this book is a rare treat.
Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of The Andy Griffith Show with a newly formatted edition of Aunt Bee's Mayberry Cookbook. Aunt Bee and her friends have stirred up a cookbook that brings home all the flavor of The Andy Griffith Show's Mayberry. From good old-fashioned, down-home cooking to some of Mayberry's more unusual meals, you'll discover favorite Mayberry-style dishes for all occasions, inspired by Aunt Bee's unsurpassed talents in the kitchen and her special love for her family and friends. Aunt Bee's Mayberry Cookbook is also chock-full of wonderful, rare photographs from The Andy Griffith Show and offers entertaining glimpses into the friendly town. Many of the recipes were favorites from members of the show's cast and crew.
Everyone loves Japanese cuisine--sushi is one of the most popular international foods, and ramen shops are super trendy. What most of us don't know is how easy it is to make these dishes at home. Rika Yukimasa shares the secrets and shortcuts she has devised for making authentic Japanese food without the fuss. For example, she uses instant dashi stock so cooks are freed from making dashi from scratch. Her recipes--from crabmeat salad with spinach and mushrooms and crunchy edamame to chicken curry and stir-fried udon noodles--call for familiar ingredients, and the only kitchen tool her cooking requires is a good sharp knife. This television chef also leads readers through the fundamentals of Japanese cooking, such as how techniques and ingredients are related. This beautifully designed cookbook includes inspiring photographs of the featured Japanese dishes on gorgeous Japanese tableware.
'Theo's book is brilliant. What you would call a delightful sunny Mediterranean day on a plate' Jean-Christophe Novelli Create a brand new dining experience in your own home with 75 recipes from MasterChef UK's Theo Michaels, presented as themed menus on stunning sharing boards. Here you will discover delicious food, presented with maximum visual appeal and designed to be shared by a group of people. Theo has been presenting his creative cooking this way at events of all sizes and styles for some time, his aim to create an interactive and relaxed dining experience that brings people together. Now he brings his unique vision to your home. Downsized to feed six to eight people and easily achievable, these exciting sharing menus are perfect for modern, communal eating. The book opens with a sharing board comprised of bought-in deli-style foods to get you started, with expert pointers on how to create a visually stunning presentation. Next, each of the themed boards is dedicated to one concept and features recipes as well as suggestions for aromatic and edible garnishes to help you create a feast for the eyes, senses and taste buds. Menus include a relaxed brunch, a summer picnic, a harvest celebration, an indulgent feast, treats to satisfy a sweet tooth, plus plenty for vegans, pescatarians and meat-lovers.
Gathering showcases creative tabletop ideas and styles for all seasons. These stylish interiors feature local, artisanal floral designs and handmade objects, capturing the current trend of living and decorating more mindfully and with one-of-a-kind objects. Exploring every aspect of tabletop design, with setting ideas for different seasons and situations, this volume presents tabletops in situ in a range of stylish spaces designed by the creatives and artists who live there (and sometimes who are the makers themselves). From rustic country living to urban eco-chic, what these beautiful interiors have in common is a desire to bring nature indoors and an intentional and personal approach to design. Full of inspiring tabletop ideas, Gathering shows how different pieces and floral arrangements work well together, merging into lovely tabletop designs where beauty and authenticity exist in every detail. Paired with beautiful on-location photography, these pages showcase simple luxury living, embodied by this conscious approach to design, that hosts and hostesses everywhere will appreciate.