Few wine books can be called classic, but the first edition of The World Atlas of Wine made publishing history when it appeared in 1971. It is recognized by critics as the essential and most authoritative wine reference work available. This eighth edition will bring readers, both old and new, up to date with the world of wine. To reflect all the changes in the global wine scene over the past six years, the Atlas has grown in size to 416 pages and 22 new maps have been added to the wealth of superb cartography in the book. The text has been given a complete overhaul to address the topics of most vital interest to today's wine-growers and drinkers. With beautiful photography throughout, Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson, the world's most respected wine-writing duo, have once again joined forces to create a classic that no wine lover can afford to be without. " The World Atlas of Wine is the single most important reference book on the shelf of any wine student." - Eric Asimov, New York Times "The most useful single volume on wine ever published... If I owned only one wine book, it would be this one." - Andrew Jefford, Decanter "Like a good bottle of wine, you'll find yourself going back to it again and again... Perfect for anyone who has a thirst for greater wine knowledge." - Edward Deitch, NBC/today.com " The World Atlas of Wine belongs on your shelf... The essential rootstock of any true wine lover's library. A multi-layered snapshot of wine and how it has evolved." - Dave McIntyre, Washington Post
The world's best-selling annual wine guide. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 44th year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide. Hugh Johnson provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. He reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both. This latest edition of Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book includes a colour supplement on terroir .
'The golden girl of Persian cookery' - Observer 'Easy to decipher, packed with lots of flavour and...surprisingly easy to pull off' - Huffington Post 'Sabrina Ghayour's Middle-Eastern plus food is all flavour, no fuss - and makes me very, very happy' - Nigella Lawson bazaar noun: a market in the Middle East Bazaar is a colourful, flavourful and satisfying celebration of vegetable dishes, designed to suit every occasion and every palate. The magic of this cookbook is that you won't feel like anything is missing, with dishes full of easy-to-achieve flavours and depth that would win over even the most die-hard carnivore. Each recipe utilizes the abundance of varied flavour profiles of the East, from spices, herbs and perfumed aromatics to hearty staples such as grains and pulses, combined with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. You will find salads for all seasons, spectacular sides, bowl comfort, moreish mains and sweet treats. Recipes include: Grilled halloumi flatbreads with preserved lemon salsa Charred tomato & roasted chilli soup with herb-fried croutons Root vegetable bastilla Grilled tofu salad with peanuts, sweet tamarind & spiced miso dressing Potato, ricotta & herb dumplings with walnuts & chilli butter Feta, pul biber & oregano macaroni cheese Courgette, orange & almond cake with sweet orange yogurt frosting
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 FOOD & TRAVEL MAGAZINE AWARDS Enjoy more than 100 utterly delicious recipes from award-winning restaurant The Palomar, with dishes influenced by the rich cultures of Southern Spain, North Africa and the Levant. This debut cookbook includes recipes for the restaurant's signature dishes, alongside recipes drawn from family tradition, mothers and grandmothers, from influences, encounters, places travelled to and places evoked by their flavours alone. Pulling on the traditions of the Mediterranean, The Palomar Cookbook is your guide to recreating the intense and evocative flavours of an exotic elsewhere in your own kitchen. With mezze dishes to share, sweet and savoury pastries, simple dishes for a quick fix and more complex dishes for a main meal, each recipe is both evocative and innovative, and - first and foremost - bursting with flavour. Chapters include: What's in the cupboard? Essential ingredients and spice mixes The meal before the meal Spiced olives with rose petals & balsamic vinegar Velvet tomatoes Baba ganoush Raw beginnings Scallop carpaccio with 'Thai-bouleh' Kubenia Spring salad The main act Cauliflower steak with labneh & grated tomatoes Polenta Jerusalem-style Pork belly with ras el hanout Yael's Kingdom Kubanah bread Tahini ice cream Jerusalem mess For those who want to kick back Drunken botanist Bishbash posh wash Sumac-ade PRAISE FOR THE PALOMAR "Middle Eastern fireworks" - Giles Coren, The Times "Death-row dinner good" - Grace Dent, Evening Standard "Gorgeousness" - Nigella Lawson
'The thing about white is that it goes with everything, it is a canvas for life, whoever you are and whatever your tastes. You just can't beat it.' - Chrissie Rucker Whether you live in a tiny city apartment, a rambling country cottage or an elegant town house, For the Love of White offers the definitive guide to creating a home with white and neutral tones. Published to mark the 25th anniversary of iconic brand, The White Company, the book explores 12 inspirational homes in varied decorating styles but unified by a passion for a white. For each location The White Company founder, Chrissie Rucker, highlights clever styling details that the reader can try out in their own home - with calming, versatile and beautiful results. Illustrated with specially commissioned photography by leading interiors photographer, Chris Everard and organized into three sections - Country, Town and Coast - the book provides both the advice and the inspiration needed to transform your home.
Foreword by Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button. From the magazine synonymous with style comes the ultimate guide to the greatest cars the world has ever seen. With imagery from the world's greatest car photographers, plus British GQ 's knowledgeable in-depth reports, the cars in this book represent the pinnacle of driving style and performance. From classics of the 1950s to the very latest machines, featuring sultry Italian supercars, classic British engineering, pure American muscle and much more besides, GQ Drives is an indispensable handbook of automotive excellence.
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The No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller Shortlisted for the Book of the Year - Food & Travel Reader Awards From the author of Persiana - the golden girl of Middle Eastern cookery - Sirocco will bring tastes of the East to Western-style dishes in a collection of 100 delicious and accessible recipes. With an emphasis on simple ingredients and strong flavours, Ghayour will bring her modern inspirational touch to a variety of dishes ranging from classics and comfort food to spectacular salads and sweet treats. Sabrina's highly anticipated follow-up, FEASTS , is out now! **Special Bonus Chapter** Download an exclusive 'Little Bites' bonus chapter for FREE by searching 'Feasts: Little Bites' and get 10 extra recipes, exclusive to Amazon. Praise for Persiana : 'Loving Persiana ' - Nigella Lawson 'An instant classic' - Observer Food Monthly 'The most exciting debut cookbook of the year' - Sunday Telegraph Stella 'A fantastic treasure trove of good food' - Raymond Blanc 'Sumptuous, thrilling, learned and downright brilliant' - Mail on Sunday 'The most appetizing book - I want to eat every page of it' - Pierre Koffmann 'Sabrina cooks the kind of food I love to eat' - Bruno Loubet 'Brilliant for the novice, the timepoor and even the seasoned cook' - Guardian 'Will have you salivating with Pavlovian gusto on page after page' - Independent 'This book will delight fans of Ottolenghi-style food' - Waitrose Kitchen 'Easy to decipher, packed with lots of flavour and... surprisingly easy to pull off' - Huffington Post 'A gorgeously produced ode to richly spiced, exotic food from the Middle East and beyond' - A Little Bird 'The latest doyenne of Persian food' - Metro
Whether you're short of time or just prefer to keep things simple, From the Oven to the Table shows how the oven can do much of the work that goes into making great food. Diana Henry's favourite way to cook is to throw ingredients into a dish or roasting tin, slide them in the oven and let the heat behind that closed door transform them into golden, burnished meals. Most of the easy-going recipes in this wonderfully varied collection are cooked in one dish; some are ideas for simple accompaniments that can be cooked on another shelf at the same time. From quick after-work suppers to feasts for friends, the dishes are vibrant and modern and focus on grains, pulses and vegetables as much as meat and fish. With recipes such as Chicken Thighs with Miso, Sweet Potatoes & Spring Onions, Roast Indian-spiced Vegetables with Lime-Coriander Butter, and Roast Stone Fruit with Almond and Orange Flower Crumbs, Diana shows how the oven is the most useful bit of kit you have in your kitchen. Praise for How to Eat a Peach : 'This is an extraordinary piece of food writing, pitch perfect in every way. I couldn't love anyone who didn't love this book.' - Nigella Lawson '...her best yet...superb menus evoking place and occasion with consummate elegance' - Financial Times Food Book of the Year at the Andre Simon Food & Drink Book Awards 2019
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Ghayour is responsible for making Persian food fashionable, and her new book does not disappoint. It is a joyous celebration of gathering friends and family around a table laden with abundance.' - Sunday Times Ireland 'Sabrina Ghayour knows how to throw a party: serve big dishes of beautifully spiced food and let everyone dig in.' - OLIVE 'Sabrina Ghayour's Middle-Eastern-plus food is all flavour, no fuss - and makes me very, very happy ' - NIGELLA LAWSON In Feasts , the highly anticipated follow up to the award-winning Persiana & no. 1 bestseller Sirocco , Sabrina Ghayour presents a delicious array of Middle-Eastern dishes from breakfasts to banquets and the simple to the sumptuous. Enjoy menus and dozens of recipes for celebrations and occasions with family & friends, such as summer feasts, quick-fix feasts and brunch. Recipes include: Whipped ricotta toasts Savoury pork & fennel baklava Tamarind sticky ribs Grilled corn in harissa mayo Roasted cod loins with wild thyme Spiced rhubarb cake with cinnamon cream White chocolate, cardamom & macadamia squares Praise for Sabrina Ghayour: 'The golden girl of Persian cookery' - Observer 'The new queen of Eastern cooking' - delicious. 'Sabrina Ghayour...has made us mad for Persian Cuisine' - Grazia 'Princess of Persia' - Metro
Salt & Time will transform perceptions of the food of the former Soviet Union, and especially Siberia - the crossroads of Eastern European and Central Asian cuisine - with 100 inviting recipes adapted for modern tastes and Western kitchens, and evocative storytelling to explain and entice. Why not try the restorative Solyanka fish soup (a famous Russian hangover cure), savour the fragrant Chicken with prunes or treat yourself to some Chak-chak (fried honey cake). 'Often we need distance and time, both to see things better and to feel closer to them. This is certainly true of the food of my home country, Russia - or Siberia, to be exact. When I think of Siberia, I hear the sound of fresh snow crunching beneath my feet. Today, whenever I crush sea salt flakes between my fingers as I cook, I think of that sound. In this book I feature recipes that are authentic to Siberia, classic Russian flavour combinations and my modern interpretations. You will find dishes from the pre-revolutionary era and the Soviet days, as well as contemporary approaches - revealing a cuisine that is vibrant, nourishing, exciting and above all relevant no matter the time or the place.' - Alissa Timoshkina 'If anyone had to write a Russian cookbook now, it would have to be her, and her book will end up being a classic' - Olia Hercules, author of Mamushka and Kaukasis
40 projects structured into five thematic chapters: Conditions; Materials; Environment; Budget; and Aesthetics. Each chapter contains eight case studies of brand new domestic architecture, some as yet unrealised. Two Australian houses featured.
Serious but unpretentious, inspiring and fun, this book celebrates wine and all that goes into making it and all who are involved in sharing it. Matt Skinner breaks down all the information you need to feel confident when choosing and drinking wine.
Planet Wine is the first book to describe how the diversity of wine styles has deepened as a result of generations of winemakers using different grape varieties to extend their range of tastes and textures. The book describes over 35 grape varieties in different environments around the world, including Australia.
Award-winning wine writer Peter Richards skillfully narrates the revealing story of wineries around the world and how they came to be built across the centuries - from historic chateaux and monastery estates, through the depths of hidden cellars to modern and visionary futuristic structures.
Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2017 is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 40th year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive up-to-the minute annual guide.. Hugh Johnson provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. He reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both. This year's special anniversary edition also contains a colour supplement exploring 40 fascinating stories from cities with great vineyards close by to 'new' grapes that have come on the scene.
How great would it be to have access to the world's experts to help you choose the coolest and most interesting bars, wherever you find yourself in the world? Well, now you do. Straight Up is a carefully curated collection of insider tips that will allow you to discover the best drinking spots around the globe. From a 10-seat basement bar in Tokyo, to classic hotel-bar glamour and a glitzy rooftop poolside bar in Milan, this book contains everything you need to drink in style, brought to you by the locals in the know. Spirits experts Joel Harrison and Neil Ridley have gathered a team of expert contributors among the world's bartending community to nose out the most interesting and characterful experiences. Throughout the book you'll also find lots of features on signature cocktails, the low-down on star bartenders, and even 'A Day Drinking in...' with the perfect city itinerary.
Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 42nd year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide. Hugh Johnson provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. He reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both. This new edition also contains a special supplement on Organic, Natural and Biodynamic wines.
Showcases the best of contemporary Indian interiors - homes, bars, restaurants, hotels, resorts, spas, shops. Features stunning, previously unpublished photography by Michael Freeman.
Brings sunshine into your kitchen with over 100 easy recipes that make cooking for your friends and family fun and stress free, whatever the occasion.
Offers descriptions of the key Scottish distilleries. This title also covers the distillaries of Ireland, Japan, the USA, Canada and the rest of the world. It includes maps, samples single malts from Aberfeldy to Tormore, great blends from Bushmills to Yoichi and the best of the bourbons and ryes from Barton to Wild Turkey.