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  • Favorite Dishesby Carrie V. Shuman

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    Over 300 different classic recipes, covering every aspect of cooking from starters to puddings.Included are recipes for:BreadOystersBouillionSoupFishSaucesMeatsSweetbreadsPoultryVegetablesEggsSaladDoughnuts and FrittersPreservesPickles and CatsupCheesePiesPuddingCakeCookiesDessertsIce CreamCandyPunchBeveragesChafing Dish more...

  • A Drizzle of Honeyby David M. Gitlitz; Linda Kay Davidson

    St. Martin's Press 2000; US$ 8.99

    When Iberian Jews were converted to Catholicism under duress during the Inquisition, many struggled to retain their Jewish identity in private while projecting Christian conformity in the public sphere. To root out these heretics, the courts of the Inquisition published checklists of koshering practices and "grilled" the servants, neighbors, and even... more...

  • Let the Meatballs Restby Massimo Montanari; Beth A. Brombert

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 21.99

    Known for his idiosyncratic, entertaining investigations into culinary practice, Massimo Montanari turns his hungry eye to the phenomenon of food culture, food lore, cooking methods, and eating habits throughout history. An irresistible buffet of one hundred concise and engaging essays, this collection provides stimulating food for thought for those... more...

  • Maple Sugarby Tim Herd

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 12.95

    Explore the fascinating history of maple sugaring in this informative guide to all things syrup. From the tap on the tree to the pancakes on your plate, Tim Held explains every nuanced step of the sugaring process. Learn to identify different kinds of maple trees and get inspired to tap the sugar maples in your backyard. Held also includes tempting... more...

  • Earth to Tableby Jeff Crump; Bettina Schormann

    Random House of Canada 2012; US$ 30.00

    Cook your ?greenest? meal: Earth to Table inspires local and sustainable eating in every mouth-watering recipe. There is nothing more delicious than a tomato still warm from the sun. Though that is easy to forget when we are surrounded by food shipped to our supermarkets from around the world, the healthiest and most delicious food often comes from... more...

  • Cocktailsby Joseph M. Carlin

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 18.00

    Gimlet, negroni, manhattan, Long Island ice tea, flirtini, hurricane, screwdriver?cocktails have come a long way from their first incarnation in the seventeenth century, when rum punch was everyone?s go-to drink. Originally made of five ingredients, including a spirit, sugar, and spices, ?cocktail? now refers to any drink made of liquor and a mixer.... more...

  • Lemonby Toby Sonneman

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 18.00

    You can squeeze it, zest it, slice it, juice it, pickle it, or even take a bite out of it as Sicilians do. Adding freshness and flavor to food and drinks, this versatile sour fruit, also known for resolving diverse health and household troubles, has long been considered vital to Mediterranean and European cookery and cuisine.    Lemon:... more...

  • The Cuisines of Spainby Teresa Barrenechea; Jeffrey Koehler; Christopher Hirsheimer

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2013; US$ 27.99

    With the world in a swoon over the gastronomic riches of Spain - from the brilliant array of its traditional tapa dishes to the daring preparations of its new generation of chefs -the timing couldn't be better for the arrival of this long-awaited cookbook. In THE CUISINES OF SPAIN, Teresa Barrenechea, one of the country's most talented culinary ambassadors,... more...

  • Beefby Lorna Piatti-Farnell

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 18.00

    Beef explores the place beef has occupied in art, literature and historical cookbooks, while also paying attention to the ethical issues in beef production and contemplating its future. more...

  • Offalby Nina Edwards

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 18.00

    ?Offal? has the same pronunciation as ?awful??an appropriate homophone, given that offal comprises the whole spectrum of an animal?s glands, essential organs, skin, muscle, guts, and every unmentionable in between. Yet as Nina Edwards shows in this intriguing history, offal has been consumed and enjoyed across ages and continents, often hidden by... more...