Grocery stores now stock gluten-free options, your grandma has heard of the term, and you''ve never felt better - so why is it still so tricky to navigate life as a gluten-free diner? From going out for dinner, to staying in with friends, it can be a challenge to cook, eat, and socialize in a world of gluten-eaters.
How to be Gluten-Free and Keep Your Friends helps you to go about your life without compromises, excuses or apologies. Instead, you''ll be armed with 50 incredible recipes you can cook for yourself, your friends and your family (without hearing any complaints!), as well as 50 tips, tricks, and hacks for being a better more easygoing gluten-avoider. Your options will open up, you''ll enjoy a whole new menu of food, and your friends. . . well, they''ll never have a bad word to say again!
Grilled Cheese Kitchen
By Heidi Gibson, Nate Pollak
Melted cheese between slices of toasted bread-the ultimate in comfort food. This mouthwatering cookbook features 39 grilled cheese recipes created by Heidi Gibson, winner of seven grilled cheese championships and the co-owner (with husband Nate) of the American Grilled Cheese Kitchen in San Francisco. The classic Mousetrap is dripping with three kinds of cheese. The Piglet wows with its thinly sliced ham and sharp cheddar. And grilled cheese makes a great breakfast-just add an egg! With40 additional recipes for great accompaniments and side dishes-including hearty soups, many varieties of mac & cheese, spicy pickles, and tangy spreads-plus tips on choosing the best bread and cheese and techniques for grilling each sandwich at just the right temperature, anyone can create the perfect grilled cheese sandwich.
The Veggie Chinese Takeout Cook Book
Being vegan or vegetarian, or wanting to reduce your meat intake, doesn't mean missing out on fantastic takeout favourites. The Veggie Chinese Takeout Cookbook offers over 70 amazing meat-free recipes, most of which can easily be made vegan. Kwoklyn Wan has spent his life cooking in Chinese restaurants and knows how to make your home recipes taste just like takeout.
Chinese food is ideal for a veggie diet as it makes the most of fresh vegetables and meat substitutes, and uses very little dairy - but at the same time packs fantastic flavour into everything. From tom yum soup to spring rolls, fried tofu with chilli and black beans or aubergine with sesame seeds, to Hong Kong crispy noodles and sticky rice parcels, you can re-create the tastes of your favourite restaurant quicker than the time it takes to pick up the phone and order.
The Chicken Soup Manifesto
By Jenn Louis
Celebrating the universal joy of chicken soup.
This is a celebration of one of the most widely interpreted, and beloved dishes the world over. With more than 100 recipes dedicated to this one special, often humble, meal, James Beard-nominee Jenn Louis shows readers how chicken soup is not only a source of heart-warming sustenance, but also a cure-all and the ultimate expression of love.
With chapters broken down by region and country, The Chicken Soup Manifesto includes everything from Algerian Chorba Bayda, Colombian and Panamanian Sancocho and Thai Kao Tom Gai to Spanish Sopa de Picadillo. Along with the recipes, Jenn also covers essential chicken know-how, from selecting and storing, to stock 101 and brining. The book is fully photographed with a design that establishes it as a collectible object as much as a hard-working guide to the world''s favorite soup.
How to be Vegan and Keep Your Friends
By Annie Nichols
You''re being healthy, considerate to the planet and compassionate toward animals - so why is it so hard to navigate life as a vegan? From going out for dinner, to staying in with friends, it can be a challenge to cook, eat and socialize vegan in a world of carnivores. How to be Vegan and Keep Your Friends arms you with 50 recipes you can cook for yourself, your friends and your family (without hearing any complaints!), as well as tips, tricks, and hacks for being a better, more easygoing vegan.
Five Ingredient Vegan
By Katy Beskow
From the author of 15 Minute Vegan, Five Ingredient Vegan showcases simple yet exciting recipes using five ingredients or fewer. It's perfect for vegans and non-vegans alike looking for effortless ways to introduce plant-based meals into their everyday cooking.
Katy Beskow is the expert on making easy meals for home cooks - even if you're not confident in the kitchen or with vegan cooking. Using ingredients available from your local grocery store and with a list of pantry essentials, plus helpful tips throughout, you''ll have everything you need to fill food with taste and texture.
With 100 recipes covering Basics (Baba ganoush, 3-ingredient beer bread, Citrus tabbouleh, Green apple salsa), Soups (Lemony super greens, Country lentil pottage, Spicy noodle soup, Pantry minestrone), Lunches (Santorini tomato fritters, Welsh rarebit stuffed potatoes, Spicy bean and avocado wraps, Spinach pancakes), Suppers (Baked aubergine with dukkah, Roasted cherry tomato risotto, Pumpkin and sage macaroni, Pear and butterbean traybake), and Sweets (Carrot cake porridge, Zesty bread and butter pudding, Coconut panna cotta, Blood orange granita), you too can get maximum flavour with minimal fuss - all with just five ingredients.
By Bill Kim
JAMES BEARD AWARD FINALIST • A casual and practical guide to grilling with Korean-American flavors from chef Bill Kim of Chicago's award-winning bellyQ restaurants, with 80 recipes tailored for home cooks with suitable substitutions for hard-to-find ingredients.
Born in Korea but raised in the American Midwest, chef Bill Kim brings these two sensibilities together in Korean BBQ, translating Korean flavors for the American consumer in a way that is friendly and accessible. This isn't a traditional Korean cookbook but a Korean-American one, based on gatherings around the grill on weeknights and weekends.
Kim teaches the fundamentals of the Korean grill through flavor profiles that can be tweaked according to the griller's preference, then gives an array of knockout recipes. Starting with seven master sauces (and three spice rubs), you’ll soon be able to whip up a whole array of recipes, including Hoisin and Yuzu Edamame, Kimchi Potato Salad, Kori-Can Pork Chops, Seoul to Buffalo Shrimp, BBQ Spiced Chicken Thighs, and Honey Soy Flank Steak. From snacks and drinks to desserts and sides, Korean BBQ has everything you need to for a fun and delicious time around the grill.
Little Green kitchen
By David Frenkiel, Luise Vindahl
David, Luise and their three kids are a family who love to cook together. But like most families, they still struggle to get a nutritious and delicious meal on the table every night, that also satisfies their hunger for creative, globally-inspired food. Take your own inspiration from their quest to bring joy back to the dinner table: whip up a batch of Friday Night Hulk Burgers and Sweded Fries (made with spinach, quinoa, oats and peas), or Stuffed Rainbow Peppers with black rice, feta,raisins, pistachios, cinnamon and beans.
This latest collection from the beloved duo behind the Green Kitchen Stories blog will include 50 recipes, each with an ''upgrade'' option to make meals even more interesting for adults (e.g. top with a poached egg/kimchi/more herbs or serve with a chermoula sauce/side salad, quinoa instead of pasta). All of the dishes are veggie-packed, colorful. kid friendly and simple-with most including less than 8 ingredients and taking under 30 minutes to prepare.
Chinese Takeout Cookbook
By Kwonklyn Wan
Chinese is one of our favourite takeout foods - and it''s those nostalgic, comfort-food creations that really get people salivating. Now you can make your favourite Chinese restaurant classics at home with Kwoklyn Wan''s fabulous Chinese Takeout Cookbook . The book features 70 classic dishes, everything from sweet and sour chicken to char siu, wonton soup to chop suey, egg-fried rice to crispy seaweed - and most of them can be on the table in 20 minutes or less. Cook up a storm at home with Kwoklyn''s fabulous take on food from the takeout.
The Yoga Kitchen Plan
By Kimberley Parsons
The Yoga Kitchen Plan is a soulful journey towards finding your best, most authentic self where a quiet mind and overall sense of calm is the ultimate goal. Through the use of non-stimulating foods, the plan helps the reader reach a state of bliss and tranquility each day. The book starts by explaining the body''s chakra system and how this is integral to a yogic lifestyle. The core of the book is the simple, 7-day plan which incorporates breathing exercises, meditations, basic yoga practice, daily tasks, and then a selection of recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner that target each of your 7 chakras to take you through a whole week. The 65 recipes follow a sattvic (pure) food model - this means that the food is lacto-vegetarian i.e. fruit, vegetables and dairy predominate while stimulating foods that unsettle the mind are excluded, such as eggs, garlic, onion and caffeine. Examples include Raspberry and Apple Bircher with Pistachio Confetti, Blueberry and Basil Kombucha with Poached Pear and Rhubarb, Feta Whipped Ricotta with Balsamic, Fennel, Beetroot and Orange Salad, and Smoky Grilled Romaine Lettuce, Corn and Black Bean Salad.
A handbook for fruit preserving, with 75 basic and special recipes for jams, jellies, chutneys, and compotes, by chef emeritus and master preserver Joyce Goldstein.
Jam Session is the lushly photographed and selective guide to making all-natural fruit preserves, organized by type of fruit and seasonal availability, with descriptions of the best varieties for preserving plus master recipes and contemporary variations for each type of fruit. Former restaurant chef/owner, culinary historian, and master preserver Joyce Goldstein includes straightforward, no-fail instructions for canning fruit preserves, along with serving ideas for using preserves for much more than toast, including Mango-Lime Jam to elevate pork tenderloin, Pickled Peaches to perk up fried chicken, and Apricot Jam to glaze cake. Packed with ideas, 75 time-tested recipes, and gorgeous photographs of produce, process, and finished fruit preserves, preserving newcomers and veterans alike will find Goldstein's handbook just the right amount of instruction and inspiration.
In Good Company
By Corbin Tomaszeski
Corbin Tomaszeski is a chef who brings meaning back to the world of food. As a reputable chef who has hosted popular Food Network shows such as "Dinner Party Wars," "Restaurant Makeover," and "Restaurant Takeover," Chef Corbin loves to communicate through food. From Baba''s Pierogis and the Tomaszeski Family Borscht to Four Season Tartines and Fennel-and-Pistachio-Crusted Lamb Rack, this beautifully designed cookbook features more than 100 simple and delicious recipes that are rooted in his Polish-Canadian upbringing in rural Alberta and informed by his experience as a seasoned chef. In his trademark friendly style and with an emphasis on ingredients that can be found across the country, Chef Corbin shows readers how to celebrate the joys of sharing meals and nurture everyday connections.
Add a Pinch
With a foreword by Ree Drummond, this beautiful book has 100 easier, faster, lightened-up Southern recipes, from the blogger behind the popular Add a Pinch website. A generation ago, home cooks may have had all day to prepare dinner, but most folks now want convenient, fast recipes that don’t rely on canned soups or other processed products. Here, fresh ingredients take centre stage in slow cooker meals, casseroles and one-dish suppers, salads, soups, and desserts that have deep, satisfying flavours but are a cinch to make. Smart swaps like Greek yogurt for mayo in pimento cheese and cauliflower “rice” put a modern spin on these dishes. With 75 colour photographs and lots of sidebars, this is the new Southern cooking handbook.
The Simple Bites Kitchen
By Aimee Wimbush-Bourque
National Winner for Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2017 - Family Books
Winner of the 2018 Taste Canada Awards - General Cookbooks, Silver
Delicious, wholesome family-friendly recipes from the creator of the award-winningSimple Bitesblog
Toasty warm in the winter and cool in the summer, Aimée’s comfortable kitchen is a place where the family gathers, cooks together, and celebrates everyday life. In The Simple Bites Kitchen, she brings her love of whole foods to the table and shares heart-warming kitchen stories and recipes that are nutritious, fairly simple to make, and utterly delicious. Aimée knows the challenges that come with feeding a family and tackles them head on by providing lunchbox inspiration, supper solutions and healthy snack options. Aimée’s collection of 100 wholesome recipes draws on her experience as a mom and a seasoned cook and is brimming with fresh ingredients and simple instructions so that you can cook with confidence knowing you’re providing your family with healthy and great-tasting meals. You and your family will enjoy recipes from Overnight Spiced Stollen Swirl Buns and Maple-Roasted Pears with Granola for breakfast, Tequila-Lime Barbecue Chicken and Strawberry Rhubarb Pie for a fresh air feast, garden-inspired recipes like Harvest Corn Chowder and Lentil Cottage Pie with Rutabaga Mash, and family dinner favourites like Roast Chicken with Bay Leaf and Barley and Cranberry-Glazed Turkey Meatloaf with Baked Sweet Potatoes. Filled with beautiful photography, The Simple Bites Kitchen also includes recipes to keep your preserves pantry well-stocked all year, tips, simple tutorials and inspiration and ideas for homespun hospitality.
Tartine All Day
By Elisabeth Prueitt, Jessica Washburn, Maria Zizka
A comprehensive cookbook with 200 recipes for the way people want to eat and bake at home today, with gluten-free options, from James Beard Award-winning and best-selling author Elisabeth Prueitt, cofounder of San Francisco's acclaimed Tartine Bakery.
Tartine All Dayis Tartine cofounder Elisabeth Prueitt’s gift to home cooks everywhere who crave an all-in-one repertoire of wholesome, straight-forward recipes for the way they want to eat morning, noon, and night. As the family cook in her own household, Prueitt understands the challenge of making daily home cooking healthy, delicious, and enticing for all—without wearing out the cook. Through concise instruction Prueitt translates her expertise into home cooking that effortlessly adds variety and brings everyone to the table.
With 200 recipes for everything from the best-ever salad dressings to genius gluten-free pancakes (and 45 other gluten-free options), the greatest potato gratin, fool-proof salmon and roasted chicken, and dreamy desserts,Tartine All Dayis the modern cookbook that will guide and inspire home cooks in new and enduring ways.