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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00
Julia Child singlehandedly created a new approach to American cuisine with her cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking and her television show The French Chef , but as she reveals in this bestselling memoir, she was not always a master chef. Indeed, when she first arrived in France in 1948 with her husband, Paul, who was to work for the USIS,... more...
- Insomniac Press 2004; US$ 16.95
Nominated in 1997 for a Julia Child Award, Cupboard Love is back, bigger and better than ever. In this updated and expanded edition, Mark Morton lays out a sumptuous feast of more than a thousand culinary word-histories. From everyday foods to exotic dishes, from the herbs and spices of medieval England to the cooking implements of the modern kitchen,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 23.95
A lively, historically informed, and definitive guide to classic American cocktails. Cocktail writer and historian David Wondrich presents the colorful, little-known history of classic American drinks-and the ultimate mixologist's guide-in this engaging homage to Jerry Thomas, father of the American bar. Wondrich reveals never-before-published... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00
A brilliant, original history of the spice trade?and the appetites that fueled it. It was in search of the fabled Spice Islands and their cloves that Magellan charted the first circumnavigation of the globe. Vasco da Gama sailed the dangerous waters around Africa to India on a quest for Christians?and spices. Columbus sought gold and pepper but found... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
A rich romp through untold American history featuring fabulous characters, The Wild Vine is the tale of a little-known American grape that rocked the fine-wine world of the nineteenth century and is poised to do so again today. Author Todd Kliman sets out on an epic quest to unravel the mystery behind Norton, a grape used to make a Missouri wine... more...
- Sourcebooks, Inc. 2008; US$ 12.95
Ray Foley, publisher of Bartender magazine, presents 1,000 cocktails, food recipes, fascinating facts, and resources about the spirit that inspired such marvelous inventions as the Margarita, the Tequila Sunrise, and Grilled Tequila Lime Chicken. more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 32.99
Before The Joy of Cooking , there was The Boston Cooking School Cookbook . Written by Fannie Farmer, principal of the school, and published in 1896, it was the bestselling cookbook of its age. 400,000 copies were sold by Farmer's death in 1915 ? and more than 4 million were sold by the 1960s. It perfectly encapsulates the late Victorian era, but... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 18.95
Read Ken Albala and Rosanna Nafziger's blogs and view their pictures on the Penguin Community. It's time to take back the kitchen. It's time to unlock the pantry and break free from the shackles of ready-made, industrial food. It's time to cook supper. The Lost Art of Real Cooking heralds a new old- fashioned approach to food-laborious... more...
- Atria Books 2010; US$ 25.99
In this heartfelt memoir, master baker and star of the #1 hit TLC show, Buddy Valastro tells his inspiring story?and recounts his family?s warm memories from a lifetime of living, loving, and cake making. Television viewers have fallen in love with Buddy Valastro, master cake maker, and his funny and fiery family, proprietors of Carlo?s Bakery... more...
- Sourcebooks, Inc. 2010; US$ 16.99
More than just political revolutionaries, Washington, Jefferson and Franklin had a passion for food and set early standards for todays gourmet American meals, from what we like to eat to the liquor we drink. This unique gift book with over 30 illustrations also includes forty of the Founding Fathers and Mothers favorite recipes, modernized... more...