Description : Food and wine lovers, chefs, cooking teachers, and food writers can all use Chef Mary Evely's The Vintner's Table Cookbook to learn about food and wine pairing. Recipes are organized into chapters defined by the wine variety they best complement. Each recipe has a sidebar explaining why/how the food and wine match. Each chapter has a wine profile that describes the best cuisines, cooking methods, and foods for that wine. Finally, an opening chapter gives a good basic understanding of food and wine pairing in general, as well as methods for applying the principles.
Description : This cookbook is dedicated to a simple, well-known truth: good food is even better with wine. This book features recipes from more than 200 dedicated vintners and their families who have have contributed more than 500 time-tested recipes.
Description : Centered on the world’s premier winemaking region and renowned culinary destination, Wine Country Chef’s Table offers an intimate look at a region that thousands of travelers often just “taste.” It is a regional cookbook and travelogue, offering gems of recipes along with restaurant, winery, and farm stories to both locals and visitors alike. The book features great chefs, farmers, and food artisans from the distinct parts of the California wine country—spanning both the Napa and Sonoma valleys.
Description : Celebrity chef and award-winning cookbook author Diane Kochilas presents a companion to her Public Television cooking-travel series with this lavishly photographed volume of classic and contemporary cuisine in My Greek Table: Authentic Flavors and Modern Home Cooking from My Kitchen to Yours. Inspired by her travels and family gatherings, the recipes and stories Diane Kochilas shares in My Greek Table celebrate the variety of food and the culture of Greece. Her Mediterranean meals, crafted from natural ingredients and prepared in the region’s traditional styles—as well as innovative updates to classic favorites—cover a diverse range of appetizers, main courses, and desserts to create raucously happy feasts, just like the ones Diane enjoys with her family when they sit down at her table. Perfect for home cooks, these recipes are easy-to-make so you can add Greece’s delicious dishes to your culinary repertoire. With simple-to-follow instructions for salads, meze, vegetables, soup, grains, savory pies, meat, fish, and sweets, you’ll soon be serving iconic fare and new twists on time-honored recipes on your own Greek table for family and friends, including: — Kale, Apple, and Feta Salad — Baklava Oatmeal — Avocado-Tahini Spread — Baked Chicken Keftedes — Retro Feta-Stuffed Grilled Calamari — Portobello Mushroom Gyro — Quinoa Spanakorizo — Quick Pastitsio Ravioli — Aegean Island Stuffed Lamb — My Big Fat Greek Mess—a dessert of meringues, Greek sweets, toasted almonds and tangy yogurt Illustrated throughout with color photographs featuring both the food and the country, My Greek Table is a cultural delicacy for cooks and foodies alike.
Description : Chef-owner Judy Rogers offers a collection of 250 diverse recipes along with explanations of each preparation step and ideas on roasting, pastry-making, braising, and the importance of tasting.
Description : A glass of wine can be delicious, but when it is paired with the right dish, it can resonate in a magnificent way. This cookbook lets any cook plan a meal in perfect concert with a favorite or special wine. Mystified by the art of choosing a wine to go with your meal, or vice versa? Is white wine with fish the only rule you know? The Wine Lovers Cookbook is a unique guide for the wine lover and cook who considers wine an essential part of a meal and wants to understand the dynamic interplay between wine and food. Author Sid Goldstein describes in detail the flavor profiles of 13 popular varietals, such as Merlot and Chardonnay, and explains which ingredients balance each wine, giving the reader a professionals foundation for planning meals with each kind of wine. Best of all, he offers 100 recipes, from appetizers to desserts, specifically created to complement a particular varietal. The Wine Lovers Cookbook is a truly essential reference, an irresistibly beautiful cookbook, and an inspiration for all who want to make the most of an excellent glass of wine.
Description : "An essential reference that takes you step-by-step through techniques used by professionals to create quality small-lot wines. A book like this would have been a huge help for me when I first started making wine! Both easy to read and serious enough so that the reader doesn't feel talked down to as an amateur, "The Way to Make Wine" is a much needed guide to the basics of modern winemaking."--Michael Dashe, owner and winemaker, Dashe Cellars "This book is a terrific resource. Warrick clearly knows his stuff and conveys the sometimes technical information in a truly palatable manner."--Lynn Alley, frequent contributor to "Wine Spectator" and author of "Lost Arts: A Celebration of Culinary Tradition"
Description : The well-known actor and seasoned gourmet presents a charming guide to home cooking that focuses on four centuries of traditional American cuisine. The richly illustrated hardcover volume offers a wide range of easy-to-make recipes, including many regional favorites.