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See below for a selection of the latest books from Beverages category. Presented with a red border are the Beverages books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Beverages books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
Can you handle mornings without a brew? No? Multiply that. Imagine an entire population under a cloud of lethargy, unable to kick start their days. Now introduce coffee. Bingo. The brain moves into over-drive and it's time for empire building. So goes Stewart Lee Allen's crazy theory. Only thing is, after retracing coffee's journey to world domination - by train, rickshaw, cargo freighter and donkey - he has plenty of evidence to back it up. Stewart Lee Allen has filtered out the richest beans from coffee's hot and frothy history . . . serving up a steamy, high-energy brew that will stimulate you more than a triple-strength espresso.
Ice spiked with lavender and water chilled with a handful of blueberries and pomegranate seeds give hydration a whole new level of enjoyment. Keep it organic and sugar free with more than 50 simple yet distinctive recipes from Mimi Kirk, arguably the healthiest 80-year old woman around. Perhaps her water really does come from the fountain of youth! Long before water infuser bottles appeared on the market, Kirk was adding berries and botanicals to her daily 64 ounces. Water might be the most important tool in the quest for vitality and long life: it aids in digestion and detoxification and helps us maintain energy and feel satiated. Hydration is the key to looking and feeling young-these simple recipes will inspire even the most resistant water drinkers to up the ante.
'Hot or cold, caffeinated, alcoholic, sweet or not, this book provides a fascinating cultural history of our favourite drinks, and explores the science (or not) underpinning their many health claims. A wonderful read!' Dr Giles Yeo, author of Gene Eating 'A truly engaging read. By dispelling common health misconceptions and debunking bad science, Drinkology arms us with information to make better choices about what we drink, not just what we eat.' Ian Marber 'Very engaging and entertaining . . . a clear guide to everything we need to know about drinks, from water to milk, tea, alcohol and beyond. Dr Willett dispels common myths and fads and sets the record straight . . . allowing us to make fully informed choices. A fascinating deep dive into the science behind everything we drink.' Elisabeth Cresta and Caroline Day, founders of Fight the Fads Do you really know what you are drinking? Are you sure? We all consume many drinks every day, often without thinking. Perhaps we're just thirsty, perhaps we need something to wake us up, perhaps we need something to relax us at the end of the day. But have you ever stopped to wonder what exactly is in that chai latte you're guzzling or just what those added electrolytes in your bottled water are supposed to do? Whether it's a simple glass of water or early morning espresso, the finest champagne or energy drink the morning after, all drinks have an impact on our body in one way or another. Drinkology distils the scientific evidence to see if we can get to the bottom of questions, such as: Is a regular glass of wine good for our health or not? Should we worry about energy drinks? Is fluoride in our tap water harmful? How do non-dairy milks compare with each other? What's the secret to the perfect cup of tea? Are fermented drinks and probiotics the answer to all our worries? Is there such a thing as a 'superdrink'? Whether you want to discover the true benefits of wellness drinks, find out if sulphites in wine really cause headaches, or are just sick of the pseudoscience behind the marketing of what we consume, this book is for you. Drinkology is a scientific digest of many of the world's most popular beverages and may just change the way you drink.
Pounding headache, full-body sweats, a lingering sense of bewilderment over whatever transpired the night before - these are the all-familiar effects of a hangover. Everyone has their preferred cures that they swear by... but what actually works? Hangover Helper has the answers. In this spirited collection that's guaranteed to cure even the most harrowing headache, Lauren Shockey offers tried and true recipes inspired by culinary traditions from around the globe - ever try Kongnamul Gukbap (one of South Korea's many mouthwatering hangover soups) or a Francesinha (a meaty, cheesy Portuguese hangover sandwich)? Each of the 50 recipes includes indicates how easy it is to make while hungover. Some dishes, such as the Bacon, Egg and Cheese or the Pepperoni Pizza Bagel, can easily be made even if you're still drunk the following morning! Others make use of traditional pantry staples and leftovers to whip up dishes on the fly, like Bacon Kimchi Fried Rice. Also included are brunch cocktails for a hair-of-the-dog approach, and non-alcoholic beverages if you're going full detox. Of course, having a hangover is not necessary to enjoy this book - it's for armchair drinkers and experienced tipplers alike!