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Savoir-Faire A History of Food in France
ISBN: HB: 9781789143324, Reaktion Books, October 2020
344 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 98 illus., 72 in colour
This is a comprehensive account of France's rich culinary history, not only full of tales of haute cuisine, but seasoned with myths and stories from a wide variety of times and places; from snail hunting in Burgundy to female chefs in Lyon, and from...
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£25,00
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Saffron A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781789143300, Reaktion Books, September 2020
144 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 58 illus., 54 in colour
Explore the dramatic history of the world's most expensive spice in "Saffron: A Global History". Literally worth their weight in gold, sunset-red saffron threads are prized internationally. Saffron can be found in cave art in Mesopotamia, in the fres...
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£11,99
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Synergetic Stew Explorations in Dymaxion Dining
ISBN: ring binder: 9783037786437, Lars Muller Publishers, July 2020
128 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 57 illus.
Buckminster Fuller is globally known as a design scientist, architect, author, poet, engineer, and a true visionary, way ahead of his time. As a surprise gift for his eighty-sixth birthday, he received Synergetic Stew: a compilation of cooking recipe...
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£20,00
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Simple Fruit Seasonal Recipes for Baking, Poaching, Sautéing, and Roasting
ISBN: HB: 9781632172372, GMC Group, Sasquatch Books, April 2020
208 pp., 21x17.8 cm, colour illus.
Not for sale in selected countries! Some fruits are at their best when eaten fresh, while others reveal their truest and most delicious flavor when cooked. Understanding how to enjoy fruit at its peak of flavor–whether it's lightly sautéed, poached...
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£18,99
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Strong, Sweet and Dry A Guide to Vermouth, Port, Sherry, Madeira and Marsala
ISBN: HB: 9781789141528, Reaktion Books, October 2019
240 pp., 22x17.1 cm, 130 illus., 80 in colour
Today fortified wines are enjoying a renaissance, rediscovered by discerning imbibers and modern mixologists all over the world. Once extremely popular drinks savoured before or after dinner, fortified wines – such as sherry, port and Madeira – fell...
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£25,00
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Sourdough Four Days to Happiness
ISBN: HB: 9783791384320, Prestel Publishing, April 2018
192 pp., 26x23 cm, 220 colour illus.
This book celebrates the complexity and simplicity of sourdough bread making which offers a nourishing and meditative counterpoint to stressful lives and fast food. Sourdough bread, delicious, tangy, satisfying, is one of life's real pleasures, but...
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£27,50
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Sweets and Candy A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781780239279, Reaktion Books, April 2018
168 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 68 illus., 58 in colour
With eye-catching shapes, interesting flavours and enticing textures, sweets and candy are much-loved worldwide by people of all ages. They provide minor treats, lessons in economics for children, and colourful novelties to mark festivities. Methods...
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£11,99
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Story of Soy
ISBN: HB: 9781780239255, Reaktion Books, March 2018
272 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 50 illus.
The humble soybean is the world's most grown and most traded oilseed. But it is also a poorly understood crop that is often viewed in extreme terms as a superfood or poison. Christine M. Du Bois reveals its hugely significant role in human history, a...
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£25,00
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Seaweed A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781780237534, Reaktion Books, May 2017
176 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 40 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
Seaweed is both the world's oldest and newest superfood. As a food, seaweeds are now more associated with the East than with the West, yet they have long been eaten in many parts of the world, including Europe and the Americas. Mistakenly thought of...
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Spirit House The Cookbook
ISBN: PB: 9781742579528, Bookport, New Holland Publishers, March 2017
192 pp., 27x23 cm, colour illus.
"Spirit House: The Cookbook" – authentic Thai and Asian recipes from the world-renowned Spirit House restaurant and cooking school. Each day, the Spirit House Restaurant chefs serve their guests the most fragrant, modern Thai cuisine, while in the se...
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£19,99
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