Description : The wine lover's and food lover's playbook, with 75 wine styles and 250 producers to try with 75 recipes that go with them perfectly. "Wine food" is the new way to talk about wine pairing, coined by the evolving breed of wine drinker and cook who wants to discover a wider range of wines and match them to the rustic, casual, global food they love to eat. In Wine Food, natural wine bar and winery owner Dana Frank partners with author and stylist Andrea Slonecker to deliver 75 recipes for brunches, salads, vegetable dishes, picnics, weeknight dinners, and feasts with friends, all inspired by delicious, affordable wines that go with them beautifully. Each recipe opens with a succinct overview of the wine style that inspired it, describing the grapes and naming the countries the wine comes from, followed by a brief explanation of how it complements the flavors and textures in the recipe. Recommendations for three to eight producers for every wine style highlighted will help cooks find a wide range of bottles in corner wine shops, grocers, and online. Frank and Slonecker also include a wine flavors cheat sheet, a label lexicon lesson, a short course on wine tasting like a pro, and illustrated features on matching wine with types of favorite foods (typical take-out, beloved pasta dishes, and popular sweets). With more than 75 atmospheric and recipe photos and 20 watercolor illustrations, Wine Food makes wine education experiential, fun, and especially delicious for wine drinkers of all knowledge levels.
Description : This guide to perfect pairings is the essential, must-have cookbook for wine lovers. With chapters arranged by the most popular wine types, this collection of outstanding recipes solves the What Do I Serve with This Wine? conundrum. You'll find 15+ perfect dishes for each varietal-from Champagne and Chardonnay to Rose and Cabernet Sauvignon. Enjoy Ina Garten's Crusty Baked Shells and Cauliflower with your Pinot Noir or Francis Ford Coppola's Pizza Vesuvio with the Works with a nice bottle of Cabernet. This book guides you through choosing the ideal food pairing for any occasion as well as providing the key characteristics of varietals and the principles behind pairing them. With Food & Wine: Perfect Pairings, you'll be as confident in your dish and drink couplings as the world's greatest sommelier.
Description : INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards -- 2014 GOLD Winner for Cooking 100 wines paired with more than 100 dishes, from two of the most respected experts in the business. Pairing wine and food can bring out the best qualities in each. But how do you hit upon the right combination? And is there just one? Do you fall back on the old rules or decide by cuisine or season? The choices can be perplexing, and fashions are constantly changing. Eric Asimov and Florence Fabricant have spent much of their careers enjoying this most delicious dilemma and now give readers the tools they need to play the game of wine and food to their own tastes. In this book, they sum up some of their most useful findings. Instead of a rigid system, Wine with Food offers guiding information to instill confidence so you can make your own choices. The goal is to break the mold of traditional pairing models and open up new possibilities. Asimov focuses on wines of distinction and highlights certain producers to look for. Fabricant offers dishes covering every course and drawing from diverse global influences-Clams with Chorizo, Autumn Panzanella, Duck Fried Rice, Coq au Vin Blanc, Short Ribs with Squash and Shiitakes. Sidebars explore issues related to the entire experience at the table-such as combining sweet with savory, the right kind of glass, and decanting. Wine with Food is both an inspiring collection of recipes and a concise guide to wine.
Description : Offering straightforward advice on how to select the right bottle of wine for every meal, a master sommelier offers a detailed study of twelve grape varietals, sparkling wines, and dessert wines, along with tips on the foods that will enhance the styles for each varietal, accompanied by more than fifty recipes that showcase each type of wine.
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 : IN RESPONSE TO THE REQUESTS of his patrons, Steve Winson has created a cookbook full of tasty recipes for those specialty cooking utensils unique to Spain and Portugal-paella pans, cazuelas, cataplanas, and ollas. In a cheery and informative way, he provides the history and culture of the pans and how to use them. He also offers an excellent section on Iberian wines and ideas for hosting fun tasting parties. So, when in the mood for something a bit exotic, this book makes it easy for home cooks to try their hand at a traditional seafood paella, or Clams Medeira, or Black Olive-Fig Tapenade served with a fine Pedro Ximenex sherry. It's a trip to the Old Country without leaving the kitchen.
Description : A companion cookbook and wine-pairing guide to the hit TV series features more than 150 recipes with an emphasis on fresh ingredients, simple preparation, and big flavors--ranging from duck pot stickers with plum sauce to crab cakes with artichoke aioli--and includes easy-to-understand explanations of all things vino. Original.
Description : Merrill and Paul Bonarrigo have spent 30 years developing wines of distinction in Texas, creating a true vineyard cuisine using wine in every dish or marinade, offering suggestions of pairings, and teaching restaurant staffs, students, and eager wine lovers the knowledge of the wine and the vine. From the first winery in Texas to produce wine-based foods and open both a restaurant featuring vineyard cuisine and a villa serving gourmet breakfasts comes this historical journal about wine, food, and 30 years of love and laughter. Messina Hof wines are available all over the world.
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.