From the Family Kitchen: Discover Your Food Heritage and Preserve Favorite Recipes by Gena Philibert-Ortega, is all about gathering and preserving family recipes for future generations This book is in a journal style with three parts. The first part is all about discovering your family's food heritage, food traditions from your country of origin, food throughout time, the evolution of cookbooks, and how to find your ancestors recipes. If you are interested in food and its origins you will be fascinated with the content. Part two looks back at historical recipes and helps you decipher vintage cooking terms, measuring charts etc. It also includes vintage advice on dining and cleaning, and a some historical recipes. Part 3 is a Recipe Journal for you to record you own family recipes.
If you are interested in food, in family's, and in genealogy, this book will inspire you to record and preserve your family's food memories and recipes for future generations.
Format: Hardback, 205 pages
Publisher: Family Tree Books
From the Family Kitchen is available from Fishpond, and Booktopia, You can find a google preview on Fishpond.
Fine Cooking Italian: 200 Recipes for Authentic Italian Food provides plenty of mouthwatering menu options for lovers of Italian food. The book features plenty of step-by-step photos to explain new techniques, as well as loads of tips and tricks to achieve a great result. The book is a compilation of recipes from some of USA's top Italian chefs.
The book is divided into the following chapters:
- starters, salads, and soups
- pizza, calzone, and stromboli
- main courses
- polenta and risotto
Some of the recipes that caught my eye include: grilled pizza with tomato-balsamic sauce, chicken and eggplant; lamb shank and sweet pepper ragu over pappardelle; butternut squash risotto with bacon and sage; and lemon curd soufflés. For more photos and recipes, check out the google preview on Fishpond.
Format: Paperback, 252 pages
Publisher: The Taunton Press
Disclaimer: Please note that we are not paid to write book reviews but we do receive a review copy of the book from distributors/publishers. We are affiliates of Fishpond.
For your daily sugar fix you can subscribe or follow us on facebook, twitter, google plus and pinterest.