Cookbook Corner - World Cusine

Cookbook Corner - World Cusine

World Cuisine

Recipes from Around the Globe

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Simple Pleasures from Our Maritime Kitchens: Anecdotes, History, and Recipes
Organized with a chapter for each month, this book takes the reader through a year in the life of a Maritime kitchen. The region's colorful history comes to life with excerpts from authentic regional 19th-century cookbooks. Emphasizing old-fashioned home cooking for every occasion, recipes include Clam Fritters, Creamy Lobster Filling, and Sugarplum Bread. This celebration of the rich culinary heritage of the Maritimes is illustrated throughout.

A Taste of Quebec
A Taste of Quebec is the definitive guide to traditional and modern cooking in this distinctive region of Canada. It features over 125 new recipes with traditional favorites from each section of the province, bringing you a balance of Quebec's culinary past and present. It highlights new up-and-coming chefs and gives inside information on the province's best restaurants. It includes photos of the people, the food, and the land.

Cooking the Australian Way
This cookbook introduces the cooking of Australia, featuring such recipes as egg and bacon pie, Anzac biscuits, pumpkin soup, and glazed kiwi tart. It also includes information on the history, geography, customs and people of the "land down under."

The Irish Pub Cookbook
This cookbook offers over 70 Irish pub classics... thick soups and stews; savory tarts and meaty pies; big bowls of salad; and desserts. There's traditional favorites like shepherd's pie, fish and chips, seafood chowder, and whiskey bread pudding and contemporary specialties such as Bacon, Blue Cheese, and Courgette Soup; Salmon Cakes with Dill and Wine Sauce; Braised Lambshanks with Red Currants. It also includes pub photos, history, and lore.

Great British Cooking: Wellkept Secret
This book is a revelation to Americans who have never tasted real Cornish Pasties, Scotch Woodcock (a splendid version of scrambled eggs) or Brown Bread Ice Cream. From sumptuous breakfasts to the steamed puddings, trifles, meringues and syllabubs, no aspect of British cooking is overlooked. Soups, fish, meat and game, vegetables, sauces, high teas, scones, crumpets, hot cross buns, savories, preserves and sweets of all kinds are here... in clear, precise recipes with ingredients and utensils translated into American terms.

Mexico One Plate At A Time
This cookbook offers more than 120 recipes, with traditional versions of classic Mexican dishes. Ranging from soups and starters to entrees, light meals, desserts, and drinks, the chapters present a wide range of dishes, from the simple (such as guacamole, updated with roasted poblanos, garlic, and tomatoes) to the complex (such as a classic red mole with turkey). Other winning recipes include Seafood in Mojo de Ajo, Smoky Chipotle Beans with Wilted Spinach and Masa "Gnocchi, It also includes 32 pages of color photos and an extensive glossary.

The South American Table: The Flavor and Soul of Authentic Home Cooking from Patagonia to Rio de Janeiro, with 450 Recipes
This book has over 450 recipes from 10 South American countries for everything from tamales, ceviches, and empanadas to desserts like Cuscuz de Tapioca (Tapioca and Coconut Cake). The recipes are straightforward, unintimidating, and suitable for any level of experience in the kitchen.

Eat Caribbean: The Best of Caribbean Cookery
In this new collection, which is drawn together through the ingredients common to the islands, traditional dishes like Jerk Chicken vie with modern classics like Grilled Coconut Shrimp. An entire array of recipes is offered, from Creamed Cassava with Roasted Garlic to Little Rum and Chocolate Puddings. There is a special chapter on Jerk, along with more traditional chapters that range from appetizers to desserts. This iis autentic Caribbean cuisine, illustrated with great color photos.

Daisy Cooks!: Latin Flavors That Will Rock Your World
Daisy Martinez introduces us to the meals of her Puerto Rican ancestry, and not just to the pork, beans, rice, and burritos many people associate with Latino culture. Here are Stuffed Yucca Fritters, Peruvian Minestrone, and Braised Chicken with Figs, to name just a few. By combining the delicious flavor of Latino cultures with ingredients available in any kitchen. It's divided into twelve chapters such as Turnovers and Tamales, Appetizers and Little Bites, Soups and One-Bowl Meals, and Chicken, Duck, and Turkey, and filled with more than 200 recipes and color photos throughout.

Memories of a Cuban Kitchen: More Than 200 Classic Recipes
Authentic Cuban recipes offer a mixture of Spanish, Indian, African, Chinese, and Portuguese cuisine, from appetizers like Green Plantain Chips, to such entrees as Roast Pork Creole, to tropical rum-based drinks and desserts. This cookbook offers more than 200 traditional recipes, along with reminiscences and photos of Cuba.

Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes
In her hit Food Network show Everyday Italian, Giada De Laurentiis shows you how to cook delicious, beautiful food in a flash.Everyday Italian features fresh, simple recipes that are incredibly quick, utterly mouth-watering, and perfect for everyday cooking. The book is focused on the real-life considerations of what you actually have in your refrigerator and pantry. There are 7 ways to make red sauce, 6 different preparations of the classic cutlet, 5 perfect pestos, 4 creative uses for prosciutto, 3 variations on basic polenta, 2 great steaks, and 1 sublime chocolate tiramisù—plus 100 other recipes that turn everyday ingredients into speedy but special dinners. It's organized into categories will help you figure out what to cook in an instant, with such choices as fresh-from-the-pantry appetizers, sauceless pastas, everyday roasts, and stuffed vegetables.

La Cocina de Mama: The Great Home Cooking of Spain
Penelope Casas has collected recipes from great chefs and traditional home cooks in every region of Spain. There are recipes for tapas, like Clams in Garlic Sauce; elegant soups and hearty one-pot meals like Stewed Potatoes with Pork Ribs; many wonderful seafood dishes like Fish Steaks with Peas in Saffron Sauce; meat and poultry dishes, such as Pork Tenderloin in Orange Sauce, Rack of Lamb Stuffed with Mushrooms and Scallions, and Lemon Chicken with Ginger and Pine Nuts; paella and other rice dishes... and even a few pasta dishes; unusual vegetable preparations, including Sautéed Spinach with Quince and Toasted Sesame Seeds; and desserts like Basque Apple Custard Tart. All of the dishes appeal to today’s tastes and exemplify the virtues of the Mediterranean diet—lots of olive oil, lean meats and fish, and vegetables. Sidebars discuss ingredients, areas of Spain unfamiliar to most Americans, travel vignettes, and more.

Portuguese Homestyle Cooking
Portuguese Homestyle Cooking draws us into a kitchen where traditional culinary methods were handed down from father to daughter, shared and refined with the help of the family and friends who watched, chopped, and tasted. The recipes in Portuguese Homestyle Cooking are of dishes prepared as they were in Portugal-but with the measurements standardized and perfected and the commonly used ingredients and methods fully explained. Novices and experienced chefs alike will enjoy preparing these savory dishes.

Barefoot in Paris: Easy French Food You Can Make at Home
What Ina Garten is known for adding a special twist to familiar dishes, while streamlining the recipes so you spend less time in the kitchen but still emerge with perfection. And that’s exactly what she offers in Barefoot in Paris. All of these dishes are true to their Parisian roots, but all offer something special—and are thoroughly delicious, completely accessible, and the perfect fare for friends and family. It's suffused with Ina’s love of the city, of the bustling outdoor markets, alluring little shops, and bakeries. It's a celebration of food that you find on every street corner, in every neighborhood.

Scandinavian Cooking
Beatrice Ojakangas brings to life the cuisines and customs of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark, offering us true Scandinavian home cooking that features the best of what is in season. Scandinavian Cooking provides traditional menus for different occasions and seasons-from a Farmhouse Brunch with Buttered Potato Soup to an Old-Fashioned Christmas Smörgåsbord with Soup and Norwegian Cream Pudding, to a summer Buffet with Salmon-in-a-Crust. The author also describes her experiences gathering recipes at the tables of friends on her visits to Scandinavia and the beautifully crafted tools and tableware that will help to make the Scandinavian dishes you prepare authentic.

Authentic German Home Style Recipes
Authentic German Home Style Recipes has over 280 recipes found in German kitchens. Additionally the cookbook has the history of the city of Heidelberg, Germany as well as common German sayings translated into English, many helpful hints and German traditions. All ingredients can be found in U.S. food stores and measurements are in the English system.

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