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The Ten (Food) Commandments

The Ten (Food) Commandments

Jay Rayner

$12.99
Britain's culinary Moses brings us the new foodie rules to live by, celebrating what and how we eat. The Ten Commandments may have had a lot going for them, but they don't offer those of us located in the 21st Century much in the way of guidance when it comes to our relationship with our food. And Lord knows we need it. Enter our new culinary Moses, the legendary restaurant critic Jay Rayner, with a new set of hand-tooled commandments for this food-obsessed age. He deals once and for all with questions like whether it is ever okay to covet thy neighbour's oxen (it is), eating with your hands (very important indeed) and if you should cut off the fat (no). Combining reportage and anecdotes with recipes worthy of adoration, Jay Rayner brings us the new foodie rules to live by.
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Halliday Wine Companion 2017: The Bestselling and Definitive Guide to Australian Wine

Halliday Wine Companion 2017: The Bestselling and Definitive Guide to Australian Wine

James Halliday

$39.99
Keenly anticipated each year by winemakers, collectors and wine lovers, the Halliday Wine Companion is recognised as the industry benchmark for Australian wine. The 2017 edition has been completely revised to bring you up-to-the-minute information. In his inimitable style, Halliday shares his extensive knowledge of wine through detailed tasting notes, each with vintage-specific ratings and advice on optimal drinking as well as each wine's closure, alcohol content and price. He provides information about the wineries, winemakers and other important details such as vineyard sizes, opening times, contact details and website addresses.
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The Eat Real Food Cookbook

The Eat Real Food Cookbook

David Gillespie

$39.99
For nearly ten years, David Gillespie has warned us of the dangers of sugar, and Australia has listened. More recently he has alerted us to the other toxin in our food supply: seed oil. Most processed food - from French fries to yoghurt to spreadable butter - contains one or both of these ingredients, so the question is: how do we eat real food? Expanding on his 2015 bestseller Eat Real Food, David shows us how to: - Identify and avoid sugar - and seed-oil-laden supermarket products - Identify and shop for the healthy options - Make the foods we normally buy in jars and packets - from mayonnaise to bread to tomato sauce - Make simple, inexpensive daily meals the entire family will love - Pack and plan for meals away from home - Create healthier treats for all occasions, from kids' birthdays to cocktail parties The Eat Real Food Cookbook is your guide to saying 'no' to the food the manufacturers want you to eat and 'yes' to the sort of food that will help you manage your weight and the long-term health of your family.
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Land of Fish and Rice: Recipes from the Culinary Heart of China

Land of Fish and Rice: Recipes from the Culinary Heart of China

Fuchsia Dunlop

$49.99
The Lower Yangtze region or Jiangnan, with its modern capital Shanghai, has been known since ancient times as a 'Land of Fish and Rice'. For centuries, local cooks have been using the plentiful produce of its lakes, rivers, fields and mountains, combined with delicious seasonings and flavours such as rice vinegar, rich soy sauce, spring onion and ginger, to create a cuisine that is renowned in China for its delicacy and beauty.

Drawing on years of study and exploration, Fuchsia Dunlop explains basic cooking techniques, typical cooking methods and the principal ingredients of the Jiangnan larder. Her recipes are a mixture of simple rustic cooking and rich delicacies - some are famous, some unsung. You'll be inspired to try classic dishes such as Beggar's chicken and sumptuous Dongpo pork.

Most of the recipes contain readily available ingredients and with Fuchsia's clear guidance, you will soon see how simple it is to create some of the most beautiful and delicious dishes you'll ever taste. With evocative writing and mouth-watering photography, this is an important new work about one of China's most fascinating culinary regions.
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Beef and Potatoes: 200 Recipes, for the Perfect Steak and Fries and So Much More

Beef and Potatoes: 200 Recipes, for the Perfect Steak and Fries and So Much More

Jean-Francois Mallet

$49.99
Dinner. Sorted. Here are 200 recipes, classic and modern, for two of the world's favourite ingredients... In the Beef chapter there are luscious, hearty recipes such as rib eye steak with garlic chips; Belgian beef and beer stew; and roast beef with bearnaise sauce. In the Potatoes chapter: how to make the ultimate chips; potato pancakes with spinach and mint; Dauphine potatoes; and potato puree with truffles. In the Beef and Potatoes chapter: classic cottage pie; beef and potato tagine with mint yoghurt; traditional beef wellington with duchess potatoes; and Mexican-style braised beef... With 200 recipes for everything from steak and chips to warming beef bourguignon, we've got your dinner options covered.
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Easy Mediterranean: 100 Recipes for the World's Healthiest Diet

Easy Mediterranean: 100 Recipes for the World's Healthiest Diet

Sue Quinn

$39.99
Doctors and scientists around the world hail the Mediterranean diet as the healthiest possible way to eat, linking it to lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other illnesses. Easy Mediterranean celebrates this nutritious - and, most importantly, delicious - approach to food. Sue Quinn combines the vibrant flavours of the countries that hug the Mediterranean Sea to create fresh and contemporary dishes that taste wonderful and are also good for you. Vegetables, fruit, grains, legumes and seafood take centre stage in 100 recipes - with meat, poultry and sweet dishes in the mix, too. All are easy to prepare and share, reflecting a cornerstone of the Mediterranean approach: that food should be a pleasure to be enjoyed with friends and family...
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Feed the Man Meat: 70 Mantastic BBQ Recipes

Feed the Man Meat: 70 Mantastic BBQ Recipes

Oscar Smith

$35.00
Since the dawn of man, we’ve been putting hunks of meat over the fire and salivating with anticipation while the roasty, meaty cooking smells draw a hungry crowd.

We may have refined the process a little over the last 2.5 million years, but the fact is that searing a steak or a burger over a flame-licked grill is still one of the most satisfying ways to cook, especially for friends.

This book is your guide to getting the absolute best out of your grill – whether it’s a modest charcoal bucket or a gas-burning beast with all of the bells and whistles – we’ve got the ultimate recipes for the manliest of gatherings.
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The Great Australian Beer Guide: Your Guide to Craft Beer and Beyond

The Great Australian Beer Guide: Your Guide to Craft Beer and Beyond

$29.99
Do you know your porters from your pales and your stouts from your saisons? Are you a home-brewing legend or a draught devotee? Or do you think dubbels and tripels are just spelling mistakes? Regardless of how much you know about beer or what you like to drink, this all-new 2017 edition of The Great Australian Beer Guide is sure to have something to please your palate - whether you're looking for something familiar or wanting to expand your beer horizons. Join beer expert James Smith (of The Crafty Pint) in his never-ending quest to discover Australia's best breweries and beers, from lagers, pale ales and IPAs to Belgians, barley wines and other oddities. Complete with the fascinating history of beer in Australia, a breakdown of the brewing process, style spotlights, brewery profiles and guides on how to store, serve, enjoy and match beer, The Great Australian Beer Guide is perfect for anyone who has ever enjoyed a pint.
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I Quit Sugar: Slow Cooker Cookbook

I Quit Sugar: Slow Cooker Cookbook

Sarah Wilson

$24.99
Sarah Wilson taught the world how to quit sugar in 8 weeks and then went on to teach everyone how to cook delicious essentials, simply. Sarah incorporates her mindful, sustainable and economical practices to bring back the 'slow 'n' low' approach of slow cooking which create densely nutritious meals with no or very low sugar. They are designed to feed the family, individuals and people on-the-go. In I Quit Sugar: Slow Cooker Cookbook, Sarah and her team share how to: - Use a slow cooker, use leftovers and buy sustainable cuts of meat - Create simple staples and clever sides - Start the day with hearty breakfasts and weekday dump 'n' runs - Slow cook soups and stews, curries and comfort classics or, for those more adventurous, a little offal - Sweeten your day with slow cooked sugar-free cakes and puddings Written with all the care and knowledge you have come to expect from Australia's number one quit sugar team, this is the book that makes sugar-free cooking easier, less expensive and more creative.
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Iconic Whisky: Tasting Notes and Flavour Charts for 1,000 of the World's Best Whiskies

Iconic Whisky: Tasting Notes and Flavour Charts for 1,000 of the World's Best Whiskies

Cyrille Mald ,  Alexandre Vingtier

$39.99
Featuring 1,000 listed whiskies from around the world, this exceptional and unique guidebook is a must-have for whisky amateurs and connoisseurs alike. It provides a visual categorisation of the main aromas (nose, body, finish and strength), plus additional tasting notes based on the authors' uniquely conceived aroma wheel. Including maps which illustrate geographical areas of production and different terroirs, as well as 3D illustrations of whisky production, Iconic Whisky provides an amazing wealth of information about the nature and origins of whiskies from all around the world. From different types of whisky to the different stages of the production process, grain types (and how these affect flavour), casks (sizes and history), glassware and vocabulary, this book contains essential resources that all amateurs and professionals need to know in order to refine and reinforce their knowledge of whisky culture and tasting techniques.
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In a French Kitchen: Tales and Traditions of Everyday Home Cooking in France

In a French Kitchen: Tales and Traditions of Everyday Home Cooking in France

Susan Herrmann Loomis

$26.99
A delightful celebration of everyday life in France through the lens of the kitchens and cooking of the author s neighbors, who, while busy and accomplished, still manage to make every meal a sumptuous occasion. Even before Susan Herrmann Loomis wrote her now-classic memoir, On Rue Tatin, American readers have been compelled by books about the French s ease with cooking. With In a French Kitchen, Loomis an expat who long ago traded her American grocery store for a bustling French farmer s market demystifies in lively prose the seemingly effortless je ne sais quoi behind a simple French meal. French cooks have the savoir faire to get out of a low-ingredient bind. They are deeply knowledgeable about seasonal produce and what melange of simple ingredients will bring out the best of their garden or local market. They are perfectly at ease with cracked bowls and little counter space. In a French Kitchen proves that delicious, decadent meals aren t complicated. Loomis takes lessons from busy, everyday people and offers tricks and recipes to create a meal more focused on quality ingredients and time at the table than on time in the kitchen.
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The Natural Cook: Maximum Taste, Zero Waste

The Natural Cook: Maximum Taste, Zero Waste

Matt Stone

$39.99
How do you cook irresistible food without harming the planet?..It's all about adopting new habits - opening your eyes to local foods and making the best of them, reducing waste by using every last bit of each ingredient, and enjoying well-raised meat and fish (while saving the bones to make the best broth ever!)...Try your hand at traditional techniques that have become popular again - yoghurt-making, preserving, pickling and fermenting. The bonus is that you'll be producing delicious food that just happens to be good for you, too...Matt Stone, one of Australia's brightest young chefs, is a passionate advocate of zero-waste cooking and ethical food, and an even bigger fan of a cracking meal. Whether it's a nourishing breakfast, a quick weeknight meal or a feast for friends, Matt shows how creating sustainable food that's full of flavour is easier than you think...
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Pornburger: Hot Buns and Juicy Beefcakes

Pornburger: Hot Buns and Juicy Beefcakes

Mathew Ramsey

$39.99
What is a burger? Is it merely a beef patty between two buns? Or is it something deeper, spiritual, a satisfaction of one's most carnal culinary desires, maybe even something naughty?..Former San Francisco Chronicle food writer, photographer, graphic designer and Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef Mathew Ramsey takes the Foodporn movement to its unabashed pinnacle with PornBurger...Inspired by his wildly popular blog pornburger.me, with over 2,400,000 visitors and profiled in numerous online and print publications, Mathew has been building his battalion of burgermongers for the better part of this year with wild yet accessible takes on the classic burger - without ever posting a recipe.
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A Sherry & A Little Plate of Tapas

A Sherry & A Little Plate of Tapas

Kay Plunkett-Hogge

$24.99
Tapas and sherry bars are everywhere: Berlin, London, LA, Paris, Munich. Now it's time to bring the trend home and serve this glorious marriage of flavours to friends. In A Sherry & A Little Plate of Tapas Kay Plunkett-Hogge tells the story of tapas and its beloved companion, sherry, and offers 80 easy-to-cook-at-home recipes. The book begins by exploring the mysteries of sherry, one of the world's oldest wines, considering the five key types, how they're made and how they're served, with tips on the best food and sherry matches and a selection of sherry cocktails. Kay then plunges into the tapas, with chapters on cold tapas - hams and olives and their like - and latillas; montaditos or 'mounted' tapas; pintxos, or 'things on sticks'; and on cooked tapas, with chapters on vegetables, eggs and dairy, seafood and meat. Kay has even created some delicious sherry-based desserts.
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Monet's Garden: Through the Seasons at Giverny

Monet's Garden: Through the Seasons at Giverny

Vivian Russell

$32.99
A new paperback edition of Vivian Russell's much-admired exploration of Claude Monet's garden at Giverny. This book ventures behind the scenes to chart the history of one of the world's most famous gardens, linking the world of Monet the artist with Monet the gardener. Four chapters trace the garden through the changing seasons, paying special attention to the atmosphere and light that so preoccupied Monet and became the focus of his life as a painter. Throughout, the work done by Giverny's present-day gardeners is analysed to reveal the practical techniques of maintaining the most-visited garden in the world.
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