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  • The World of Wine and Foodby Don Philpott

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 99.99

    Pairing the right wine with the foods we love can be tricky. Most people go by what they think they know or what they read in magazines or online. Here, Don Philpott takes an international approach to understanding wine, wine varieties, and the foods they pair with best. Accessible and clear, it will appeal to novices as well as true oenophiles.... more...

  • Dining with the Rich and Royalby Fiona Ross

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    From Antony and Cleopatra to Lady Diana, from Nero to Ari Onassis, this book explores the preferred dishes of the rich and royal, allowing us a seat at the tables of the upper crust, who transform our world, for better or for worse. Offering recipes throughout, Ross provides a fun and enlightening excursion into the appetites of the elite. more...

  • The French Chef in Americaby Alex Prud'homme

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.95

    The enchanting story of Julia Child's years as TV personality and beloved cookbook author--a sequel in spirit to My Life in France --by her great-nephew Julia Child is synonymous with French cooking, but her legacy runs much deeper. Now, her great-nephew and My Life in France coauthor vividly recounts the myriad ways in which she profoundly... more...

  • Adventures in the Slavic Kitchenby Igor Klekh

    Glagoslav Publications Limited 2016; US$ 11.00

    A Book of Essays with Recipes is a cultural study of the role food plays in the formation and expression of a nation?s character. more...

  • Grogby Tom Gilling

    Hachette Australia 2016; US$ 15.99

    The story of grog is the story of Australia. This is how it all began. more...

  • The Colonial Kitchenby Charmaine O'Brien

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99

    The Colonial Kitchen: Australia 1788-1901 explores the food and cookery of colonial Australians, challenging the prevailing stereotypes of them as dreadful cooks and uncouth eaters through a nuanced exploration of their kitchens, gardens and dining rooms, and the social and cultural systems that shaped their culinary practices. more...

  • L.A.'s Legendary Restaurantsby George Geary; Barbara Fairchild

    Santa Monica Press 2016; US$ 30.83

    L.A.?s Legendary Restaurants is an illustrated history of dozens of landmark eateries from throughout the City of Angels. From such classics as Musso & Frank and The Brown Derby in the 1920s to the see-and-be-seen crowds at Chasen?s, Romanoffs, and Ciro?s in the mid-20th century to the dawn of California cuisine at Ma Maison and Spago Sunset in... more...

  • Colonial Spiritsby Steven Grasse

    Abrams 2016; US$ 18.65

    In Colonial Spirits , Steven Grasse presents a historical manifesto on drinking, including 50 colonial era? inspired cocktail recipes. The book features a rousing timeline of colonial imbibing and a cultural overview of a dizzying number of drinks: beer, rum and punch; temperance drinks; liqueurs and cordials; medicinal beverages; cider; wine, whiskey,... more...

  • American Cakeby Anne Byrn

    Rodale 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.39

    Cakes in America aren't just about sugar, flour, and frosting. They have a deep, rich history that developed as our country grew. Cakes, more so than other desserts, are synonymous with celebration and coming together for happy times. They're an icon of American culture, reflecting heritage, region, season, occasion, and era. And they always... more...

  • Rio de Janeiroby Marcia Zoladz

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    Rio is an international city and destination hot-spot for night-life, business, and culture. This book looks at the lifestyle and the foods that help complement it, while offering a cultural guide to the city and its inhabitants. more...