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    Arto Der Haroutunian

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    In this book, Arto der Haroutunian takes us on a sumptuous and erudite tour of one of the delights of Middle Eastern cuisine. Sweets and desserts occupy a special place in those lands where natural food resources can sometimes be limited.

    The people have made supreme the art of creating delights from very little and in doing do have enriched their world with wafer-thin pastries, luscious halvas, crunchy biscuits, exotic fruits and cool refreshing sorbets. Many Middle Eastern desserts are very sweet (literally soaked in honey or syrup) and yet their variety is infinite. It reflects the multifarious origins and races of the people of the region and combines ancient traditions and modern influences.

    Tantalisingly fragrant, sweet and succulent or dry and spiced with the aroma of the East they transport us as if by magic carpet to the exotic lands of the orient.
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    Yan-Kit So

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    This is a visual guide that demystifies the art of Chinese cookery. Enjoy authentic Chinese cooking with step-by-step demonstrations of traditional preparation and cooking techniques. Step-by-step techniques and images of specialist ingredients and equipment provide you with the foundation to create over 140 mouthwatering dishes. Impress your guests with your knowledge of the customs for serving authentic Chinese cuisine, or learn how to make dumplings and other enticing dim-sum recipes. It includes a visual guide to specialist ingredients and equipment for easy identification when shopping and recipes for simple family meals to banquets, so you can leave the Chinese takeaway menu in the drawer. Menus are drawn from Szechwan, Cantonese, Peking and Shaghai and with Yan-kit's Classic Chinese Cookbook you will see just how simple and rewarding cooking Chinese food can be.
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    Tracy Russell

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    Indulge in these easy, delicious recipes and discover the incredible health benefits of green smoothies!

    Tracy Russell tried just about every fad diet and expensive superfood supplement out there, with negligible results. It wasn't until she discovered green smoothies that she lost 40 pounds, lowered her cholesterol by 50 points, and started running marathons. In The Best Green Smoothies on the Planet, Russell shares healthy, down-to-earth recipes made with unprocessed whole foods. Packed with fresh fruits and vegetables - particularly leafy greens - that you can find at your nearest supermarket or local farmers' market, every recipe in this book contains nutrition information as well as options for substitutions and variations.

    Focusing on the many positive effects of drinking green smoothies, including detox and cleansing, natural weight loss, and mood enhancement, Russell offers nutrient-rich recipes with flavourful, fun combinations that can accommodate and enhance any individual or family diet.
  • AKISH
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    To make Raspberry Wine: Take ripe Raspberries bruise them with the back of a spoon, strain them, and fill a Bottle with the Juice stop it but not very close, and set it by 4 or 5 Days: then pour it off from the Dregs, and add thereto as much Rhenish or White Wine, as the Juice will well colour; that done sweeten your Wine with Loaf Sugar, and bottle it up for Use.
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    Who doesn t enjoy a well-made drink and the opportunity for a little creative misbehavior? Anne Taintor s deliciously wry artwork is the perfect complement for the dozens of fabulous drink recipes in this chic collection. From classic sips-with-a-twist to unexpected treats such as the Greta Garbo, Slinky Mink, and 3 A.M. on a School Night, these sinfully delectable cocktails add style to any high-spirited occasion. Surely it s five o clock somewhere . . . .
  • ABTKE

    Gordon Ramsay

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    The bestselling follow-up to Humble Pie, now in paperback. When he was struggling to get his first restaurant in the black, Gordon Ramsay never imagined he'd be famous for a TV show about how to run profitable eateries, or that he'd be head of a business empire. But he is and he did. Here's how. "In the beginning there was nothing. Not a sausage - penniless, broke, fucking nothing - and although, at a certain age, that didn't matter hugely, there came a time when hand-me-downs, cast-offs and football boots of odd sizes all pointed to a problem that seemed to have afflicted me, my mum, my sisters, Ronnie and the whole lot of us. It was as though we had been dealt the 'all-time dysfunctional' poker hand. I wish I could say that, from this point on, the penny dropped and I decided to do something about it, but it wasn't like that. It would take years before the lessons of life, business and money began to click into place - before, as they say, I had a pot to piss in. This is the story of how those lessons were learned." This is Gordon Ramsay at his raw, rugged best. PLAYING WITH FIRE is the amazing story of Gordon's journey from sous-chef to superstar. In his no-holds-barred style, Gordon shares his passion for risk and adventure and his hard-won success secrets.
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    Valerie Ferguson

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    The ultimate vegetarian cookbook, packed with ideas for all tastes and occasions: step-by-step recipes shown in more than 520 stunning photographs
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    Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz

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    This is a fabulous collection of dishes, including tortillas, tacos, quesadillas, chimichangas, refried beans and guacamole, and Mexico's most popular drink, the classic margarita. It features seven tastebud-tingling chapters: Corn Dishes, Soups, Vegetables and Salads, Fish and Shellfish, Meats and Poultry, Desserts, and Drinks. It is packed with vibrant pictures, including detailed stage-by-stage photographs and an inspiring image of each finished dish. It includes a fascinating history of Mexican cuisine and provides a useful glossary of ingredients, from chillies to chocolate, and tequila to tomatillos. A unique fusion of native Indian tradition and European influence from the Spanish conquistadors, Mexican cuisine has taken the world by storm. This superb collection of recipes brings restaurant classics, such as Refried Beans, Corn Tortillas and Seviche, to the home kitchen. More unusual specialities include Striped Bass in Sauce, Chicken with Green Almond Sauce, and Beef with Cactus Pieces, while the range of mouthwatering desserts is a revelation for the sweet-toothed. Step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow instructions will help you to achieve success, and cook's tips and variations will help you make the most of every recipe.
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    The Australian Women's Weekly

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    Gluten allergies can be difficult to cope with, but a gluten-free diet need not be the end of tasty, nutritious food. This Mini book is packed with inspiring recipes for quick weeknight suppers, flexible lunch ideas, indulgent bakes and dinner party classics, as well as indispensable advice on substitutes and healthy eating tips to ensure you enjoy a rounded, gluten-free diet for all occasions.
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    Jancis Robinson

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    American Wine is the first comprehensive and authoritative reference to the wines, wineries, and winemakers of the USA. Written by world-renowned wine writer Jancis Robinson and US wine expert Linda Murphy, it charts the history of wine in America.

    From the cachet of California to the underdog accomplishments of Michigan and Colorado, the story of American wine has only begun to be told. It charts how America fell in love with wine. From wine production's beginnings in the bathtubs and backyards of recent immigrants to the superb wines the country is producing today, American Wine celebrates all that is truly American about the grape. It looks in unprecedented detail and breadth at the current state of American wine production and the larger-than-life characters that populate the American wine scene.

    The book is organised by geographical regions - West, Southwest, Midwest, Northeast and Southeast. Some states have only a handful of wineries, while others have hundreds or more. Weighted toward the regions that produce the finest wines, it also includes wineries from Hawaii to Florida, Temecula to Maine.
  • AAHCK

    Jamie Oliver

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    This book is very close to my heart. It's about no-nonsense, simple cooking with great flavours all year round. When I began writing it, I didn't really know what recipes I would come up with, but something began to inspire me very quickly...my vegetable patch! I came to realise last year that it's not always about looking out at the wider world for inspiration. Being at home, feeling relaxed and open, can also offer this. I love to spend time at home in the village where I grew up, working with the boss, Mother Nature, in my garden and seeing all my beautiful veggies coming out of the ground. Inside, you'll find over 100 new recipes, plus some basic planting information and tips if you fancy having a go at getting your hands dirty as well!
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    Ragini Dey

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    Spice Kitchen is a fresh, bright and beautifully designed cookbook that moves away from the staid, dark photography of many Indian cookbooks currently on the market. Divided into chapters according to ingredients - fish, poultry, meat and vegetables with additional sections for starters and accompaniments, side dishes and desserts, it's a vibrant, fresh take on Indian food as we know it. There is also a basics section for spice blends and breads as well as a glossary for the less initiated. Recipes include much-loved dishes from The Spice Kitchen restaurant including Roasted lamb shank masala, Pork belly ribs with curry leaves, coconut and tomato and twice-cooked fish jhalferazie as well as more traditional recipes for chutneys, pakoras, and dal. Delicious desserts such as halvas, kulfis and pancakes are also included. With an emphasis on authentic dishes that are easy to recreate at home Spice Kitchen is a must-have for lovers of Indian cuisine and those who adore cooking fresh, authentic, flavoursome food.
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    Adrian Harlan

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    More than 125 simple and sweet recipes for Paleo-friendly desserts

    Following a Paleo Diet doesn't mean you have to give up your favorite desserts and treats. Paleo Desserts For Dummies offers up more than 125 tasty and delectable dessert recipes that you can enjoy while staying true to the Paleo lifestyle. From chocolate cake and blueberry muffins to maple-walnut ice cream and cookie dough Oreo cookies there's something to please every palate in this collection of Paleo-friendly desserts.

    The Paleo diet is one of the hottest diet and healthy-eating approaches around, as more and more people discover an appealing and sustainable alternative to the restrictive diets that can lead to burnout and failed weight loss efforts. Using natural foods to achieve great health and a perfect physique, the Paleo diet can lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, blood pressure, and markers of inflammation, as well as help promote weight loss and optimal health. Plus, it has become a lifesaver for the millions of Americans with celiac disease who benefit from eating natural and gluten-free foods. * Provides recipes that are all made with nourishing, whole foods with no added refined sugars, gluten, grains, or soy * Includes Paleo recipes for holiday treats, like chocolate pumpkin pie, Halloween ghost truffles, and a fudgy peppermint bark * Gives you access to a handful of additional Paleo dessert recipes on dummies.com * Helps you discover the healthy alternatives to sugar and chemical-laden junk food

    With the satisfying recipes in Paleo Desserts For Dummies, you'll soon discover how sweet it is to give in to primal cravings!

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    Explore the cuisine of this lesser-known area of China, in a stunning collection of 75 authentic recipes, including Sweet Turnip dumplings, Fried Fish Balls, Beggar's Chicken, Salt and Pepper Spare Ribs and Jia Jiang Noodles. 370 exquisite photographs include a mouth-watering picture of each finished dish and step-by-step sequences. Full nutritional information is provided for every recipe. This book is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate.
  • ABZBR

    Michelle Berriedale-Johnson

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    Coeliacs are people who suffer from a sensitive reaction to gluten, which is the protein found in wheat and rye. Similar substances are found in barley and oats. Since gluten damages the lining of the small intestine of coeliacs, it makes their ability to absorb adequate nutrients from food difficult, which results in severe illness resembling malnutrition. Coeliacs may be acutely ill with weight loss, tiredness, lethargy and breathlessness. The only treatment which can rectify a coeliac condition is a gluten-free diet. A coeliac must not eat any food which contains flour or wheat, barley or rye in any form. Ths means excluding bread, biscuits, crispbreads, cakes, pastry, pasta, breadcrumbs, semolina and food cooked in batter. Flour is also an ingredient in many tinned, packaged and processed foods as well as ready meals. A gluten-free diet can therefore pose major difficulties for the coeliac. This recipe book offers 200 recipes using special gluten-free flours, breads and pasta now available on the market, many of which coeliacs can obtain on a doctor's prescription.
  • AFPHB

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    Cocktails are sophisticated and appealing to the eye and a tasty and superbly stylish beverage. The cocktail recipe collection comes with a spiral flip top for ease of use. From classic cocktails to recent innovations, this comprehensive reference contains easy-to-follow recipes for more than 300 drinks that will make you the toast of any party. Also included are handy tips on setting up your bar and buying the right liqueur and supplies; all the techniques for mixing cocktails; a glossary of liquor types; professional tricks and shortcuts; recipes for delicious non-alcoholic drinks and much more.
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    Michael van Straten

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    Sensational, succulent juices that boost your health, healing drinks with dazzling flavours, beverages that repair the damage done the night before...Whether it's an invigorating pick-me-up you're after, a vitamin-packed juice to put the sun back into your day, or a natural remedy full of goodness, here leading health expert Michael van Straten shows you how to make a flavour-packed juice to cater for all moods and needs. For a healthier, happier lifestyle, look no further than Superjuice as a natural recipe for success.
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    Jane Milton

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    The authentic taste of Mexico: 150 fiery classic and regional recipes shown in 250 stunning photographs. Bring the vibrancy of Mexican food to your own table every day with this exciting new cookbook.

    It includes all the classics such as salsas, tacos, chimichangas and enchiladas, as well as more unusual combinations such as Red Snapper Burritos, Enchiladas with Pork and Green Sauce, Turkey Mole, and Tacos with Shredded Beef.

    You can find out more about the culinary culture and history of Mexico, how the Mexicans eat, as well as what they eat, with all the key ingredients fully illustrated and explained. Each beautifully photographed recipe is easy to follow and features a complete nutritional analysis of the fat, carbohydrate and salt content.

    It includes chapters on salsas, soups and appetizers, poultry and meat, fish and shellfish, vegetables, desserts and drinks. Mexican cuisine is as lively and diverse as its fascinating culture.
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    Young Jin Song

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    Beans and vegetables form an integral part of the Korean diet. Rather than one main meal, a typical Korean table will include a harmonious assortment of dishes, with plenty of vegetarian choices. This book celebrates the importance of vegetable dishes in the Korean diet. After an introduction to the culture and cuisine of the country follows a tantalizing and fiery selection of over 50 authentic vegetarian recipes. Chapters cover Kimchi and Quick Bites; Soups; Rice and Noodles; Vegetables, Salads and Tofu; and Sweets, Cakes and Drinks. Kimchi, the national dish made of pickled vegetables features large and other dishes include salads with spicy dressings, side servings called "namul" and "sangchae", and a variety of simple porridge dishes that have found new popularity with today's health-conscious citizens. Including more than 50 recipes and accompanied with 130 glorious photographs, you too can sample and enjoy the fiery vegetarian magic of this delectable Asian cuisine.
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    Madhur Jaffrey

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    In this delicious collection of new recipes, Madhur Jaffrey shows us that Indian food need not be complicated or involve hours in the kitchen. Take a few well chosen spices and readily available ingredients, and in a few easy steps you can make a delicious prawn curry from Goa; succulent chicken baked in an almond and onion sauce; hearty Sri Lankan beef with coconut milk; a creamy potato and pea curry; tasty swiss chard stir fried with ginger and garlic; and, a spicy dip with beans (canned of course), cumin, chillies and lime. With over 175 clear, simple and accessible recipes, this mouthwatering cookbook is as beautifully written as her bestselling "Ultimate Curry Bible", and is fully illustrated throughout with gorgeous colour photography. Whether you are cooking curry for the first time or have plenty of culinary experience and are looking for quick and easy ideas, Madhur brings you all the tastes of India with the minimum of work.
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    Alisa Huntsman

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    This long-awaited cookbook offers recipes for all of the famous cakes, pies, puddings and crisps that the Loveless Cafe serves daily to throngs of hungry diners. The recipes hihglight traditional Southern flavors such as peaches, pecans, bourbon, buttermilk, and sorghum. Including fruit, nut, and custard pies, layer and pound cakes, cheescakes, pudding, bars, and cookies, the recipes are easy to follow, but the updated flavor combinations make them suitable for even more experienced bakers. Derived from southern traditions, the recipes come with interesting stories, which are conveyed in chapter introductions and recipe headnotes. Essays extolling the virtues of Southern ingredients and food customs are scattered throughout the book. The down-to-earth charm of the Loveless Cafe is reflected in the full-colour photos and the design of the book.
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    Jacob Grier

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    Brings together beer and cocktails in a fresh way that will appeal to a wide audience, including beer lovers, home cocktail enthusiasts and professional bartenders.
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    Gennaro Contaldo

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    Gennaro shows that good family cooking doesn't have to be complicated. Whether you're looking for a soup, a salad, a quick pasta dish, a slow-cooked Sunday lunch or something for a special occasion, this book has the recipes for you. Everyday dishes such as Trofie pasta with green beans and basil, Ricotta dumplings and Beetroot salad sit alongside special occasion meals such as Rack of lamb with artichokes, Roast chicken with lemon and herbs and Homemade ravioli. There are dishes for all ages, with plenty of recipes for kids, including pizzas and simple pasta dishes, and lots of ideas for getting the children involved with the cooking. Gorgeous desserts such as Summer fruit jellies, Coffee meringues and a delicious trifle, and traditional Italian preserves such as Preserved peaches and Small filled peppers make this book irresistible.
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    Valerie Ferguson

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    This title features over 140 imaginative recipes shown step by step with more than 170 stunning photographs. It is an irresistible collection of gourmet vegetarian recipes for easy entertaining: from informed gatherings to sophisticated dinner parties. It features ideas for elegant soups and starters, spectacular main courses, tempting side dishes, refreshing salads and satisfying breads. You can devise a menu of global dishes or focus on one cuisine such as Thai, Lebanese, Italian or French. You can discover the wonderful variety of vegetarian ingredients with tips on how to prepare them creatively. This beautifully illustrated cookery book is packed with inspiring dishes that will impress your family and friends and give you an opportunity to show off your culinary skills. Many of the recipes can be prepared in advance and simply reheated when required, leaving the cook more time to spend with guests. With dishes from around the world you can create an international feast of flavours, from Borscht and Thai Tempeh Cakes with Sweet Dipping Sauce to Champagne Risotto and Spanakopitta. Featuring more than 140 gourmet recipes presented in an easy-to-follow format, this is the ideal book for any cook wishing to expand their repertoire.