Cooking, Food & Drink (293)

El Celler De Can Roca

ISBN: 9781910690291

Author: Roca Brothers    Publisher: Grub Street

El Celler de Can Roca is the three Michelin starred Catalan restaurant in Spain which was opened in 1986 by the Roca brothers, Joan, Josep and Jordi. In 2015, i...


El Celler de Can Roca is the three Michelin starred Catalan restaurant in Spain which was opened in 1986 by the Roca brothers, Joan, Josep and Jordi. In 2015, it was once again named the best restaurant in the world by the Restaurant magazine. The Times restaurant critic A.A. Gill compared the restaurant to former restaurant El Bulli, which was once ranked as the number one restaurant in the world, saying that it was an ‘outstanding kitchen, and part of the great confident wave of new Spanish food that is complex, technically exhausting, aware of the landscape, history and politics’. The first edition of El Celler de Can Roca The Book was published in Spanish in a giant format weighing an incredible 5 kilos and retailing at 90 euros. This new smaller, redux edition is appearing in English for the first time. An amazing book, this is the definitive work about El Celler de Can Roca. Fully illustrated in colour throughout it gathers the thoughts of writer Josep Maria Fonalleras in ‘A day at El Celler’. Here is the history, philosophy, techniques, values, sources of inspiration, creative processes, of this band of extraordinary chefs with over 90 detailed recipes, and a collection of the 240 most outstanding dishes from the 25-year history of this magnificent restaurant. An open door to the secrets of El Celler de Can Roca, revealed in 16 chapters and organised according to the sources of inspiration that nurture the Roca brothers: Tradition, Memory, Academia, Product, Landscape, Wine, Chromatism, Sweet, Transversal Creation, Perfume, Innovation, Poetry, Freedom, Boldness, Magic, Sense of Humour.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 480


Dimensions: 175 x 250 mm


Publication Date: 10-10-2016


$79.99
Winter Smoothies

ISBN: 9783848010301

Author: Eliq Maranik    Publisher: h f Ullmann

Who said that smoothies should be enjoyed in the summertime only? With these brand new recipes from the smoothie expert Eliq Maranik, the high season for smooth...


Who said that smoothies should be enjoyed in the summertime only? With these brand new recipes from the smoothie expert Eliq Maranik, the high season for smoothies has moved to the coldest time of the year! The fresh, fruity and nutritious smoothies, that are flavored with typical warm winter spices such as ginger and cinnamon, will sweeten those cold winter nights and provide you with the nutrients your body craves, such as vitamins, micronutrients and fiber. Whether you are new to the world of blending or an experienced smoothie veteran, this book will open your eyes to a whole new world of smoothie making. With straightforward introductory chapters, from the buying and handling of fruit and vegetables, your choice of blender and the preparation of the foodstuffs, you will quickly acquire the necessary knowledge required to make smoothies like a pro.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 128


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 30-11-2016


$29.99 $9.99
The Brexit Cookbook

ISBN: 9781786852151

Author: Nigel Sewage    Publisher: Summersdale Publishers

On 23rd June 2016, Britain voted to take back its culinary sovereignty. For> far too long this country had allowed itself to become swamped with> foreign food. ...


On 23rd June 2016, Britain voted to take back its culinary sovereignty. For> far too long this country had allowed itself to become swamped with> foreign food. Britons raised on bread and dripping, Scotch eggs and trifle> built the greatest Empire the world has ever known until the EU forced us> to eat Danish pastries and pizza. But now the kitchen tables have been turned. We’ve taken back control and can cook what we blooming well like. So, put down your croissant, stop chomping on your ciabatta and cook something properly patriotic for a change with The Brexit Cookbook!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 149 x 195 mm


Publication Date: 09-03-2017


$19.99
Tapas : Classic Dishes From Spain

ISBN: 9781910690345

Author: Elisabeth Luard    Publisher: Grub Street

Tapas are the wonderfully tempting little dishes of food that are traditionally served with sherry in southern Spain. Beautifully simple, tantalisingly delicio...


Tapas are the wonderfully tempting little dishes of food that are traditionally served with sherry in southern Spain. Beautifully simple, tantalisingly delicious and easy to prepare, they are perfect for all kinds of occasions. The recipes and suggestions in this book demonstrate how simple ingredients can be quickly transformed into mini feasts designed to delight the senses. Among the recipes are salted almonds, bread with olive oil and garlic, salt cod, chicory and blue cheese, mushrooms with garlic and rosemary, broad beans with ham, tortilla, pickled sardines, lamb ribs with paprika, beef in red wine, croquettes, empanadas and many, many more. In addition there is plenty of helpful advice including a selection of menus that show how to combine tapas to provide meals for every occasion – such as spring, summer, autumn and winter parties, children’s tapas party, vegetarian tapas party and a no-cook tapas menu. The wealth of background information and the superb collection of recipes vividly evokes the spirit of a country where food is the essence of the community.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm


Publication Date: 20-03-2017


$24.99
Eat & Go

ISBN: 9788415967293

Author: Wang Shaoqiang    Publisher: Promo Press

Takeout food is a booming business, with more and more restaurants providing not only in-house table service, but also dishes to be eaten elsewhere. However, pr...


Takeout food is a booming business, with more and more restaurants providing not only in-house table service, but also dishes to be eaten elsewhere. However, providing suitable packaging for their food that allows diners to enjoy the restaurant experience at home represents a real challenge, for both restaurants and designers.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 210 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 01-06-2017


$89.99
The Legendary Cuisine of Persia

ISBN: 9781910690369

Author: Margaret Shaida    Publisher: Grub Street

The Legendary Cuisine of Persia is an original and fascinating cookery book which will provide stimulation to all the senses. The book won the Glenfiddich award...


The Legendary Cuisine of Persia is an original and fascinating cookery book which will provide stimulation to all the senses. The book won the Glenfiddich award and was first published by Grub Street in 2000, since when it has never been out of print, and is justly regarded as a classic. It is now re-issued in an updated and revised edition with colour photographs throughout.Persian cooking is one of the oldest and greatest cuisines of the world. It is refined, sophisticated, subtle yet distinctive, elegant and varied. Fruits, nuts, herbs and spices are combined with rice, fish and meat in combinations whose ancient influence can be found in the cooking of the Middle East, Spain and India.Persian cuisine is perfectly suited to today's style of eating - many of the dishes are vegetarian, and the marriage of sweet and savoury, such as grains and pulses stewed with fruit and spices, make for unforgettable meals. The sweetmeats and pastries are especially mouthwatering.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 384


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 01-05-2017


$65.00
Vegan Recipes From the Middle East

ISBN: 9781910690376

Author: Parvin Razavi    Publisher: Grub Street

Enjoyment, hospitality, tradition, creativity, sustainability and joy of life these starting points were the inspiration for this book. The cooking of vegetable...


Enjoyment, hospitality, tradition, creativity, sustainability and joy of life these starting points were the inspiration for this book. The cooking of vegetables is treated with reverence in the lands that make up the rich and varied tapestry of the Middle East. The people depend on the grains and pulses, nuts, vegetables and fruits of the region for their daily food and Parvin Razavi has taken the fresh and varied cuisines of Iran, Armenia, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco and Turkey to create a beautiful vegan cookbook. Whether as a main course or for the traditional mezze, this book contains dishes that blend natural culinary delights from the various food cultures and combines them with contemporary approaches. Here are warm and spicy stuffed vegetables, cool and fragrant soups, delicate preserves, pilafs, breads, pickles, relishes and pastries. The varied cuisines of the Middle East provide a wealth of vegan recipes.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 170 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 01-05-2017


$49.99
Ice Creams, Sorbets and Gelati

ISBN: 9781910690468

Authors: Caroline Weir, Robin Weir    Publisher: Grub Street

Caroline and Robin Weir's book is the biggest selling book on ICES that has ever been published. It is universally regarded as the bible on the subject. Since i...


Caroline and Robin Weir's book is the biggest selling book on ICES that has ever been published. It is universally regarded as the bible on the subject. Since its first publication, over a decade of research and millions of calories went into the new edition which was published in 2010. Now for the first time since then the book is being issued in a paperback edition. The book has over 400 recipes covering ice creams, gelato, graniti, bombes, parfaits, instructions on making wafers, biscuits, punches, even ice creams for diabetics and vegans. All the recipes are written in the clearest terms in Metric, cup measurements and Imperial weights and measures. All techniques are described in the simplest terms and all your questions are covered in this comprehensive book. There are revelations, on the history of ice cream as well as the origin of the ice cream cone, plus dozens of new pictures and illustrations from the author's constantly expanding collection as well as a section on both penny licks and some hilarious soda fountain lingo. There is also a comprehensive section of the physics and chemistry of all ices as well as enough information to enable you to make almost anything into an ice. Should you want to go BIG on ice cream there is a section on equipment as well as a section on the chemistry and physics of ice cream and ices. If you have never tasted home-made ice cream, you are in for a revelation. If you have the previous book you are in for many inspired new flavours. These are not ice creams loaded with junk confectionery, these are pure unalloyed, straightforward ices, easily made from straight forward, easily obtained ingredients without additives. Everything for the beginner, the enthusiast the cook, the expert and the professional chef.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 336


Dimensions: 210 x 249 mm


Publication Date: 01-06-2017


$49.99
Food Trucks - Delights on Wheels

ISBN: 9788416500444

Author: Patricia Martinez    Publisher: Monsa

Food Trucks are something of an institution in American culture, and have been around for more than a century. These days there is a huge range of gastronomic t...


Food Trucks are something of an institution in American culture, and have been around for more than a century. These days there is a huge range of gastronomic treats available, dished up out of an incredible variety of vehicles – from caravans, station wagons and vans to trucks, buses... all decorated in their own distinctive and charismatic style. Each Food Truck can offer not just something to eat, but a complete gastronomic experience, 18 exclusive recipes full of creativity and good taste, an essential part of what these fabulous pop-up kitchens on wheels provide for their customers. Image and originality have become as important to the product as the food itself.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 144


Dimensions: 220 x 150 mm


Publication Date: 20-03-2017


$49.99
The Mountain Cafe Cookbook: A Kiwi in the Cairngorms

ISBN: 9780957037380

Author: Kirsten Gilmour    Publisher: Kitchen Press

Legendary breakfasts to fuel days on the mountain; inventive, zesty salads and indulgent and luxurious cakes – these are all hallmarks of Aviemore's Mountain ...


Legendary breakfasts to fuel days on the mountain; inventive, zesty salads and indulgent and luxurious cakes – these are all hallmarks of Aviemore's Mountain Cafe. Owner-chef Kirsten Gilmour draws on her Kiwi roots to turn out contemporary dishes with an antipodean love of fresh and bold favours, and in her debut cookbook she shares her secrets and inspirations with you. The Mountain Cafe Cookbook is packed full of Kirsten's irresistible recipes for the best-loved dishes and drinks at her Highland restaurant, alongside others drawn from her grandparents and infuenced by her travels around the world. This is not diffcult, fancy restaurant cooking, but gutsy, fresh, hearty food that will taste just as good from your kitchen as from hers. With vibrant photography by Paul Masson, The Mountain Cafe Cookbook has over 130 recipes including everything from Smoked Fish Chowder, Cider Sage Barbecue Chicken, Sloe Gin & Bramble Salmon Salad and Butternut Chilli & Coconut Fritters to Chocolate & Coconut Brioche, Cardamom Oranges, Badass Brownies and Passionfruit Melting Moments. All delicious and bursting with favour. “A great big hug of a book, full of exciting favours and reliable recipes.” Sue Lawrence “Kirsten has been serving her Kiwi inspired food for many years and here she shares her secrets for those delicious breakfasts, meals, cakes and drinks. As a fellow NZ’er I’m proud of her achievements!” Peter Gordon


Bind: hardback


Pages: 336


Dimensions: 185 x 252 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2017


$49.99
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