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A Taste Of Burgundy

A Taste Of Burgundy

This is a treatment of the gastronomy of Burgundy - traditionally about serious eating - as a voyage of discovery for convivial eaters rather than food experts. Looking at customs, bistros and country auberges, it offers a flavour of the region's eating habits. Their A Taste of Provence won for the author/photographer team of Julian More and his daughter, Carey, the Prix Litteraire Alexandre Dumain for the best book on French gastronomy.

Code: 3822

$44.00
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Beyond Nose To Tail: A Kind Of British Cooking by Fergus Henderson

Beyond Nose To Tail: A Kind Of British Cooking by Fergus Henderson

Dimensions: 198 x 140 mm

From the proprietor of St. John Restaurant, which won the 2001 Moët & Chandon Restaurant Award, comes this fascinating, cutting-edge guide to preparing carnivorous dishes.

Written in the same entertaining and accessible voice that made Nose to Tail Eating a certified foodie classic, this beautiful new collection of recipes by Fergus Henderson teaches you everything you'll ever need to know to prepare even more mouthwatering, offal classics, from pork scratching, fennel and ox tongue soup, and pressed pig's ear to sourdough loaves and lardy cakes, chocolate baked Alaska, burnt sheep's milk yogurt and goat's curd cheesecake, among others.

While taking you through more than a hundred simple, easy-to-follow recipes, Henderson explains why nearly every part of every animal we eat is a delicious treat waiting for the hands of a patient cook to prepare it.

Code: 100226

$35.00
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Cook: Natural Flavours from a Nordic Kitchen by Mikkel Karstad

Cook: Natural Flavours from a Nordic Kitchen by Mikkel Karstad

Taking inspiration from wild and seasonal ingredients, this book shows the reader how to make a selection of Nordic favorite recipes. Beautifully photographed and designed, this book will take you on a culinary adventure into the pure heart of Nordic cooking.

Mikkel Karstad is the current head chef at Christianborg, the Danish Parliament and food writer and former gastronomic advisor to Claus Meyer (founder of the famous Copenhagen restaurant Noma). Mikkel trained at Tante Claire in London, Bagatelle in Paris, and Kommandant in Norway. His fantastic blog is at weyoutheyate.com where he shares his recipes and favorite ingredients.

Code: 102897

$79.99
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D.O.M.: Rediscovering Brazilian Ingredients by Alex Atala

D.O.M.: Rediscovering Brazilian Ingredients by Alex Atala

D.O.M - Brazil. Ranked #16 in the top 100 restaurants of the world 2017.

Ranked #11, 2016
Ranked #9, 2015
Ranked #7, 2014
Ranked #6, 2013
Ranked #4, 2012
Ranked #7, 2011
Ranked #18, 2010
Ranked #24, 2009
Ranked #40, 2008
Ranked #38, 2007
Ranked #50, 2006

"Whenever I see that Dos Equis commercial - 'the most interesting man in the world' - I always think, no, that's not true. The most interesting man in the world is Alex Atala." - David Chang

"A cuisine unlike anything I've ever had in my life." - Daniel Humm, Eleven Madison Mark

"I believe that cuisine is the most important link between nature and culture." - Alex Atala

At D.O.M. in Sao Paulo, widely regarded as one of the world's best restaurants, you won't find the traditional staples of fine dining on the menu. For the past 15 years, acclaimed chef Alex Atala - a native of Brazil and the only chef named one of TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2013 - has refused to import any ingredients traditionally found in the European kitchens where he once trained. Instead, Atala scours the lush bounty of the Amazon for indigenous produce and proteins, crafting a cuisine that is steeped in classical techniques yet distinctly and uniquely Brazilian.

D.O.M.: Rediscovering Brazilian Ingredients is Atala's first major cookbook. Here, he offers an in-depth look at the products and creative process that make up his innovative cuisine. The book features 65 recipes such as Fresh Heart of Palm with Scallops and Coral Sauce; Lightly Toasted Black Rice with Green Vegetables and Brazil Nut Milk; Lamb Hind Shanks with Yam Puree and Pitanga; and Priprioca, Lime, and Banana Ravioli. 150 stunning color photographs bring each dish to life and reveal the lush, vibrant landscapes of Atala's Brazil. The result is an immersive experience that transports readers into the streets of Sao Paulo and the rain forests of Amazon. Also featuring an introduction by chef Alain Ducasse, D.O.M.: Rediscovering Brazilian Ingredientsexplores the mind of one of the world's best chefs as he captures flavors that can be found nowhere else in the world.

Code: 102397

$59.99
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Eleven Madison Park - The Cookbook

Eleven Madison Park - The Cookbook

Eleven - USA. Ranked #1 in the top 100 restaurants of the world 2017.

Ranked #3, 2016
Ranked #5, 2015
Ranked #4, 2014
Ranked #5, 2013
Ranked #10, 2012
Ranked #24, 2011
Ranked #50, 2010

Eleven Madison Park is one of New York City's most popular fine-dining establishments, and one of only a handful to receive four stars from the New York Times. Under the leadership of Executive Chef Daniel Humm and General Manager Will Guidara since 2006, the restaurant has soared to new heights and has become one of the premier dining destinations in the world.

ELEVEN MADISON PARK: THE COOKBOOK is a sumptuous tribute to the unforgettable experience of dining in the restaurant, where the latest culinary techniques are married with classical French cuisine. The book features more than 125 sophisticated recipes, arranged by season, adapted for the home cook, and accompanied by stunning full-color photographs by Francesco Tonelli. ELEVEN MADISON PARK is sure to be one of the most talked-about cookbooks of 2011.

Code: 101917

$110.00
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Flavors from the French Mediterranean by Gerald Passedat

Flavors from the French Mediterranean by Gerald Passedat

Overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, chef Gerald Passedat draws inspiration from the abundance of local seafood, sun-ripened vegetables, fragrant herbs, and sumptuous wines. Photographs of his beautifully-prepared recipes are complemented by the spectacular land- and seascapes of the south of France--rolling vineyards, olive groves, afternoon sun making medieval towns glow in the warm golden light, shady terraces, and bustling summer markets.

The Mediterranean diet is the world's healthiest delicious cuisine, and chef Passedat shares his classic, generous, and easy-to-prepare recipes that celebrate fresh produce and an overall healthy lifestyle. Appetizers include Provençal-style stuffed vegetables, homemade tabbouleh, pizzas and pissaladieres, squid marinades, and delicious fresh salads. Main courses range from gnocchi, herbed meatballs, roasted duck, spelt risotto, or the region's famous bouillabaisse fish stew. Desserts include fruit and verbena soup, roasted figs, or a bright lemon tart.

Chef Passedat earned the famed Michelin guide's highest honor, a three-star rating, in 2008--one of only twenty-seven chefs in France and 117 in the world to enjoy such a distinction. Here, he divulges his tips and tricks garnered over nearly four decades in the kitchen along with suggested wine pairings for each dish.

About the Author

Gerald Passedat has held a Michelin three-star rating since 2008. He owns the Petit Nice restaurant and runs a chic bistro, a restaurant, and a cooking school in Marseilles MuCEM art museum. He participated in France s Top Chef. Richard Haughton, a London-based lifestyle photographer, has contributed to numerous award-winning cookbooks including Astrance: A Cook s Book and Le Cinq.

Code: 103086

$45.00
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Florentine - The True Cuisine Of Florence by Emiko Davies

Florentine - The True Cuisine Of Florence by Emiko Davies

Florentine is a collection of delicious recipes and stunning photographs from Tuscany's capital. Emiko Davies draws on her personal experience of traditional Florentine cuisine to share recipes that transport readers to the piazzas of Florence. From her torta di mele - a reassuringly nonna-esque apple cake - to Pappardelle all'anatra - mouth watering pappardelle with rich duck ragu sauce - allow yourself to be taken on a culinary tour through the city. From the morning ritual of la pasticceria (the pastry shop) and il forno (the bakery), the tantalizing fresh produce of il mercato (the market) and il maccellaio (the butcher) through to the romance of la trattoria, or perhaps let yourself be swept up in the atmosphere of Florence's street food scene with a few bites of crunchy crostini with fig compote and prosciutto, or savor a silky gelato of hazelnut and crema.

Seasons and long-held food traditions play an important role in the Tuscan kitchen and this is reflected in every Florentine menu, bakery window or market stall. Florentine is a unique stroll through the city's streets, past pastry shops bustling with espresso-sippers, hole-in-the-wall wine bars, busy food vans and lunchtime trattorias, to reveal why the people of Florence remain proudly attached to their unchanging cuisine - a cuisine that tells the unique story of its city, dish by dish.

Code: 103234

$49.99
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LIMA the cookbook by Virgilio Martinez

LIMA the cookbook by Virgilio Martinez

The growing popularity of Peruvian cuisine throughout the world has made Lima, the capital of Peru, a destination city for food lovers. Virgilio Martinez is the most famous young chef in Peru. His restaurant Central, in Lima, is among the best in the world and he has opened two LIMA restaurants in the heart of London. With this collection of more than 100 of Virgilio’s fuss-free, contemporary recipes you can cook this fresh, vibrant, healthy food at home using your local fish, meat and vegetables – plus the superfoods for which Peruvian food is renowned.

Code: 103884

$39.99
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Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine - Hardcover

Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine - Hardcover

Noma - Denmark . Ranked #5 in the top 100 restaurants of the world 2016.

Ranked #3, 2015
Ranked #1, 2014
Ranked #2, 2013
Ranked #1, 2012
Ranked #1, 2011
Ranked #1, 2010
Ranked #3, 2009
Ranked #10, 2008
Ranked #15, 2007
Ranked #33, 2006

Rene Redzepi has been widely credited with re-inventing Nordic cuisine. His Copenhagen restaurant, Noma, was recognized as the #1 best in the world by the San Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurant awards in April 2010 after receiving the 'Chef's Choice' award in 2009.

Redzepi operates at the cutting edge of gourmet cuisine, combining an unrelenting creativity and a remarkable level of craftsmanship with an inimitable and innate knowledge of the produce of his Nordic terroir.

At Noma, which Redzepi created from a derelict eighteenth-century warehouse in 2003 after previously working at both elBulli and The French Laundry, diners are served exquisite concoctions, such as 'Newly-Ploughed Potato Field' or 'The snowman from Jukkasjarvi', all painstakingly constructed to express their amazing array of Nordic ingredients.

His search for ingredients involves foraging amongst local fields for wild produce, sourcing horse-mussels from the Faroe Islands and the purest possible water from Greenland. Redzepi has heightened the culinary philosophy of seasonally and regionally sourced sustainable ingredients to an unprecedented level, and in doing so has created an utterly delicious cuisine.

At the age of 32, Redzepi is one of the most influential chefs in the world.

Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine will offer an exclusive insight into the food, philosophy and creativity of Rene Redzepi. It will reveal the first behind the scenes look at the restaurant, Noma, and will feature over 90 recipes as well as excerpts from Redzepi's diary from the period leading up to the opening of the restaurant and texts on some the most enigmatic of Noma's suppliers. The book will include 200 new specially commissioned color photographs of the dishes, unique local ingredients and landscapes from across the Nordic region. It will also include a foreward by the artist Olafur Eliasson.

Code: 101072

$75.00
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