Peru: The Cookbook
Author: Gastón Acurio
Publisher: Phaidon Press
The definitive Peruvian cookbook, featuring 500 traditional home cooking recipes from the country’s most acclaimed and popular chef, Gastón Acurio. One of the world’s most innovative and flavorful cuisines, Peruvian food has been consistently heralded by chefs and media around the world as the "next big thing." Peruvian restaurants are opening across the United States, with 20 in San Francisco alone, including Limon and La Mar. Acurio guides cooks through the full range of Peru’s vibrant cuisine from popular classics like quinoa and ceviche, and lomo saltado to lesser known dishes like amaranth and aji amarillo. For the first time, audiences will be able to bring the flavors of one of the world’s most popular culinary destinations into their own kitchen.
Features over eight hundred easy-to-follow, step-by-step recipes that include updated versions of classic French dishes, a variety of regional specialties, and family favorites, all adapted for the home cook and contemporary palate.
The Nordic Cookbook
Author: Magnus Nilsson
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Leading international chef Magnus Nilsson’s take on home cooking. Magnus travelled throughout the Nordic region not only collecting recipes but photographing the landscape and people. The definitive guide to Nordic home cooking and its rich culinary offerings. Features 600 simple and authentic recipes from Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, all of which can be easily recreated at home. Explains Nordic ingredients, cooking techniques and culinary history so anyone can cook their favourite Nordic dishes in the authentic way.
Each simple guide offers a clear overview of all the information one needs to know about a particular topic, making learning something new easy, accessible, practical and affordable.
Author: Oscar Manresa
Publisher: Planeta Gastro
«My Boqueria» is an account of the day-to-day life of the most immortalised market in Barcelona and the most famous in the world. Oscar Manresa tells the story of a place that is embedded in the collective subconscious of international gastronomy. It is not a book about cooking, nor is it a cookbook, but it could be both.
Peruvian Power Foods
Author: Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD, Manuel Villacorta, Jamie Shaw
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
While superfoods have entered the health food conversation in recent years, most people are unaware that many of the most powerful foods on the planet hail from the Andes region—and now, for the first time ever, they are now widely available in the United States. Not only are these foods teeming with healing effects, they are also packed with flavor, transforming ordinary, everyday healthy meals into something extraordinary. Peruvian Power Foods introduces the top superfoods and their myriad health benefits, with more than 75 recipes from the Andes to the Amazon, a growing gastronomical hotspot for chefs and gourmands the world over. With recipes for breakfasts and smoothies, on the fly snacks, plus sublime suppers and decadent desserts, anyone from the fitness-minded to foodies can easily incorporate these nutrient- and antioxidant-rich foods into their daily lives. Tempt your taste buds without ruining your waistline with: Weekend waffles with maca, an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant that can be likened to natural Viagra as it helps potency in men. Breakfast granola with lucuma, a tangy tropical fruit that helps balance high blood pressure. Savory white bean hummus made with sacha inchi, a powerful omega-3s for heart health and brain power. Muffins made with pichuberry, a glucose controller, sugar regulator, and accelerant for flushing fat around the middle. Sinful yet slimmed-down brownies with cacao, an amazing antioxidant and chocolate substitute in everything from smoothies to cakes. From Peru to your plate, this Amazon-inspired health makeover will allow you to enjoy optimal health and optimal flavor one meal at a time.
Author: Margarita Carrillo Arronte
Publisher: Phaidon Press
A New York Times Best Seller A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Cookbook (Fall 2014) "All my life I have wanted to travel through Mexico to learn authentic recipes from each region and now I don’t have to – Margarita has done it for me!" – Eva Longoria The first truly comprehensive bible of authentic Mexican home cooking, written by a living culinary legend, Mexico: The Cookbook features an unprecedented 700 recipes from across the entire country, showcasing the rich diversity and flavors of Mexican cuisine. Author Margarita Carrillo Arronte has dedicated 30 years to researching, teaching, and cooking Mexican food, resulting in this impressive collection of Snacks and Street Food, Starters and Salads, Eggs, Soups, Fish, Meat, Vegetables, Accompaniments, Rice and Beans, Breads and Pastries, and Drinks and Desserts. Beautifully illustrated with 200 full‐color photographs, the book includes dishes such as Acapulco‐style ceviche, Barbacoa de Pollo from Hidalgo, classic Salsa Ranchera, and the ultimate Pastel Tres Leches, each with notes on recipe origins, ingredients, and techniques, along with contributions from top chefs such as Enrique Olvera and Hugo Ortega.
Author: Chrissy Teigen, Adeena Sussman
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Maybe she’s on a photo shoot in Zanzibar. Maybe she’s making people laugh on TV. But all Chrissy Teigen really wants to do is talk about dinner. Or breakfast. Lunch gets some love, too. For years, she’s been collecting, cooking, and Instagramming her favorite recipes, and here they are: from breakfast all day to John’s famous fried chicken with spicy honey butter to her mom’s Thai classics. Salty, spicy, saucy, and fun as sin (that’s the food, but that’s Chrissy, too), these dishes are for family, for date night at home, for party time, and for a few life-sucks moments (salads). You’ll learn the importance of chili peppers, the secret to cheesy-cheeseless eggs, and life tips like how to use bacon as a home fragrance, the single best way to wake up in the morning, and how not to overthink men or Brussels sprouts. Because for Chrissy Teigen, cooking, eating, life, and love are one and the same.
Author: Jonas Cramby
Publisher: Pavilion Books Limited
A step-by-step guide to achieving the perfect BBQ cooking technique, Texas-style, along with all the sides and accompaniments you will ever need There is only one state which lives up to the epithet "the best BBQ in the world," and that is Texas. But what is BBQ? Traditional grilling means cooking a piece of meat as quickly as possible with a high heat, but BBQ is exactly the opposite—this is slow cooking at low temperatures. The meat doesn't dry up, but remains super juicy and slow cooking renders even cheap and chewy cuts tender and tasty. When the heat source is charcoal, wood shavings, or wood, you automatically get an unbeatable spice in the form of perfumed smoke. In Texas BBQ you will get to learn all these techniques. It is a simple step-by-step guide to making the perfect Texas-style BBQ at home, whether you have an ordinary outdoor grill or a professional smoker. Learn about what sort of wood is suited to a particular meat, exact grilling times, and smoking temperatures. But first and foremost, you will discover how to achieve a perfect, tender, juicy, and smoked "pulled pork" or "brisket." There are even recipes for side dishes, everything from grilled corn salad to three varieties of mac'n'cheese to a cheesy chile con queso. Fabulous mouthwatering photos and a fun step-by-step design will have you rushing to the grill as soon as you can. Includes dual measures. Includes dual measures.
When his family's restaurant and Cuban American neighborhood in Miami are threatened by a greedy land developer, thirteen-year-old Arturo, joined by Carmen, a cute poetry enthusiast, fight back, discovering the power of poetry and protest through untold family stories and the work of José Martí.
From tamales to tacos, food on a stick to ceviches, and empanadas to desserts, Sandra A. Gutierrez's Latin American Street Food takes cooks on a tasting tour of the most popular and delicious culinary finds of twenty Latin American countries, including Mexico, Cuba, Peru, and Brazil, translating them into 150 easy recipes for the home kitchen. These exciting, delectable, and accessible foods are sure to satisfy everyone. Sharing fascinating culinary history, fun personal stories, and how-to tips, Gutierrez showcases some of the most recognized and irresistible street foods, such as Mexican Tacos al Pastor, Guatemalan Christmas Tamales, Salvadorian Pupusas, and Cuban Sandwiches. She also presents succulent and unexpected dishes sure to become favorites, such as Costa Rican Tacos Ticos, Brazilian Avocado Ice Cream, and Peruvian Fried Ceviche. Beautifully illustrated, the book includes a list of sources for ingredients.
Author: Daniel Patterson
Publisher: Phaidon Press
" "An absorbing self‐portrait of an exceptional cook." – Harold McGee Daniel Patterson is the head chef/owner of Coi in San Francisco, one of America’s most celebrated restaurants. Patterson mixes modern culinary techniques with local ingredients to create imaginative dishes that speak of place, memory, and emotion. His approach has earned him five James Beard nominations and winner of the James Beard Award’s "Best Chef of the West" 2014, two Michelin stars, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering a new kind of Californian cuisine. Now, in his new book Coi: Stories and Recipes, Patterson shares a personal account of the restaurant, its dishes, and his own unique philosophy on food and cooking. 70 recipes are featured with narrative essays, including Chilled Spiced Ratatouille Soup; Carrots Roasted in Coffee Beans; Strawberries and Cream with Tiny Herbs; and Lime Marshmallow with Coal‐Toasted Meringue. This book is beautifully written by Patterson, who is respected for his original food writing in publications such as The New York Times and Lucky Peach, and is also co‐author, along with Mandy Aftel, of Aroma: The Magic of Essential Oils in Food and Fragrance (2004). 150 color photographs by Maren Caruso include atmospheric images of the restaurant and the California landscape. Forewords by Peter Meehan and Harold McGee. "
Author: Douglas Rodriguez, John Harrison
Publisher: Springer Science & Business
Presents a collection of recipes that reinterpret the traditional cuisines, fresh flavors, and versatilty of Latin American cooking.
The Fire of Peru
Author: Ricardo Zarate, Jenn Garbee
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Popular L.A. chef Ricardo Zarate captures the flavors and excitement of Peruvian food, from rustic stews to specialty dishes to fabulous cocktails Lima-born Los Angeles chef and restaurateur Ricardo Zarate delivers a standout cookbook on the new "it" cuisine—the food of Peru. Zarate has been called "the godfather of Peruvian cuisine" for good reason: He perfectly captures the spirit of modern Peruvian cooking, which reflects indigenous South American foods as well as Japanese, Chinese, and European influences, but also balances that variety with an American sensibility; his most popular dishes range from classic recipes (such as ceviche and Pisco sour) to artfully crafted Peruvian-style sushi to a Peruvian burger. With 100 recipes (from appetizers to cocktails), lush color photography, and Zarate’s moving and entertaining accounts of Peru’s food traditions and his own compelling story, The Fire of Peru beautifully encapsulates the excitement Zarate brings to the American dining scene.