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Books by Melissa Cole

  • The Beer Kitchen

    Melissa Cole

    Product Code: BSJDN
    Hardback
    When a recipe calls for `beer' do you have the first clue of what you should add? When was the last time you read a recipe that really specified a beer style, or even suggested a few different brands from the bewildering array on your supermarket shelves? Good news, this book does all that and more. In TheBeer Kitchen award-winning beer expert Melissa Cole has combined two of her greatest passions: great brews and delicious food. Sharing over 70 incredible recipes Melissa expertly guides you through the gustatory pleasure of cooking with beer and what to drink with your creations. Starting with the `science bits' you will discover the importance between taste and flavour, how to assess beer and pair to perfection. Then dive into the recipes, which include everything from delicious dips, flatbreads and pickles to show-off roasts, classic pies and inventive desserts. Feast on the exquisite Beer-brined Pork Chops with Blue Cheese Polenta or perhaps prepare the perfect Beer-Poached Chicken for Sunday lunch. For mid-week meals, for when you want something hearty but healthy, then dish up the creamy Celeriac Croquettes with Hefeweizen Sauce or the lighter but extremely tasty Warm Kale & Nduja Salad or, for ultimate indulgence, tuck into the Quick Chocolate Pots with Kriek-Soaked Cranberries. With thorough advice on beer-types and flavour notes to beer and cheese pairing plus a helpful guide to tools and equipment and store cupboard essentials, The Beer Kitchen is a new, scientific and exciting approach to food that will change the way you cook and what you drink with it.
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  • The Little Book of Craft Beer

    Melissa Cole

    Product Code: BHBAU
    Hardback
    It has never been a better time for quality ale and brews. But with more amazing beers available than ever before, it's hard to know which ones to choose. Do you want something sharp or smooth? Citrusy or herby? Light or heavy? In comes The Little Book of Craft Beer, which celebrates over 100 of the world's most innovative and tastiest beers. From classic IPAs bursting with zingy hops to silky-smooth stouts, you'll be pointed in the right direction to find the perfect brew for you. Self-confessed beer geek and expert Melissa Cole takes you through the brewing process and guides you to some of the best and most eclectic craft brewers. Combining two of her favourite passions - good-quality brews and delicious food, each section is finished with a cocktail and food recipe using beer as the key component. You will also discover a genuinely tasty selection of gluten- and alcohol-free offerings, as well a helpful advice on shopping for craft beer, tasting and food pairing notes. Complete with clear and practical illustrations, and little known facts, hints and tips throughout, The Little Book of Craft Beer is the perfect introduction for newcomers and connoisseurs alike.
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