Sushi Master: An expert guide to sourcing, making and enjoying sushi at home [EPUB]
17 June 2019, 10:23
2019 | EPUB | 27.23MB
Learn to make sushi at home with lessons from the masters.
Nick Sakagami, the only person outside of Japan to earn the designation osakana meister, introduces the fundamentals of sushi, starting with the fish. Photography from Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market offers an inside look at where most of our tuna comes from, and a deep dive into the tools, techniques, and etiquette of sushi ensure you'll never look at a California roll the same way again.
Expert recipes from Sakagami's favorite international sushi chefs and clients include variations of:
- Onigiri (rice balls)
Sushi Master also includes recipes for traditional Japanese soups, including two different types of miso, plus appetizers like tsukemono (Japanese pickles), shishito pepper, and spicy scallop carpaccio. Once you've mastered the staples, you can move on to advanced techniques, such as searing, marinating, aging, and adding garnishes. This comprehensive guide also includes tips on sourcing your ingredients and best practices for sustainability.
Sushi Master is your definitive guide to mastering the art of sushi.
Work Fuel: The Productivity Ninja Guide to Nutrition [EPUB]
22 May 2019, 15:31
2019 | EPUB | 3.34MB
We all know the benefits of healthy eating, but in practice, it’s often just not compatible with a busy, working lifestyle. Grabbing food on the go between meetings, before you rush to the gym, after catching up with friends – there’s just not enough time to be fussy – what you eat often takes a backseat.
But what if that didn’t have to be the case? What if what you were eating actually gave you more time; boosting your productivity, increasing your focus, and ensuring that you didn’t fall victim to that daily 3pm energy slump?
Productivity and nutrition experts Graham Allcott and Colette Heneghan present a new way to think about what you eat: the Productivity Ninja way. A new book in the bestselling Productivity Ninja series, Work Fuel shows you how eating well can and should fit into your lifestyle, however busy it is. From surviving conferences and work trips to how to best put together your food shopping list, Work Fuel provides you with an investment plan, promising to improve your performance, focus and energy by changing the way that you eat.
Cocoa: An Exploration of Chocolate, With Recipes [EPUB]
21 May 2019, 14:02
2019 | EPUB | 36.78MB
Chocolate has beguiled us for millennia. From the spiced drinks sipped by the elite in ancient Mesoamerica to the artisan bars spiked with intriguing flavours we devour today, chocolate has always had a magical pull on our senses. Exotic, indulgent, hedonistic and sensual, its power over us somehow exceeds the sum of its parts.
This ground-breaking exploration of chocolate, by award-winning writer and lifelong cocoa enthusiast Sue Quinn, will intrigue, inspire, surprise and fascinate you in equal measure. In these pages is a wealth of cultural, historical and culinary information about the story of chocolate through the ages and across the world, illustrated with vintage packaging, iconic adverts and stunning illustrations.
Interspersed throughout the book are 80 tantalising sweet and savoury recipes, such as Salted Caramel and Lime Chocolate Sauce; Triple Chocolate and Liquorice Cake with Treacle Syrup; Spelt, Cranberry and Cocoa Nib Crackers; and Sticky Slow-Roasted Beef Short Ribs with Cocoa and Maple.