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- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99
From the kitchens of our grandmothers to present-day biscuit-only shops, this sweet and savory food has come a long way in American culture. More than four hundred years ago, explorers of the New World carried a biscuit known as hardtack on their voyages. Hardtack was made from flour, water, and sometimes salt and was sturdy and long lasting, making... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 18.99
“Some single, simple things, like mustard, have a wealth of history and a path of stories, usually known only to a few. . . . Even if you don?t think you?re interested in mustard, after reading this delightful book, you will be!? —Deborah Madison, The Savory Way The sharp, bright taste of mustard has been used to enhance food for centuries, and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Deliciously organized by the Seven Deadly Sins, here is a scintillating history of forbidden foods through the ages?and how these mouth-watering taboos have defined cultures around the world. From the lusciously tempting fruit in the Garden of Eden to the divine foie gras , Stewart Lee Allen engagingly illustrates that when a pleasure as primal... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 1999; US$ 18.00
Even the French admit that Jancis Robinson is the "undisputed mistress of the kingdom of wine" ( Le Figaro ). Internationally renowned for her work in both television and print, she is the editor of the bestselling Oxford Companion to Wine and has won more than two dozen major awards around the world. Tasting Pleasure is her compelling account... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Whether acclaimed food writer Madhur Jaffrey was climbing the mango trees in her grandparents' orchard in Delhi or picnicking in the Himalayan foothills on meatballs stuffed with raisins and mint, tucked into freshly baked spiced pooris, today these childhood pleasures evoke for her the tastes and textures of growing up. This memoir is both an enormously... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
?[A] paean to pork.? ? Boston Herald A love letter to the ?best meat ever ,? Bacon, by unabashed bacon enthusiast Heather Lauer, is a wondrous collection of bacon bits?filled with fun facts, recipes, history, and smoked porcine worship. The Memphis Commercial Appeal says, ?If you can make it to the end of this book without... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 21.99
Written by one of the world's leading authorities and hailed by American Brewer as "brilliant" and "by a wide margin the best reference now available," Beer offers an amusing and informative account of the art and science of brewing, examining the history of brewing and how the brewing process has evolved through the ages. The... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 13.95
Wife of the Chef is at once a no-holds-barred memoir of restaurant life and a revealing look at married life. For Courtney Febbroriello, the two are intertwined. She and her husband own an American bistro in Connecticut. He's the chef, so naturally he gets all the credit. She has the role of keeping things running, but she's the wife, so she... more...
- Free Press 2002; US$ 16.99
In Near a Thousand Tables, acclaimed food historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto tells the fascinating story of food as cultural as well as culinary history -- a window on the history of mankind. In this "appetizingly provocative" (Los Angeles Times) book, he guides readers through the eight great revolutions in the world history of food: the origins... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 25.00
Since its inception in 1996, Stone Brewing Co. has been the fastest growing brewery in the country?Beer lovers gravitate to its unique line-up which includes favorites such as Stone IPA and Arrogant Bastard Ale. This insider's guide focuses on the history of Stone Brewing Co., and shares homebrew recipes for many of its celebrated beers including Stone... more...