With its great gastronomic tradition, there has always been much to celebrate about French food. This work explores the dishes and also the influences that formed them. It includes recipes from the overseas departments - chestnut soup from Corsica, crab terrine from Guadeloupe and 'blaff', and a favourite fish stew of Martinique.
Introduced in the 1950s, the campervan was designed to be multi-functional. Since then, it has taken on a life of its own, or rather, it has been taken into the lives of its owners. This book traces the cult of the campervan, from family runabouts to holiday home and design icon.
The first cookbook to offer delicious recipes created by gourmet cooks for sufferers of coeliac disease. Takes the boredom out of gluten-free cooking, and provides fresh, imaginative ideas for gourmet meals for the whole family.
How strength training affects your muscles depends on a number of factors, most importantly, the way you train, and what other physical activity you do. This book shows you how to incorporate all this, safely and effectively, into your fitness regime. It also gives a foundation workout and offers 'targeted toning' for problem areas, such as bums.
Serving as a guide, this book takes you through all the ingredients that are available in the West, but which are slightly unfamiliar. It shows you how to cook traditional dishes in the authentic way including over 200 recipes. It provides an insight into India's great and colourful traditions, including the earthy lentil dishes and others.
Presents an international array of tastes and flavours. This book includes chapters on Pre-dinner Finger Food, Starters, Salads, Main Dishes, Pasta and Grains, Pastry, and Desserts. It also features 150 interesting recipes like Celery, Camembert and Prune Tart, or Kerala-style Pumpkin Curry with Cinnamon Rice.
This lovely book includes over 180 recipes, information and photos from 21 regions in Spain and Portugal.
Here is a mix of traditional and easy modern-day recipes for creating Japanese food. Kimiko Barber presents 100 essential ingredients used in Japanese cooking. Every ingredient has its own separate entry that covers history, appearance, manufacture, buying, storing, culinary use and health benefits.
Focuses on making the best use of the season's foods, providing a rich variety of dishes for us to enjoy in the shorter days and longer nights.
A book on authentic Balinese cuisine, revealing the secrets of the cuisine and the ceremonies behind the Balinese cooking for their gods, with a foreword from the Governor of Bali.
This text displays the entire peasant repetoire of regional dishes, with "the native soil clinging to their roots" and discloses the region of south-west France where great French food still lives and breathes.
A vegetarian cookbook which explores a combination of fresh recipe ideas, flavors and combinations. It teaches you how to combine cooking styles from around the world in order to create new inspiration when it comes to vegetables. It includes such chapters as Stylish Starters, Sensational Mains, Sofa Suppers, Sassy Sides, and Simple Staples.
Sometimes you just cannot beat a frozen sweet treat - popular with all the family, beautiful to behold and delicious to eat. This book tells how to produce the perfect ice creams and sorbets either by hand or machine. It features recipes that highlight the importance of choosing the most decadent ingredients.
A good pasta or noodle dish relies on the combination of flavours, whether in time-honoured classics Lasagne al Forno, Pasta Carbonara or adventurous Tagliatelle with Creamy Brie, Baked Smoked Haddock Pasta. This book features a collection of recipes that range from ragu and ravioli to wok fried noodles and Japanese style noodles.
Teaches you how to master the art of making a soup. This book gives you a selection of soups around the world, from the refreshing of simple summer meals, to the warm winter soups that bring colour and much-needed vitamins.
Explores how to cook with vegetables. This book includes such recipes as scrumptious Spinach and Gruyere Tart, Butternut Squash and Sage Risotto and a Borlotti Bean, Red Onion and Tomato Salad.
India's cosmetic market is the fastest growing in the world. With the global interest in Bollywood increasing, Indian beauty is celebrated universally. Focusing on both inner and external beauty, this book offers an insight into India's beauty culture and history, and several recipes and methods that use readily natural ingredients.
A cook book that won the Julia Child Award, the IACP Best Cookbook of the Year Award, a Guild of Food Writers' Award and a James Beard Foundation Award. It comes with a free 30-minute DVD that gives guidance on techniques as well as showing recipes step-by-step.
Contains chapters on Pre-dinner Finger Food, Starters, Salads, Main Dishes, Pasta and Grains, Pastry and Desserts. This book includes 120 recipes like Celery, Camembert and Prune Tart or Kerala-style Pumpkin Curry with Cinnamon Rice.
Contains over 100 gluten-free recipes that have been created to tempt your tastebuds whilst managing the symptoms of coeliac disease. This book provides imaginative ideas and welcome inspiration for gourmet meals suitable for the whole family.
Teaches you how to master French cuisine, from the classic dinner party recipes to tackling difficult ingredients such as truffles and lobster, and more.