A History of the World in 6 Glasses

09 September 2018 | 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 W

Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook

03 March 2017 | 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 , stunn

The Harney & Sons Guide to Tea

11 April 2017 | By Michael Harney | Filed in: beverages.

Read Michael Harney s posts on the Penguin Blog.The country s 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 country s leading tea professionals, The Harney Sons Guide

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

10 June 2019 | 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 enlight

Green for Life

07 April 2018 | 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 signifi

A Hedonist in the Cellar: Adventures in Wine

05 August 2019 | 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., conclude

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

12 May 2019 | 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 cuisine now with all new, never before published material n nNew York Chef Tony Bourdain gives away sec

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

21 May 2019 | By Tucker Max | Filed in: beverages.

n The Book That Inspired The Movie n 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 gener

The Food Lover's Guide to Wine

19 August 2017 | 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

06 December 2017 | By Dave Arnold | Filed in: beverages.

A revolutionary approach to making better looking, better tasting drinks n nIn Dave Arnold s 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 n nWith Liquid Intelligence, the creative for