Chicken and other types of poultry are versatile, readily available, reasonably priced, and packed full of protein, essential nutrients and vitamins. They are also the number one choice for anyone who is watching their fat and calorie intake but doesn’ t want to give up meat. This book brings together over 100 main course dishes that employ the whole range of cooking techniques, and that use the ubiquitous chicken as well as all the less well known birds such as turkey, goose, duck, guinea fowl, poussin, pigeon and quail. In addition, Chicken and Other Birds offers a visual tour of the birds, showing their relative sizes and discussing the differences between them.
Celebrating the tastes, smells and colours of an island where the cooking is seasonal and the flowers play changes on the theme of year-round spring, this memoir is written in the rhythm of the five seasons of Corfu. It tells the stories of the house of Rovinia, built in the 1960s by Emma Tennant’s parents, of Maria, the spirit of the house and her knowledge and wisdom, and entwines recipes and original photographs with fond recollections in prose.
The food of Iran is a riot of tastes and aroma, and is one of the great – but least known – cuisines of the world. With an emphasis on the use of seasonal ingredients, fresh herbs and fragrant spices, Jila Dana-Haeri here presents a unique guide to quintessential Persian cooking. The varieties of beautiful jewelled rice dishes, hearty winter dishes and crisp summer salads, showcase the diversity of Iranian regional cooking, from the sweet and sour flavours of the Northern Caspian Coast to the spicy and aromatic tastes of the South and the Persian Gulf. The complimentary mix of flavours – the fresh tartness of pomegranate seeds and the subtle perfume of saffron, tarragon, dill and fenugreek – create an array of mouth-watering recipes that are now, thanks to Dana-Haeri’s contribution, accessible to cooks of all levels. This lavishly-illustrated cookbook offers an enticing selection of recipes for any occasion. It will be essential for all interested in expanding their cultural and culinary horizons.
The new edition of this popular cookbook includes 25 new game recipes, so indulge your taste buds with new sensations! Featuring over 120 delicious recipes for cooking grouse, partridge, pheasant, duck, rabbit, venison, and other game, these easy-to-follow recipes include dishes appropriate for everyday family meals, special occasions, picnics, and barbecues. There is a comprehensive guide for preparing game so that it is fit to be eaten, including hanging, plucking and jointing, and there are an assortment of recipe accompaniments such as sauces, stuffings, and salads.
With 18 full-colour illustrations by the well-known wildlife artist John Paley this is an attractive and useful gift for all those keen on hunting, shooting and fishing, and for those who cook what they bring home. Game is naturally low in fat and calories and is an ideal part of a healthy diet so even if you’ve never cooked game before it is the perfect addition to a meal if you want to try something new.
Pickles and fermented foods have been considered a health food for centuries. Not only do they help improve digestion but they also strengthen the immune system, promote growth of healthy bacteria in the gut and curb those pesky sugar cravings. And of all fermented foods, drinks are some of the most versatile and tasty!
In Pickle Juice, Florence Cherruault showcases over 50 stunning and innovative cocktails and health drinks for you to try at home and enjoy all year long. Start with the basics and master the art of making the perfect shrubs and pickle juices then learn how to incorporate these into your very own delicious elixir. Take the lip-smacking Pickled Bloody Mary, the best cure for any hangover, or the crowd-pleasing Dirty Pickled Martini, a refreshing (and healthier) twist on the classic favourite. With a whole section dedicated to non-alcoholic drinks, such as detoxing juices and shrub sodas, you’ll also find fun ideas for chasers, bloody Marys, drinking vinegars as well as other inventive ways you can serve-up your homemade tipples.
Naughty but nice all at the same time, Pickle Juice will revolutionise your home bar and transform the way you drink forever!
With step-by-step photographs, Jeremy takes you through all the steps you need to know for home-smoking. He demonstrates how to construct your own smoker, and the techniques used to smoke different types of food. He explores various wood fuels and shows how to experiment with blends for the right balance of smokiness.
Bring the steakhouse to your very own kitchen with Beef Club. This is the book for those who love hearty meals full of flavour. Impress your guests with classic meatballs served with aubergine and tomato sauce; take your burgers to the next level with homemade relishes and delicious topping suggestions; and master the art of the perfect steak. Alongside traditional meat favourites are inspired seafood recipes and vegetable and side dishes such as pumpkin and mozzarella salad and steamed garlic spinach. The Brunch chapter will make sure your Saturday morning starts the right way. Indulge in honey and butter pancakes, pork sandwiches or Eggs Benedict. Not forgetting your sweet tooth, Beef Club offers delectable desserts such as profiteroles and strawberry tarts, and cocktails to die for. This is a cutting-edge compendium of recipes for those who love good food.
No matter how far off the beaten track your wanderlust takes you, these foolproof, field-tested recipes will set you on your way, keep you on your feet, and reward all your efforts when you get back to camp.
‘Hayward is one of the … best food writers alive’ Simon Schama in The New York Times
The kitchen is the heart of the home – it’s where we spend leisure time as a family, where we feed ourselves and where we entertain our friends. The average western family spends more money on the kitchen than they do on a car or a holiday. We fill our kitchens with objects and tools that reflect our needs, tastes and desires. There is nowhere else in daily domestic life where design impinges quite as much as in the kitchen.
Every item in the kitchen has its own story. Through 70 familiar objects, The Modern Kitchen maps the progress and development of this functional yet also wildly aspirational space. Why do the casserole dish and the wooden salad bowl exert such a cultural hold over us? Has the accumulation of electrical appliances led us to cook and eat differently?
As well as studying the individual objects that have had such a huge impact on the way we live now, The Modern Kitchen examines kitchen design, economics and social history through a series of essays. Embodying notions about class, gender, wealth and health, the home kitchen, its layout, set-up and contents, remains a neat illustration of our beliefs, tastes, aesthetics and aspirations – the portrait of our domestic lives.