An incredible collection of recipes just for avocado lovers If you love avocados, but don't know what to do with them other than serve them with tortilla chips, this is the perfect cookbook for you. With its buttery texture and subtle flavor, the avocado pairs well with meat and seafood, makes a great topping for burgers and salads, and adds a wonderful creaminess to dips, sauces, and even desserts. Absolutely Avocados presents delightfully delicious new ways to use avocados in breakfasts, lunches, salads, snacks, and plenty of the ways you haven't even imagined. But this is more than just a book of avocado recipes; it's also the first cookbook from renowned blogger Gaby Dalkin. Displaying her fresh and simple cooking style-a mix of California casual with a healthy dose of Southwestern flair-Gaby's recipes are ideal for anyone who loves avocados or just scrumptious meals. Features 75 to-die-for recipes like Crab and Avocado Quesadilla and Avocado and Tuna Ceviche The first book by popular food blogger and avocado expert Gaby Dalkin Illustrated with gorgeous full-color photographs from acclaimed food photographer Matt Armendariz Includes an introductory section that describes common varieties of avocado and includes foolproof advice on cutting, storing, and picking ripe avocados at the market If you love avocados and fresh, delicious meals, this is the ideal cookbook for you. Absolutely Avocados serves up a wide range of recipes that get the most of out of this popular, but under-used food.
Pages: 224 Dimension: 246mm X 241mm Author: DALKIN, GABY
Vegetronic will change the way you think about and cook vegetables and fruit ...and it's so easy. Michelin-starred chef, Master Chef judge and Saturday Kitchen regular Alexis Gauthier is not a vegetarian, but he knows how to create fabulous recipes where vegetables are the star turn. When Alexis Gauthier started his cooking apprenticeship, he was told that he should know every classic dish that made up French gastronomy, and in the process became just another recipe follower. Then in 1993 he entered the three-Michelin-starred kitchen of Alain Ducasse in the south of France and slowly rediscovered the fundamentals of cooking, learning to trust his instincts and intuition and opening up his mind to the possibilities of individual ingredients and combinations that enhance the depth of flavour of both ...and that is what Vegetronic is all about. Gauthier lovingly introduces each ingredient, saying what he likes about it, its season, its best partners, how his Provencal grandmother prepared it in her kitchen, and considers its health benefits. Each recipe is graded according to ease of preparation and execution (most are easy or medium). And, where appropriate, he suggests what to do with early- or late-in-the-season ingredients that may be over- or under-ripe - those unforgivably hard peaches, woody strawberries, and end-of-season broad beans and peas. Just a little of Alexis' knowledge will change your approach to and enjoyment of vegetables.
Pages: 384 Dimension: 260mm X 230mm Author: GAUTHIER, ALEXIS
A henkeeping companion to the bestselling Backyard Bees, covering everything you need to know about keeping chickens even in urban areas.
Keeping a few hens was once only for rural dwellers with big yards - or inner-city hippies. Now it's mainstream and an attractive proposition wherever you live. Fluffy little recycling units that eat weeds, bugs and scraps and turn them into organic eggs - what's not to love? Chickens are great backyard pets for young and old - they're a natural extension for everyone with a vegie patch, and for those who like eggs but are concerned about the welfare of commercial hens. This book is the perfect reference, whether you're already keeping chickens or an absolute beginner thinking about getting a couple of chooks. Dave Ingham offers compulsively readable advice on how to start, housing and feeding, settling chickens in with other pets, troubleshooting, and the (minimal) commitment required to keep your backyard hens healthy and happy.
'This book is the what for, how to, where and why of chickens for novices and wranglers alike.' - Costa Georgiadis, ABC Gardening Australia
Beans are one of the food world's most versatile ingredients. Not only are they delicious, they are packed full of protein, fibre and nutrients. This cookbook is suitable for anyone wanting to learn how to cook beans from scratch and incorporate them in delicious meals, from soups, salads, mains, desserts and snacks.
Pages: 192 Dimension: 230mm X 190mm Author: TURNER, LINDA & NEWSOM, DIANE
Beans, peas and lentils are tasty, colourful, nutritious and versatile ingredients. Enjoyed by people around the globe for centuries, they make wonderful soups, appetizers, main dishes and even baked goods. Not only are they rich in proteins and an alternative to meat, but also they are very low in fat. There is an increasing emphasis on legumes as an essential part of today's healthy diet, as one of the current trends is to eat healthier by cutting fat, not flavor. This book offers a wealth of budget-friendly recipes from around the globe to rediscover pulses and enjoy their health benefits: Indian chard and red lentil curry, Brazilian Feijoada, Moroccan chickpea salad, or Fava bean and Feta tapenade, to name but a few.
A cookbook showcasing 80 recipes for the most popular of the world's healthiest vegetables--kale, cauliflower, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, leafy greens, and more--tailored to accommodate special diets such as gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, and vegan. For a long time, brassicas had a mixed reputation. While a small group of people staunchly adored them, most Americans were not as fond of the vegetables formerly known as "cruciferous" (who doesn't remember a plate of stinky boiled cabbage or President Bush's condemnation of broccoli?). But in recent years, a transformation has occurred. Kale has taken the world by storm and there's hardly a restaurant left that doesn't have brussels sprouts on the menu. The rising popularity of brassicas is not only due to their extraordinary health benefits and "superfood" status, but also the realization that they can taste delicious when properly prepared. "Brassicas" shows home cooks how to bring out the flavors of these vegetables without death-by-boiling or burial under a blanket of cheese. When roasted, brassicas reveal an inherent sweetness. In a fresh salad or saute, they add a delightful peppery punch. Celebrating natural flavors rather than masking them, "Brassicas" both inspires cooks as well as arms them with appetizing new ways to increase their vegetable consumption.
Following on from the hugely successful Polytunnel Book, Joyce and Ben Russell have devised 30 kitchen garden projects that will transform your vegetable plot into somewhere more productive, more attractive and more secure.
Following on from the hugely successful Polytunnel Book, Joyce and Ben Russell have devised 30 kitchen garden projects that anyone can make and enjoy. Not only do the projects add decorative detail to the garden, each project is devised to either extend the season, protect crops from pests or improve yields. Apart from the obvious cost-savings benefits from growing or making your own, the desire to work with craft fulfils the need to keep improving our patch of land. These compelling projects transform your vegetable plot into somewhere more productive, more attractive and more secure.
From simple woodwork projects for cloches, tunnels and frames to gadgets that deter slugs and carrot root fly, these projects are well-designed as well as decorative. Each project includes step-by-step instructions as well as a list of materials and tools you'll need and a relative skills rating.
Projects include: Leaf mould container; simple cloche; fruit cage; bean support; plant labels; herb bed; large bean frame; raised bed; poly cloche; plant propagator; boot scraper; mini greenhouse; drying cabinet; carrot fly protector; compost bins.
A cookbook containing world-famous recipes offers information on how to grow specific vegetables, when they are in season, how to select the best produce at the market, how to keep it fresh, and how to cook it to its best advantage.
There are not many people who have been collecting, cooking and devising recipes for mushrooms for over 60 years, but Antonio Carluccio is one. His expertise is unrivalled and this book, with over 100 recipes that make the most of readily available mushrooms in dishes ranging from classic to contemporary via oriental and Eastern European, will not disappoint. In addition, for those who want to join in the thrill of hunting for their own mushrooms - the quiet hunt - the Complete Mushroom Book offers a detailed and authoritative well-illustrated field guide that helps distinguish between edible wild mushrooms and their poisonous lookalikes. This unique book, with specially commissioned photography by Alastair Hendy, will inspire and inform and bring the pleasure of mushrooms to a wider audience.
Pages: 224 Dimension: 224mm X 177mm Author: CARLUCCIO, ANTONIO
Cooking vegetables presents recipes based on seasonal produce. There are four chapters:Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter. The book also gives information on choosing, storing & preparing different vegetables. Ingredient notes and identification photographs are also included. Recipes are given with metric, imperial and cup measurements. The recipes have been triple tested.
BACK AGAIN - Publication Date: August 2015 Digby Law's recipes are loved and used in kitchens everywhere. This collection of over 400 vegetable recipes make the most of seasonal fresh New Zealand produce with a variety of flavour and texture combinations. You'll find delicious sides, salads, mains and even desserts and sauces on these pages that will make you fall in love with vegetables all over again.
Pages: 216 Dimension: 211mm X 140mm Author: LAW, DIGBY