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Hungry for Peace: How You Can Help End Poverty and War with Food Not Bombs

by Keith McHenry

The de facto how-to manual of the international Food Not Bombs movement, which provides free food to the homeless and hungry and has branches in countries on every continent except Antarctica, this book describes...


The Empire of Tea

by MacFarlane Alan & MacFarlane Iris

"[An] unfailingly informative history of tea... An absorbing read."-Kirkus

From Darjeeling to Lapsang Souchon, from India to Japan-a fresh, concise, world-encompassing exploration of the way tea has shaped...


The Little Book of Scones

by Liam D'arcy & Grace Hall

Cherry & Almond Hearts; Zingy Lemon with Mascarpone & Lemon Curd; Sun-dried Tomato & Jalapeno Swirls.

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Twisted Pistachio & Nutella Fancies; Monkey Butter Puddings; Good Morning Drop Scones with Bacon, Banana...


Fat-Back & Molasses

by Ivan Jesperson

Fat-back & Molasses is a collection of favourite old recipes from Newfoundland & Labrador. In addition to the homespun recipes, this book contains sketches and stories that also give a deep insight into the...


The Old Fashioned: An Essential Guide to the Original Whiskey Cocktail

by Albert W. A. Schmid & John Peter Laloganes

American tavern owners caused a sensation in the late eighteenth century when they mixed sugar, water, bitters, and whiskey and served the drink with rooster feather stirrers. The modern version of this "original...


Romancing the Stove: Celebrated Recipes and Delicious Fun for Every Kitchen Goddess

by Margie Lapanja & Andrew Smith

A lively and delectable tribute to the sensuous arts of cooking, loving, and living, Romancing the Stove is sure to stir the senses, and tickle the taste buds! Combining crowd-pleasing original recipes, mythology,...


Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India

by Madhur Jaffrey

Whether acclaimed food writer Madhur Jaffrey was climbing the mango trees in her grandparents' orchard in Delhi or picnicking in the Himalayan foothills on meatballs stuffed with raisins and mint, tucked into...


Chocolate: The British Chocolate Industry

by Paul Chrystal & Joe Dickinson

Kit Kat, Turkish Delight, Creme Egg, Rolo and All Gold are as much a part of British life as were the companies that made them and which led the chocolate revolution in the nineteenth century: Rowntree's, Fry's,...


Honey, Olives, Octopus: Adventures at the Greek Table

by Christopher Bakken & Mollie Katzen

Combining the best of memoir, travel literature, and food writing, Christopher Bakken delves into one of the most underappreciated cuisines in Europe in this rollicking celebration of the Greek table. He explores...


Poor Man's Feast: A Love Story of Comfort, Desire, and the Art of Simple Cooking

by Elissa Altman

From James Beard Award-winning writer Elissa Altman comes a story that marries wit to warmth, and flavor to passion. Born and raised in New York to a food-phobic mother and food-fanatical father, Elissa was...


The Story of Tea: A Cultural History and Drinking Guide

by Mary Lou Heiss & Robert J. Heiss

Whether it's a delicate green tea or a bracing Assam black, a cup of tea is a complex brew of art and industry, tradition and revolution, East and West. In this sweeping tour through the world of tea, veteran...


The Curiosities of Food: Or the Dainties and Delicacies of Different Nations Obtained from the Animal Kin gdom

by P.L. Simmonds, Peter Lund Simmonds & Alan Davidson

Originally published in London in 1859, this rare treasure of culinary history was recently brought to light in the award-winning Oxford Companion to Food, whose author, Alan Davidson, used it as a primary reference...


Eating

by Jason Epstein

Jason Epstein, legendary publisher of Norman Mailer and Vladimir Nabokov, editor of such great chefs and bakers as Alice Waters and Wolfgang Puck, takes us on a culinary tour through his eventful life.

 

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At the Kitchen Table: The Craft of Cooking at Home

by Greg Atkinson

This is a book of more than two dozen essays about eating, food, the meaning of coming together at the table, and the pleasures of home cooking. Greg Atkinson, chef and writer, brings the perspective of one...


Grandi Vini: An Opinionated Tour of Italy's 89 Finest Wines

by Joseph Bastianich

Travel through the Italian countryside with Joseph Bastianich in search of the country’s eighty-nine finest wines.

 

Joseph Bastianich is steeped in Italian wines like no one else. Not only is he the co-owner,...


Honey, I'm Homemade: Sweet Treats from the Beehive across the Centuries and around the World

by May Berenbaum

Honey, I'm Homemade: Sweet Treats from the Beehive across the Centuries and around the World showcases a wealth of recipes for cookies, breads, pies, puddings, and cakes that feature honey as an essential ingredient....


The Turkey: An American Story

by Andrew F. Smith

Fondly remembered as the centerpiece of family Thanksgiving reunions, the turkey is a cultural symbol as well as a multi-billion dollar industry. As a bird, dinner, commodity, and national icon, the turkey has...


Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food

by Jon Krampner

The first popular account of one of America’s most beloved foods (consumed by more than seventy-five percent of the population), Creamy and Crunchy is a comprehensive and entertaining history of peanut butter’s...


Divine Vintage

by Joel Butler & Randall Heskett

Winner of the Gourmand Wine Books prize for 'Best Drinks Writing Book' in the UK

A fascinating journey through ancient wine country that reveals the drinking habits of early Christians, from Abraham to Jesus....


Let the Meatballs Rest: And Other Stories about Food and Culture

by Massimo Montanari & Beth A. Brombert

Known for his idiosyncratic, entertaining investigations into culinary practice, Massimo Montanari turns his hungry eye to the phenomenon of food culture, food lore, cooking methods, and eating habits throughout...