The New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Kitchen serves up more than 160 recipes for trendy cocktails, quintessential apéritifs, café favorites, complementary snacks, and more . Bestselling cookbook author, memoirist, and popular blogger David Lebovitz delves into the drinking culture of France in Drinking French . This beautifully photographed collection features 160 recipes for everything from coffee, hot chocolate, and tea to apéritifs such as Kir and Lillet, classic and modern cocktails from the hottest Paris bars, and creative infusions using fresh fruit and French liqueurs. And because the French can't imagine drinking without having something to eat alongside, David includes crispy, salty snacks to serve with your concoctions. Each recipe is accompanied by David's witty and informative stories about the ins and outs of life in France, as well as photographs taken on location in Paris and beyond. Whether you have a trip to France booked and want to know what and where to drink, or just want to infuse your next get-together with a little French flair, this rich and revealing guide will make you the toast of the town.
The world''s best-selling annual wine guide. Hugh Johnson''s Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 46th year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide. This latest edition of Hugh Johnson''s Pocket Wine Book includes a color supplement: How Wine Ages (And Why), which covers questions such as whether aged wine is necessarily better wine and how to store wine to ensure it ages well. It provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. It reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson''s Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both.
Dressed to Swill contains sixty original cocktail recipes inspired by style icons from the 20th century to today, including fashion designers, models, photographers, stylists, influencers, and more. Karl Lagerfeld's tipple is made for royalty: it's similar to a Kir Royale, but brings in the velvety flavors of raspberry and vanilla. The Kim Kardashian is sensuous, flavorful, and as unsubtly delicious as its subject. Lizzo's cocktail is a strawberry-rhubarb sparkler certain to fill you with joy. From Alexa Chung and Andre Leon Talley to Coco Chanel and RuPaul, there's a flavor to fit every mood, be it avant-garde, glamourous, rebellious, or little-black-dressy. Engaging biographies explore each person's contributions to the field of fashion, and the illustrations are sprinkled with fun details about their lives. In addition, readers can learn how to stock their bar with basic equipment, glassware, foundational spirits, and easy-to-source ingredients that can turn a basic drink into a runway-worthy libation. Perfect for birthdays, watch parties, girls' nights in-as well as for Instagram-this book makes finding the right cocktail as exciting and surprising as shopping for a pair of shoes to complete your look.
From the world's most respected wine critic, the essential guide to wine in 100 pages Wine is now one of the most popular drinks in the world. Many wine drinkers wish they knew more about it without having to understand every detail or go on a wine course. In The 24-Hour Wine Expert , Jancis Robinson shares her expertise with authority, wit and approachability. From the difference between red and white, to the shape of bottles and their labels, descriptions of taste, colour and smell, to pairing wine with food and the price-quality correlation, Robinson helps us make the most of this mysteriously delicious drink. Jancis Robinson has been called 'the most respected wine critic and journalist in the world' by Decanter magazine. In 1984 she was the first person outside the wine trade to qualify as a Master of Wine. The Financial Times wine writer, she is the author/editor of dozens of wine books, including Wine Grapes (Allen Lane), The Oxford Companion to Wine (OUP) and The World Atlas of Wine (Mitchell Beazley). Her award-winning website, www.JancisRobinson.com has subscribers in 100 countries.
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Sharon Flynn is one of Australia's leading authorities on fermentation, and her little blue book, Ferment For Good (Hardie Grant, 2017), is beloved of aspiring and accomplished fermenters alike. Ferment for Good bursts with Sh
JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNER ;; * ;; The expanded wine guide from the creators of WineFolly.com, packed with new information for devotees and newbies alike. Wine Folly became a sensation for its inventive, easy-to-digest approach to learning about wine. Now in a new, expanded hardcover edition, Wine Folly: Magnum Edition is the perfect guide for anyone looking to take his or her wine knowledge to the next level. Wine Folly: Magnum Edition includes: ;; * ;;more than 100 grapes and wines color-coded by style so you can easily find new wines you'll love; ;; * ;;a wine region explorer with detailed maps of the top wine regions, as well as up-and-coming areas such as Greece and Hungary; ;; * ;;wine labeling and classification 101 for wine countries such as France, Italy, Spain, Germany, and Austria; ;; * ;;an expanded food and wine pairing section; ;; * ;;a primer on acidity and tannin--so you can taste wine like a pro; ;; * ;;more essential tips to help you cut through the complexity of the wine world and become an expert. Wine Folly: Magnum Edition is the must-have book for the millions of fans of WineFolly.com and for any budding oenophile who wants to boost his or her wine knowledge in a practical and fun way. It's the ultimate gift for any wine lover.
The first definitive guide to more than 400 contemporary French wines and producers in a deluxe two-book package, from a two-time James Beard Award winner This comprehensive and authoritative resource features more than 400 profiles of French wines, evocative photography, maps, and a region-by-region guide, plus the incisive narrative and compelling storytelling that has earned Jon Bonné accolades and legions of fans in the wine world. Packaged in a deluxe slip case and built upon years of research,
A fresh and authorative addition to the Bordeaux library. Brook is a wine writer whose restraint does not undermine his authority... He probes deeply and offers a clear-eyed look at 21st-century Bordeaux.>
The world''s best-selling annual wine guide. Hugh Johnson''s Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 45th year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide. It provides clear succinct facts and commentary on the wines, growers and wine regions of the whole world. It reveals which vintages to buy, which to drink and which to cellar, which growers to look for and why. Hugh Johnson''s Pocket Wine Book gives clear information on grape varieties, local specialities and how to match food with wines that will bring out the best in both. This latest edition of Hugh Johnson''s Pocket Wine Book includes a colour supplement: The Ten Best Things About Wine Right Now.
For a generation adjusting painfully to the demands of a modern industrial and commercial society, Asia came to represent an alternative vision of the good life: aesthetically austere, socially aristocratic, and imbued with spirituality. The Book of Tea was originally written in English and sought to address the inchoate yearnings of disaffected Westerners. In a flash of inspiration, Okakura saw that the formal tea party as practiced in New England was a distant cousin of the Japanese tea ceremony, and that East and West had thus "met in the tea-cup."
The Teastory: A Potted History * Tea Rituals around the world * The Perfect Brew * Taking the Biscuit * Time for Tea! * Tea-ch me more!
Oz is one of the world's leading wine experts, known for his phenomenal palate, irreverent style, accurate predictions, and enthusiasm for life in general and wine in particular. He is the author of many award-winning books on wine. Befo
Neal Martin's career in wine began in 1996 as a wine buyer for Japan Airlines where he specialised in Bordeaux and Burgundy. In 2006 Neal was asked by the most influential wine critic in the world, Robert Parker, to join his team at
Winner of the 2018 James Beard Foundation Cookbook Award in "Reference, History, Scholarship" Winner of the 2017 André Simon Drink Book Award Winner of the 2018 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Cookbook Award for "Wine, Beer & Spirits" From Peter Liem, the lauded expert behind the top-rated online resource ChampagneGuide.net, comes this groundbreaking guide to the modern wines of Champagne--a region that in recent years has undergone one of the most dramatic transformations in the wine-growing world. This luxurious box set includes a pullout tray with a complete set of seven vintage vineyard maps by Louis Larmat, a rare and indispensable resource that beautifully documents the regions terroirs. With extensive grower and vintner profiles, as well as a fascinating look at Champagnes history and lore, Champagne explores this legendary wine as never before.
@00000327@A fresh take on the classics, from Sazerac to the humble Highball: the adventurous recipes invented when America was dry and Paris was a refuge from Prohibition.@00000341@@00000133@@00000341@ Following Prohibition, Paris, much like London, became known for serving up original and innovative mixed drinks. Although cocktails were present in the late nineteenth century, it was the interwar period, and particularly @00000373@les ann@00000046@es folles@00000155@ that transformed the culture of the cocktail consumption. This fertile time, both intellectually and artistically, was nourished by a growing influx of expatriates from across the Atlantic who made way for an age of experimentation and creation. The new ambassadors of cocktails made alcohols and aperitifs that were specifically French stars of the show. Alongside classic French Vermouth, locally produced spirits including Byrrh, Dubonnet, Suze, and Picon were mixed into distinctly unique cocktails.@00000341@@00000341@ With beautiful archival photographs, illustrations, and advertisements, as well as new photography, Franck Audoux, partner at Le Dauphin and Le Chateaubriand in Paris, brings life back to these forgotten French spirits and aperitifs, by giving them a modern twist. He provides recipes for more than forty classic French cocktails, from the Sazerac to the Highball, and provides contemporary tips and tricks that make them easy to re-create at home. Perfect for lovers of history and French culture, this book captures the spirit and culture of one of the richest periods in the City of Light and is a must-have for the aspiring and experienced home mixologist alike.
De nouveaux horizons s'ouvrent aujourd'hui pour découvrir des vins de qualité ; à la Bourgogne, au Bordelais, à la vallée du Rhin s'ajoutent désormais l'Argentine, l'Australie, la Chine, le Canada, l'Inde et la Thaïlande, qui produisent aujourd'hui à des prix raisonnables. Ce guide constitue une aide indispensable pour se repérer dans la confusion des cépages. A chaque vin sa notice, toujours rédigée par un spécialiste reconnu pour choisir entre Chardonnay et Grenache : descriptions et notes de dégustation, suggestions d'associations prometteuses ou propositions de vins similaires. Le tout est accompagné d'images des caves et des vignobles.
From the expert behind the top-rated resource ChampagneGuide.net comes this groundbreaking guide to the modern wines of Champagne, presented in a stunning box set, complete with vintage maps in a pull-out drawer.