Wine Pairing: The basic knowledge needed to feel confident pairing food and wine
Wine Pairing: The basic knowledge needed to feel confident pairing food and
Wine pairing is easy!It may not seem easy at first, but you only need to learn a few basics to make food and wine pairings that are incredible! It is a practical skill as well, so this book makes sure to cover all the theoretical knowledge you need to know as a normal person cooking for your friends and family, including:An explanation of how different flavors affect each other and the pairingExamples of real pairings and how to make themA list of ways to fix a food and wine pairing that did not turn out as expectedAnd so much more!So get your copy, learn the basics, become confident and invite some friends over for dinner next weekend!
- ASIN: B074VB2W72
Exploring Wine: Completely Revised 3rd Edition
Wine All-in-One For Dummies
Wine All-in-One For
An all-inclusive, easy-to-use primer to all things wine Want to learn about wine, but don't know where to start? Wine All-In-One For Dummies provides comprehensive information about the basics of wine in one easy-to-understand volume. Combining the bestselling Wine For Dummies with our regional and specific wine titles, this book gives you the guidance you need to understand, purchase, drink and enjoy wine. You'll start at the beginning as you discover how wine is made. From there you'll explore grape varieties and vineyards, read labels and wine lists, and discover all the nuances of tasting wine. You'll see how to successfully store wine and serve it to your guests-and even build up an impressive collection of wine. Plus, you'll find suggestions for perfect food pairings and complete coverage on wines from around the world. Features wine tasting, serving, storing, collecting, and buying tips, all in a single authoritative volume Includes information on California wines, as well as other domestic and foreign locations including the US, Canada, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Greece, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Chile, and Argentina. Helps you choose the best vintage for your needs Also covers champagne, sherry, and port wine Ed McCarthy and Mary Ewing-Mulligan are the authors of seven Dummies books on wine including the bestselling Wine For Dummies, 4th Edition, other contributing authors are recognized wine experts and journalists in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada Whether you're a wine novice or a budding sommelier, Wine All-In-One For Dummies is the one guide you need on your shelf to make your wine experience complete.
- ASIN: B002MZUQ78
Great Wine Made Simple: Straight Talk from a Master Sommelier
Field Guide to Herbs & Spices: How to Identify, Select, and Use Virtually Every Seasoning on the Market
Field Guide to Herbs & Spices: How to Identify, Select, and Use Virtually Every Seasoning on the
Field Guide to Herbs & Spices will forever change the way you cook. With this practical guide—including full-color photographs of more than 200 different herbs, spices, and spice mixtures—you’ll never again be intimidated or confused by the vast array of spices available. Learn to discern the differences between the varieties of basil, the various colors of sesame seeds, the diverse types of sugar and salt, and even how to identify spice pastes like zhoug, harissa, and achiote. Each entry features a basic history of the herb or spice (saffron used to be worth more than gold!), its season (if applicable), selection and preparation tips, a recipe featuring the seasoning, and some suggested flavor pairings. Complete with more than one hundred recipes, Field Guide to Herbs & Spices is a must-have resource for every home cook. Meals will never be the same again!
- ASIN: B00S3OVUKE
Mastering Cheese: Lessons for Connoisseurship from a Maître Fromager
Mastering Cheese: Lessons for Connoisseurship from a Maître
Maître fromager Max McCalman, author of The Cheese Plate and Cheese, is steeped in the world of artisanal cheeses like no one else. In Mastering Cheese, he shares the wealth of his expertise to help cheese lovers on their path to connoisseurship. After years of teaching courses for amateurs at the Artisanal Premium Cheese Center, where he is Dean of Curriculum, McCalman has developed a compelling set of classes for understanding and ex-periencing cheese. A full master's course in a book, Mastering Cheese covers the world of cheese in twenty-two distinct lessons, featuring tasting plates that deliciously demonstrate key topics. For example, a chapter titled "Stunning Stinkers" explains why some of the strongest-smelling cheeses can be among the best tasting and then recommends several stars of this category. Learn about the issues facing real raw-milk cheeses and then go out and taste the differences between these cheeses and those made with pasteurized milk. For the first time in any of his books, McCalman includes extensive information on the modern artisanal cheese revolution in the United States and prominently features these artisans and their products alongside the famous cheeses of Italy, France, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Complete with helpful charts and an invaluable index of more than 300 cheeses, Mastering Cheese is the definitive course that you can use in your own home to pursue your passion for cheese.
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 0307406482
The Complete Guide to Making Your Own Wine at Home: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply (Back-To-Basics Cooking) (Back to Basics)
The Complete Guide to Making Your Own Wine at Home: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply (Back-To-Basics Cooking) (Back
Wine has been a staple of tables around the world for more than 4,000 years and in that time has developed into one of the most widely recognized and highly cultivated beverages in nearly every civilization on earth. From the rice wines of Asia to the grape wines of Europe or honey wines of Africa, wine is enjoyed by billions. For that reason, many people seek out ways to make and enjoy their own wine from the comfort of their homes, growing their own grapes and experimenting with a wide array of ingredients to facilitate one of the world s oldest domestic processes. Yet, without the right instruction and resources, wine making can result in just another pile of sour grapes. This book walks every potential winemaker through every process necessary in creating and enjoying wine from the comfort of your own home. From the basics of distillation to the ingredients used, homemade wine can be on your table and wowing your guests in no time. You will learn all of the basics of home wine making, starting with the wide array of ingredients available to you, including grapes and berries. You will learn what all is required to start and operate a home winery and what you may be missing right now. The basic aspects of all red wines and white wines will be detailed for you, giving you every bit of information you need to fully understand how the body and bouquet of each wine is supposed to taste and feel. You will learn how the grapes are pressed and how long you must wait between the pressing, the addition of other ingredients, and the bottling of the wine. We have also included a 16 page color insert that features pictures from various and the wine making process. For this book, more than a hundred wine makers, winery owners, and home wine experts were interviewed to gain a general overvie [read more]
- ASIN: B003WE9RNM
Tasting Wine and Cheese: An Insider's Guide to Mastering the Principles of Pairing
Tasting Wine and Cheese: An Insider's Guide to Mastering the Principles of
Broaden your palate and enhance your appreciation for amazingly flavorful combinations with Tasting Wine and Cheese!Is there anything better than a great wine and cheese pairing? For some, it can be challenging. The good news? Creating a combination that makes your mouth sing is easier than you might think!Based on the curriculum developed teaching over 350 classes and seminars at Formaggio Kitchen, Boston Wine School and other private and corporate events, professional wine and cheese educator Adam Centamore guides you through the world of flavor pairing with an emphasis on understanding and developing your own palate and preferenes.Tasting Wine and Cheese explains how to taste, evaluate and appreciate wine and cheese, helping you learn how 'taste' works, how to think about food and wine in general, and how to bring them together in combinations that will bring a smile to your face! But, learning is only half the fun. Tasting Wine and Cheese accompanies you on a tasty safari into pairing principles through individual chapters that highlight wines and the cheeses that love them. Each chapter (sparkling, white, red and dessert/fortified) presents individual wine types in a clear, informative way that is at once an excellent reference and entertaining. Simply look up the grape you're drinking that night, and a wealth of pairing information is at your fingertips. There's even a chapter on using condiments in your pairings to add another layer of flavor to your combinations. Whether you're looking to broaden your appreciation for gourmet combinations or simply looking for wine& cheese ideas for your next party, you'll find everything that you need in this comprehensive and approachable guide."Adam Centamore is a master at making the perfect wine and cheese match. The interacti [read more]
- Brand: Centamore Adam
- ASIN: 1631590677
The Connoisseur’s Guide to Worldwide Spirits: Selecting and Savoring Whiskey, Vodka, Scotch, Rum, Tequila . . . and Everything Else (An Expert’s Guide ... and Savoring Every Spirit in the World)
The Connoisseur’s Guide to Worldwide Spirits: Selecting and Savoring Whiskey, Vodka, Scotch, Rum, Tequila . . . and Everything Else
Everyone thinks that they know how to drink, but do you really know the difference between a scotch and a whiskey? How about a gin or vodka martini? Do you know whether Johnny Walker is a single malt or a scotch? Well now is the time to finally learn the definitive answers to these questions, and so many more that you’ve always had about your favorite drinks. In The Connoisseur's Guide to Worldwide Drinking, world-class connoisseur and celebrated critic Richard Carleton Hacker provides you with all the information that you’ll ever need to properly enjoy and imbibe very type of spirit, and to start drinking alcohol the right way. After reading this definitive guide, you’ll be able to: Taste the subtle distinctions between different types of spirits Learn they difference between varieties of the most popular kinds of cocktails Recite how many popular spirits are made, distilled, and crafted How to properly “nose” spirits The correct containers from which each spirit would be sipped And so much more! Complete more than a 100 full color photographs, The Connoisseur's Guide to Worldwide Drinking is a perfect buy for every alcohol consumer, whether novice or aficionado. With The Connoisseur's Guide to Worldwide Drinking you’ll be the most knowledgeable drinker in every bar that you walk into and at every cocktail party that you attend. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German co [read more]
- ASIN: B0746TP4V1
The Beer Journal
The Beer Journal
Explore beer styles and log your tastings in this compact journal. The Beer Journal is more than just a journal. This compact guide is a crash course in the many styles of beer and how to approach them in a tasting. Perfect for newcomers to the craft beer scene as well as longtime fans of the beverage, this book is an excellent way to learn about styles you've yet to try. These pages are filled with useful information on the beers themselves and tips to having the best tasting experience possible. Author Chris Wright even includes examples of beers on the market to help readers as they navigate the beer aisle. Packed with useful information, this informative guide will teach readers all about: The many styles of beer Their taste profiles What sets one style apart from another Origin stories Glassware Suggested food pairings The comprehensive tasting logs enable readers to keep track of the details of each particular beer they try―from brewer, beer name, and style to color, flavor, and body. Other worksheets give readers the opportunity to journal their brewery tours and food pairing experimentations. From lagers and wheat beers to sours and stouts, The Beer Journal is your guide to a complete tasting experience.
- Brand: Chris Wright
- ASIN: 1616080701