Aylward and Ashton say Australia has 10 great wineries- beacons in a bleak landscape . They wanted to write Twelve Apostles , but only ten came up to standard. Oblivious to the wine glut , these ten battle to keep pace with demand. Each wine tells a story, creates memorable connections between producer and consumers. Worldwide, they're ranked with the best. There are big names missing from this book, but the plain-speaking authors aren't looking for industry friends. Innovative techniques last century gave Australia the headstart in mass-producing good wines. The world caught up, Australia's lustre evaporated, and wineries face painful restructuring or extinction. Not the apostles. This book reveals how they ignored the celebrity winemakers; carried on family traditions and resisted the laboratory approach; listened to the TERROIR of their vineyards, seeing themselves as custodians of the grape, not manipulators.
Retro in style and theme, but very much a contemporary cookbook in its approach, Milkbar Memories is the author's ode to wonderful old-fashioned treats connected with her 1970s childhood. Food strongly associated with memories of simpler times: the maltiest of milkshakes; wickedly delicious lollies like musk sticks and fruit jubes; golden fish and chips; flaky-pastried meat pies and sausage rolls; vanilla slices and custard tarts. These 'fun foods'-over 120 in total, including lots of exciting variations -are all made from scratch with real, natural ingredients for a 21st century audience. Chapters include 'Milkbar'; 'The Lolly Counter'; 'The Icecream Cabinet', 'Fish 'n' Chip Shop' and 'Corner Store'.
A beautiful celebration of the flavours of Australia There's no doubt that the food culture in regional Australia is flourishing. From Capricornia to Tasmania, the Kimberley to the Hunter, our food growers and artisans supply us with some of the best produce the world has to offer. And now, in Australia Cooks, the locals get to share their best-kept secrets, favourite ingredients and most-treasured recipes with the rest of the country. Featuring the best recipes sent in by ABC Local Radio listeners, as well as stories and recipes from chefs who have built their businesses on championing home-grown produce and provedores, Australia Cooks is a celebration of those three crucial ingredients - passionate people, beautiful fresh food and stunning landscapes - that make our food culture so vibrant and unique.
Created by the same six women - the 'sisterhood' of the bestselling Monday Morning Cooking Club cookbook - The Feast Goes On speaks of a community drawn together by food, telling intimate and moving stories of sharing and survival, love and hope, friendship and family. From precious family recipes that have been lovingly handed down the generations, right through to new classics that will become instant family favourites, from everyday eating to feasting, comfort food to traditional dishes, this is a cookbook of rich, wonderful ideas and flavours to nurture, nourish and inspire. The Feast Goes On will feed you, body and soul.
Internationally renowned chef Neil Perry's classic The Food I Love presents home cooking at its very best: simple, seasonal and absolutely delicious. Taking its inspiration from the food of the Mediterranean, this is more than just a book of recipes. It can be used in a variety of ways: readers can simply enjoy the 200 delicious recipes or be inspired by the thousands of suggested food combinations that work together to create superb dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Neil Perry also provides straightforward advice on everything from how to hold a cook's knife to trussing chicken and filleting fish. Full of the enthusiasm and joy that comes from creating wonderful food from great ingredients, The Food I Love is a book designed for the reader to cook with, learn from and delight in many times over.
4 Ingredients Diet is a lifestyle, cooking must-have for the kitchen. Health and happiness starts within, from the foods we choose to fuel our body. 4 Ingredients Diet has been created as the 'go-to' cookbook for EASY, EVERYDAY achievable meals using ingredients that the human body is naturally designed to digest. Understanding the nutritional value of WHAT we eat, complementing with moderate exercise and lots of water, is the key to maintaining an overall wellness and the basis of 4 Ingredients Diet.
Knowing the hugely important role food plays in our longevity, Kim McCosker has spent years following this easy diet plan, which is simply a cleaner way of eating. Primarily using whole foods to form recipes that are nutritious, delicious and easy to create, 4 Ingredients Diet also features a four-week meal plan to follow. This is particularly useful for busy people who like structure, and those needing a strict plan to assist with controlling calories and their daily eating habits.
4 Ingredients Diet shares over eighty recipes, plus pages of simple snacks and healthy foods. Each recipe provides a breakdown of nutritional data per serve, including calories, fats, sodium, carbohydrates, sugar, fibre and protein.
This recipe book simply gives everyone a sensible guide to eating GOOD, HEALTHY, NOURISHING food. It evaluates the importance of eating fresh, whole foods that are essential to the 4 Ingredients Diet plan in maintaining a healthy body and mind for the whole family, for a long healthy life. Easy, delicious meals and food ideas, using 4 ingredients or less.
You only have one chance to introduce your little one to food... In Baby Pip Eats, nutritionist, recipe developer and stylist Amie Harper transforms this rite of passage into a vibrant learning experience for both you and your bub. Featuring an A-Z of nourishing recipes that are quick, easy and perfect for the whole family, this book is full of delicious ideas for feeding your baby or toddler... See your child become a passionate, petite foodie with this charmingly styled collection of a new family's food moments...
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced baker, this book is designed to provide you with all the baking and decorating techniques you'll need to become a confident and creative cake, cupcake and cookie maker. With easy-to-follow recipes and advice about essential tools, experienced cake decorator Giovanna Torrico guides you through the planning and preparation stages, including baking and icing tips and how to layer and stack a cake. Using stylish designs and handcrafted edible flowers and animals, you can create personalised masterpieces for all occasions. Step-by-step photography enables you to follow the decorating techniques closely to achieve stunning results every time.
The Herb Companion is an essential home reference guide to over 50 herbs. Each entry gives the essential properties of each herb, as well as its medicinal and culinary uses, and cultural significance. In addition, there are sections on flavour combinations, and uses for beauty and health. Beautifully packaged in cloth-textured hardback and with original line drawings of each herb - this book is the perfect gift for the home cook.
Lost your zest for life? Feeling tired and sluggish? Need a health boost? Reach for a soothing cup of herbal tea and harness the extraordinary power of nature's most potent healing ingredients. With more than 70 expertly formulated recipes for tasty, soothing, caffeine-free infusions, tea tips to help you get the most from your brew, and a comprehensive directory of herbal ingredients and their active properties and benefits, you can blend, brew and sip your way to wellbeing.
A glorious celebration of the food and people of Iran: stories from home kitchens and more than 80 delicious modern recipes.
Armed with little more than a notebook and a bottle of pomegranate molasses, British-Iranian cook Yasmin Khan traversed Iran in search of the country's most delicious recipes.
Her quest took her from the snowy mountains of Tabriz and the paddyfields of Gilan to the cosmopolitan caf.s of Tehran and the pomegranate orchards of Isfahan, where she was welcomed into the homes of artists, farmers, electricians and teachers. Through her travels, she gained a unique insight into the culinary secrets of the Persian kitchen and the lives of ordinary Iranians today.
In The Saffron Tales, Yasmin weaves together a tapestry of stories from Iranian home kitchens with exclusive photography and fragrant, modern recipes that are rooted in the rich tradition of Persian cooking. All fully accessible for the home cook, Yasmin's recipes range from the inimitable fesenjoon (chicken with walnuts and pomegranates) to kofte berenji (lamb meatballs stuffed with prunes and barberries) and ghalyieh maygoo (prawn, coriander and tamarind stew). She also offers a wealth of vegetarian dishes, including tahcheen (baked saffron and aubergine rice) and domaj (mixed herb, flatbread and feta salad), as well as sumptuous desserts such as rose and almond cake, and sour cherry and dark chocolate cookies.
With stunning photography from all corners of Iran and gorgeous recipe images, this lavish cookbook rejoices in the land, life, flavours and food of an enigmatic and beautiful country.
What defines a salad? Is it merely a few ingredients tossed together in a bowl with a dressing, or is it more complex than that? Acclaimed chef Peter Gordon shows us that salads are versatile and fun dishes that harmoniously combine a mixture of individually prepared ingredients, that when coming together, can either be very similar in texture and colour, or ones that oppose each other--such as crunch supporting smooth.
Peter demonstrates how salads can be made to suit your mood; some salads are perfectly crafted assemblages, whilst others are quickly put together. By adding a contrasting flavor or texture to a mix, it can often highlight other ingredients in the same dish. Throughout the recipes within Savour, you'll discover that it is the shock of a sweet roast grape that highlights sharp citrus notes, or a spicy chilli being used to add excitement to a sweet mango.
Peter's salads are wide-ranging and the recipes within Savour reflect this; from vegetarian dishes such as aubergine with gem, quinoa and pistachio, to red meat based salads such as poached veal with anchovy mayonnaise and potatoes. Whatever your mood, the occasion or season, there will always be a saladto complement it.
Nutritionist Jacqueline Alwill has a talent for creating food that brings people together. She sees every moment as an opportunity to build memorable experiences and nourish others with wholefood that is light, vibrant and exciting... Seasons to Share features 130 unfussy, versatile recipes collected into sixteen seasonal menus. Each dish is delicious devoured on its own or served as part of a larger meal for family and friends. Cook, eat, share and inspire...
The eagerly awaited follow-up to top 10 bestseller Persiana. From the golden girl of Middle Eastern cookery, Sirocco will bring tastes of the East to Western-style dishes in a collection of 100 delicious and accessible recipes. With an emphasis on simple ingredients and strong flavours, Ghayour will bring her modern inspirational touch to a variety of dishes ranging from classics and comfort food to spectacular salads and sweet treats.
The Spice Companion is an essential home reference guides to over 50 spices. Each entry gives the essential properties of each spice, as well as its medicinal and culinary uses and cultural significance. In addition, there are sections on flavour combinations and uses for beauty and health. Beautifully packaged in cloth-textured hardback and with original line drawings of each spice - this book is the perfect gift for the home cook.
Sri Lanka, the fabled island of sapphires and rubies, is home to one of the most intriguing of Asian cuisines. Rarely found in restaurants outside the island itself, Sri Lankan fare is often mistaken for yet another Indian cuisine. To the culinary explorer, however, Sri Lankan food is as intriguing and unique as the many other customs of this island paradise.
Sri Lankan Cooking introduces over 60 sumptuous recipes to the curious cook, originating from the four corners of the island, including many classic dishes.
Clear, step-by-step directions make this ostensibly complicated cuisine accessible for the home cook. Stunning location photography, a detailed glossary of ingredients, and a comprehensive introduction to the culinary history of the island, make Sri Lankan Cooking the perfect companion for your adventure into the delicious world of Sri Lankan cooking.
Venice is Italy's kingdom of salt and pearls, prosecco and mermaids, bigola and polenta. Tessa Kiros travels through the city, breathing in its atmosphere and letting its bejewelled past and dark alleyways fuel her imagination. Mingled among the recipes and stunningly beautiful photography are Tessa's diary jottings on Venice's life and food.
A gorgeous book featuring very best Australian country gardens, drawn from the pages of Australia's favourite magazine, Country Style. Join us as we visit some of Australia's most thoughtful and inspiring gardens - and meet the passionate people behind them - in this beautifully curated collection from the pages of Country Style. From a peony farm in Victoria's famed spa region to rambling homesteads with cascades of wisteria and a subalpine garden that glows gold each autumn, these gardens will have you dreaming of your own little plot of paradise. Featuring stunning photography, detailed stories and expert planting guides for every climate and season, this book is a true collector's edition.
Take an armchair ride around a small corner of Australia’s south-west and discover some hidden treasures in gardens of the region. Julie Kinney has lived in the area for twenty years and has an intimate knowledge of its gardens, from grand visions to pristine bush properties. Visit with her and share her enthusiasm through a selection of stunning photographs. Everyone knows the region for its wineries and beaches – now take a closer look at what some call home!