Mediterranean the Beautiful Cookbook: Authentic Recipes from the Mediterranean Lands

Collins Pub San Francisco - 250 recipes. From the author of the mediterranean Kitchen comes this sublime gastronomic tour through the cultures and cuisines of Southern Europe, North Africa, and the Near East. 240 photos. From jordanian meat pie to North African couscous, the traditional and the exotic are fully explored.





Provence: The Beautiful Cookbook: Authentic Recipes from the Regions of Provence

HarperCollins Publishers - Each title in this award-winning series offers an exquisite region-by-region taste tour filled with culinary specialties and surprises. Included in each large-format volume are gorgeous food and landscape photographs.





Tuscany: The Beautiful Cookbook

Collins Publishers - Included in each large-format volume are gorgeous food and landscape photographs. Each title in this award-winning series offers an exquisite region-by-region taste tour filled with culinary specialties and surprises.





France: The Beautiful Cookbook- Authentic Recipes from the Regions of France

Collins Publishers - It explains the vital link between each region's history, geography and culina traditions, story, people who make the food so unique. This home cuisine, so rich in history and tradition -- and so delicious - simmers and bubbles on family stoves and in country inns throughout each region. France the beautiful Cookbook takes the reader from the countryside to the table.

. Each cookbook is the story of an ancient treasure trove of French regional gastronony eloquently narrated by Author Pludlowski and superbly captured in color by photographers Pierre Hussenot and Leo Meier. A bounty of more than 240 recipes from the regions of France reveal the rich and varied produce of the world'srenowned center of gastronomy.

France: The Beautiful Cookbook- Authentic Recipes from the Regions of France - Without the abundance of oysters, without the bourride without the wines and beers that go with them, withoutcassoulet withouthochepot, France would not be France. Specially commissioned photographs graphically convey the diversity and beauty of France's terrain: the craggy hills of the south, the lush pastures of the Loire, the colorful Mediterranean, the coastal fishing villages along the western coast, and the alpine regions and volcanic plateaus of the center.

The recipes are recorded in this beautiful book by the Scotto Sisters - food writers Marianne Comolli, Elisabeth Scotto and Michéle Carles -- who grew up in Paris, spending the summers of their childhood in the French countryside. France the beautiful cookbook gives a rare insight into the less -publicized side of French cooking: a cuisine which has been passed down through families by word or mouth.





Italy, The Beautiful Cookbook: Authentic Recipes from the Regions of Italy

HarperCollins Publishers - Included in each large-form at volume are gorgeous food and landscape photographs. Each title in this award-winning series offers an exquisite region-by-region taste tour filled with culinary specialties and surprises.





Mexico The Beautiful Cookbook: Authentic Recipes from the Regions of Mexico

HarperCollins - Many of them are unusual regional dishes that have been passed along by word of mouth, such as garlic chicken from Veracruz, and San Luis Potosi's own version of enchiladas. Mexican food is history itself, chocolate and chiles with the Spanish contribution of wheat, beans, a culinary marriage of native Indian foods such as corn, squash, rice and meats.

. The traditional favorites are here--chiles en nogada, pozole, tamales, tortilla soup--along with some contemporary surprises such as tequila mousse, cilantro soup and lobster crepes. He also provided the scenic photographs, revealing the markets, the countryside, which lead the reader through the regions of Mexico, the way the people live and eat in this varied and beautiful country.

Mexico The Beautiful Cookbook: Authentic Recipes from the Regions of Mexico - With pine nut sauce. Marilyn tausend's text provides an informative accompaniment to the recipes and photos, exploring Mexico's dramatic history through its food. Mexico the beautiful Cookbook is the essential cookbook for anyone interested in Mexico and Mexican food. The merger resulted in one of the world's most intriguing and least understood cuisines.

Mexico the beautiful Cookbook captures the fascinating culinary heritage of Mexico in one stunning volume. The drama of mexico's tumultuous history--the rise and fall of the Olmec and Maya civilizations, the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors, the magnificent Aztec world that greeted Cortes, and the turbulent revolutionary years--is vividly reflected in the cuisine of this vast country.

Other well-known Mexican cooks have also contributed their own special recipes to the book.





America: The Beautiful Cookbook

Beautiful Cookbooks - Offers recipes for dishes from across the United States ranging in style from Maryland crab cakes and Southern fried chicken to New York cheesecake and Boston brown bread.





China The Beautiful Cookbook: Authentic Recipes from the Culinary Authorities of Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong and Sichuan

Harper Collins - China the beautiful cookbook: Authentic Recipes from the Culinary Authorities of Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong and Sichuan.





Thailand: The Beautiful Cookbook

Beautiful Cookbooks - Beautiful Cookbooks. Internationally renowned photographers luca invernizzi Tettoni and John Hay present a spectacular collection of photographs to show Thailand's great scenic diversity, from the beaches and jungles of the South to the misty mountains of the North, and the varied lives of it's people. Thailand the beautiful Cookbook is a joyous celebration of Thailand its people, and its cuisine.

The range and diversity of Thai cooking is showcased in this magnificent collection of authentic recipes from each of the four regions of Thailand. From the south, where the cooking reflects a Malay influence, comes a tantalizing array of curries and delicious seafood dishes. The north has a very distinctive cuisine based on glutinous rice, and the dishes that accompany it are generally milder than those of the Central and Northeastern regions In the Northeast the influence of nearby Laos is felt and dishes tend to be highly spiced.

Thailand: The Beautiful Cookbook - Thai-born chef and culinary expert panurat poladitmontri and his partner, have prepared this superb collection of authentic, recipes, Judy Lew, each of which has been individually photographed by leading food photographer John Hay and beautifully styled by Ann Creber. William warren, who has spent many years in Thailand, writes with an insider's knowledge.

He takes the reader on an absorbing trip around the country discussing the various influences--historical, physical, racial and cultural--that have formed the distinctive culture of the Thai people. An extensive glossary ensures that any cooks who are unfamiliar with oriental ingredients and presentation will have no difficulty in bringing this wonderful selection of Thai dishes to their tables.

The central plains region, with the huge vibrant city of Bangkok as its focus is the most fertile, part of the country and is rich in fresh produce.





Asia: The Beautiful Cookbook

Beautiful Cookbooks - In this book she shares her finds; here are over 200 memorable dishes-from appetizers to desserts--beautifully photographed in glorious detail. In the chapter on japan, for example, you will find recipes and photos showing how to prepare sushi and tempura, along with less well-known specialties such as crab hotpot and abalone steamed in sake.

Finally, an extensive glossary offers insights into some of the more unusual Asian cooking terms. For the adventurous cook and the armchair traveller alike, Asia The Beautiful Cookbook offers a lasting tribute to a fascinating continent. No matter which country you choose to explore first, you will find endless ways to create traditional and exotic meals.

Asia: The Beautiful Cookbook - To guide you, nearly every recipe is accompanied by helpful notes describing the origins and characteristics of the dish; along with tips on ingredients and utensils. India and thailand contribute their famous spicy curries; Indonesia and Malaysia, their rich desserts. Far more than a collection of recipes, it provides an evocative look at the Asian people and the magical lands in which they live.

Now, with asia the beautiful cookbook, you can enjoy the culinary creations of fourteen Asian countries first-hand as you embark on a temptation-filled tour that begins in Japan and ends on the enchanting isle of Sri Lanka. To capture the essence of asia's cuisines, author Jacki Passmore spent more than fifteen years gathering the best recipes from hundreds of expert cooks.

From burma comes the country's national dish, mohinga, rice vermicelli in a robust fish broth.





Pacific Northwest: The Beautiful Cookbook

Beautiful Cookbooks - A collection of regional recipes Beautiful Cookbooks.