East by West

Simple Recipes for Ultimate Mind-Body Balance
Author: Jasmine Hemsley
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 150985813X
Category: Cooking
Page: N.A
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Winner of the 2018 Hearst Big Books Award (Women's Health and Wellbeing) East by West is the first solo cookbook from bestselling author, cook and TV presenter Jasmine Hemsley, co-founder of Hemsley + Hemsley. Featuring 140 delicious recipes from around the world, East by West champions the ancient Ayurvedic philosophy of eating to nourish, sustain and repair for ultimate mind-body balance. Jasmine continues her passion for balancing body, mind and spirit amidst the challenges of our fast-paced day-to-day lives, through real food and tasty home cooking. With a focus on listening to your body, eating when you’re hungry, being conscious of what you’re eating when you’re eating it and choosing foods that are right for your mood from day to day, East by West is a modern take on the Ayurvedic principles. With classic Ayurvedic comfort dishes from Golden Milk to Kitchari and great family sharing dishes Sesame Roast Chicken to Saffron Millionaire Cheesecake, the book has something for every taste (bringing to life store cupboard basics to create dishes) from super simple to simply special. A global range of recipes, together with simple mindful rituals and a classic cleanse to revisit when your energy levels need a boost help the book bring Ayurveda to life in a fresh and friendly way. Packed with beautiful colour photography and inspired by Jasmine’s personal journey with food and healthy living, East by West represents a delicious evolution of the ideas explored in Hemsley + Hemsley bestsellers Good + Simple and The Art of Eating Well.

East by West

Simple Ayurvedic Recipes for Ultimate Mind-Body Balance
Author: Jasmine Hemsley
Publisher: Bluebird
ISBN: 9781509858125
Category: Cooking
Page: 304
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For anyone with a passion for eating well, feeling great and having dessert at lunchtime!East by West is a cookbook that champions the ancient Ayurverdic philosophy of eating to nourish, sustain and repair. Bestselling author, cook and TV presenter Jasmine Hemsley continues her passion to balance body, mind and spirit-amidst the challenges of fast-paced modern life-through a love of real food and simple home cooking. Tipped in the Sunday Times list of what's hot for 2017, Ayurveda (or the 'Science of Life') is the inspiration behind East by West. The book includes 130 recipes and easy to adopt tips and Ayurvedic principles to help you find out the best time to eat and sleep for your body type and thorough guidance on foods and practices to keep you feeling great throughout the day. With simple mindful rituals and a classic cleanse to revisit when your energy levels need a boost, this is Ayurveda for the modern world. With beautiful colour photography and illustrations, this book brings Ayurveda to life in a fresh and friendly way. Jasmine's recipes, inspired by the delicious dishes from her pioneering Mayfair pop up cafe, are a modern take on a 5,000-year-old holistic concept, combining the indulgent, confident flavours and ancient wisdom of the East with high-quality seasonal produce available on our doorsteps. From Chestnut Crepes with Vanilla Roasted Plums, to Lamb and Vegetable Biriyani, this book has nutritious recipes to satisfy every taste.Ayurveda focuses on eating high-quality cooked food in a relaxed environment, allowing the body and mind to appreciate the goodness that the food provides while encouraging us to slow down and take in our surroundings. Inspired by her personal journey with food and healthy living, Jasmine's mission is to make a holistic and healthier life accessible to all.

East by West


Author: Jasmine Hemsley
Publisher: Boxtree
ISBN: 176055751X
Category: Cooking
Page: 252
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For anyone with a passion for eating well, feeling great and having dessert at lunchtime! East by West is a cookbook that champions the ancient Ayurverdic philosophy of eating to nourish, sustain and repair. Bestselling author, cook and TV presenter Jasmine Hemsley continues her passion to balance body, mind and spirit–amidst the challenges of fast-paced modern life–through a love of real food and simple home cooking. Tipped in the Sunday Times list of what's hot for 2017, Ayurveda (or the 'Science of Life') is the inspiration behind East by West. The book includes 130 recipes and easy to adopt tips and Ayurvedic principles to help you find out the best time to eat and sleep for your body type and thorough guidance on foods and practices to keep you feeling great throughout the day. With simple mindful rituals and a classic cleanse to revisit when your energy levels need a boost, this is Ayurveda for the modern world. With beautiful colour photography and illustrations, this book brings Ayurveda to life in a fresh and friendly way. Jasmine’s recipes, inspired by the delicious dishes from her pioneering Mayfair pop up cafe, are a modern take on a 5,000-year-old holistic concept, combining the indulgent, confident flavours and ancient wisdom of the East with high-quality seasonal produce available on our doorsteps. From Chestnut Crepes with Vanilla Roasted Plums, to Lamb and Vegetable Biriyani, this book has nutritious recipes to satisfy every taste. Ayurveda focuses on eating high-quality cooked food in a relaxed environment, allowing the body and mind to appreciate the goodness that the food provides while encouraging us to slow down and take in our surroundings. Inspired by her personal journey with food and healthy living, Jasmine’s mission is to make a holistic and healthier life accessible to all.

The Art of Eating Well

Hemsley and Hemsley
Author: Jasmine Hemsley,Melissa Hemsley
Publisher: Power House Books
ISBN: 9781576877272
Category: Cooking
Page: 319
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The founders of London's Hemsley & Hemsley present a first cookbook that compiles recipes and nutritional expertise that promote sustainable health and satisfaction, focusing on organic, nutrient-rich and unprocessed foods while sharing meal options for busy lifestyles.

Eat Happy: 30-minute Feelgood Food


Author: Melissa Hemsley
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473551781
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
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"Eat Happy? I’m always happy when I eat Melissa’s food!" GARY BARLOW "I adore Melissa and her food. This is carefree, quick cooking with a sense of fun, and just happens to be good for you.” ANNA JONES "I'm a huge fan and love how Melissa champions the message that good healthy food needn't be complicated, scary or time consuming. This beautiful new book is packed with dreamy recipes.” FEARNE COTTON "Don't think I've ever met anyone with such a passion, love and joy for food. She's amazing!” GIOVANNA FLETCHER Delicious quick and easy meals with a Hemsley twist. Bestselling home cook and co-author of The Art of Eating Well and Good + Simple, Melissa Hemsley of Hemsley + Hemsley, presents flavourful and veg-packed dishes. Featuring supermarket ingredients, simple methods, and tips and tricks to make no-fuss great food, Eat Happy is designed to see you through the whole week - tempting breakfasts to family dinners and lunches, as well as party food, snacks, baking, desserts, drinks, and simple, healthier versions of takeaway favourites. Comfort and indulgence are at the heart of Melissa healthy food, with plenty of ideas for everyday meals, batch cooking, cutting down on kitchen waste, and dishes that can be enjoyed for supper and leftovers for a packed lunch. Amongst the 120 brand-new recipes are, Breaded Chicken Katsu Curry, Sesame Salmon with Miso Veg Traybake, Roast Carrots with Pomegranate Molasses and Pistachios, Coconut Chocolate Clusters and Ginger Fruit Loaf. These are delicious alternatives and satisfying treats that encourage even the most time-poor cook to take pleasure in healthy fast food that puts taste first.

Good and Simple


Author: Jasmine Hemsley,Melissa Hemsley
Publisher: Clarkson Potter Publishers
ISBN: 1101905506
Category: COOKING
Page: 352
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Discover how simple and delicious eating well can be. Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley are revolutionizing how we eat. Experts on wholesome, nutritious cooking and living a healthy, fashionable lifestyle, the sisters teach people how to enjoy real food to feel happier and more energized. Their simple philosophy of eliminating gluten, grains, and refined sugars, while focusing on maximizing nutrition has revolutionized the way people think of "diet." And, the best part is, preparing such meals is easy and fun. Good + Simple has 140 beautiful recipes that are so tasty you'll forget that they're designed with nourishment in mind. Dishes such as Roasted Squash Soup with Coriander Pesto, Green Goddess Noodle Salad, Cauliflower Rice 3 Ways, Roasted Chicken Thighs with Watercress Salsa Verde, Shrimp and Arugula with Zucchini Noodles, and Cannellini Vanilla Sponge Cake with Chocolate Avocado Frosting are packed with healthful, whole ingredients and taste wonderful. Also included is lots of helpful information from the sisters on making first steps and maintaining a healthy lifesty≤ you'll find an at-a-glance guide to their principles of eating well, ten recipes to get you started, basic pantry ingredients to have on-hand, their signature bone both recipe, and much more. With 140 vibrant photographs, tips on transforming leftovers, stocking your fridge and freezer, meals on the run, advice on mindful eating, and a one-week body reset plan, as well as two weekly meal plans, Good + Simple is the perfect book for any home cook who loves food and wants to eat well every day.

Mind Over Mood, Second Edition

Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think
Author: Dennis Greenberger,Christine A. Padesky
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462520421
Category: Self-Help
Page: 341
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"This life changing book helps readers use cognitive-behavioral therapy - one of today's most effective forms of psychotherapy - to conquer depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse, and relationship problems. The second edition contains numerous new features : expanded content on anxiety ; chapters on setting personal goals and maintaining progress ; happiness rating scales ; gratitude journals ; innovative exercises focused on mindfulness, acceptance, and forgiveness; new worksheets ; and much more."--Publisher.

Ayurvedic Medicine

The Principles of Traditional Practice
Author: Sebastian Pole
Publisher: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 0857010913
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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Ayurvedic Medicine clearly and comprehensively presents the unique theories and traditions of Ayurveda making them accessible to the health practitioner of today. With a brief history of traditional medicine in India and discussion of principles, treatment strategies and traditional Ayurvedic pharmacy and pharmacology, the book offers an essential overview of the culture in which Ayurveda has developed and the scientific basis behind this holistic approach. It details over 100 plant profiles of Ayurvedic herbs, with images of fresh and dried plants, and 50 traditional formulas, including characteristics, usage, combinations, contraindications, and safety and dosage information for each. This essential resource explains the traditional medical system of Ayurveda, and provides guidance to students and practitioners on how to incorporate herbal medicine into their life and practice.

The Effortless Mind

Meditation for the Modern World
Author: Will Williams
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471167925
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 320
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A GUIDE TO THE UNIQUE POWER OF VEDIC MEDITATION TO OVERCOME STRESS AND ANXIETY, HELPING US TO THRIVE. ‘Will’s meditation is a game changer. If you want to understand meditation more deeply and how you can harness the benefits in the most profound ways possible, The Effortless Mind is where it’s at. I will be giving this important book to everyone I know.’ Jasmine Hemsley, author of The Art of Eating Well ‘Will makes meditation cool. Say hello to a clearer mind thanks to your new bulletproof technique to help you relax and unleash your best self.’ Madeleine Shaw, author of Get The Glow Daily life can feel like a fast-paced treadmill, leaving little time to unwind, re-charge and do what brings us joy. Meditation is a powerful way to hit the pause button, increase your energy and start to enjoy life more. The Effortless Mind is renowned meditation teacher Will Williams’s must-have guide for modern-day meditators. Suffering from chronic stress and insomnia, Will undertook years of research and training with leading experts from around the world, which led him to find the cure he was looking for in Vedic meditation. In The Effortless Mind, Will explains how his Vedic-inspired method of meditation has transformed the lives of his students – all of whom are busy people of all ages and all backgrounds. Their inspiring stories and the scientific research into meditation show the profound physical, mental and emotional benefits you can gain from such a simple daily practice, including more energy, better sleep, greater clarity, less anxiety and a happier outlook on life. More praise for The Effortless Mind: ‘Meditation can be a powerful tool in managing anxiety, stress and other common daily experiences that so many people seem to face and Vedic meditation with Will is one of the simplest forms of meditation there is, making it incredibly accessible for anyone to learn.’ Annie Clarke, author of Mind Body Bowl ‘I learnt how to meditate with Will Williams two years ago and since then so many things have changed. I have a life-long tool that has brought me calm, clarity and increased creativity and allowed me to far more effectively weather the storms of everyday life. Will is the most generous, warm and gracious teacher.’ Eminé Rushton, Wellbeing Director, Psychologies ‘Within a few months of learning to meditate with Will, I realised I was starting to have so many ideas for songs and books, as well as helping me with a busy schedule of touring and being a dad.’ Howard Donald, Take That ‘Vedic meditation is now part of my daily routine. It has been hugely beneficial in so many ways. Will is very supportive and nurturing and makes learning seem easy and fun. I feel extremely grateful this has come into my life.’ Cressida Bonas, actress ‘Will’s practical, non-woo-woo approach to meditation has enabled thousands of busy people to find a way to fit a regular practice into their lives.’ Lesley Thomas, The Times

Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life

Achieving Optimal Health and Wellness Through Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, and Western Science
Author: Claudia Welch
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0738214825
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 337
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Combines both eastern and western wellness strategies for balancing key hormones in one's body, with the ultimate goal of good health, in a book that also includes diet tips, stress-management techniques and natural sleep secrets. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Eat Right for Your Body Type

The Super-healthy Diet Inspired by Ayurveda
Author: Anjum Anand
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781849494298
Category: Medicine, Ayurvedic
Page: 160
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Whether you want to lose weight or find a diet that suits your body type to bring you optimum health, Eat Right for Your Body Type is for you. Anjum Anand believes the key to sustainable, healthy weight-loss does not lie in modern Western science or diet experts but in the Indian system of Ayurveda - the oldest and most holistic medical system on the planet. Translating as 'the science of living wisely and well', Ayurveda teaches us how to maintain optimum health and harmony both within ourselves and with nature. In this groundbreaking diet book, Anjum shows how to work out your body type, the foods you should eat (or avoid) and how to combine them into delicious recipes for every meal. Uniquely, this Ayurvedic cookbook includes recipes from East and West, as well as complete food charts stating which food are best for each body type. For anyone purely interested in healthy eating the 75 recipes are all low fat and healthy. Good eating hints and tips, a range of meal plans and advice on recommended exercise and lifestyle for each body type complete the book.

Ayurveda

The Right Way to Live
Author: Gopi Warrier
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781842226049
Category: Medicine, Ayurvedic
Page: 128
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Ayurveda is the oldest complete medical system in the world, the origins of which can be traced back 4,000 years to the Vedic civilization of India. Ayurvedic medicine is based on the principle that each individual has a unique constitution which is determined by the balance of three vital energies in the body - the three Doshas, known by their Sanskrit names of Vata, Pitta and Kapha. All foods and lifestyles have an effect on the overall balance of Vata, Pitta and Kapha, and disease is understood as an imbalance of these respective Doshas. Every person must be treated individually and the skill of the practitioner lies in assessing a person's constitution, diagnosing the imbalanced Doshas and deciding upon the best possible treatment to return the Doshas to harmonious balance. Ayurveda: The Right Way to Live is a comprehensive, accessible guide to Ayurvedic diets and lifestyles, based on the constitution of body and mind, and Ayurvedic treatments, which consist of four basic forms: panchakarma (the five detoxification procedures), medicine or drug therapy, dietary regime and the regulation of lifestyle.Ayurveda is a holistic practice and emphasis is placed on its preventive aspect with the inclusion of allied therapies such as yoga, rejuvenation and virillfication. Ayurveda: The Right Way to Live also provides an in-depth analysis of body/mind types and Ayurvedic cures for common diseases like Gastritis, Indigestion, Constipation, Bronchitis, Asthma, Enlargement of the Prostrate, Cystitis, Arthritis, Psoriasis, Alopecia and Eczema.

Simple Ayurvedic Recipes

A Companion Cookbook to Freedom in Your Relationship with Food
Author: Myra Lewin
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781466299368
Category: Cooking
Page: 204
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Simple Ayurvedic Recipes is a guide to creating quick, tasty, and balanced meals, combining the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda with practical steps for the modern cook. This book captures the essence and impact of this natural approach, taking the guesswork out of meal preparation. Offering delicious food and spice combinations, the easy recipes are deeply nourishing and fully satisfying for all constitutions. The concepts and recipes in this book increase vitality and optimize well-being. They also support illness prevention and recovery. It inspires you to connect how you feel to what and how you are eating, with concise steps toward improvement. Simple Ayurvedic Recipes adds to the tools for vibrant living already provided in Lewin's first book Freedom in Your Relationship with Food.

Planning for the internal audit function


Author: J. Efrim Boritz,Institute of Internal Auditors. Research Foundation
Publisher: Inst of Internal Auditors
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 342
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Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom

A Complete Prescription to Optimize Your Health, Prevent Disease, and Live with Vitality and Joy
Author: Acharya Shunya
Publisher: Sounds True
ISBN: 9781622038275
Category:
Page: 384
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From internationally renowned Ayurvedic healer, teacher, and scholar Acharya Shunya comes Ayurveda Lifestyle Wisdom, a groundbreaking guide to restoring health through the principles of Ayurveda. With just a few lifestyle changes, instrumented daily, the body becomes strong enough to begin healing itself, writes Shunya. Inside, you ll find a complete encyclopedia of Ayurvedic practices, recipes, and knowledge for bringing the body into balance and reclaiming your natural state of true health. "

The Clean Plate

Eat, Reset, Heal
Author: Gwyneth Paltrow
Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style
ISBN: 9781538730461
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 288
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Delicious food can heal the body. Reset and rebalance with clean recipes that are flexible and easy for busy weeknight meals or lunches on the go, and healthy enough for more intensive, doctor-supported cleanses. Gwyneth Paltrow gets the power of simple, quality food. Her recipes focus on delicious flavors and clean ingredients--pillars that have launched her cookbooks to bestseller status. Now she's back with her most ambitious cookbook to date: a collection of 100-plus recipes and customizable meal plans that offer taste, simplicity, and targeted health benefits. This food-lover's cookbook brings everything to the table--from smoothies and soups to bowls, entrées, snacks, and desserts--with the ease and flavor that we have come to expect from Paltrow and her team at GOOP. Highlights include instant staples like Turkey Meatball Pho, Sheet Pan Chicken Broccolini, and Butternut Squash Tacos, and sweet treats like Cashew Turmeric Iced Lattes and Chocolate Chia Pudding. Beyond the appealing recipes, THE CLEAN PLATE has meal plans, detoxes, and cleanses to address the reader's specific needs and desired results. Supported by Paltrow's team of nutrition experts and doctors, the book offers specific eating plans focused on: Adrenal Support (with Dr. Alejandro Junger) Heart Health (with Dr. Steven Gundry) Candida (with Dr. Amy Myers) Heavy Metal Detox (with Dr. James Novak) Fat Flush (with Dr. Taz Bhatia) Veg-Friendly Ayurveda (with Dr. Aruna Viswanathan) Full of go-to recipes and revitalizing health tips, THE CLEAN PLATE is exactly the standout cookbook we have been waiting for, from the biggest name in clean eating.

Mind Body Cleanse

The 12 Day Plan to Heal Your Body and Re-Energise Your Mind
Author: Chris James
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473529824
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 224
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Feeling sluggish, bloated and in desperate need of rejuvenation? Enter Chris James's unique plan to restore energy, acuity and cleanse your whole body, starting with the seat of all health - the gut. By targeting three key areas and showing you the impacts they can have on your body and mind, Chris's holistic method will show you exactly what your body needs and how to nourish it, using: - Diet: menu plans, delicious cleansing recipes, juices, suggestions and tips for eating vegan; - Mindfulness: how to use mindfulness to help you focus on what exactly your body needs; - Yoga: simple and specific twists to stimulate peristalsis and digestion, inversions to stimulate the lymphatic system, backbends to stimulate gut health. You've heard of cleanses, the power of mindfulness and the importance of gut health; now combine them for the first time with Chris's Mind Body Cleanse. In just 12 days you'll feel lighter, brighter and glowing with health. Mind Body Cleanse was voted best self-help book in this month’s Your Fitness magazine.

Ayurveda

Ancient wisdom for modern wellbeing
Author: Geeta Vara
Publisher: Spring
ISBN: 1409177947
Category: Medical
Page: 320
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Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old system of medicine that takes a much needed holistic approach to life and wellbeing. Through balancing the three energy forces in the body known as 'doshas', Ayurveda goes beyond the boundaries of conventional practice to reveal your unique physical, emotional and mental needs. Expert practitioner Geeta Vara BSc and PGDip in Ayurvedic Medicine, gives simple, daily applicable rituals and wisdom that can be personalised to suit you, including guidance on food as medicine, detoxification, movement and meditation. By teaching us to reconnect with our natural bio-circadian rhythms, Ayurveda will lead you out of the doctor's surgery and on a journey towards self-healing. WITH THIS BOOK, YOU CAN: · Discover your mind/body type · Better understand the epicentre of your health - the gut · Learn to identify early signs of imbalance · Transform your diet through taste and mindful eating · Be empowered to take a preventative approach to healthcare · Tackle personal health problems including: stress and fatigue, immune system issues, gastro-intestinal problems, disturbed sleep, migraines, weight management and more

Paris in the Present Tense


Author: Mark Helprin
Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co
ISBN: 0715652907
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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By the bestselling author of Winter’s Tale and A Soldier of the Great War, Mark Helprin’s powerful new novel is set in Paris caught between violent unrest and its well-known, inescapable glories. Seventy-four-year-old Jules Lacour – a maître at Paris-Sorbonne, cellist, widower, veteran of the war in Algeria, and child of the Holocaust – must find a balance between his strong obligations to the past and the attractions and beauties of life and love in the present. In the midst of what should be an effulgent time of life – days bright with music, family, rowing on the Seine – Jules is confronted headlong and all at once by a series of challenges to his principles, livelihood, and home, forcing him to grapple with his complex past and to find a way forward. He risks fraud to save his terminally ill infant grandson, matches wits with a renegade insurance investigator, is drawn into an act of savage violence, and falls deeply, excitingly in love with a young cellist a third his age. Against the backdrop of an exquisite and knowing vision of Paris and the way it can uniquely shape a life, Helprin forges a denouement that is staggering in its humanity, elegance, and truth. In the exhilarating beauty of its prose and evocative storytelling, Helprin’s Paris in the Present Tense is a soaring achievement; a deep, dizzying look at a life through the purifying lenses of art and memory.

On Food and Cooking

The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
Author: Harold McGee
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416556374
Category: Cooking
Page: 896
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Harold McGee's On Food and Cooking is a kitchen classic. Hailed by Time magazine as "a minor masterpiece" when it first appeared in 1984, On Food and Cooking is the bible to which food lovers and professional chefs worldwide turn for an understanding of where our foods come from, what exactly they're made of, and how cooking transforms them into something new and delicious. Now, for its twentieth anniversary, Harold McGee has prepared a new, fully revised and updated edition of On Food and Cooking. He has rewritten the text almost completely, expanded it by two-thirds, and commissioned more than 100 new illustrations. As compulsively readable and engaging as ever, the new On Food and Cooking provides countless eye-opening insights into food, its preparation, and its enjoyment. On Food and Cooking pioneered the translation of technical food science into cook-friendly kitchen science and helped give birth to the inventive culinary movement known as "molecular gastronomy." Though other books have now been written about kitchen science, On Food and Cooking remains unmatched in the accuracy, clarity, and thoroughness of its explanations, and the intriguing way in which it blends science with the historical evolution of foods and cooking techniques. Among the major themes addressed throughout this new edition are: Traditional and modern methods of food production and their influences on food quality The great diversity of methods by which people in different places and times have prepared the same ingredients Tips for selecting the best ingredients and preparing them successfully The particular substances that give foods their flavors and that give us pleasure Our evolving knowledge of the health benefits and risks of foods On Food and Cooking is an invaluable and monumental compendium of basic information about ingredients, cooking methods, and the pleasures of eating. It will delight and fascinate anyone who has ever cooked, savored, or wondered about food.