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  • Drink More Whiskeyby Daniel Yaffe; Mary Kate McDevitt

    Chronicle Books LLC 2013; US$ 15.99

    This smart guide to whiskey introduces a new generation of would-be connoisseurs to the hottest new-again spirit. And with upstart distillers reviving varieties like white dog (moonshine to prohibition-era folks), now is the best time to start learning about it. Drink More Whiskey is the reference for those want to discover the provenance, styles,... more...

  • Barbecueby Jonathan Deutsch; Megan J. Elias

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 18.00

    If there is one thing the United States takes seriously (outside of sports), it?s barbecue. Different in every region, barbecuing is an art, and Americans take pride in their special blend of slow-cooked meat, spices, and tangy sauces. But the US didn?t invent the cooking form, nor do Americans have a monopoly on it?from Mongolian lamb to Fijian pig... more...

  • Beyond Bratwurstby Ursula Heinzelmann

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 39.00

    Thanks to Oktoberfest and the popularity of beer gardens, our thoughts on German food are usually relegated to beer, sausage, pretzels, and limburger cheese. But the inhabitants of modern-day Germany do not live exclusively on bratwurst. Defying popular perception of the meat and potatoes diet, Ursula Heinzelmann?s  Beyond Bratwurst  delves... more...

  • Eggsby Diane Toops

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 18.00

    In Eggs, Diane Toops offers a fascinating tour of egg history and lore, looking at how the eggs significance has represented the preoccupations of the cultures that consume it. more...

  • Our Founding Foodsby Jane Tennant

    Willow Creek Press, Inc. 2014; US$ 7.99

    American cuisine has absorbed the best and brightest of every culture world wide, and it all began in the early cookbooks of the eighteenth century. Martha Washington, for instance, our first First Lady, was America's earliest celebrity chef. Her recipe collection was a beloved family heirloom, lent out to friends one receipt at a time. Others followed.... more...

  • Coquilles, Calva, and Crèmeby Gerry Dryansky; Joanne Dryansky

    Pegasus Books 2012; US$ 16.99

    A celebration and critique of the French culinary landscape, with a gastronomical excursion across the French countryside in search of the unsung cooks who are still doing it right   This culinary memoir brings to life some of the most fascinating, glamorous food years in France and reveals gastronomical treasures from gifted artisans of the... more...

  • Sweet Taste of Historyby Walter Staib; David Mccullough

    Lyons Press 2013; US$ 28.99

    A Sweet Taste of History captures the grandeur of the sweet table?the grand finale course of an 18th century meal. Rather than serving something simple, hostesses arranged elaborate sweet tables, displays of ornate beauty and delicious edibles meant to leave guests with a lasting impression. A Sweet Taste of History will have the same effect,... more...

  • Vodkaby Victorino Matus

    Lyons Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    It began as poisonous rotgut in Medieval Russia?Ivan the Terrible liked it, Peter the Great loved it?but this grain alcohol \u201cwithout distinctive character, aroma, taste, or color\u201d has become our uncontested king of spirits. Over a th more...

  • The Art of American Whiskeyby Noah Rothbaum

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2015; US$ 19.99

    A visual history of American whiskey, as told through hundreds of whiskey bottle labels, from early, pre-Prohibition-era days to the present. Just as wine is to the French or beer is to the Germans, whiskey--especially bourbon and rye--is  an integral part of the history and culture of the United States. The Art of American Whiskey traces the... more...

  • Mother India at Homeby Monir Mohammed; Martin Gray

    Random House 2014; US$ 36.65

    Mother India at Westminster Terrace in Glasgow, has been an institution since 1996 and specialises in dishes such as ginger and green chilli fish pakora, seasoned Scottish haddock with Puy lentils, and Delhi-style Scottish lamb, all cooked fresh to order, reflecting Mother India owner Monir Mohammed?s commitment to cooking quality Indian food without... more...