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Incredible Jello Over 40 Fantastic Appetizers and Desserts
ISBN: HB: 9784865052244, Nippan IPS, September 2020
96 pp., 25.7x18.2 cm, 100 colour and black&white illus., language: English
Forty-one fanciful gelatin recipes. "Incredible Jello: Over 40 Fantastical Appetizers and Desserts" is a collection of gelatin recipes that use fruits and vegetables in their entirety, even their peels! After removing the flesh of the fruit, you can...
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£14,99
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Botany of Gin
ISBN: HB: 9781851245536, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2020
112 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 35 colour illus.
From its roots in ancient Greek herbal medicine, the popular spirit we now know as gin was established by the Dutch in the sixteenth century as a juniper-infused tincture to cure fevers. It gained notoriety during the London 'gin craze' in the eighte...
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£15,00
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ULTIMATE GUTFIXx How To Succeed Living A Plant Based Lifestyle
ISBN: PB: 9781760790059, Bookport, New Holland Publishers, July 2020
152 pp., 19x15.5 cm, black&white illus.
At last, a solution to gut issues, which becomes a lifestyle for the health of the human body and planet earth, all wrapped into one very interesting and informative read. Scott Mathias is a "self healed", upwardly mobile 60+ year old vegan chef and...
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£12,99
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COYA French Middle Eastern Cuisine
ISBN: FLEXI: 9781921024863, Bookport, New Holland Publishers, July 2020
192 pp., 24.5x21 cm, colour illus.
Chef Ashraf Saleh is a self-described gastronomic traveller. He has been inspired by the food of the world, combining his characteristic ingredients with the best market produce to develop his delicious signature dishes and recipes. In "Coya", Ashra...
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£14,99
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Dips and Spreads Guide
ISBN: HB: 9781760790493, Bookport, New Holland Publishers, July 2020
224 pp., 21.7x14.7 cm, colour illus.
When you think about dips, what usually comes to mind is the classic party dish in a bowl surrounded by crackers or potato chips of various descriptions or, for the more vegetally inclined, chopped up sticks of carrots, cucumber and celery. Dips are...
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£12,99
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Avocado A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781789142037, Reaktion Books, April 2020
152 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 60 illus., 50 in colour
The avocado is the iconic food of the twenty-first century. It has gone from a little-known regional food to a social media darling in less than a hundred years. This is an astounding trajectory for a fruit that isn't sweet, becomes bitter when it is...
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£11,99
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Beans A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781789142044, Reaktion Books, April 2020
128 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 52 illus., 47 in colour
Beans are considered a basic staple in most kitchen cupboards, yet these humble foodstuffs have a very long history: there is evidence that beans have been eaten for 9,000 years. Whether dried, frozen or canned, beans have substantial nutritional and...
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£11,99
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Lummi Island Cooking
ISBN: HB: 9783791385679, Prestel Publishing, April 2020
208 pp., 28x23.5 cm, 80 colour images 
Everything that Chef Blaine Wetzel makes is sourced within a few miles of his kitchen, often hours after it has been harvested from the ocean, the forest, or his own small farm. Lummi will inspire professional and home chefs to pay close attention to...
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£35,00
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Appetite and Its Discontents Science, Medicine, and the Urge to Eat, 1750-1950
ISBN: PB: 9780226693040, ISBN: HB: 9780226692999, University of Chicago Press, March 2020
416 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 10 halftones
Why do we eat? Is it instinct? Despite the necessity of food, anxieties about what and how to eat are widespread and persistent. In "Appetite and Its Discontents", Elizabeth A. Williams explores contemporary worries about eating through the lens of s...
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£28,00
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£84,00
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Eating the Empire Food and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain
ISBN: HB: 9781789142075, Reaktion Books, March 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 85 illus.
When students gathered in a London coffeehouse and smoked tobacco, Yorkshire women sipped sugar-infused tea or a Glasgow family ate a bowl of Indian curry, were they aware of the mechanisms of imperial rule and trade that made such goods readily avai...
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£20,00
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