Recounting his move to Vietnam, a journalist takes travelers along for the ride as he searches for authentic Vietnamese food, which leads him all over the country and introduces him to a remarkable populace, including his wife.
Shares recipes for preparing homemade versions of such classic snack foods as Lorna Doone shortbread cookies, Fig Newtons, Cheetos, Cracker Jacks, and orange creamsicles.
A punk band drummer turned executive pastry chef features 97 unorthodox recipes using fruit, vegetables, grains, chocolate, seeds, and nuts to create unusual desserts.
Provides a collection of recipes with variations on traditional comfort food dishes, including such options as double whammy toad in the hole, duck lasagna, masala eggs, smoked haddock, and sticky toffee pudding.
The author of Around My French Table presents a collection of 180 desserts from French home cooks and pastry chefs.
Shares true stories from Hollywood's history of celebrities under the influence, including Ava Gardner's habit of water skiing to the set of "Night of the Iguana" with a cocktail in hand, as well as quotations and cocktail recipes.
One hundred sweet and savory French-inspired recipes culled from the ethnic neighborhoods of Paris are complemented by lighthearted stories about the quirks, trials, and joys of cooking in modern France.
Provides recipes that utilize different mushrooms to create dishes that compliment the flavor of each mushroom, including hedgehog and cashew chili, squid ink pasta with lobster mushrooms and squid, aromatic matsutake broth, and oysters Rockefeller.
In a "cookbook confessional," the editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine reveals that she has actually struggled with cooking most of her life and uses advice from more than 60 top chefs and 100 recipes to teach herself — and the reader — key skills for mastering the kitchen.
Details fifty essential ingredients that every cook should have in the pantry, including barley, chocolate, maple syrup, pasta, pecans, vegetable stock, and yeast, and provides recipes incorporating each.
An introduction to the popular Vietnamese sandwich shares dozens of recipes for classic through innovative modern varieties, including peppery grilled chicken, lemongrass pork, and coconut curry tofu.
Presents a collection of seventy-five recipes which incorporate spices from around the world, with information about each spice and options for soups, stews, meat and seafood dishes, bread, desserts, and condiments.
Presents over 150 recipes from around the world to help cooks of any level prepare a variety of international and ethnic meals, including Mexican chile rellenos, homemade Italian pasta, Thai sticky rice, and Egyptian koshari.
The James Beard Award-winning author of A Geography of Oysters presents a recipe-complemented celebration of America's apple renaissance that explores 123 of the fruit's considerable varieties, including the Black Oxford, the Knobbed Russet and the D'Arcy Spice.
Features 700 recipes from across the entire country, showcasing the diversity and flavors of Mexican cuisine.The book includes dishes such as Acapulco‐style ceviche, Barbacoa de Pollo from Hidalgo, Salsa Ranchera and Pastel Tres Leches, each with notes on recipe origins, ingredients and techniques.