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General cookery & recipes

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The Skills How to Become an Expert Chef in your own Kitchen: 120 Recipes, Tips and Techniques

The Skills How to Become an Expert Chef in your own Kitchen: 120 Recipes, Tips and Techniques

Author: Monica Galetti Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/03/2020

In The Skills, Monica Galetti offers both amateur chefs and professionals basic cooking skills for cooking over 100 fabulous recipes. Building on her Masterchef: The Professionals reputation as the expert in the kitchen, Monica takes the reader through a series of essential techniques including: jointing a chicken, preparing a rack of lamb, filleting fish, making basics such as sauces, mayonnaise, pasta, meringues, caramel and souffles, and making breads and pastries. Once you've mastered Monica's foolproof methods you can cook her fabulous recipes such as Braised artichoke with bacon and gin, Tartare of salmon, Roast lamb with peppers and olives, Salt caramel chocolate ganache and Apricot sabayon. With step-by-step photographs throughout, The Skills will give you all the secrets of success in the kitchen.

An Introduction to Maltese Food and Wine

An Introduction to Maltese Food and Wine

Author: J Samutti Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2020

MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE BUT DISTINCTLY DIFFERENT. ANTIPASTI, BREADS. FISH, MEATS AND POULTRY, CAKES. VEGETARIAN DISHES. SHOPPING FOR INGREDIENTS.......USEFUL WINE ADVICE.

How to Cook: The Victorian Way with Mrs Crocombe

How to Cook: The Victorian Way with Mrs Crocombe

Author: Annie Gray, Andrew Hann Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/03/2020

New Feast Modern Middle Eastern Vegetarian

New Feast Modern Middle Eastern Vegetarian

Author: Greg Malouf, Lucy Malouf Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/03/2020

The Middle East - from North Africa and Moorish Spain, through Turkey, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan to Iran and the Arabian Peninsula - has long had a vibrant tradition of home-style vegetarian cuisine, from their abundant salads, dips and breads to delicious and hearty main meals. Based on the freshest ingredients and cooked from the heart, Greg and Lucy Malouf's recipes are designed to be mixed and matched for sharing. With its stunning photography, New Feast offers modern interpretations of Middle Eastern food with more than 130 recipes inspired by the spirit of generosity that characterises the region. While vegetables are the stars, the recipes have variety with a selection of grains, legumes, couscous and rice, plus breads, butters, dips and preserves, and even an enticing assortment of fruit-focused ice creams, puddings, pastries and cakes. Think Winter tabbouleh; Eggplant pilaf with yoghurt & zhoug; Charred corncobs with almond-saffron butter; Spicy red hummus and Orange baklava cigars. Now available in a compact hardback, New Feast - one of eight books in the Maloufs' series of highly acclaimed food and travel books - is a rich and diverse compendium of vegetarian recipes with a Middle Eastern touch.

The No-Waste Vegetable Cookbook Recipes and Techniques for Whole Plant Cooking

The No-Waste Vegetable Cookbook Recipes and Techniques for Whole Plant Cooking

Author: Linda Ly Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/03/2020

Isn't it about time to start nose-to-tail cooking with vegetables? Learn how to make the most of the edibles in your garden or the farmer's market bounty! The No Waste Vegetable Cookbook will help you cook your way through greens, beans, roots, and herbs with seasonal recipes that utilize every edible part of the plant. Author Linda Ly shares a wide variety of recipes and techniques from her popular CSA Cookbook, from creative pickling (think watermelon rind) to perfect pestos. Chapters and recipes include: Tomatoes and Peppers: Spicy Minty Tomato Sauce Infused with Tomato Leaves, Spicy Fermented Summer Salsa, Ginger-Spiced Chicken Soup with Wilted Pepper Leaves, Blistered Padron Peppers and White Onions Leafy Greens: Kale Stem Pesto Spring Bulgur Salad with Kale Buds, Stuffed Collard Greens, Potlikker Noodles with Collard Greens, Broccoli Green and Baked Falafel Wrap Peas and Beans: Pea Shoot Salad with Radish and Carrot, Pan-Charred Beans with Bean Leaf Pesto, Yardlong Bean Curry with Wilted Spinach, Fava Leaf Salad with Citrus, Feta, and Walnuts, Charred Fava Pods with Parmesean Bulbs and Stems: Fennel Front and Ginger Pesto, Kohlrabi Home Fries with Thyme Aioli, Leek Green, Wild Mushroom and Goat Cheese Crostini, Scallion Soup, Green Onion Pancake with Spicy Soy Dipping Sauce Roots and Tubers: Carrot Top Salsa, Beetza Beetza, Quick-Pickled Sweet 'n Spicy Radish Pods, Savory Sweet Potato Hummus, Creamy Sweet Potato Soup with Maple Syrup, Hasselback Potatoes, Vietnamese Carrot and Daikon Pickles Melons and Gourds: Watermelon Rind Kimchi, Stir-Fried Watermelon Rind, Gingered Butternut Bisque, Four Ways to Toast Pumpkin Seeds, Sicilian Squash Shoot Soup, Drunken Pumpkin Chili, Pan-Fried Cucumber in Honey Sesame Sauce Flowers and Herbs: Chive Blossom Vinegar, Nasturtium Pesto, Cilantro Pepita Pesto, Chimichurri, Marinated Feta with a Mess of Herbs, and All In Herb Dressing Whether you're excited to make the most of the farmer's market or use every bit of your garden's bounty, this is the book that keeps the food on your table and out of the trash can (or compost bin)!

Gather At Home

Gather At Home

Author: Monika Hibbs Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2020

Ana Ros Sun and Rain

Ana Ros Sun and Rain

Author: Ana Ros Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2020

A personal chef monograph, and the first book, from globally-acclaimed chef Ana Ros of Hisa Franko in Slovenia Set near the Italian border in Slovenia's remote Soca valley, in the foothills of mountains and beside a turquoise river full of trout, Ana Ros tells the story of her life. Through essays, recollections, recipes, and photos, she shares the idyllic landscape that inspires her, the abundant seasonal ingredients from local foragers, the tales of fishing and exploring, and the evolution of her inventive and sophisticated food at Hisa Franko - where she has elevated Slovenian food and become influential in the global culinary landscape.

The Joyful Home Cook

The Joyful Home Cook

Author: Rosie Birkett Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/03/2020

Turn ordinary ingredients into extraordinary dishes. Return to basics, slow down, enjoy the process, minimise waste, and follow the seasons to create effortless meals packed with flavour. Life can be tough, chaotic and often unfathomable. So many things are outside of our control, so let's take the light where we can, and make something good for supper. From renowned food writer and broadcaster, Rosie Birkett, comes a truly delicious collection of recipes certain to inspire readers to become truly instinctive home cooks. Embracing seasonal ingredients, The Joyful Home Cook shows us how to coax the most flavour out of every morsel to deliver nourishing and beautiful meals every day of the year. As well as resurrecting underused home cooking skills like smoking, brining and fermenting with an eye to getting the most out of every ingredient, this cookbook applies a thoroughly modern approach to flavour combinations and global culinary influences... Including practical tips such as how to cook cleverly to minimise waste, as well as putting recipe surpluses to put to shrewd use elsewhere, Rosie reveals how make the most out of every ingredient. Follow her tips and techniques to cultivate well-stocked culinary arsenals you can call upon any time to effortlessly create game-changing meals for friends and family; from homemade sourdough to pickled veg, pistachio pesto to peach eton mess, learn how to cook up a feast of joyful flavours in no time at all.

Life Kitchen Recipes to revive the joy of taste & flavour

Life Kitchen Recipes to revive the joy of taste & flavour

Author: Ryan Riley Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2020

'This book is a life changer: this is not gush, but a statement of fact. The recipes in these pages have the power to bring pleasure back to the table for those whose tastebuds have taken a bashing in the course of cancer treatment' Nigella Lawson Groundbreaking recipes designed to rekindle the joy of taste and flavour for people living with cancer Ryan created his Life Kitchen cookery school in memory of his mother, whose cancer treatment dulled her taste buds and took away her enjoyment of food. It became his mission to discover whether there was a way to bring that pleasure back. Working with Professor Barry Smith (founder of the Centre for the Study of the Senses at UCL), he picks out ingredients, textures and techniques that reignite that spark of enjoyment in eating. He does this with brilliantly clever combinations of ingredients, often using the fifth taste, umami, to heighten and amplify the flavours in his dishes - all of which he teaches at his cookery classes, which have been hosted throughout the UK. With 70 vibrant and easy recipes, including Carbonara with peas and mint, Whole roasted feta with olive and green chilli, Parmesan cod with salt and vinegar cucumber, Roasted harissa salmon with fennel salad and Miso white chocolate with frozen berries, Ryan offers bright and exciting dishes for everyday living. These will be delicious for everyone to eat - after all, a meal surrounded by friends and family is an essential part of fully enjoying life. With beautiful recipe photography by Clare Winfield and illustrations by Lara Harwood, this inspiring cookbook aims to give back the joyful sensation of taste and flavour to everyone living with cancer treatment, and their families.

Baking with Beans Make Breads, Pizzas, Pies, and Cakes with Gut-Healthy Legumes

Baking with Beans Make Breads, Pizzas, Pies, and Cakes with Gut-Healthy Legumes

Author: Lina Wallentinson Format: Board book Release Date: 05/03/2020

44 Nutritious and Delicious Recipes Using Beans, Peas, and Lentils Beans-high in protein, fiber-rich, and full of minerals-are one of the healthiest foods around. But did you know that baking with beans improves their nutritive values? Now, you can learn to bake with beans to make delicious, gut-healthy, and vegan breads and desserts that are jam-packed with nutrition and unique flavors. Along with peas, lentils, chickpeas, and more, Baking with Beans showcases the healthy legume as the main star in a variety of baked goods. Whip up fresh nutty breads, delightful plant-based cakes and cookies, and creative pies and pizzas, as well as some gluten-free options. Learn to make: Walnut Bread with Green Lentils Focaccia with Rosemary and Olives Braided Bread with Pistachio Pesto Carrot Rolls with Pumpkin Seeds Blueberry Bars with Cinnamon and Cardamom Chocolate Balls with Banana Chips Saffron Cake with Figs Coconut Lime Muffins Kidney Bean Brownies Black Bean Chocolate Chili Cookies And More! Add healthy fibers to your breads and desserts and invest in your health with beans!