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Tokyo is rightfully known around the world as one of the most exciting places to eat on the planet. From subterranean department store food halls to luxurious top-floor hotel restaurants, and all the noodle shops, sushi bars, and yakitori shacks in between, there may be no other city so thoroughly saturated with delicious food.
Tokyo Stories is a journey through the boulevards and backstreets of Tokyo via recipes both iconic and unexpected. Chef Tim Anderson takes inspiration from the chefs, shopkeepers, and home cooks of Tokyo to showcase both traditional and cutting-edge takes on classic dishes like sushi, ramen, yakitori, and tempura. Also included are dishes that Tokyoites love to eat with origins from abroad, like Japanese interpretations of Korean barbecue, Italian pizza and pasta, American burgers and more. Tim tackles his food tour of Tokyo from the ground up, with chapters broken down into: LOWER GROUND FLOOR: Tokyo on the Go (Department Store Basements, Subway Stations, and Convenience Stores); FIRST FLOOR: Tokyo Local (food traditional to Tokyo); SECOND FLOOR: Tokyo National (food traditional to Japan); THIRD FLOOR: Tokyo Global (Japanese food with an international twist) FOURTH FLOOR: Tokyo at Home (Japanese home cooking); and, FIFTH FLOOR: Tokyo Modern (experimental Japanese food found in high-end hotel bars). With Tim's easy-to-follow recipes, this is make-at-home Japanese food, authentic yet achievable for the home chef - without cutting corners.
The real thrill of eating in Tokyo is in the sense of discovery - of adventurous curiosity rewarded. And that may come in the form of an unexpectedly good convenience store sandwich, an `oh my god' sushi moment, or just the best damn bowl of ramen you've ever had. With Tokyo Stories you can explore Tokyo and discover its incredible food without leaving your home kitchen. Featuring over 90 recipes, all set to the backdrop of Tokyo location shots, this is essential for the Japanophile in your life.
Here is more delicious home cooking with Mama Dip. In this much-anticipated follow-up to her bestselling ""Mama Dip's Kitchen"", Mildred ""Mama Dip"" Council serves up an abundance of new recipes for home-style Southern cooking that is sure to please. From catfish gumbo to breakfast pizza and peach upside-down cake, ""Mama Dip's Family Cookbook"" offers recipes for more than three hundred dishes, including many Council family favorites. Also featured are party and celebration foods for family and community gatherings - a reflection of Council's belief that friends and family are essential to a rewarding life. To help novice cooks, she includes basic information about staple ingredients, kitchen utensils, and important measurements, as well as diagrams for setting up a buffet. In a charming introductory essay, Council intertwines food-related reminiscences of her rural North Carolina upbringing with a wry recounting of her experiences, since the remarkable success of her first book. With this book, she passes along to new generations the practical advice and wisdom that have made her a treasure to her family and her community.
This delightful recipe book celebrates old-fashioned Irish cooking that is enjoyed in farmhouses throughout the country. As well as providing recipes for traditional favourites such as soda bread and bacon and cabbage, the book includes plenty of traditions and history. For example, did you know that when making the annual Christmas cake, everyone in the house took a turn to stir the mixture for good luck, or that eating barm brack at Halloween could predict your fortunes for the rest of the year? The Irish Granny is on hand to teach you all you need to know about country cooking.
This title features a fascinating introduction to the culture and traditions of the Netherlands, including information on the local geography and produce, national festivities, key ingredients and cooking techniques. You can discover both local and national dishes that range from sustaining peasant fare using fresh seasonal produce, to the dishes influenced by exotic ingredients brought back by Dutch sea merchants. You can explore the range of tastes found in Dutch cuisine with 75 varied recipes such as Alkmaar Cheese Soup, Hussar's Salad, Terrine of smoked Limburg Trout, Poffertjes (pancake puffs), Spice cake and Frisian Sugar Bread. It includes more than 350 stunning pictures by leading food photographer, Debi Treloar. The cuisine of the Netherlands reflects the tastes of a seafaring, trading nation with a strong preference for fresh vegetables, and a passion for all things sweet and spicy. This beautiful book explores the rich history of Dutch cooking and eating traditions, ranging from the characteristic spicy dishes of the early Middle Ages to today's cosmopolitan eating styles.The book presents a selection of more than 75 superb step-by-step recipes, from simple farmhouse main courses such as Sauerkraut Mash with Smoked Sausage, to regional dishes like Creamy Veal Stew with Prunes. Join in the Dutch love-affair with all things sweet by baking Janhagel biscuits, flavoured with cinnamon, aniseed and almonds or treacle and cheese waffles known as Goudse Stroopwafels, and experience truly authentic Dutch cooking.
Benefit from the Mediterranean diet For decades, doctors and nutritional experts have observed--and confirmed--that people in Mediterranean countries have much lower occurrences in vascular disease, obesity, cancer, and diabetes than their counterparts in northern European countries and the United States. Now, Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies shows you how to cook meals inspired by the cuisines of Italy, Greece, Spain, and southern France so you too can live a healthier life free of excess weight and disease. The Mediterranean diet--ranked #2 in Best Diets overall, it is high in vegetables, fruits, olive oil, and whole grains, and moderate in protein and animal fats--has proven to be beneficial in reducing the risk for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Now, a new study shows it may also be good for the brain. The Mediterranean diet isn't just a fad or a quick fix--it's a healthy lifestyle choice that's here to stay! Create more than 150 tasty recipes Get expert tips on meal planning and exercise regimes Prevent and fight diseases by eating delicious food Find delicious alternatives to unhealthy ingredients Whether you're just discovering the Mediterranean diet or are looking for some new recipes to add to your repertoire, this updated, hands-on guide offering the latest research has everything you need to start living a healthier life.
Fuchsia Dunlop trained as a chef at China's leading cooking school and is internationally renowned for her delicious recipes and brilliant writing about Chinese food. Every Grain of Rice is inspired by the healthy and vibrant home cooking of southern China, in which meat and fish are enjoyed in moderation, but vegetables play the starring role. Try your hand at blanched choy sum with sizzling oil, Hangzhou broad beans with ham, pock-marked old woman's beancurd or steamed chicken with shiitake mushrooms, or, if you've ever in need of a quick fix, Fuchsia's emergency late-night noodles. Many of the recipes require few ingredients and are startlingly easy to make. The book includes a comprehensive introduction to the key seasonings and techniques of the Chinese kitchen, as well as the 'magic ingredients' that can transform modest vegetarian ingredients into wonderful delicacies. With stunning photography and clear instructions, this is an essential volume for beginners and connoisseurs alike.
Mother and daughter American expats Marjorie Taylor and Kendall Smith Franchini always dreamed of living in France. With a lot of hard work and a sprinkling of fate, they realized this dream and founded The Cook's Atelier, a celebrated French cooking school in the heart of Burgundy. Combining their professional backgrounds in food and wine, they created a convivial international culinary destination. Their debut cookbook chronicles their life in a charming French village and their relationships with the region's artisan food producers and winemakers. Featuring more than 100 market-inspired recipes, the book-like their school-teaches classic French techniques in a beautiful, approachable way. With more than 200 enchanting photographs, The Cook's Atelier is a richly illustrated presentation of the family's delicious world, and a practical primer for adopting elements of the French lifestyle at home, no matter where you live.
Tuscany is home to Florence, the Renaissance, stunning landscapes, great wines - and food. Simple, slow cooked, made with the finest ingredients, locally sourced. Maite and Marie collect 30 traditional recipes, combined with 40 of Mau's delicious photographs, and published at an affordable price. Now the best of Tuscan food is within easy reach of any home cook.
Ethiopia stands as a land apart: never colonised, the country celebrates and preserves ancient traditions. The fascinating cuisine is enriched with the different religious influences of Judaism, Christianity and Islam - a combination unique to Africa. The delicious dishes featured are Doro Wat, chicken slowly stewed with berbere spice, Yeassa Alichia, curried fish stew, and Siga Tibs, flashfried beef cubes, as well as a wealth of vegetarian dishes such as Gomen, minced collard greens with ginger and garlic and Azifa, green lentil salad. Chef Yohanis takes the reader on a journey through all the essential dishes of his native country, including the traditional Injera synonymous with an Ethiopia feast, along the way telling wondrous stories of the local communities and customs. Complete with photography of the country's stunning landscapes and vibrant artisans, this book demonstrates why Ethiopian food should be considered as one of the world's greatest, most enchanting cuisines.
From the mythical heart of Greece to the fruits of the Black Sea coast; from Croatian and Albanian flavours to the spices and aromas of Turkey and beyond - the cuisine of the Eastern Mediterranean is a vibrant melting pot brimming with character. Accompanying the major BBC Two series, Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul includes over 100 spectacular recipes discovered by Rick during his travels in the region. The ultimate mezze spread of baba ghanoush, pide bread and keftedes. Mouthwatering garlic shrimps with soft polenta. Heavenly Dalmatian fresh fig tart. Packed with stunning photography of the food and locations, and filled with Rick's passion for fresh produce and authentic cooking, this is a stunning collection of inspiring recipes to evoke the magic of the Eastern Mediterranean at home.
Lisa and Helen have travelled across China in search of amazing street food. The recipes are truly accessible - easy for anyone to make in the comfort of their own kitchen. Ken Hom This beautiful book offers a real insight into the street food cultures of China and vividly evokes the smells and sounds of the markets. It's the closest you may get to experiencing Beijing street food without actually being there, smelling the mix of aromatic spices, caramelized apples, barbecuing meats and steaming dumplings, with clouds of smoke and noisy bustle all around you, and red lanterns glowing above. Over 100 recipes and a wealth of stories and insight into cooking methods bring this cuisine to life. All recipes have been carefully chosen to be achievable for the western cook. Helen and Lisa Tse have set out to encapsulate that sense of excitement, awe, wonder and hunger for these morsels of street food: from soft fluffy bao, to hot fried chicken, from piping hot bowls of noodles, to coal-roasted squid, delicate tea eggs and bubble tea, this is food to truly excite the appetite and awaken a sense of adventure in the kitchen. With a foreword from the master of Chinese cooking, Ken Hom, this is the essential book for the foodie bookshelf.
This cookbook contains recipes from the past two centuries of Mackinac Island women. Recipes are rich in history, dating back to the voyager, logging, and fishing days in the Straits of Mackinac. Selected recipes are from English soldiers who were stationed at Fort Mackinac during its earliest history, with some modern-day additions.
Street food is fresh, cheap, plentiful, varied and available in an increasing number of metropolitan locations. Food that was previously only obtainable from Saharan roadsides can now be found in New York City; Patagonian village foods are picked up in downtown Hong Kong. Millions of people all over the world are choosing to eat street food every day, and their numbers are rising year on year. The World Atlas of Street Food surveys the whole phenomenon and celebrates one of the most amazing commercial and culinary success stories of the early 21st century. It shows readers the best places to buy mouthwatering fast foods and drinks from hawkers and vendors in the major cities of the world. The book includes the authors' own recipes so readers can make 72 of the finest dishes from the comfort of their own kitchens.
This extraordinary cookbook is a complete course in Indian cuisine. When it was first published it was hailed by both Jane Grigson and Elizabeth David, who said of it..'This is a marvellous book. Julie Sahni tackles the daunting task of presenting the multiple, complex traditions of Indian cookery to the English-speaking world and brings it off triumphantly.' Illustrated throughout with explanatory line drawings it introduces all the basic spices and special ingredients so fundamental to Indian food, then explains the techniques employed in using them. So brilliant a teacher is Julie Sahni that it is immediately obvious that Indian food, while rich and varied, is not difficult to prepare the cooking principles are basic and well-known and the utensils needed are few and simple and Julie Sahni is not averse to short cuts using a food processor. Julie Sahni was born in India and now lives in New York where she has established herself as Americas premier authority on Indian cooking.
Part cookbook, part culinary history, part family history, this volume offers an intimate glimpse into life in the household of a mid-19th-century Virginia family, that of the author's great-grandparents, Robert E. Lee and his wife, Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee. The collection of recipes, photographs, shopping lists and other domestic jottings act as a window on an earlier way of life. Filled with family stories and photographs, it features 70 recipes for breads, cakes, puddings, sweets, soups, main dishes, vegetables, drinks, and home remedies. Each historic recipes is accompanied by notes on ingredients and techinques and by tips for adapting the recipe in the modern kitchen.
Best-selling author and Italian celebrity chef Benedetta Parodi brings together her best recipes for the first time in English. With over two million books sold, Benedetta Parodi is a culinary sensation in Italy. The celebrity chef has now compiled her favorite recipes and tips into one book, bringing to the table a warm, unpretentious charm that shines through. Easy to follow, her recipes are new twists on the traditional, injecting classic Italian fare with freshness and spontaneity. The book is familial and accessible: there is a section for cooking when you simply have no time; another for when you are looking to treat yourself; another for classic Italian food; and one for when you want to impress. The dishes are flavorful while remaining simple: pumpkin risotto, pizza with gorgonzola and figs, chicken and pepper spiedini (skewers), and torta with caramelized oranges. There are hosting tips as well, such as how to choose the right table decorations and how to match the table to what is on the menu. Everyday Cooking from Italy is filled with easy-to-prepare recipes that feature readily accessible ingredients, making it perfect for everyday meals or special occasions-whether a snack in front of the TV, a romantic dinner, lunch with a vegan friend, or a children's birthday party. And, as always, all are relayed in Benedetta's inimitable and irresistible style.
The River Cafe Cookbooks are a publishing phenomenon, with over half a million copies sold. Following a successful pilot on BBC, Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers were asked by Channel 4 to make a series in which they showed how to make some of their fantastic dishes and explained why they cook as they do. This unique book, which is photographed at both the River Cafe and in Italy, complements their existing cookbooks, contains all the recipes shown in series 1 and 2 of Italian Kitchen and provides a platform for the authors to explain the philosophy behind their food with passion and verve.
It is well established that a Mediterranean style diet can reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes. Now, new evidence suggests that this pattern of eating also reduces the risk of depression, substantially. Inspired by this fascinating new research, dietitian Paula Mee outlines a healthy eating plan based on the Mediterranean diet that is rich in healthy fats, wholegrain, unrefined carbs, and proteins. With over 70 easy-to-prepare recipes included, Mediterranean Mood Food shows that you can stay in great shape physically and mentally while still enjoying delicious food.
Learn the secret to incredible homemade curries for National Curry Week. From the founder of Mowgli and BBC's Top of the Shops and Recipes That Made Me. Cook authentic curries at home with Nisha's 4 simple steps and delicious, family recipes. Nisha's infographic spice trees show you which spices and ingredients always go together in the Indian kitchen while Nisha's recipes for generous, flavoursome food bring the flavour pairings to life. 'Nisha's book is brilliant - stunning recipes' Tom Kerridge
Esther H. Shank collected and perfected good recipes and useful food preparation tips for over 25 years. This is her prized collection of over 1,100 recipes and a legacy of kitchen know-how for inexperienced young adults caught up in the whirl of fast foods and busy schedules. Even experienced cooks will find helpful the hundreds of tips for success while baking bread, making pie crusts, etc., as well as the microwave and quick-fix sections, identification of low calorie dishes, and many useful charts, tables, and diagrams.
'Possibly the best Spanish cookbook ever' Rachel Cooke, Observer Food Monthly 'Barrafina is a tapas bar and the best of its kind . . . the food is fantastic' Giles Coren, The Times When Sam and Eddie Hart opened Barrafina, their no-reservations tapas bar and restaurant in London's Soho, they had no idea how successful it would be. Eight years, two more branches and one Michelin star later, Barrafina is always packed, always stylish, always lively. And so is the food: together with their Basque-born head chef Nieves Barragan Mohacho, the Harts are cooking the best Spanish food in London today. In this cookbook they share their secrets and recipes: this is not difficult, fancy restaurant food, but gutsy, fresh, sometimes delicate, sometimes hearty food, that a home cook will be able to prepare easily. First, there is food to eat with your hands: fried pimientos de Padron, salt cod fritters and delicias, the Spanish equivalent of Devils on Horseback. Then cold meats; on to fish and shellfish - from simple razor clams on the grill, to more sophisticated dishes such as turbot with cavolo nero; rice dishes and paellas; big dishes of roast and braised meat - from suckling pig for a special occasion to rabbit stew or roast cumin-rubbed pork with quince sauce; and desserts in the form of chocolate and almond tarts, cakes and the classic Crema Catalana. There is everything here to help you recreate great Spanish food at home. With over 120 recipes, Nieves, Sam and Eddie will whisk you through step-by-step instructions, showing you everything, from how to make the more difficult things, such as arrocina beans with chorizo, morcilla and pork belly, to how to cook a simple but perfect tortilla.
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