The Story of Food: An Illustrated History of Everything We Eat [PDF]

The Story of Food: An Illustrated History of Everything We Eat [PDF]
The Story of Food: An Illustrated History of Everything We Eat by DK
2018 | PDF | ISBN: 9781465473363 | 160.94MB

The stories and history behind the individual foods we eat--from salt to sushi and rice to salami--beginning with the early efforts of humans in their quest for sustenance and culminating in today's diverse culinary landscape.

This glorious visual celebration of food in all its forms reveals the extraordinary cultural impact of the foods we eat, explores the early efforts of humans in their quest for sustenance, and tells the fascinating stories behind individual foods. With profiles of the most culturally and historically interesting foods of all types, from nuts and grains, fruits and vegetables, and meat and fish, to herbs and spices, this fascinating culinary historical reference provides the facts on all aspects of each food's unique story. Feature spreads shine a spotlight on influential international cuisines and the local foods that built them. The Story of Food explains how foods have become the cornerstone of our culture, from their origins to how they are eaten and their place in world cuisine.

The Story of Food is packed with sumptuous and evocative images that create a feast for the eyes, while the stories intrigue, surprise, and enthrall, making it the perfect gift for food lovers, cooks, gourmets, and history lovers with a penchant for food.

Modern Pressure Cooking: More Than 100 Incredible Recipes and Time-Saving Techniques to Master Your Pressure Cooker [EPUB]

Modern Pressure Cooking: More Than 100 Incredible Recipes and Time-Saving Techniques to Master Your Pressure Cooker [EPUB]
Modern Pressure Cooking: More Than 100 Incredible Recipes and Time-Saving Techniques to Master Your Pressure Cooker by Bren Herrera
2019 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781624143038 | 69.9MB

Be Inspired in the Kitchen with Bren Herrera's Classic and Fusion Recipes

For Stovetop and Electric Pressure Cookers

Pressure cooking is officially in, and who better to unveil the magic of the modern pressure cooker than chef and media personality Bren Herrera? Bren embodies the energy and delicious global food culture of today through her current culinary work with some of the biggest chefs in the world and her Cuban family roots. She’s cooked with Emeril Lagasse and Chef of the Century Joël Robuchon, and she appears regularly on the Today show. Through years of international travel and kitchen experimentation, Bren has mastered the fine art of this brilliant appliance; she now presents more than 100 of her most prized recipes, techniques and tips for both stovetop and electric pressure cookers to help you do the same at home.

The pressure cooker’s remarkable time and energy efficiency makes it easy to whip up quick weeknight dinners or create complex, restaurant-worthy dishes for entertaining. A few of the mouthwatering meals that you’ll enjoy are Tarragon-Mustard Braised Short Ribs, Decadent 4-Cheese Truffle Mac and Cheese, Pumpkin Coconut Curry Soup, Creamy Potato Salad, Spinach and Almond Risotto, Braised Peppered Red Wine Oxtail and Toasted Pistachio and Cardamom Flan. This amazing collection of recipes is sure to make your pressure cooker your new favorite cooking tool.

The Complete Hummus Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes: Vegan-Friendly [EPUB]

The Complete Hummus Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes: Vegan-Friendly [EPUB]
The Complete Hummus Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes: Vegan-Friendly by Catherine Gill
2019 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781578268207 | 12.7MB

Featuring over 100 delicious recipes, The Complete Hummus Cookbook is the perfect primer for anyone looking for easy to prepare, healthy food choices.

Protein-rich and vegan-friendly, hummus is one of the healthiest and most nutritious dishes that many people don't talk more about. The Complete Hummus Cookbook changes that conversation.

With over 100 yummy recipes, this cookbook shows everyone that hummus is not only delicious, but also extremely versatile, low-cholesterol, protein-rich and healthy.

The Complete Hummus Cookbook also provides information on the perfect food to pair hummus with as well as how to make different kinds of hummus with chickpeas, black beans, lentils, edamame and green peas. Yum!

Prep-Ahead Meals From Scratch: Quick & Easy Batch Cooking Techniques and Recipes That Save You Time and Money [EPUB]

Prep-Ahead Meals From Scratch: Quick & Easy Batch Cooking Techniques and Recipes That Save You Time and Money [EPUB]
Prep-Ahead Meals From Scratch: Quick & Easy Batch Cooking Techniques and Recipes That Save You Time and Money by Alea Milham
2016 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781624142048 | 33.34MB

A Better Way to Cook Ahead

Families are busier now more than ever, and nobody understands that better than busy mom and food blogger Alea Milham. With Prep-Ahead Meals from Scratch, she brings a unique batch cooking concept that will streamline weeknight family meals like never before. She shows you how to use simple prep-ahead techniques to stock your refrigerator with precooked ingredients that can be combined with fresh produce to easily create wholesome meals. Leave prepackaged foods and take-out behind as you learn the many easy ways to cook ahead from scratch to save time and money during the busy week.

Alea breaks down the classics into convenient weeknight dinners using fewer ingredients and smarter techniques. Batch-cooked chicken and homemade spaghetti sauce are combined to create a hearty Chicken Parmesan Pasta Bake that comes together quickly. Batch-cooked beef strips and precooked peppers and onions are used to make Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas. Batch-cooked meatballs are coated in a Mongolian Beef sauce and served over precooked rice for a delicious dinner in minutes.

Learn multiple methods for batch cooking your favorite meats, beans and rice to use in simple-to-assemble recipes your whole family will enjoy. By prepping ahead, dinner was never so easy!

The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils: Recipes Using Coconut Oil and Other Unprocessed and Unrefined Oils [EPUB]

The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils: Recipes Using Coconut Oil and Other Unprocessed and Unrefined Oils [EPUB]
The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils: Recipes Using Coconut Oil and Other Unprocessed and Unrefined Oils by Lisa Howard
2015 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781624141485 | 69.1MB

Wondering the Best Uses For Coconut, Flaxseed or Walnut Oil?

With the rise of delicious and beneficial unprocessed oils such as coconut oil, avocado oil, flaxseed oil and more, unhealthy refined oils are a thing of the past. Still, with so many fresh oils on grocery store shelves, you might be wondering how to choose and use them. That's where The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils comes in.

This gluten-free and Paleo-friendly collection of over 85 recipes showcases the different attributes of each oil's distinct flavor, ideal cooking temperature and beneficial nutrients. You'll be able to create delicious and healthy meals, snacks and desserts, such as Brazil Nut Pesto Chicken with Toasted Wild Rice and Coconut (featuring coconut oil), Roasted Peppers, Olives, Lamb and Mixed Greens (featuring almond oil), and Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Scandinavian Beet, Carrot and Apple Slaw (featuring flaxseed oil).

If you want to know how to incorporate healthy unprocessed oils into your daily meals, The Big Book of Healthy Cooking Oils has all of the answers and recipes you need.

Healthy Cocktails: Easy & Fun Recipes for All-Natural, Low-Sugar, Low-Alcohol Drinks [EPUB]

Healthy Cocktails: Easy & Fun Recipes for All-Natural, Low-Sugar, Low-Alcohol Drinks [EPUB]
Healthy Cocktails: Easy & Fun Recipes for All-Natural, Low-Sugar, Low-Alcohol Drinks by Matt Dorsey, Jenny Dorsey
2019 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781510744943 | 34.71MB

50 Better-for-You Boozy Beverages to Shake Up Your Happy Hour!

This photo-filled recipe book takes the guilt out of happy hour!

These genuinely tasty cocktails use minimal added sugar, all-natural ingredients, and a mix of liquor and low-alcohol spirits to make drinking feel like the easiest diet to maintain.

Most of the fifty recipes (and bonus recipes) contain five ingredients or less, most requiring fewer than three steps, so you'll be able to make most of these drinks quickly and with little effort.

Recipes range from reinterpreted classics, like the Old Fashioned, to millennial favorites like green juice spritzers, using vodka, gin, rum, bourbon, rye, scotch, tequila, and mezcal. Other recipes include:

  • Raspberry Sour
  • Spicy Bee’s Knees
  • Coconut Water Colada
  • Blackberry Smash
  • Sugar-Free Paloma
  • Taste of the Tropics
  • Eat Your Peas
  • Gotham Sunset
  • Ramos Gin Fizz
  • The Green Hour
  • Mint Julep
  • And more!

With a mix of cocktails for all occasions, from drinking al fresco to a warm night cap, Healthy Cocktails is perfect year-round, day or night, and will surely shake up your happy hour!

How to Cook Anything in Your Dutch Oven: Classic American Comfort Foods and New Global Favorites [EPUB]

How to Cook Anything in Your Dutch Oven: Classic American Comfort Foods and New Global Favorites [EPUB]
How to Cook Anything in Your Dutch Oven: Classic American Comfort Foods and New Global Favorites by Howie Southworth, Greg Matza
2019 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781510751149 | 131.04MB

This bestselling author team is back with mouthwatering and innovative one-pot wonders!

The Dutch oven may well be the perfect cooking vessel—its heavy bottom and tall sides make it ideal for everything from braising and stewing to simmering and casseroles. Soups and roasting cry out for the even, universal heat. Most warming, comforting dishes reserve the Dutch oven as a savior, and these award-winning authors are here to show you how it’s done.

In How to Cook Anything in Your Dutch Oven, you'll find recipes like:

  • Vampire-proof meatballs
  • Islander sweet and sour beef ribs
  • Ratatouille
  • Lamb vindaloo
  • One-pot ramen
  • Giant maqlubah eggplant casserole
  • Grown-up mac and cheese
  • Choco-bacon Bundt cake
  • And way more!

In these pages exist everything from chicken soup and gumbo to mac and cheese and brownies. The dish names and ideas may be familiar, but the techniques and results will make you a Dutch oven devotee. And the flavor combinations and unique applications will also make you the star of any upcoming neighborhood potluck, to boot.

Cooking with Wild Mushrooms: 50 Recipes for Enjoying Your Porcinis, Chanterelles, and Other Foraged Mushrooms [EPUB]

Cooking with Wild Mushrooms: 50 Recipes for Enjoying Your Porcinis, Chanterelles, and Other Foraged Mushrooms [EPUB]
Cooking with Wild Mushrooms: 50 Recipes for Enjoying Your Porcinis, Chanterelles, and Other Foraged Mushrooms by Ingrid Holmberg, Pelle Holmberg
2019 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781510750074 | 73.71MB

Soups, Stir-Fries, and Full Courses from the Forest to the Frying Pan You’ve spent the summer picking mushrooms in the forest, gaze sweeping along the trunks of trees and a basket of mushrooms dangling from the crook of your arm—but what next? With storerooms and cellar overflowing with chanterelles, porcini, and boletes, how do you prepare these delicacies of nature into flavorful and mouthwatering dishes? This is the cookbook foragers and mushroom lovers have been waiting for; this is the book that shows how to turn delicious, hand-picked ingredients into:

  • Mushroom flour
  • Chanterelle soup with gorgonzola
  • Dumplings, quesadillas, and risottos
  • Porcini focaccia
  • Mushroom pie with mozzarella and chard
  • Lamb and venison stir fries
  • Lasagna
  • And much more!

Mushrooms are a flavor enhancer like no other—perfect for a light snack, appetizer, or main course—and are perfect in combination with fish, poultry, game, and other wild ingredients. Mushrooms are also sugar-, gluten-, and carb-free, making them the ideal ingredient for the modern kitchen. Featuring fifty delectable recipes, mouthwatering photographs, and tips on how to dry and preserve mushrooms from the wild, Cooking with Wild Mushrooms is all you need to turn your favorite hobby into tonight’s dinner.

Japanese Home Cooking: Simple Meals, Authentic Flavors [EPUB]

Japanese Home Cooking: Simple Meals, Authentic Flavors [EPUB]
Japanese Home Cooking: Simple Meals, Authentic Flavors by Sonoko Sakai
2019 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781611806168 | 229.12MB

The essential guide to Japanese home cooking—the ingredients, techniques, and over 100 recipes—for seasoned cooks and beginners who are craving authentic Japanese flavors.

Using high-quality, seasonal ingredients in simple preparations, Sonoko Sakai offers recipes with a gentle voice and a passion for authentic Japanese cooking. Beginning with the pantry, the flavors of this cuisine are explored alongside fundamental recipes, such as dashi and pickles, and traditional techniques, like making noodles and properly cooking rice. Use these building blocks to cook an abundance of everyday recipes with dishes like Grilled Onigiri (rice balls) and Japanese Chicken Curry.

From there, the book expands into an exploration of dishes organized by breakfast; vegetables and grains; meat; fish; noodles, dumplings, and savory pancakes; and sweets and beverages. With classic dishes like Kenchin-jiru (Hearty Vegetable Soup with Sobagaki Buckwheat Dumplings), Temaki Zushi (Sushi Hand Rolls), and Oden (Vegetable, Seafood, and Meat Hot Pot) to more inventive dishes like Mochi Waffles with Tatsuta (Fried Chicken) and Maple Yuzu Kosho, First Garden Soba Salad with Lemon-White Miso Vinaigrette, and Amazake (Fermented Rice Drink) Ice Pops with Pickled Cherry Blossoms this is a rich guide to Japanese home cooking. Featuring stunning photographs by Rick Poon, the book also includes stories of food purveyors in California and Japan. This is a generous and authoritative book that will appeal to home cooks of all levels.

The Mexican Keto Cookbook: Authentic, Big-Flavor Recipes for Health and Longevity [EPUB]

The Mexican Keto Cookbook: Authentic, Big-Flavor Recipes for Health and Longevity [EPUB]
The Mexican Keto Cookbook: Authentic, Big-Flavor Recipes for Health and Longevity by Torie Borrelli
2019 | EPUB | ISBN: 9781984857088 | 193.27MB

Containing more than 100 low-carb, high-fat, anti-inflammatory recipes, The Mexican Keto Cookbook provides insight into the history of Mexican cuisine while also adding a flavorful, international flair to the popular keto diet.

In contrast to the typical Mexican American diet--the result of busy schedules, tight budgets, and high-sugar, white flour foods of convenience-- The Mexican Keto Cookbook is packed with authentic, full-flavored, health-conscious recipes designed to burn body fat. It includes the science behind keto, guides you on how to execute the diet effectively, and provides more than 100 amazing recipes. Integrative holistic nutritionist Torie Borrelli tapped into her Mexican heritage to create keto-friendly staples of Mexican cuisine such as Salsa Bandera, Nopales Salad, and Sopa de Albondigas; quick and easy weeknight dinners such as Chicken Tortilla Soup, Goat Cheese Enchiladas, and Spicy Cilantro Chicken Wings; and hearty crowd-pleasers such as Fish Tacos and Turmeric Caper Cauliflower. With this very first low-carb, anti-inflammatory, high-fat Mexican ketogenic cookbook on hand, you can enjoy all the fun and flavor of your favorite Mexican foods while reaping the many health, weight loss, and other benefits keto has to offer.

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