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Combining the influences of Spain, Africa, and the Caribbean, Cuban cuisine is as much about family as it is about flavor. This traditional collection of Cuban recipes includes a range of favorite dishes—more than one hundred in all—to provide a culinary tour of the classic Cuban foods from starters and salads to mains, meats, and desserts.
More than just a volume of recipes, The Ballymaloe Bread Book demonstrates basic principles and useful techniques, so at-home bakers can experiment and expand their repertoire with confidence. Paperback.
Following in the successful footsteps of Audubon Plantation Country Cookbook, named best new cookbook of the year by Louisiana Life magazine, Anne Butler has written Bayou Plantation Country Cookbook. Recipes drawn from life on the bayou and the rich alluvial fields abound with the fresh catch of the day and the newly picked harvest of the garden. Crossing economic lines, Butler introduces the historical people and places of south Louisiana, from the exiled Acadians and their laissez faire way of life to the cotton kings evoking the Gone with the Wind era.
Fans hungry for Buster Holmes’ flavors can use his very own recipes and, while a pot of beans simmers, walk down memory lane with historic photographs, facts, and anecdotes about the restaurant and its beloved owner introduced by a new foreword from award-winning food historian Poppy Tooker.
When it comes to French bistro fare, Café Degas offers the crème de la crème. Nestled in a historic neighborhood, under the oaks of Esplanade Avenue, the renowned establishment provides guests with a true New Orleans experience, away from the French Quarter. An inviting atmosphere upon arrival and an outdoor courtyard lends it an open feel. Eclectic, yet elegant, Café Degas possesses a certain flair that sets it apart from other restaurants in the city, making it a favorite among locals and visitors alike.
“If anyone can make low-fat dishes taste delicious, it’s Jude Theriot. This style of cooking is exactly what health-conscious cooks desire-great flavor without a lot of fat. Jude’s entertaining style of cooking in Cajun Healthy will make all America have a change in taste.” Hardcover.
Now lovers of Cajun cooking can have their gumbo and eat it too! The recipes in this cookbook cover a tremendous range from standard American favorites like pizza, (mock) mashed potatoes, and meatloaf, to classic Cajun dishes including étouffée, shrimp au gratin, and even jambalaya. This book includes suggestions for parties, additional uses for recipes, serving suggestions, and more. This book proves that Cajun cooking can be low-carb cooking.
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