'If you think you can't eat as well at home as you do in a restaurant - think again. I'm going to show you how to cook stunning recipes from Bread Street Kitchen at home.' Gordon Ramsay
From breakfast to dinner and everything in between, this is a collection of 100 fresh new recipes from Gordon Ramsay and the award-winning team at Bread Street Kitchen. Like the restaurant itself, the book is all about relaxed and sociable eating, using fresh ingredients, simple techniques all delivered with the signature Gordon Ramsay stamp so that you know it's going to be good. Recipes include Ricotta Hotcakes with Honeycomb Butter - perfect for a weekend brunch, Sea Trout with Clams or a Crispy Duck Salad for a weekday supper. For a weekend get together, get things off to a good start with a Bread Street Kitchen Rum Punch and Slow Roast Pork Belly with Apple & Cinnamon Sauce, followed by Pineapple Carpaccio with Coconut Sorbet or a super indulgent Coconut Strawberry Trifle.
Nicknamed the Picasso of Pastry by Vogue magazine, master patissier Pierre Herme has revolutionized traditional pastry-making. Insatiably creative, in this new volume Herme returns to his first passion - chocolate. Retracing his longstanding love affair with the versatile cacao bean, this work reveals daring creations that display the celebrated pastry chef's signature innovative style, which has transformed the realm of patisserie. It includes thirty-five recipes, from original combinations such as chocolate, banana, and ginger cake or chocolate and lemon madeleines, to rich, iconic desserts like his Infiniment Chocolat Baba Cake, Infiniment Chocolat Macaron, or yuzu-flavored Eclair Azur. Following an intense, synergetic collaboration with photographer Sergio Coimbra, this unique book pays homage to the purity and simplicity of chocolate and its diverse forms and textures. Under Coimbra's lens, every facet of chocolate is captured in its essence, tempting the reader to enjoy the myriad delights that constitute Pierre Herme's extraordinary chocolate repertoire.
This bible of booze is bigger and better than ever! This enormous compendium contains over 30 years' worth of recipes, covering everything from flaming shots and frozen drinks to martinis, tiki drinks - and even X-rated cocktails. Plus, you'll find helpful information on bartending tools and techniques, suggestions for stocking your home bar and a glossary of ingredients.
Brindisa , the renowned Spanish fine food import company, has become a byword for excellent Spanish food. Brindisa: The True Food of Spain is the ultimate in contemporary Spanish cooking, including classic regional recipes, tapas dishes and information about the very best ingredients and food producers. Monika Linton founded Brindisa in 1988.
After the arrival of the ground-breaking shop in Borough Market, the first Brindisa tapas restaurant opened in Borough Market in 2004, and Brindisa has since grown to include five London restaurants and another in Barcelona.
Ranging from the most unusual artisan dishes to the classics of Spanish cooking, this recipe collection draws on Brindisa's specialist knowledge to introduce you to delights such as jamon iberico de bellota, chorizo, cured ham and fish, fumet (rich Catalan fish stock), farmhouse cheeses, prepared pulses, olive oils and vinegars, sweet treats and storecupboard basics that are essential for Spanish and Mediterranean cooking.
Covering the unique way good food is integral to everyday Spanish life, ranging from traditional breakfasts to substantial lunches, small plates of Spanish food and very simple suppers for during the week, to big family get-togethers at the weekend, this is not just a book about recipes, but a true celebration of Spain, its food and people, countryside and producers.
The British Table: A New Look at the Traditional Cooking of England, Scotland, and Wales celebrates the best of British cuisine old and new. Drawing on a vast number of sources both historical and modern, the book includes more than 125 recipes, from traditional regional specialties to modern gastropub reinventions of rustic fare. Dishes like chicken pie, mackerel with sorrel sauce and a pastry shop full of simple, irresistible desserts have found their way onto modern British menus--delicious reminders of the depth and breadth of Britain's culinary heritage. The book blends these tradition-based reinventions, by some of the finest chefs in England, Scotland and Wales, with forgotten dishes of the past worthy of rediscovery.
Who doesn't enjoy three of life's most enjoyable social activities - eating, drinking, and movie-watching? Movie Night Menus is a food-cocktail-and-film pairing guide inspired by the classics we love perfect for date night or to entertain in style. The book highlights thirty crowd-pleasing films from the 1930s through the '80s paired with signature drinks and dishes that appear in, or are inspired by, each film's setting and stars - all crafted for modern tastes. Unique entertaining features include period-appropriate suggestions for table settings, attire, music, and party accents; a variety of menus, from snacks and light bites, to date-night menus, to dinner parties; Watch for This sidebars offering insider tips on notable moments in each film - party scenes, home design flourishes, influential fashion, anecdotes, and more. Featured films include: The Thin Man (1934), The Philadelphia Story (1940), Sunset Boulevard (1950), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), American Graffiti (1973), and Hannah and Her Sisters (1986). With entertaining tips, movie trivia, and background on each film, dish, and cocktail, Movie Night Menus provides the perfect accompaniments and conversation pieces to round out a fun-filled evening perfect for one, two, or more.
The part-time vegetarian who was identified in Sally's first book, Veggiestan, has become a thing. Great swathes of the population are now eschewing meat for the best part of the week in favour of healthier, vegetable-based alternatives. The appetite for new ways to brighten your broccoli, add sparkle to your spinach and titillate your tomatillos has never been greater. Since opening her vegetarian cafe within her shop Persepolis, Sally has seen an explosion of interest in her Middle Eastern-influenced vegetarian dishes. Inspired by the food Sally serves up daily to her hungry customers, this sequel to Veggiestan, ventures a little further from the Middle Eastern shores, deserts and mountain ranges to other continents and beyond...The book still mostly draws on Sally's experience in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine, but once again she looks to all parts of the globe for vegetarian recipes (and stories). Persepolis brings you the most outstanding (and fun) ways of feeding without meat or fish, stopping along the way for a chat with the residents and a bit of sightseeing. 150 new recipes, including more vegan recipes/alternatives, offer a fantastic variety of ideas for the vegetarian cook.
The creators of the New York Times bestselling cookbook series Thug Kitchen are back to deliver you the sorta gentle, but always hilarious shove you need to take the leap into healthy eating. Thug Kitchen 101 includes more than 100 easy and accessible recipes to give you a solid start toward a better diet. TK holds your hand and explains ingredients from chickpeas to nooch so you'll feel confident knowing exactly what the f*ck you're cooking. This kickass kitchen primer also serves up health benefits and nutrition to remind everyone, from clueless newbies to health nuts, how a plant-based lifestyle benefits our bodies, minds, environment and wallets. THAT'S RIGHT. EAT GREEN, SAVE GREEN. So scared of commitment you can't even dedicate some time to cook? Thug Kitchen's here to fix that sh*t: All recipes in TK 101 are guaranteed to be faster than delivery, so you can whip up some tasty meals with simple ingredients regardless of when you stumble home from work. You're too damn important to be eating garbage, so TK has made it easy to take care of #1: you. No needless nonsense or preachy bullsh*t. Just delicious, healthy, homemade food for all the full-time hustlers out there.
Why does Scotch whisky taste as it does? Where do the flavours come from? How might they have changed over the years? The flavour of Scotch whisky is as much influenced by history, craft and tradition as it is by science. Whiskypedia explores these influences. Introductory sections provide an historical overview, and an explanation of the contribution made by each stage of the production process. Each entry provides a brief account of the distillery's history and curiosities, lists the bottlings which are currently available, details how the whisky is made, and explores the flavour and character of each make. Charles MacLean has spent thirty years researching, writing and lecturing about Scotch whisky. Whiskypedia is the result of deep immersion in its subject. It will guide, entertain and inform novices and experts alike.
Istanbul Cult Recipes invites you to explore an ancient and captivating city through its cuisine - a vast gastronomic culture spanning centuries and influences, from Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and the Mediterranean...Istanbul's long-standing love affair with food is reflected in the delicacies on offer at all hours of the day and night. The streets of the city pulse with restaurants, cafes and street vendors - each selling their version of dishes beloved throughout Turkey: addictive street food; elegant and contemporary restaurant cuisine; and the fresh, healthy dishes cooked in homes across the country...The recipes mirror this diversity. Take your pick of lively Turkish breakfasts; linger over delectable little plates of meze; try your hand at making breads and kebabs sold from the city's food carts, and master the art of making sweets such as baklava, helva and, of course, the unctuous Turkish delight...With maps highlighting some of the author's favourite food destinations, and profiles on some of the city's proprietors and chefs, let Istanbul Cult Recipes envelop you in its passion for Turkish food.
The Japanese stone garden is an art form recognized around the globe. These gardens provide tranquil settings where visitors shed the burdens and stresses of everyday existence, satisfying a universal yearning for solitude and repose, and experiencing the restorative power of art and nature. For this reason the value of the Japanese stone garden is even greater today than when many of them were first created.
Japanese Stone Gardens provides a comprehensive introduction to the powerful mystique and dynamism of the Japanese stone garden from their earliest use in ancestral rituals to their appropriation by later Zen monks and priests to create settings conducive to contemplation and meditation. With its insightful text and evocative imagery, this book reveals the hidden order in stone gardens and heightens the enthusiast's appreciation of them.
Fifteen gardens are featured, including several famous temple gardens of Kyoto, but others less so spread through southern Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and faraway Okinawa.
What in the world is a weed? The dictionary will tell you it is a plant out of place. In The Wonderous World of Weeds you will discover that the perceived weeds that grow around us hold special significance and wonderful medicinal values. We have plants growing all around us that have so much culinary and holistic potential and can be used as teas, poultices, compresses and ointments along with syrup and lozenges. Their medical uses can help relieve itches, get rid of cold sores or help with coughs and colds. Weeds also have culinary uses so there are recipes included. They are also great companions in the garden for vegetables, fruit trees and flowers and they can tell you about the quality of your soil. The Wonderous World of Weeds will feature 100 common world-wide weeds and each plant will include: a full description and identification together with a photograph; distribution i.e. where they typically grow; a list of their common names; what uses they have; what medicinal value they have; when to harvest them; recipes - whether it be culinary, medicinal or both.
Filled with gorgeous photographs, this book explains the theory, history, and intricacies of Japanese gardening. The creation of a Japanese garden combines respect for nature with adherence to simple principles of aesthetics and structure. In Japanese Garden Design, landscape architect Marc Peter Keane presents the history and development of the classical metaphors that underlie all Japanese gardens. Keane describes the influences of Confucian, Shinto and Buddhist principles that have linked poetry and philosophy to the tangible metaphor of the garden in Japanese culture. Creative inspiration is found in the prehistoric origin of Japanese concepts of nature; the gardens of Heian aristocrats; the world-renowned Zen garden, or rock garden; the tea garden; courtyard garden; and stroll garden. Detailed explanations of basic design concepts identify and interpret the symbolism of various garden forms and demonstrate these principles in use today in Japanese landscape architecture. Topics include: Design Principles Design Techniques Design Elements Godspirit in Nature Poetry in Paradise The Art of Emptiness Spiritual Passage Private Niches A Collector's Park
Georgian landscape gardens are among the most visited and enjoyed of the UK's historical treasures. The Georgian garden has also been hailed as the greatest British contribution to European Art, seen as a beautiful composition created from grass, trees and water - a landscape for contemplation. But scratch below the surface and history reveals these gardens were a lot less serene and, in places, a great deal more scandalous.Beautifully illustrated in colour and black & white, this book is about the daily life of the Georgian garden. It reveals its previously untold secrets from early morning rides through to evening amorous liaisons. It explains how by the eighteenth century there was a desire to escape the busy country house where privacy was at a premium, and how these gardens evolved aesthetically, with modestly-sized, far-flung temples and other eye-catchers, to cater for escape and solitude as well as food, drink, music and fireworks. Its publication coincides with the 2016 tercentenary of the birth of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, arguably Britain's greatest ever landscape gardener, and the book is uniquely positioned to put Brown's work into its social context.