A History of the World in 6 Glasses

29 March 2020 | By Tom Standage | Filed in: beverages.

Throughout human history, certain drinks have done much than just quench thirst As Tom Standage relates with authority and charm, six of them have had a surprisingly pervasive influence on the course of history, becoming the defining drink during a pivotal historical period A History of the

Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook

29 March 2020 | By Isa Chandra Moskowitz | Filed in: beverages.

Who knew vegetables could taste so good Vegan powerhouses Isa Moskowitz and Terry Romero bring a brand new edition of this beloved vegan cookbook to celebrate its 10th anniversary You ll find 25 new dishes and updates throughout for than 250 recipes everything from basics to desserts ,

The Harney & Sons Guide to Tea

29 March 2020 | By Michael Harney | Filed in: beverages.

Read Michael Harney s posts on the Penguin Blog.The countrys leading connoisseur presents a comprehensive guide for developing your tea palate.The Harney Sons Guide to Tea transforms tea drinkers into tea experts Written by one of the countrys leading tea professionals, The Harney Sons Guide to

The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks

29 March 2020 | By Amy Stewart | Filed in: beverages.

Every great drink starts with a plant Sake began with a grain of rice Scotch emerged from barley Gin was born from a conifer shrub when a Dutch physician added oil of juniper to a clear spirit, believing that juniper berries would cure kidney disorders The Drunken Botanist uncovers the

Green for Life

29 March 2020 | By Victoria Boutenko | Filed in: beverages.

In search of the perfect human diet, Victoria Boutenko compares the standard American diet with the diet of wild chimpanzees Chimpanzees share an estimated 99.4% of genes with humans, but their diet is dramatically different from ours The most glaring difference is that chimpanzees consume

A Hedonist in the Cellar: Adventures in Wine

29 March 2020 | By Jay McInerney | Filed in: beverages.

In the two decades since Bright Lights, Big City reinvigorated contemporary fiction, Jay McInerney can claim a great many accomplishments, including the mantle that Salon has given him the best wine writer in America Of his previous collection, Bacchus and Me, Robert M Parker, Jr.,

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

29 March 2020 | By Anthony Bourdain | Filed in: beverages.

A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild but true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his than a quarter century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisinenow with all new, never before published material New York Chef Tony Bourdain gives away

I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (Tucker Max, #1)

29 March 2020 | By Tucker Max | Filed in: beverages.

The Book That Inspired The Movie My name is Tucker Max, and I am an asshole I get excessively drunk at inappropriate times, disregard social norms, indulge every whim, ignore the consequences of my actions, mock idiots and posers, sleep with women than is safe or reasonable, and just

Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine

29 March 2020 | By Madeline Puckette | Filed in: beverages.

An essential, hip guide to wine for the new generation of wine drinkers, from the creators of the award wining site WineFolly.com Red or white Cabernet or merlot Light or bold What to pair with food Drinking great wine isnt hard, but finding great wine does require a deeper understanding of the

The Food Lover's Guide to Wine

29 March 2020 | By Karen Page | Filed in: beverages.

A wine book unlike any other,The Food Lover s Guide to Wine offers a fresh perspective via the single aspect of wine most compelling to food lovers flavor At the heart of this indispensable reference, formatted like the authors two previous bestsellers The Flavor Bible and What to Drink with What

Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail

29 March 2020 | By Dave Arnold | Filed in: beverages.

A revolutionary approach to making better looking, better tasting drinks In Dave Arnolds world, the shape of an ice cube, the sugars and acids in an apple, and the bubbles in a bottle of champagne are all ingredients to be measured, tested, and tweaked With Liquid Intelligence, the creative force