Let us not understate the might and magic of Joshua Ploeg's cooking. The dude s meals sparkle in your mouth; they burst and bloom; they explode and breakdance and pirouette! Joshua s the traveling vegan chef and he is as we speak, no less! touring the world making insane-in-the-membrane multi-course DIY meals at shows and dinner parties.
Featuring the wide variety of vegan food prepared on the ships of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, this goal-oriented cookbook shows how to make delicious meals while engaged in activism.
Did you know that Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian and his longtime private chef was Jewish? What dish played an integral role in Marilyn Monroe's unsuccessful bid to woo back Bobby Kennedy? Part historical narrative and part grilling guide and cookbook, Andrew Caldwell's Their Last Suppers: Legends of History and Their Final Meals guides history buffs and gourmands alike through gastronomically inspired biographical accounts of more than 20 legendary personalities. Learn More
Contrary to popular belief the modern Japanese diet is not as lite as one might think. The Worry-free Kitchen is Japan's answer to lowering calories and fat while indulging in the dishes that keep Asia going.
Whisky is a spirit steeped in tradition and passion. Everyone has his or her preferred brand: old-time favorites like Bushmills from Ireland or Maker’s Mark from the U.S.; or new distilleries such as California’s St. George or Oregon’s Rogue. Learn More
Filled with historical and culinary lore as well as more than 100 recipes, this gourmet celebration of the pig and all its parts is a must-have for every pork fan, bacon-sandwich supporter, and sausage addict. Learn More
There’s a whole world of pork to love, as demonstrated in this cookbook devoted to every cut of the hog. Plump sausages sputtering on the grill, thick bacon sizzling in a pan, a juicy pork chop from the oven-pork comes in so many wondrous forms. From grilling and frying to braising and pickling, author Libbie Summers has a special way with pork, taking comfortable old-fashioned dishes and updating them with fun and stylish twists. Learn More
In 1615 the poet and writer Gervase Markham published an extraordinary handbook for housewives, containing advice on everything from planting herbs to brewing beer, feeding animals to distilling perfume, with recipes for a variety of dishes such as trifle, pancakes and salads (not to mention some amusingly tart words on how the ideal wife should behave). Learn More
Not so long ago, vegetarian choices were an afterthought on restaurant menus or were relegated to side dishes at home. But times—and eating habits—have changed, and vegetarianism is being touted not just for health reasons but for environmental ones, too. Learn More
Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World meets The Boozy Baker meets Vegan Comfort Food in this full-color, hip cookbook. Award-winning author John Schlimm brings together everyone’s two favorite hangouts: the kitchen and the bar. A member of one of the oldest brewing families in the United States and author of the largest beer cookbook ever published, Schlimm knows a thing or two about boozing up his food.
The Recipe Project is a whimsical cross-pollination of food and music in a book and CD package. Contents include intimate interviews with famous chefs (playlists disclosed!), lyrical essays by music-minded foodies, and a CD by One Ring Zero, which transforms the chefs' favorite recipes—word for word—into songs. Learn More
The debut title in the Anthony Bourdain Books line, The Prophets of Smoked Meat by “Barbecue Snob” Daniel Vaughn, author of the enormously popular blog Full Custom Gospel BBQ, is a rollicking journey through the heart of Texas Barbecue.