There's a lot more to wine and food pairing than memorizing a few simple rules. The true connoissuer knows the subtleties...and in this book, a wine expert shares his secrets. What wines accompany which foods - and how to choose. Essays, advice, and comments from award-winning chefs. Covers each course - from entree to dessert, from simple meals to exotic favorites. Interviews with famous wine connoisseurs on understanding and appreciating wines. Information on wine-making and maps of the world's major wine regions. Resource guide to finding the best wine-speciality shops. Glossary of wine/food terms and advice on how to 'read' wine lists. A primer on the complete history of wine. Making sense of labels, vintage years, and the best regions.
“You want to save more fish? Eat more broccoli.” --Barton Seaver Even though there are hundreds of types of fish for sale, most chefs know only a few varieties. That's where Barton Seaver comes in with his unique approach: By combining all manner of fish (not just the familiar standbys) with loads of fresh vegetables, he fosters sustainability both in the sea and on the farm. Organized by season, For Cod and Country features only fish caught in those months (plus “a fifth season” for farmed fish), along with ideas for preparation, seasonings, and lists of alternate fish to substitute in inventive new dishes.
Chefs are around delicious, tempting food all day. So how do they manage to look good while eating so well? When People magazine editor Allison Adato found covering the restaurant world was taking a toll on her own waistline, she turned to top chefs for their secrets. Here, more than three dozen greats like Eric Ripert, Thomas Keller, Rick Bayless, Tom Colicchio, and Michelle Bernstein reveal how to: • Always enjoy the food you love • Choose big flavors for maximum pleasure • Read a restaurant menu and indulge the way smart chefs do • Cook the easy, satisfying meals that pros prepare at home • Use lemon, salt, and olive oil to make almost any dish terrific • End your day with a square of chocolate You don’t have to cook like a four-star chef to eat like one! Like so many Americans, celebrity chefs also face the strain of balancing a good diet with a busy lifestyle. Now they share their own smart tips, scrumptious recipes and personal stories of losing over 100 pounds, of taking off baby weight and eating with kids, and of celebrating a love for food without sacrificing health—all while indulging an appetite for life.
A taste-tempting assortment of fish and seafood dishes with an Italian touch from the chef of New York's famed Esca restaurant features 125 superlative recipes for Nantucket Bay Scallop Crudo, Sea Bass with Pine Nuts, Tuna on Plank, Fritto Misto, Risotto with Lobster and Black Trumpet Mushroom, Linguine with Clams, and other delicious dishes.
It can be intimidating to shop for seafood. You wonder if it's healthy for you, you worry about whether it's overfished and whether it's caught in ways that harm other species or the environment. Making smart seafood choices has never been more confusing or more important for the planet and our health. Chef and seafood advocate Becky Selengut knows from good fish, and in a voice that's informed but down-to-earth, she untangles the morass surrounding seafood today. From shellfish to finfish to littlefish, fifteen good fish are featured, and the accompanying seventy-five recipes will appeal to a wide range of home cooks: from beginners, to busy parents trying to put a healthy weeknight meal on the table, to the more adventurous who want to create special-occasion dishes. Sommelier April Pogue provides wine pairings for each recipe. Good Fish is an invaluable resource for anyone living on the Pacific Coast. Chef Becky Selengut is an advocate for seafood sustainability and seasonal, regional cuisine. Her writing has been featured in Seattle Homes and Lifestyles and Edible Seattle magazines. She lives in Seattle.
Author: Karen E. Drummond
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
Release Date: 2016-11-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals, 9th Edition balances the perspectives of a nutritionist and a chef, offering the most up-to-date coverage of national dietary guidelines and engaging the learner in practical, hands-on application of each concept in the course. Nutrition 9th Edition is for nutrition (or “healthy cooking”) courses in a culinary arts curriculum and intends to be a practical, how-to program with up-to-date information on national nutrition guidelines and standards for food preparation and labeling.
Fish is the ultimate sophisticated weeknight or company dinner, but it can intimidate even the most nimble home cooks. RICK STEIN'S COMPLETE SEAFOOD offers an almost limitless repertoire, with detailed instructions and extensive charts. Hundreds of photographs and illustrations show how to scale and gut fish for the grill, bake whole fish in a salt or pastry casing, hot-smoke fish, prepare live crabs, and clean and stuff squid, along with other essential techniques. The most comprehensive full-color seafood instructional available, now in paperback. 2005 James Beard Cookbook of the Year. Carefully vetted and adjusted to correspond with North American fish and shellfish availability and sustainability. ReviewsFor all things fish related, we've found no better source than Rick Stein's Complete Seafood, a handsome, amply illustrated volume that details the selecting, handling, and cooking of every species imaginable." --Saveur (Top 100 Home Cook Edition) "Many step-by-step photos make clear how to scale, gut and fillet fish and how to handle a wide variety of shellfish and crustaceans...Cooking techniques are given the sam thoughtful, step-by-step treatment. And the text is compelling enough, with lots of first-person instruction, to read at bedtime."--Washington Post
Author: Jon Bowermaster
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Business & Economics
Presents a collection of essays by leading experts examining the current condition of the world's oceans and their inhabitants and emphasizing the need to preserve them from the threat of pollution, overfishing, dead zones, and global warming.
Author: Editors of Time Out
Publisher: Time Out Guides
Release Date: 2012-07-13
Time Out Las Vegas is the only crib sheet travelers need to the world's most outlandish city. Whether going for a short or extended visit, this guide is an invaluable companion through the neon maze that awaits in Las Vegas. With the lowdown on all the hotels and casinos, money-saving tips, extensive restaurant reviews, hints on the hottest nightlife, and a full guide to gambling, it leaves nothing to chance. This seventh edition proves that there is more to Sin City than just sequins and slots — the dramatic expansion in hotel accommodations, fine dining, and shopping is attracting tourists from every economic strata, not just those with gambling as their sole agenda. The guide contains a detailed explanation of what games are available in the casinos, as well as tips on how to play them. There is also a chapter on suggested side trips to Hoover Dam, as well as other sights in Nevada and Arizona.