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Cara Tannenbaum and Andrea Tutunjian deliver the essential cookbook for Mother Nature's most versatile and nutritious ingredients. With more than 250 recipes exploring the culinary and cultural history of nuts and seeds, In a Nutshell unites the smooth, crunchy, savoury and sweet. In a Nutshell is organised to reflect the way we eat meals today, with chapters like Nibbles, Dip It, Noodles and Nuts and Family Style. Omnivores, vegetarians and vegans alike will delight in dishes both simple and complex. Culinary cheerleaders for the powerful team of sixteen nuts and seeds featured in the book, Tannenbaum and Tutunjian prove that nuts are so much more than a snack.
Leafy greens are the talk of the town, for they are the most nutritionally dense foods available. They are versatile ingredients that pack an enormously healthy punch. As Katrine Van Wyk demonstrated in Best Green Drinks Ever, leafy greens make terrific smoothies and juices, but she definitely does not recommend an all-liquid diet. To satisfy your hunger and your tastebuds eat this:
Grilled Caesar Salad Shredded Chicken and Savoy Cabbage Shaved Collard Greens Brussels Sprouts Chips
With 75 outrageously delicious recipes, there's something for everyone. Also included are modifications to make nearly every dish acceptable for a multitude of diets, from raw to cooked, paleo to vegan to gluten-free."
'Everyday cooking is about sharing your love of food with family and friends. With this book I hope that you will feel encouraged to create new favourites, making everyday meals into something extra-special.' Add a little Mary magic to your cooking with 120 brand-new recipes from the inspiring new BBC series. Delicious family suppers, tempting food for sharing and plenty of sweet treats, all made with everyday ingredients and a clever twist.
Lekker kos is deel van Suid-Afrika se koserfenis en tradisionele boerekos beteken vir meeste mense huiskos, soos net jou ma of ouma kon voorberei. 50 Boerekosgeregte is ‘n samestelling van goed-beproefde resepte uit die kombuise van die Vroue Landbouvereninging van die Noord-Kaap – dus is daar resepte vir weeksdag-etes, spesiale geleenthede en familiesaamtrekke
Get ready to fall in love with wild mushrooms! Absolutely everything you need to know to make mushrooming a lifestyle choice, from finding, storing, preserving, and preparing common and unusual species. Packed with content and lore from more than 20 skilled foragers around the country, Wild Mushrooms will help mushroom hunters successfully utilize their harvest, and includes practical information on transporting, cleaning, and preserving their finds. One of the best things about cooking wild mushrooms is that every time you open your dried caches, their unique aroma recalls your foraging experience creating an immediate and visceral connection back to the forest. There is no finer way to appreciate food. You will not only learn the best ways to locate, clean, collect, and preserve your mushrooms from the experts, the book will also discuss safety and edibility, preservation techniques, mushroom sections and flavor profiles, and more. Recipes will be categorized by mushroom species, with 115 recipes in total. Recipes include: Smoked Marinated Wild Mushrooms Black Trumpet, Blood Orange, and Beet Salad Maitake Beef Stew Candy Cap and Walnut Scones Baked Brie with Chanterelle Jam Porcini with Braised Pork Medallions Yellowfoot Mushroom Tart And more! From pickling to rich duxelles, soups, salads, and even mushroom teas, tinctures, jams, and ice cream, these recipes and invaluable insider tips will delight everyone from the most discerning mycophiles to brand new fungus fanatics.
Robust and delicious, beans and field peas have graced the tables of southerners for generations, making daily appearances on vegetable plates, sideboards, and lunch counters throughout the region. Indeed, all over the world, people rich, poor, or in between rely on legumes, the comforting ""culinary equalizer,"" as Sandra A. Gutierrez succinctly puts it. Her collection of fifty-one recipes shines a fresh light on this sustaining and infinitely varied staple of ordinary life, featuring classic southern, contemporary, and international dishes. Gutierrez, who delights with culinary history, cultural nuance, and entertaining stories, observes that what has long been a way of life for so many is now trendy. As the farm-to-fork movement has taken off, food lovers are revisiting the heirloom varieties of beans and peas, which are becoming the nutrition-packed darlings of regional farmers, chefs, and home cooks. Celebrating all manner of southern beans and field peas - and explaining the difference between the two - Gutierrez showcases their goodness in dishes as simple as Red Beans and Rice, as contemporary as Mean Bean Burgers with Chipotle Mayo, and as globally influenced as Butter Bean Risotto.
The high protein content and versatile nature of beans and pulses have made them a staple ingredient of many cuisines. This book contains over 185 dishes that are both health-enhancing and tasty. A comprehensive introduction describes different beans and pulses, their taste and texture, and lists their health benefits. Quick ideas show ways of adding them to the diet, either as a main ingredient, or as a delicious accompaniment. The recipes include classics such as Hummus, Bean Ribollita, Cassoulet, and Slow-cooked Boston Baked Beans. With beautiful pictures of every recipe, you are sure to achieve appetizing results every time.
There is no other city quite like Rome. Once capital of an empire, this vibrant metropolis is steeped in awe-inspiring architectural, cultural and culinary history. It sits in Lazio, a region awash with charm and natural beauty. With the emphasis on fresh ingredients and local specialities this delightful little book captures the essence of Roman cooking with a vibrant collection of classic recipes. Featured here are traditional dishes such as Pasta Carbonara; Vegetable Soup with Semolina; Roman Roast Lamb; Baked Eggs with Tomatoes; and the irresistible rum and chocolate cake, Civitavecchia. With beautiful photography, step-by-step recipe instructions, and cook's tips, this recipe book is a delightful introduction to the food and cooking of Rome and will please anyone interested in producing mouthwatering meals to impress friends and family alike.
Pamper yourself with delicious, organic, and energizing Power Food! With hectic and busy schedules, it can be difficult to lead a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Dutch superstar and best-selling author Rens Kroes makes it easy with a combination of healthy food, sufficient exercise, and relaxation. You'll find delicious, on-the-go breakfasts that make you happy, simple salads and pasta dishes, and healthy takes on sinful sweets. A guide showing nutritional information on each food is provided, including what to eat for different beauty benefits, like shiny hair or radiant skin. Lead a happy and balanced life with Power Food!
Microgreens are young plants that are harvested a few weeks after germination. We've all heard of the nutritional virtues of kale, for example, but did you know that the microgreen versions of many plants hold anywhere from 4 to 50 times the nutrients per volume as the same plants in mature form? Microgreens truly are the new superfood.
Chefs and gardeners around the country are discovering that these easy-to-grow plants can be raised in the convenience of your own kitchen in a few weeks' time. And the range of flavor profiles is amazing from spicy radishes or daikon to fresh-from-the-farm corn flavor in miniature corn microgreens.
Sal Gilbertie gives you all you need to know to growithese delicious plants. He walks you through many of the most popular varieties, explaining growing specifics and flavor profiles. He then provides fabulous recipes for enjoying your harvest in salads, soups, main courses, and much more."
'A brilliant new book'- Daily Mail
Eating healthily can be a confusing business. But what if there were a single, simple change you could make that would transform your health, without forcing you to give up the foods you love?
According to a growing body of international studies, little tweaks to your everyday diet to get you beyond the 5-a-day minimum and towards 10-a-day could slash your risk of developing the biggest diseases to affect the Western world. In fact, experts agree that simply eating more fruit and veg is the single most important dietary change you can do for your health!
As only 3 out of 10 people are even achieving the minimum amount of fruit and veg, this book aims to make getting there easy. No gimmicks, no 'banned' foods, no miserly portion sizes. Just 80 of the classic recipes you know and love made healthier (and tastier) by simply upping the amount of fruit and veg in them, all backed by the best science available.
Seaweed is not only delicious in its own right but has amazing health properties. As well as being packed with nutrients, including high levels of vitamins A, B-12, C, and calcium, it is also rich in iodine, potassium, selenium, iron, and magnesium. The recipes in this book are delicious, diverse and easy-to-follow and suitable if you have never cooked with seaweed before.
"A thoughtful food writer who deserves to be better known." Review for The Missing Ingredient, The Sunday Times Culture magazine. Discover the best potato recipes the world has to offer in 65 delicious recipes from soups to samosas; croquettes to chowders; curries to quesadillas; and pies to pierogi. Potatoes are an inexpensive, versatile and much-loved food. A staple in cuisines worldwide, the number of dishes that feature them is infinite. They are lower in calories than bread or rice yet satisfying to eat, are gluten-free in an increasingly wheat-intolerant society and an excellent source of fibre, vitamins and minerals. This celebration of the humble potato traces its journey from cultivation 2,000 years ago in Peru to its introduction by the Spanish to the rest of Europe and its eventual spread to the colonies, including India. From the cult of the chip to the recipes of Mrs Beeton, from the modern-day Jersey farmer to the Irish potato famine, the potato has its place in both our history and our hearts. Offering 65 recipes featuring potatoes - from the classics to modern twists - this book presents a dish to suit every taste and occasion.
In The Complete Mushroom Hunter, Revised, mushroom guru Gary Lincoff escorts you through the cultural and culinary history of the mushroom, hunting and identifying wild mushrooms, mushroom safety, and on to preparing and serving the fungi. Stunning photographs and Lincoff's fascinating anecdotes from the field will make you an instant mycophile. Gathering edible wild food is a wonderful way to forge a connection to the Earth. Mushrooms are the ultimate local food source; they grow literally everywhere, from mountains and woodlands to urban and suburban parks to your own backyard. The Complete Mushroom Hunter, Revised will enrich your understanding of the natural world and build an appreciation for an ancient, critically relevant, and useful body of knowledge. With great expertise, Lincoff provides a complete overview of edible mushrooms: from the mushroom's earliest culinary awakening, through getting equipped for mushroom forays, to preparing and serving the fruits of the foray, wherever you live. Inside you'll find: A brief, colorful history of mushroom hunting worldwide How to get equipped for a mushroom foray A completely illustrated guide to the common wild edible mushrooms and their poisonous look-alikes, with information of psychedelic and psychotherapeutic mushrooms An illustrated guide to medicinal mushrooms Where to find your fare, and how to identify them How to prepare and serve your fungi Thirty delicious recipes Five appendices offer even more mushroom knowledge, with information on how to make mushroom artwork, mushroom cultivation, less common edible varieties, and winter hunting; plus find an essential guide to major poisonous mushrooms, symptoms of poisoning, and treatment. Whether you're just starting out with the hobby or an experienced mycophile looking to add to your collection, The Complete Mushroom Hunter, Revised is your ideal guide.
Looking for the perfect risotto recipe? Search no more. Maxine Clark's wonderful compendium is packed with 60 recipes for deliciously comforting Italian risotto. Different regions of Italy have their own classic rice dishes, from the soupy Rice and Peas of the Veneto to the Hunter's-style Rabbit Risotto of Umbria and Tuscany, but what they all have in common is the careful cooking of the rice to perfection. Maxine presents a huge variety of risotto dishes, from those packed full of warming cheese and butter, to recipes using fish and shellfish. She also invites you to enjoy some meaty options, which include an easy-to-rustle-up Ham and Leek Risotto that the whole family can enjoy and an Pheasant and Red Wine Risotto that will not fail to impress guests. There are even a few ideas for using up leftover risotto, such as Arancini or Rice Croquettes with Tomato Sauce. With useful recipes for various stocks, easy-to-follow instructions for making a basic risotto and a guide to the different kinds of authentic rice available, this is a complete guide to risotto for all lovers of the classic Italian dish.
Everyone loves to 'chip and dip'. Featuring more than 50 recipes from light and healthy snacks to rich and creamy recipes for sharing, here you'll find a dip for every taste and occasion. Sociable and relaxed party food; indulgent TV night grazing or a healthier alternative to high-fat salty snacks, dips continue to be enduringly popular. Whether made from pulses, nuts and seeds; vegetables, fruit and herbs; fish and meat; or yogurt and cheese, the possibilities for colour, texture and flavour are endless. Make your own familiar classics from fresh ingredients and taste Guacamole, Hummus and Creamy Blue Cheese dips as you've never tasted them before. Discover fresh flavours with Cannellini & Artichoke Dip with Olive and Fennel-seed Grissini; Avocado, Olive and Anchovy Dip; Aubergine and Tahini; Cream Cheese, Walnut and Celery and Jerusalem Hummus with Toasted Pine Nuts and Mango, Kiwi and Coriander Salsa. Try rich and creamy American style hot dips include Buffalo Chicken Wing, Maryland Crab Dip or the indulgent Hot Philly Steak Dip. Whether served with hot toasted pitta bread strips, seeded grissini, crisp tortillas or crunchy vegetable sticks, there is a dipper to suit every dip and serving suggestions and pairings are also included here. Armed with these deliciously easy recipes there is no excuse not to get scooping.
After years of living in awe of the mysterious fungi known as mushrooms -- chefs, health enthusiasts, and home cooks alike can't get enough of these rich, delicate morsels. With updated production techniques for home and commercial cultivation, detailed growth parameters for 31 mushroom species, a trouble-shooting guide, and handy gardening tips, this revised and updated handbook will make your mycological landscapes the envy of the neighborhood.
Here, finally, is a practical cookbook for wild game. The nearly 120 recipes have been field-tested over an open fire and reflect the experience of generations of a family committed to careful use of wild game. The recipes--for deer, moose, bear, rabbit, squirrel, duck, goose, grouse, and pheasant--are enriched with warm anecdotes of past times with family, helpful hints, and cooking tips.
Cooking with Cannabis includes everything from soup to nuts. The epicurean marijuana enthusiast combines altered consciousness with good taste. Includes tasty recipes for boiling, baking, sauteeing, jellying, frying and seasoning psychoactive main courses, desserts and snacks. This hard to obtain cult classic is once again available.
This foodie gift-book, compiled by a lifelong bon viveur, offers an invaluable collection of tips on how to buy, store, slice and serve and cook with cheese. From precision cutting your truckles to ideas for a delicious fondue, this book also includes handy hints for how to ripen your Camembert, add some pizzazz to your steak and ensure that your cheese board is always perfectly presented. The Little Book of Cheese Tips is a book full of frightfully useful fromage advice.
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