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Food-obsessed and always hungry, New Orleans is a culinary melting pot of diverse people and diverse cuisines. From classics like jambalaya and beignets to new additions like boudin egg rolls and shrimp & tasso pinchos, there's something for everyone whether you live in the city or are just visiting. The New Orleans Chef's Table brings together the best that the Big Easy has to offer, including recipes from each featured restaurant so you can recreate your favorite dishes at home. Come celebrate the taste of New Orleans!
Gooseberry Patch has been publishing cookbooks filled with recipes shared by cooks all across the country for nearly 30 years. Now we bring you the recipes from cooks in Texas. Along with treasured family recipes, each book includes the stories the go along with these tried & true dishes. 175 Recipes.
Gooseberry Patch has been publishing cookbooks filled with recipes shared by cooks all across the country for nearly 30 years. Now we bring you the recipes from cooks in the state of Washington. Along with treasured family recipes, each book includes the stories the go along with these tried & true dishes. 176 Recipes.
The New Philadelphia Chef's Table captures what is a vibrant moment in Philadelphia's dining scene through recipes from and conversations with more than fifty of the city's most influential and well-known chefs. Philadelphia is a thriving foodie town and Philly food devotees are always hungry for more wonderful choices. With this book you can recreate your favorite dishes at home! Come celebrate the tastes of new tastes of Philadelphia.
Celebrating Chicago's best restaurants and eateries with recipes and photograph, The New Chicago Chef's Table profiles signature at home recipes from over 50 legendary dining establishments. A keepsake cookbook for tourists and locals alike, the book is a celebration of Chicago's farm-to-table way of life.
Gooseberry Patch has been publishing cookbooks filled with recipes shared by cooks all across the country for nearly 30 years. Now we bring you the recipes from cooks in Southern California. Along with treasured family recipes, each book includes the stories the go along with these tried & true dishes. 167 Recipes.
From its roots in Cajun and Creole to the barbecue and smoking techniques of rural communities, Deep South showcases southern cooking as a cuisine that deserves to be heralded alongside that of Italy, France and Japan.Chef Brad McDonald runs the Lockhart and Shotgun restaurants in London and is the foremost authority on the food of his homeland, Mississippi. Brad's food is modern, seasonal American cooking. Contemporary and innovative, with classics including Jambalaya, Cornbread with Honey Butter, Tomato Pie, Pimiento Cheese, and Lemon Icebox Pie, this is comfort food given an urban edge - a neat spin on soul food classics.Brad's recipes cover southern US staples done properly, showing off American food's culinary heritage. And with insights into the meaning of 'Southernness', the importance of community and hospitality, Southern parties and the effect of the hot climate on the dishes of the region, Deep South provides a glimpse into a unique way of life - and a new take on a style of cooking that has been so influential and yet remained relatively unchanged for generations.
65 deliciously authentic recipes straight from Mama's kitchen. My Big Fat Greek Cookbook is a comprehensive, contemporary overview of Greek food, recipes, and family culture as documented by the son of a Greek immigrant as his mother neared the end of her life. This Greek eating tragedy has a beginning (appetizer), a middle (main course), and an end (dessert), Christos shared. As my Mama is in her final act, it's fitting that a quarter of her recipes are desserts. Bon appetit! Kali Orexi! (Insert the sound of breaking plates here . . .) This is more than just a list of ingredients or series of steps, of course. It's filled with simple recipes, gorgeous photographs, traditional meals, memories, and tidbits of information that draw family and friends to Greek tables time and again. It has everything from iconic egg-lemon sauce to rich soups, sweet pies, and traditional delicacies like rabbit stew and octopus with pasta, accompanied by tales of Greek history and insight into cultural nuances. Recipes include: Meatballs (keftedes) Lentils (fatkes) Stuffed vegetables (gemistra) Spinach pie (spanakopita) Tzatziki Spaghetti with cheese (makaronia me tyri) Roast lamb (arni sto fourno) Moussaka Apple cake (milopita) Ride pudding (rizogalo) And more! With stunning photographs throughout, this book is a peek into a Greek family that has achieved what so many of us yearn for: a fuller, more meaningful and joyful life, lived simply and nourished on real, delicious Greek meals that you can access anywhere with this cookbook on hand.
Lee, who vents about living abroad in her Lady and Pups blog, fuels this stunning cookbook with the ferocity of Sichuan peppercorns and chili oil. . . . An energetic confessional, for Lee is as gifted a writer as she is a cook. . . . Innovative. . . . [A] unique and deeply felt debut. - Publisher's Weekly (starred review) In this inventive and intensely personal cookbook, the blogger behind the award-winning ladyandpups.com reveals how she cooked her way out of an untenable living situation, with more than eighty delicious Asian-inspired dishes with influences from around the world. For Mandy Lee, moving from New York to Beijing for her husband's work wasn't an exotic adventure-it was an ordeal. Growing increasingly exasperated with China's stifling political climate, its infuriating bureaucracy, and its choking pollution, she began an unapologetically angry food blog, LadyandPups.com, to keep herself from going mad. Mandy cooked because it channeled her focus, helping her cope with the difficult circumstances of her new life. She filled her kitchen with warming spices and sticky sauces while she shared recipes and observations about life, food, and cooking in her blog posts. Born in Taiwan and raised in Vancouver, she came of age food-wise in New York City and now lives in Hong Kong; her food reflects the many places she's lived. This entertaining and unusual cookbook is the story of how escapism cooking -using the kitchen as a refuge and ultimately creating delicious and satisfying meals-helped her crawl out of her expat limbo. Illustrated with her own gorgeous photography , The Art of Escapism Cooking provides that comforting feeling a good meal provides. Here are dozens of innovative and often Asian-influenced recipes, divided into categories by mood and occasion, such as: For Getting Out of Bed Poached Eggs with Miso Burnt Butter Hollandaise Crackling Pancake with Caramel-Clustered Blueberries and Balsamic Honey For Slurping Buffalo Fried Chicken Ramen Crab Bisque Tsukemen For a Crowd Cumin Lamb Rib Burger Italian Meatballs in Taiwanese Rouzao Sauce For Snacking Wontons with Shrimp Chili Coconut Oil and Herbed Yogurt Spicy Chickpea Poppers For Sweets Mochi with Peanut Brown Sugar and Ice Cream Recycled Nuts and Caramel Apple Cake Every dish is sublimely delicious and worth the time and attention required. Mandy also demystifies unfamiliar ingredients and where to find them, shares her favorite tools, and provides instructions for essential condiments for the pantry and fridge, such as Ramen Seasoning, Fried Chili Verde Sauce, Caramelized Onion Powder Paste, and her Ultimate Sichuan Chile Oil.
Across the world, each established cuisine has an underlying backbone. Vietnamese food without fish sauce? Israeli cuisine without tahini? No chance. And yet so many dishes and ingredients cross borders. Food connects us, teaches us and defines us. It allows us to encounter new people and tell new stories. The Atlas Cookbook explores 20 countries across four regions, with recipes that celebrate each location but embrace seasonal local ingredients. This is easy, vibrant food that inspires us to get creative in the kitchen and reminds us of all that we have in common. ?Featuring food from: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Colombia, France, Greece, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam.
Pardiz is a personal journey into Manuela Darling-Gansser's paradise past . Having lived in Iran for the first nine years of her life, she returned as an adult to reconnect with the country she remembered so fondly. This book is a celebration of that time; a compilation of memories, stories and beautiful recipes that underline the depth and broad appeal of this great and enduring food culture. In Pardiz, what Darling-Gansser does is show how seamlessly Persian food fits with trends of today: flourishing food markets; the primacy of local ingredients; the health-giving aspects of vegetable-centric dishes; and the joys of a shared table. The latter is a theme in her book - and in her life. In her choice of recipes, she gives a sense of the diversity of Persian food - whether it is served in a restaurant, eaten at home, prepared for a picnic, or enjoyed on the street, the setting can determine what is served. Ultimately, she focuses on recipes that are not too complicated or time consuming - recognising the great virtue that is simplicity. And encouraging readers to embrace the sociability that goes with the food as much as the food itself.