Abbeville Press

A Culinary Voyage Through Germany

From the Baltic coast to the Alps to the Lower Rhine, this book explores typical dishes from every region of Germany. Chancellor Kohl has written introductions to the various culinary regions from his own personal viewpoint. The Michelin star-winning chef Alfons Schuhbeck also worked extensively with Hannelore Kohl on this book.These traditional local recipes, some of which have …

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Oysters: A Celebration in the Raw

For centuries, oysters have had the power to sustain and delight, inspiring writers and artists, lowly cooks and four-star chefs, laborers and gourmands, and everyone in between. A feast for the eyes and the palate oysters also are rich in history and lore. In Oysters: A Celebration in the Raw, Marion Lear Swaybill presents a wide-ranging visual exploration …

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The Tea Drinker’s Handbook

A tasteful guide that explores the pleasures of tea through word and image.In a skinny-no-whip-mocha-latte world, The Tea Drinker’s Handbook is a refreshing return to America’s roots in tea-drinking. Though tea is one of the most-consumed beverages in the world, second only to water, it is far from mundane. For both the lifelong tea drinker and the recent …

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Jancis Robinson’s Wine Course: A Guide to the World of Wine

The enormous variety of wines available today can be baffling even to an experienced buyer. Anyone who enters a wine store is immediately confronted by rows and rows of racks filled with a myriad of choices. Where do you begin when all you want is a reasonably priced quality wine to serve with dinner? Jancis Robinson can make …

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Six Spices: A Simple Concept of Indian Cooking

The art of Indian cuisine at your fingertips.Neeta Saluja simplifies Indian cooking with a unique approach to its preparation. She focuses on the fundamentals—the special ingredients and techniques every cook can use to create fragrant, delicious, and well balanced dishes.Six Spices demystifies the exotic and complex flavors of Indian cuisine by explaining the characteristics of its essential ingredients—hot …

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Curried Favors: Family Recipes from South India

This engaging cookbook, the first to feature the tropical dishes of South India, demystifies the cuisine and offers more than 100 recipes with light, tropical flavors and simple preparations, along with sumptuous photographs of the food and the region.Challenging the stereotypes that Indian curries are rich and heavy, difficult to prepare, and made with hard-to-find ingredients, this book …

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