Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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Author Name : Robert Carrier

Total Recipes : 550

Released : 1990

Pages : 256 

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This cookbook is having more than 550 recipes from around the world. Think of a famous dish and chances are that it will be in here.This book is written by Robert Carrier who is not only a famed chef, but a television personality. He died in 2006 but his book remained in print for years and is still for sale.
His heart really belonged to France but there are a lot of recipes from China, India, the Middle East and Caribbean in it.
Some of the famous recipes are Russian blinis with caviar or smoked salmon, congee, Salade Niçois, Caesar salad, paella, fish soup with rouille, Spaghetti Bolognese, Jansson’s potatoes, fresh cod in beer batter, Moroccan lamb tagine, Tarte Tatin and etc.

Its famous recipe named Langoustine soup with saffron bouillon, is a new dish from one of South Africa's innovative restaurants. Recipes are written in such a way that you find each of them as a cup of tea.

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     2. How to Cook Everything

Author Name : Mark Bittman's

Released : 2008


If you don't know anything about cooking, then you definitely need this book. Because  all the recipes and cooking tips are so cool that make you more excited for cooking. This book can teach you how to cook anything, ranging from an illustration of separating a chicken into parts to essential recipes to poultry recipes. This book has not only English recipes but other cuisines like Thai, Middle Eastern, African, and Indian to name a few.
Each chapter starts with "Essential Recipes" , which are the basic ones and you have to learn it by heart because these are going to help you in complex recipes of the current chapter.
This book is not all about recipes , it also tells you a lot of techniques and tips with detailed description like basic herbs to have in the kitchen , lists of favorite recipes (100 Top Fast Recipes, 100 Top Vegetarian Recipes, etc.) at back of the book.
Best Recipes are :  Warm Chickpea Salad with Arugula, Curried Rice Noodles with Pork or Chicken and Shrimp, Baby Artichokes with Potatoes, Garlic, Olives,
 and Shrimp, Double Coconut Sautéed Chicken Breasts, Chapati Flatbread

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     3. English Food 

Author Name : Jane Grigson

Released : 1974

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English food is a very successful cookbook written by great Jane Grigson, who was also the author of many other remarkable cookbooks. It's perhaps debatable which is the best of these, but the one for which she will always be most celebrated is English Food.

This cookbook is according to the richness and diversity of British heritage and culture, because of its traditional and pure English recipes.
Some of the famous recipes are
Gloucestershire cheese and ale, toad-in-the-hole, local fish, roast game and teatime cakes.

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