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Welcome to Chrissy's kitchen . . . Introducing the food that makes her tick. Order now for food you simply can't resist.
After two years of parenthood, falling in love with different flavours, and relearning the healing power of comfort food, this book is like Chrissy's new edible diary: recipes for quick-snap meals; recipes for lighter, brighter healthier-ish living; and recipes that, well, are gonna put you to bed, holding your belly.
Chrissy's is a life of . . .
· CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS. The ultimate quick and easy comfort food. A creamy one-pot wonder: tender chicken breast and doughy delicious dumplings.
· GARLIC HONEY PRAWNS. A 15-minute meal that's worthy of any Chinese restaurant, made with soy sauce, honey and orange, served with fluffy white rice.
· BANANA BREAD. Yes. This is THE banana bread that launched a million tweets and a hundred thousand Instagram tags . . . Delicious.
Most will satisfy your cravings but all will leave you hungry for more.
Locally, many cookbooks focus on regions or regional cuisines such as Durban curry or Cape Malay. This book presents a different trajectory – it is about South African curry. It includes recipes from citizens from all walks of life, across the length and breadth of South Africa.
You will find recipes for korma, Vindaloo, masala, and xacuti made with seafood, lamb, beef, tripe and even goat. From fiery, strong curries to curries with a subtle flavour.
My Cape Malay Kitchen is Cariema Isaacs’s heartfelt and poignant account of the extraordinary relationship between herself and her father and how that was reflected in their shared passion for food and cooking.
She recollects all of the dishes they cooked and ate together, and shares her childhood memories of growing up in Bo-Kaap (the Cape Malay Quarter in Cape Town), lending insight into the culture, religious ceremonies and family events that have shaped the Cape Malay community into what itis today. But My Cape Malay Kitchen is also a book about flavourful food, richly spiced curries, indulgent cakes and decadent desserts.
Cariema's refreshing approach to food showcases many of the much-loved Cape Malay vintage recipes as well as a selection of modern dishes, and is ideal for anyone who needs a little inspiration in the kitchen.
This is the essential companion for every creative cook. With global herbs, spice and seasonings now widely available, cooking has never been more varied.
Add exciting and exotic new flavours to your cooking with flair and creativity with this practical reference book. If you don't know your wasabi from your epazote this is the guide for you. With directions on how to choose, use, store and grow over 200 world herbs and spices, and over 100 recipes for blends, spice rubs and flavour-packed sauces this is the comprehensive reference for cooks of any skill level.
This updated edition comes with 25 brand new recipes, plus a completely updated guide to include all international herbs and spices available now. You can experiment with flavour and explore exotic cuisines with Herbs &Spices as your essential companion.
Tom Kerridge shows you how to be the boss in the kitchen and eat well every day, thanks to more than 100 brilliant recipes to give you and your family a fresh start. What's for dinner tonight? Recycle that takeaway menu, step away from the microwave and make the most of the amazing British produce with some real home-cooked food from Tom's BBC TV series! Tuck into a quick peanut chicken stir-fry or flavour-packed butternut squash and chickpea curry. At the weekend, Tom's Greek-style roast lamb makes the perfect family feast, and why not get the kids involved in the cooking too? It's very easy to fall into the busy-life trap, especially when ready meals are so convenient. But Tom Kerridge has learnt from experience how important it is to take control over what you eat for the sake of your health and happiness. Now he wants to show you how easy it is to cook amazing meals at home, whether you're short on time or lack confidence in the kitchen. Tom Kerridge's Fresh Start is not a diet book, but it is about taking control. If you cook from scratch, you know exactly what is going into your food and can take responsibility for everything that you and your family eat. And with Tom's guidance, you know it will taste amazing too! Including more than 100 delicious recipes for breakfast, quick and easy meals, lighter dishes, veggie suppers, batch cooking, weekend feasts and sweet treats. `Tom is the perfect person to kick us into a fresh start this new year' GQ
A children's cookbook with an Indian twist! Tasty recipes accompanied by heart-warming stories. Discover the Magic Spicebox and unlock a whole new world of flavours. Experience the exciting tastes of chilli, cardamom, cumin and many more amazing spices in this collection of recipes, inspired by a traditional Indian spicebox. From a chocolate mousse with a kick to a tasty coriander curry, this book is packed with sweet treats and simple meals to prepare, along with heart-warming stories that introduce each new spice. A brilliant first cookbook for young chefs!
A sweeping culinary journey across the Islamic world, and a celebration of its most iconic recipes.
A diverse and rich culinary tradition has evolved in every place touched by Islam, always characterised by deliciousness and fragrance, a love of herbs and the deft use of spices.
Anissa Helou's Feast represents an extraordinary journey through place and time, travelling from Senegal to Indonesia via the Arab, Persian, Mughal or North African heritage of so many dishes. This exploration of the foods of Islam begins with bread, and its myriad variations, from pita and chapatti to Turkish boreks and Lebanese fatayer. From humble grains and pulses come slow-cooked biryanis, Saudi Arabia's national dish of Lamb kabsa and magnificent jewelled rice dishes from Iran and Pakistan. Instructions for preparing a whole lamb or camel hump sit alongside recipes for traditional dips, fresh salads and sharp pickles. And numerous sugary sweet treats suitable for births, weddings, morning coffee and after dinner glint irresistibly from the pages.
With more than 300 recipes, spectacular food photography and interspersed with enchanting anecdotes, Feast is a comprehensive and dazzling mosaic of Islamic food culture across the globe.
Learn the secret to incredible homemade curries. 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
Cyrus Todiwala is known for combining flavours, spices and ingredients in ways no other Indian chef has ever done before. He loves mixing Western dishes with Indian flavourings to create recipes that make innovative and delicious use of spices. Offering an entirely fresh look at spices, Cyrus takes just 10 of his favourites and bases 120 recipes around them. Using his special spice box and a selection of fresh ingredients, he conjures up an astonishing range of dishes that will spice up any mealtime, such as Prawn & Crab Masala Omelette, Venison Kebabs, Garlic & Red Chilli Chicken, Hot Smoked Salmon Tikka and Saffron & Cardamom Creme Brulee.
In Culinary Herbs and Spices of the World, Ben-Erik van Wyk offers the first fully illustrated, scientific guide to nearly all commercial herbs and spices in existence. The book covers more than 150 species, from black pepper and blackcurrant to white mustard and white ginger, detailing the propagation, cultivation, and culinary uses of each. Introductory chapters capture the essence of culinary traditions, traditional herb and spice mixtures, preservation, presentation, and the chemistry of flavours, and individual entries include the chemical compounds and structures responsible for each spice or herb's characteristic flavour. Finally, the book offers a global view of the most famous use or signature dish for each herb or spice, satisfying the gourmand's curiosity for more information about new dishes from little-known culinary traditions. People all over the world are becoming more sophisticated and demanding about what they eat and how it is prepared. Culinary Herbs and Spices of the World will appeal to those inquisitive foodies in addition to gardeners and botanists.
With Himalayan Salt Cooking from Salty Sistas, enjoy easy to follow recipes, with lots of tips and tricks.
Full colour photographs are included by professional food photographer, Roelene Prinsloo. And the comprehensive guide covers cooking on salt in three exciting sections as well as a fourth section dedicated to serving on salt.
Before you start guide:
Four Exciting Sections:
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
Fresh herbs offer a healthy and delicious way to spice up any meal, but growing and cooking with these delectable plants are endeavors fraught with uncertainty. What herbs will grow year-round on my kitchen windowsill? What foods complement rosemary? Which part of a lemongrass plant has the best flavor? Can I really eat the geraniums growing in my flower bed? This indispensable guide from The Herb Society of America takes the guesswork out of using herbs in the garden and in the kitchen by providing detailed information for cultivating a wide variety of herbs, along with easy-to-follow recipes that will surely impress even the most discerning palate.
Ranging from Alliums (onions, chives, and garlic) to Zingiber (ginger), the volume's first section provides horticultural information for each of the sixty-three herbs found in the National Herb Garden's Culinary Garden, including common and botanical names, family, place of origin, hardiness, and general light and soil requirements. Botanical sketches accompany many of the entries. Each entry also includes a short history of the herb, gardening basics, and suggestions for using the herb in your kitchen. Culinary herbs without Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) Status are included in a separate section, with an explanation of their history and ornamental value. An informative introduction to this section compares several different definitions of the word herb, explains the advantages of fresh over dried herbs, describes the proper storage and use of spices, and suggests the best timing and methods for harvesting herbs.
In the second part of the book, HSA members offer classic and creative recipes for more than two hundred dishes incorporating a variety of herbs. Learn how to use the aromatic and flavorful herbs in your garden to enhance stews and casseroles, create dips and pestos, and add a new dimension to your favorite liqueurs. Among the mouth-watering recipes featured are Lemon Basil Tea Bread, Chicken Linguine with Fennel and Tarragon, Five-Herb Pasta Salad, and Rosemary Fizz.
The concluding section of the book contains a fascinating personal tour of the two-and-one-half-acre National Herb Garden, which lies in the heart of Washington, D.C., at the center of the United States National Arboretum, and of its various themed areas, including the Knot Garden, the Antique and Heritage Rose Garden, the Dye Garden, the Colonial Garden, the Native American Garden, the Beverage Garden, the Medicinal Garden, and many others. Complete plant lists accompany the description of each garden.
Green thumbs and gourmets alike will find inspiration in these pages to look at herbs in new ways -- perhaps to see beyond their cupboards and into their own yards for ways to liven up their meals -- and will gain the knowledge and confidence to grow and use herbs effectively. More than a gardening book, more than a cookbook, The Herb Society of America's Essential Guide to Growing and Cooking with Herbs will prove to be an indispensable companion for all herb lovers.
As an instructor at one of the world's top culinary schools, James Briscione thought he knew how to mix and match ingredients. Then he met IBM Watson. Working with the super computer to turn big data into delicious recipes, Briscione realised that he (like most chefs) knew next to nothing about why different foods taste good together. That epiphany launched him on a quest to understand the molecular basis of flavour - and it led, in time, to The Flavor Matrix. A ground breaking ingredient-pairing guide, The Flavor Matrix shows how science can unlock unheard-of possibilities for combining foods into astonishingly inventive dishes. Briscione distills chemical analyses of different ingredients into easy-to-use infographics, and presents mind-blowing recipes that he's created with them. The result of intensive research and incredible creativity in the kitchen, The Flavor Matrix is a must-have for home cooks and professional chefs alike: the only flavour-pairing manual anyone will ever need.
A seminal Indian cookbook that reflects the way we live, cook, entertain and eat today.
Food writer Mallika Basu grew up enjoying exotic flavours from across India in an unconventional, bustling home in Kolkata - and then spent years recreating them in a London kitchen. Now she shares those recipes, techniques and shortcuts so you too can cook wholesome, real Indian food simply.
Embrace weekday dinners with chilli-slathered baked fish, wok-friendly Goan chilli beef fry or silken kofta curry made with packs of ready-rolled meatballs. For leisurely weekends, tuck into a feast of Vindaloo pulled pork; give your Sunday roast a sumptuous twist with spicy marinades, or enjoy a whole roasted cauliflower encrusted with nut butter. And that's before you even think about swirling dosa and more for a full-on Indian brunch...
Mallika's recipes respect the past and embrace the future in an easy and informal way that will broaden your understanding of Indian cooking, and inspire you to return to these simple recipes time and time again.
In The Health and Beauty Botanical Handbook, Pip Waller shares her invaluable herbal know-how for natural wellbeing. An introduction to the power of plants is followed by growing tips and profiles; guidelines on how to set up your kitchen to make the recipes; and techniques for making everything from tinctures to tonics. Kitchen pharmacy meets natural beauty wisdom in this classic compendium of plant-powered health and beauty recipes.
"Arun Kapil's cookery book sparkles with delightful international recipes and a knowledgeable, enthusiastic use of seasonings. Dozens of dishes cry out to be made and eaten immediately, such as the Roast Herbed Salmon with Cardamom Sauce, which I made as soon as I came across it, and the Poached chicken with Lemon Grass and Herbs, which will just have to wait until tomorrow". Madhur Jaffrey "This Tiggerish man of spice has been a quietly fizzing fire-cracker for far too long, now. So, thank heavens he has finally exploded with this exciting and colourful book." Simon Hopkinson Change your perception of taste, flavour and seasoning with a new way of cooking with spices. Fresh, fragrant spices should be seen as everyday ingredients - they can be used to add flavour, clarity and a clean finish to a wealth of dishes, from roasts, grills and pies to soups, salads and sweet things. Fresh Spice brings you over 120 recipes using spices to transform classic dishes from around the world - from poached chicken with lemongrass and herbs and Roast herbed salmon with cardamom to Ginger and lime pudding. Let the spices add the zing, perfume and depth and deliver sultry, seductive, sense-tingling sensations like nothing else; dishes that are spectacular, yet subtle.
Margaret Roberts is a well-known proponent of the use of natural products to enhance health and wellbeing. In 100 edible & healing flowers, she encourages readers to create a garden of flowers that can be used in celebrations, in the kitchen, and also to produce medicines and cosmetics. In this hands-on, practical book, Margaret instructs how and when to plant, grow and harvest flowers, and supplies recipes that harness the medicinal, cosmetic and edible nature of these plants. The accessible, down-to-earth text is spiced with personal anecdotes and information about the historical use of flowers in herbalism. Colourful photographs aid identification, and Margaret’s delicate line drawings add an appealing touch of whimsy to this elegant book. An indispensable guide for anyone interested in health, wellness, organic gardening and using flowers to enhance their cooking and health.
A dazzling cookbook with vibrant recipes, captivating stories and stunning photography from Palestine
'A moving, hugely knowledgeable and utterly delicious book' Anthony Bourdain
Bursting with the freshness and brightness that is characteristic of all Levantine cuisine, Palestinian food is fragrant, healthy and delicious. From a colourful array of bountiful mezze dishes to rich slow-cooked stews flavoured with aromatic spice blends, it's a cuisine that represents the very best of modern Middle Eastern cookery.
In this beautiful Palestinian cookbook, food writer Yasmin Khan shares recipes and stories from her travels through the region. On her journey she harvests black olives from the groves of Burquin in the West Bank, hand-rolls maftool - the plump Palestinian couscous - in home kitchens in Jenin and even finds time to enjoy a pint with workers at the Taybeh brewery, which is producing the first Palestinian craft beer. As she feasts and cooks with Palestinians of all ages and backgrounds, she learns about the realities of their everyday lives.
Zaitoun includes herb-filled salads, quick pickles, fragrant soups, tender roasted meats and rich desserts, and has a special focus on vegetarian versions of Palestinian classics. It has recipes for olive, fig and honey tapenade, roast chicken stuffed with pine nuts and raisins, and pomegranate passion cake, among many others. And surrounding the recipes, there is a chorus of stories from those who love, live and cook with Palestine in their hearts.
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