The Vibrant Table

Recipes from My Always Vegetarian, Mostly Vegan, and Sometimes Raw Kitchen
Author: Anya Kassoff
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 1611800978
Category: Cooking
Page: 331
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Demonstrates how to apply unusual flavor combinations and simple raw-food techniques to a plant-based family diet, providing dozens of recipes that adapt familiar classics for improved nutrition and health.


Author: Clara Luboff
Publisher: Gatehouse Publishing
ISBN: 9789810987459
Category: Cooking
Page: 192
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Clara Luboff's approach to cooking revolves around creating recipes that are uncomplicated yet wholesome and packed with flavor - straightforward dishes that won't keep you in the kitchen for hours.

The Sephardic Table

The Vibrant Cooking of the Mediterranean Jews : a Personal Collection of Recipes from the Middle East, North Africa, and India
Author: Pamela Grau Twena
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395892602
Category: Cooking
Page: 288
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Presents a variety of recipes for Sephardic Jewish dishes, including salads, appetizers, stews, soups, pastries, and main courses

The Georgian Feast

The Vibrant Culture and Savory Food of the Republic of Georgia
Author: Darra Goldstein
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520275918
Category: Cooking
Page: 229
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"Every Georgian dish is a poem."—Alexander Pushkin According to Georgian legend, God took a supper break while creating the world. He became so involved with his meal that he inadvertently tripped over the high peaks of the Caucasus, spilling his food onto the land below. The land blessed by Heaven's table scraps was Georgia. Nestled in the Caucasus mountain range between the Black and Caspian seas, the Republic of Georgia is as beautiful as it is bountiful. The unique geography of the land, which includes both alpine and subtropical zones, has created an enviable culinary tradition. In The Georgian Feast, Darra Goldstein explores the rich and robust culture of Georgia and offers a variety of tempting recipes. The book opens with a fifty-page description of the culture and food of Georgia. Next are over one hundred recipes, often accompanied by notes on the history of the dish. Holiday menus, a glossary of Georgian culinary terms, and an annotated bibliography round out the volume.

Rick Bayless Mexican Kitchen

Author: Rick Bayless,Deann Groen Bayless,JeanMarie Brownson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684800063
Category: Cooking
Page: 448
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Presents recipes for more than 200 authentic Mexican dishes, as well as introducing the major components of Mexican food

At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen

Celebrating the Art of Eating Well
Author: Amy Chaplin
Publisher: Jacqui Small
ISBN: 9781910254141
Page: 384
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A sophisticated vegetarian cookbook with everything you need to feel at home in the kitchen, cooking in the most nourishing and delicious ways. With her love of whole food and expertise as a chef, Amy Chaplin has written a book to entice everyone to eat well every meal, every day. She provides all the know-how for creating delicious, healthy dishes based on unprocessed, unrefined food - from the basics of good eating to preparing seasonal feasts all year round. Part One lays the foundation: how best to stock your cupboard. Not simply a list of ingredients and equipment, it provides real working knowledge of how and why to use ingredients, plus an arsenal of simple recipes for daily nourishment. Part two is a collection of recipes celebrating vegetarian cooking in its brightest, whole, most delectable form, with such vibrant dishes as black rice breakfast pudding with coconut and banana; fragrant aubergine curry with cardamom basmati rice, apricot chutney and lime raita; and honey vanilla bean ice cream with roasted plums and coconut crunch. Inspirational, healthy, sustainable and delicious - this is whole food cooking for everyone.

La Tartine Gourmande

Gluten-Free Recipes for an Inspired Life
Author: Beatrice Peltre
Publisher: Roost Books
ISBN: 1611800781
Category: Cooking
Page: 314
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Welcome to a world where flavors are collected as souvenirs and shared as heirlooms, and where the dishes are expressions of our "joie de vivre." With nearly 100 recipes and charming anecdotes, "La Tartine Gourmande" takes cooks on a journey, not only through the meals of the day but around the world, as Peltre revisits her inspiration for each dish.

The Italian American Table

Food, Family, and Community in New York City
Author: Simone Cinotto
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780252037733
Category: Cooking
Page: 265
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Best Food Book of 2014 by The Atlantic Looking at the historic Italian American community of East Harlem in the 1920s and 30s, Simone Cinotto recreates the bustling world of Italian life in New York City and demonstrates how food was at the center of the lives of immigrants and their children. From generational conflicts resolved around the family table to a vibrant food-based economy of ethnic producers, importers, and restaurateurs, food was essential to the creation of an Italian American identity. Italian American foods offered not only sustenance but also powerful narratives of community and difference, tradition and innovation as immigrants made their way through a city divided by class conflict, ethnic hostility, and racialized inequalities. Drawing on a vast array of resources including fascinating, rarely explored primary documents and fresh approaches in the study of consumer culture, Cinotto argues that Italian immigrants created a distinctive culture of food as a symbolic response to the needs of immigrant life, from the struggle for personal and group identity to the pursuit of social and economic power. Adding a transnational dimension to the study of Italian American foodways, Cinotto recasts Italian American food culture as an American "invention" resonant with traces of tradition.

My Irish Table

Recipes from the Homeland and Restaurant Eve
Author: Cathal Armstrong,David Hagedorn
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607744317
Category: Cooking
Page: 288
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The debut cookbook from Cathal Armstrong featuring 130 recipes showcasing modern Irish fare, along with stories about Armstrong's journey from Dublin to Washington, DC, and becoming an internationally recognized four-star chef, the owner of seven successful food and drink establishments, and a leader in the sustainable-food movement. With its moderate climate and amazing natural resources, Ireland is a modern-day Eden, boasting lush, bountiful produce, world-renowned dairy, plentiful seafood, and grass-fed meats. In My Irish Table, sustainable food movement leader and four-star chef Cathal Armstrong celebrates the food of his homeland and chronicles his culinary journey from Dublin to Washington DC, where he runs seven beloved and critically lauded restaurants. Featuring 130 delicious recipes—from Kerrygold Butter-Poached Lobster with Parsnips to Irish Stew, Shepherd’s Pie, and Mam’s Apple Pie—My Irish Table draws on Armstrong’s Irish upbringing as well as his professional experience and French culinary training. In his hands, Irish food is comforting yet elegant, rustic yet skillful, and My Irish Table invites you into his kitchen to explore the vibrant traditions and rich culinary landscape of the Emerald Isle.

Pleasures of the Vietnamese Table

Recipes and Reminiscences from Vietnam's Best Market Kitchens, Street Cafes, and Home Cooks
Author: Mai Pham
Publisher: William Morrow Cookbooks
ISBN: 9780060192587
Category: Cooking
Page: 256
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A land of vibrant cultures and vivid contrasts, Vietnam is also home to some of the most delicious and intriguing food in the world. While its cooking traditions have been influenced by those of China, France, and even India, Vietnam has created a cuisine with a spirit and a flavor all its own. Chef and restaurateur Mai Pham brings to life this diverse and exciting cooking in Pleasures of the Vietnamese Table. Born and raised in Saigon before emigrating to the United States, Mai has often returned to her native land to learn the secrets of authentic Vietnamese cooking, from family, friends, home cooks, street vendors, and master chefs. Traveling from region to region, she has gathered the simple, classic recipes that define Vietnamese food today: Green Mango Salad with Grilled Beef, Stir-Fried Chicken with Lemongrass and Chilies, Caramelized Garlic Shrimp, and especially pho, the country's beloved beef-and-noodle soup. With more than 100 recipes in all, Pleasures of the Vietnamese Table offers home cooks the chance to create and savor the traditional flavors of Vietnam in their own kitchen. Filled with enchanting stories and stirring black-and-white photos of life in Vietnam, Pleasures of the Vietnamese Table provides a captivating taste of an enduring culture and its irresistible cuisine.

The Chesapeake Table

Your Guide to Eating Local
Author: Renee Brooks Catacalos
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 1421426897
Category: History
Page: 200
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Touching on everything from farm-based breweries and distilleries to urban hoop house farms to grass-fed beef, The Chesapeake Table celebrates the people working hard to put great local food on our plates.

City of Saints

Rebuilding Rome in the Early Middle Ages
Author: Maya Maskarinec
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812250087
Category: History
Page: 304
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City of Saints explores how Byzantine Rome naturalized saints from throughout the Mediterranean world to build a new sacred topography. As a result, an exhausted city with a limited Christian presence metamorphosed into the spiritual center of Western Christianity.

Vegetarian Everyday

Healthy Recipes from Our Green Kitchen
Author: David Frenkiel,Luise Vindahl
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 9780847839605
Category: Cooking
Page: 247
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Outlines a seasonal approach to vegetarian cooking for families, sharing suggestions for innovative uses of nutritious ingredients while offering recipes for such fare as Watermelon Gazpacho, Potato Pizza with Black Olives and Frozen Pink Cheesecake.

The Vibrant Workplace

Overcoming the Obstacles to Building a Culture of Appreciation
Author: Dr Paul White
Publisher: Northfield Publishing
ISBN: 9780802415035
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 224
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It happens all the time: a leader reads a book or goes to a conference and learns great new ideas for their organization. But when they try to implement changes, nothing budges. Why? It s because work cultures are deeply rooted. Paul White knows this, and it s why he wrote The Vibrant Workplace to give workplace leaders a thorough understanding of the most common obstacles to change, plus the skills to overcome them. Pairing real-life examples with professional advice and research, White offers a guide to uprooting negativity and cultivating authentic appreciation and resiliency in the workplace. Any workplace can be healthy. It just takes knowledge of the issues and skills to navigate them, which is exactly what this book provides. Readers will be equipped to successfully overhaul their workplace environment and infuse it with authentic appreciation. "

The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp

The Persian Book of Kings
Author: Firdawsī,Phil Mariani
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 1588394360
Category: Epic literature, Persian
Page: 287
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"The publication of this book commemorates the one thousandth anniversary of the completion of the Shahnama, the Persian national epic, which was written down in more than 50,000 couplets by the poet Firdausi. It also celebrates the most lavishly illustrated version of this text, a manuscript produced for the Safavid Shah Tahmasp, who ruled Iran from 1524 to 1576."--Director's Foreword, p. 7.

Table Tales

Exploring Culinary Diversity in Abu Dhabi
Author: Hanan Sayed Worrell
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 9788891817938
Category: Cooking
Page: 352
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For all food and travel lovers, this unique cookbook is the first to present Abu Dhabi as a culinary crossroads--where the global goes local--and to highlight the people making it happen. In recent decades, Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, has experienced a steady influx of people from around the world, all bringing their culinary influences. From Syria to Spain, India to Italy, Afghanistan to the Americas, an enticing array of aromas, flavors, and textures has blended with the local foodways to create a vibrant urban food culture of reinvention and collaboration, at home and on the streets. In this book, Hanan Sayed Worrell gives us an unprecedented tour of these fascinating culinary treasures. As a long-time resident of Abu Dhabi, the author takes us where few visitors can go: into the homes and lives of locals and expatriates. Through a collection of touching individual stories, delicious recipes, and vibrant photographs, we experience life in this rapidly evolving city. Table Tales: Exploring Culinary Diversity in Abu Dhabi is inspired by the many meals hosted at the Worrell's dinner table for guests from around the world. As a careful and affectionate observer of the city for over a quarter century, Worrell guides the reader on a culinary pilgrimage by way of its streets, homes, and flavors.

The Periodic Table

Author: Primo Levi,Raymond Posenthal
Publisher: Viking
ISBN: 9780241956816
Category: Authors, Italian
Page: 194
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An extraordinary work in which each of the 21 chapters takes its title and starting point from one of the elements in the periodic table. Mingling fact and fiction, history and anecdote, Levi uses his training as a chemist and his experiences as a prisoner in Auschwitz to illuminate the human condition.

The Vibrant House

Irish Writing and Domestic Space
Author: Rhona Richman Kenneally,Lucy McDiarmid
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781846826481
Page: 224
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This collection of short memoirs and critical essays explores the relation between home as metaphor and symbol, and home as a physical, material and spatial entity. In the first section, 'Our house,' Colette Bryce, Eil�an N� Chuillean�in, Theo Dorgan, Mary Morrissy and Macdara Woods remember houses from their childhoods and show, in Ni Chuilleanain's words, how the house is a 'way of understanding the world, its differences and boundaries.' In the second section, entitled 'Their house,' Angela Bourke, Nicholas Grene, Adam Hanna, Howard Keeley, Lucy McDiarmid and Maureen O'Connor look at domestic sites as various as Maeve Brennan's childhood home in Ranelagh and Synge's stage spaces. An essay by Rhona Richman Kenneally serves as a theoretical introduction to the collection, and framing poems by Vona Groarke suggest a poet's version of 'How to read a building.' A selection of images featuring the houses discussed in the contributions support this book's emphasis on the Irish home as a vibrant space of personal- and national-identity formation. [Subject: Literary Criticism, Poetry, Memoir, Irish Literature, Irish Studies]

Setting the Table

The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business
Author: Danny Meyer
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061868248
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 336
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In October 1985, at age twenty-seven, Danny Meyer, with a good idea and scant experience, opened what would become one of New York City's most revered restaurants—Union Square Cafe. Little more than twenty years later, Danny is the CEO of one of the world's most dynamic restaurant organizations, which includes eleven unique dining establishments, each at the top of its game. How has he done it? How has he consistently beaten the odds and set the competitive bar in one of the toughest trades around? In this landmark book, Danny shares the lessons he's learned while developing the winning recipe for doing the business he calls "enlightened hospitality." This innovative philosophy emphasizes putting the power of hospitality to work in a new and counterintuitive way: The first and most important application of hospitality is to the people who work for you, and then, in descending order of priority, to the guests, the community, the suppliers, and the investors. This way of prioritizing stands the more traditional business models on their heads, but Danny considers it the foundation of every success that he and his restaurants have achieved. Some of Danny's other insights: Hospitality is present when something happens for you. It is absent when something happens to you. These two simple concepts—for and to—express it all. Context, context, context, trumps the outdated location, location, location. Shared ownership develops when guests talk about a restaurant as if it's theirs. That sense of affiliation builds trust and invariably leads to repeat business. Err on the side of generosity: You get more by first giving more. Wherever your center lies, know it, name it, believe in it. When you cede your core values to someone else, it's time to quit. Full of behind-the-scenes history on the creation of Danny's most famous restaurants and the anecdotes, advice, and lessons he has accumulated on his long and ecstatic journey to the top of the American restaurant scene, Setting the Table is a treasure trove of innovative insights that are applicable to any business or organization.

Pale Kings

Author: Ben Galley
Publisher: Ben Galley
ISBN: 0956770053
Category: Fiction
Page: 437
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Emaneska is crying out for a saviour.The only question is: Can they kill a child to save a world? Emaneska’s Long Winter remains as bitter as a blade between the ribs. War is fast approaching. Gods and daemons are hovering on the horizon. Long-lost revelations arrive to haunt the lives of three men. The Pale Kings are rising. While Farden busies himself digging up his past in the strange deserts of Paraia, the storm-clouds begin to gather for Durnus, Elessi, Cheska, and Modren. Together with Farfallen and his Sirens, they must fight to survive against the Long Winter, the vicious machinations of the new Arkmage, and the arrival of something much deadlier than both combined. War, deception, and murder are quickly becoming the only paths to salvation... PALE KINGS, the explosive and long-awaited sequel to the critically-acclaimed debut THE WRITTEN, has finally arrived. Harder, darker, and faster, PALE KINGS aims to leave THE WRITTEN quivering and whimpering in the shadows. For more about Ben and exclusive Emaneska Series material, head to Bengalley (dot) com.