COOKING AND DIET
The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook: With More Than 1,000 Recipes for Choosing, Cooking, & Preserving Natural Ingredients
Farmer’s markets, groceries, and natural foods stores today offer a wealth of wholesome ingredients that even a decade ago were considered unfamiliar and exotic. From quinoa to spelt flour to agave nectar and shiitake mushrooms, natural whole foods like these have come into their own as the cornerstone of a healthy, varied diet. Packed with information for purchasing, storing, and serving the full spectrum of whole foods, The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook is a comprehensive kitchen resource for contemporary cooks.
Based on the classic work, this exhaustively revised edition contains nearly 1,400 recipes—more than one-third of them brand new—and updated guidelines for making the most of fresh meats, produce, and pantry essentials, soup to nuts. Here’s all you need to know to make spectacular soups, stews, salads, baked goods, and more, using whole foods. You’ll find dozens of casseroles (many of which can be made ahead and frozen for no-fuss weeknight meals), quick-and-easy sautes, plenty of meatless main courses, and crowd-pleasing favorites for casual get togethers. Best of all, these recipes are naturally healthful, showcasing the versatility of wholesome whole grains, natural sweeteners, seasonal fruits and vegetables, and other fresh, unprocessed foods in all their delicious variety.
Also included are valuable primers on such essential kitchen topics as making stock; putting up jams and preserves; baking yeast breads; choosing cookware; sprouting seeds; making yogurt; and canning vegetables with helpful charts and glossaries on herbs and spices, cheeses, sea vegetables, seasonal produce, roasting meat and fowl, freezing foods safely, and more.
A trusted, timeless classic thoroughly updated for the way we cook today, The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook is sure to become an indispensable resource for health-conscious cooks.
Green Tea: Health Benefits and Applications
A comprehensive overview of the inherent properties, chemical and biochemical functions, actions for lowering the risks of cardiovascular and infectious diseases and cancers, and underlying mechanisms of tea polyphenols. It reveals the bioantimutagenic potency of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg) found in green tea.
The Cake Bible: 150 Cake Recipes and 164 Cupcake, Pie and Cookie Recipes. 314 Baking Recipes
Cake is a much-loved recipe, enjoyed worldwide by millions today in all its variations from a simple sponge to very complicated chocolate cakes.The richness of cake makes it the perfect dessert, to be eaten as a celebratory treat at birthdays and holidays.
The origins of cakes can be traced back to over 2000 years ago and some of the earliest cakes were made combining flour, eggs, honey, nuts and milk.
If you often times feel uninspired and lacking creative recipe ideas, then this is for you… If you are a home mom, then this is for you… If you enjoy baking, then… this is for you.
It is going to be your companion in the kitchen, helping you by providing 314 dessert baking recipes such as cakes, cupcakes, pies and cookies. Of course, this does not teach you how to bake, but instead is shows you step by step how to prepare even a very simple cake (although there are some complicated ones) with no skill required. It does not matter if you are a newbie or a pro, you will be able to bake the best cake of your life. I promise.
Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die
Here, Kochilas will marry lore to lesson and recipe to interview: we’ll meet a 101-year-old weaver – the best on the island – and taste the combinations of herbs that he cooks with and that he believes give him life. We’ll learn about the life-giving benefits of delicious salads both raw and cooked, the gorgeous breads and savoury pies that are a part of every meal, the bean dishes that are passed down through generations, and the seafood that is at the root of the Ikarian culinary culture. Filled with mouthwatering recipes and remarkable stories, this book will introduce many people to food as life, as only the Ikarians know it.
Andy King, Jackie King
Baking By Hand: Make the Best Artisanal Breads and Pastries Better Without a Mixer
Make the Best Bread at Home with Just Your Hands
Nothing beats the intoxicating smell of freshly baked bread. But what if you could create those beautiful artisan loaves in the most traditional way possible: with just your own two hands?
Baking by Hand shows you how to do just that. Keep your mixer in the closet as Andy and Jackie King teach you long-forgotten methods that are the hallmarks of their exceptional bakery. They’ll take you through all of the steps of making amazing bread, from developing your own sourdough culture, to mixing by hand, traditional shaping techniques and straight on to the final bake. Most importantly, you’ll learn the Four-Fold technique-the key to making the kind of bread at home that will simply be top tier in any setting.
In this book, Andy and Jackie feature their stand out bakery recipes, including favorites such as their North Shore Sourdough, a perfectly crusted and open-crumbed Ciabatta, and their earthy, healthy and wonderful Multigrain loaf. And that’s only half the story. The Kings also offer up techniques and recipes for their much-loved pastries like Concord Grape Pies and Rhubarb-Ginger Tarts, combining seasonality, locality and a passion for fresh ingredients. And they’re all ready for you to make-without a mixer.
A&J King Artisan Bakers is located in Salem, Massachusetts, and was named one of America’s 50 Best Bakeries by The Daily Meal.