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Plant you : 140+ ridiculously easy, amazingly delicious plant-based oil-free recipes / Bodrug, Carleigh

Tacos, pizza, wings, pasta, hearty soups, and crave-worthy greens-for some folks looking for a healthier way of eating, these dishes might all seem, well, off the table. Carleigh Bodrug has shown hundreds of thousands of people that that just isn't true. Like so many of us, Carleigh thought that eating healthy meant preparing the same chicken breast and broccoli dinner every night. Her skin and belly never felt great, but she thought she was eating well--until a family health scare forced her to take a hard look at her diet and start cooking and sharing recipes. Fast forward, and her @plantyou brand continues to grow and grow, reaching +470k followers in just a few short years. Her secret? Easy, accessible recipes that don't require any special ingredients, tools, or know-how; what really makes her recipes stand out are the helpful infographics that accompany them, which made it easy for readers to measure ingredients, determine portion size, and become comfortable enough to personalize recipes to their tastes. Now in her debut cookbook, Carleigh redefines what it means to enjoy a plant-based lifestyle with delicious, everyday recipes that anyone can make and enjoy. With mouthwatering dishes like Bewitchin' Breakfast Cookies, Rainbow Summer Rolls, Irish Stew, and Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies, this cookbook fits all tastes and budgets. PlantYou is perfect for beginner cooks, those wishing to experiment with a plant-based lifestyle, and the legions of "flexitarians" who just want to be healthy and enjoy their meals"--Provided by publisher.

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The weekend cook : good food for real life / Lovekin, Jonathan

An invitation to supper at Angela Hartnett's house is a real treat. Nestled in the middle of Wilkes Street, in London's vibrant East End, you know you're going to get delicious food, great company and a relaxed atmosphere that is as far removed from the high-octane stress of a professional kitchen as it is from the awkward social anxiety that many of us face when hosting a dinner. Angela knows the secrets to throwing the most relaxed and enjoyable dinners for friends and family - sometimes mad, but always magical evenings that people talk about for months afterwards - and in this book she's going to share them. Great flavours and simple recipes abound in these pages, each one a joy to cook and eat, from satisfying one-pot dishes and comforting risottos to perfect party food and bakes to feed a hungry crowd. Collected in these pages are over 100 recipes from one of Britain's most-loved chefs, as well as time saving tips and cheats that will take the stress out of hosting and allow you to enjoy your dinner parties without breaking a sweat. The only essential ingredients are friends and family ... and lots of them.

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Gluten-free baking : recipes from the famed Chambelland Bakers of Paris / Mcdowall, Anne

With 40 sweet and savory gluten-free recipes, a celebration of breadmaking and one innovative Paris bakery. In bread making, rice flour is usually considered less than preferable, especially when it comes to volume and texture. Supposedly only wheat flours allow bakers to get the crust thickness and crumb softness just right. However, a free-thinking duo has defied this rule by inventing new techniques for making a delicious range of alternative flour-based breads and baked goods. Nathaniel Doboin and Thomas Teffri-Chambelland showcase these techniques at Chambelland, a Paris-based gluten-free bakery. There, square loaves and flat breads triumph over the classic French baguette. Chambelland offers an exclusive menu featuring all sorts of breads, biscuits, and pastries--including focaccias, pissaladieres, muffins, and chouquettes--all made from rice and other naturally gluten-free flours.

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Pasta grannies. Comfort cooking / Bennison, Vicky.
Comfort cooking.
"Spending time with our family and friends has never felt so important - and so often this means cooking for the ones you love. Who better to take inspiration from than Pasta Grannies who have spent their lifetimes plating up comfort and connection. Vicky Bennison, the author of the bestselling Pasta Grannies cookbook, brings you more heart-warming recipes and stories from our favourite Italian grandmothers in this easy-to-follow, crowd-pleasing recipe book that shows you how to make authentic Italian food that everyone will enjoy. Discover 91 year-old Pina's chestnut gnocchi with walnut pesto, lovingly made with ingredients she grows around her home in Liguria; or 99 year-old Marietta's special tagliatelle recipe, which is a not really a recipe at all but a reflection of her vegetable garden, the Calabrian countryside and the changing seasons. As well as meat, seafood and vegetable pasta recipes, chapters cover pizzas, pastries and pies, rice and pulses, dairy and herbs, nuts and spices. Every recipe is accompanied with a QR code which, once scanned, will take you directly to the YouTube videos of these remarkable women and their recipes. Complete with stunning location and recipe photography throughout, with a clear guide to pasta making by hand, Pasta Grannies: Comfort Cooking is not only a celebration of cooking and feasting together, it is an insight into their lives, and a joyous slice of the Italian way of life"--Publisher's description.

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Michael Jackson's complete guide to single malt scotch / Jackson, Michael
Complete guide to single malt scotch
Find whiskey tasting notes on over 1,000 malts arranged from A-Z, including vintages from 1926 onward and the very latest releases. For distilleries in the New World Whiskey section, there are brand-new whiskey tasting notes. This comprehensive whiskey guide defines the characteristics of each whiskey and gives it an overall score, making it the perfect companion for keen whiskey drinkers and new converts to the wonderful world of the single malt.

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Rambutan : recipes from Sri Lanka / Lau, Alex.

"Since Cynthia Shanmugalingam was a young girl, she has worked to piece together her sense of Sri Lanka, her ancestral homeland that she experienced through the wondrous flavors of her immigrant parents' kitchen in London. In Rambutan, these ingredients, methods, and tastes-combining Javanese, Malay, Indian, Arab, Portuguese, Dutch and British influences-come together to create an irresistible portrait of modern Sri Lankan cuisine. In more than 80 recipes, Shanmugalingam takes her favorite parts of the island's culinary tradition and adapts them to be accessible and fun for the home cook: with dinners of sticky chicken buriani and crunchy fried potatoes with turmeric, desserts of mango fluff pie and milk toffee, and drinks of lemongrass lime soda and boozy tea cocktails, Rambutan is designed to deliver as much edible Sri Lankan joy as possible. Combining luscious recipe photography and stunning candids from the island, this exuberant guide is perfect for home cooks looking to explore the exciting Sri Lankan tradition in South Asian cuisine."--Publisher.

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Rice is life : recipes and stories celebrating the world's most essential grain / Donnelly, Kristin

Rice is more than just a pantry staple, it's a food that sustains half the world's people. This cookbook is a love letter to this humble grain. And with these recipes that prioritize flavor and transform simple, gluten-free pantry staples into flavorful and nourishing dishes, you can cook rice with confidence and explore its glorious possibilities. Rice is central to dishes from all around the world, from West Africa to Southeast Asia, from the American South to the Persian diaspora and these recipes capture that diversity of flavors. Learn to make traditional rice dishes, such as Arroz Con Pollo and Basmati and Pea Pulao. Enjoy creative twists on classic recipes, like Hainanese-Inspired Chicken and Rice and Spiced Lentil and Rice "Shakshuka." Transform cooked rice into Scallion Rice Cakes, Omurice, and a nontraditional take on Avgolemono. And slurp up Ramen "Carbonara" and Soba Noodles with Green Tea Broth and Smoked Salmon. More than twenty-five years ago, Ken Lee and Caryl Levine, the founders of Lotus Foods, fell in love with rice and committed to sharing its abundance with home cooks in a way that is sustainable for the planet and the people who grow it. This globally inspired cookbook explores that commitment and celebrates the incredible biodiversity of rice-jasmine, basmati, Arborio, red, Forbidden, jade, and noodles for every kind of dish. Here's to rice, the world's staple.

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Koshersoul : the faith and food journey of an African American Jew / Twitty, Michael
Kosher soul
"The James Beard award-winning author of the acclaimed The Cooking Gene explores the cultural crossroads of Jewish and African diaspora cuisine and issues of memory, identity, and food. In Koshersoul, Michael W. Twitty considers the marriage of two of the most distinctive culinary cultures in the world today: the foods and traditions of the African Atlantic and the global Jewish diaspora. To Twitty, the creation of African-Jewish cooking is a conversation of migrations and a dialogue of diasporas offering a rich background for inventive recipes and the people who create them. The question that most intrigues him is not just who makes the food, but how the food makes the people. Jews of Color are not outliers, Twitty contends, but significant and meaningful cultural creators in both Black and Jewish civilizations. Koshersoul also explores how food has shaped the journeys of numerous cooks, including Twitty's own passage to and within Judaism. As intimate, thought-provoking, and profound as The Cooking Gene, this remarkable book teases the senses as it offers sustenance for the soul. Koshersoul includes 48-50 recipes"--Provided by publisher.