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- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Before New York City was the Big Apple, it could have been called the Big Oyster. Now award-winning author Mark Kurlansky tells the remarkable story of New York by following the trajectory of one of its most fascinating inhabitants?the oyster, whose influence on the great metropolis remains unparalleled. For centuries New York was famous for its oysters,... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 14.67
When Peter Minuit bought Manhattan for $24 in 1626 he showed his shrewdness by also buying the oyster beds off tiny, nearby Oyster Island, renamed Ellis Island in 1770. From the Minuit purchase until pollution finally destroyed the beds in the 1920s, New York was a city known for its oysters, especially in the late 1800s, when Europe and America... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 57.00
This book contains Brenda Langton?s most requested recipes, including Miso and Herb Pâté, Poached Rainbow Trout, and Burgundy Mushroom Stew. Desserts, like Almond-Hazelnut Tart and Chocolate Carrot Cake, feature reduced amounts of dairy products and natural sweeteners. The Cafe Brenda Cookbook brings the tastiest secrets of one of Minneapolis?s best-loved... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 30.00
Ben Sargent, the host of Hook, Line & Dinner on Cooking Channel, shares his love of the open waters with adventure stories and seafood recipes that will entice you with their simple flavor. An avid fisherman, home cook, and veteran surfer, Ben Sargent has been mesmerized by fishing since childhood, and he catches almost everything he eats.... more...
- Random House Struik 2012; US$ 17.00
This book bridges the gap between catching your fish and bringing it to the table. It tackles the slippery problem of how to care for your catch from the moment you haul it in, how to keep it fresh, how to scale, clean and cut it up, and then how to cook it. more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 16.95
In this entertaining guide, Louise Riotte tells you everything you need to know to create a productive pond on your own land, from siting the pond to maintaining water quality and stocking the pond with fish. She also includes plenty of old-time fishing lore and scrumptious recipes for freshly caught fish. more...
- Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 15.95
Served up with a mother of pearl spoon and alongside a crystal flute of champagne, caviar is the ultimate culinary symbol of wealth, luxury, and decadence. But how did tiny fish eggs—which many might regard as an unwanted, throwaway food—become such an international delicacy? In Caviar: A Global History , renowned food writer Nichola... more...