Five Newly Arrived Titles from the Cookbooks Section:
Dolci: Italy’s Sweets – Francine Segan
Join Francine Segan on a virtual tour of Italy with more than 125 recipes for cookies, cakes, pastries, frozen confections, and more. Favorites such as Cannoli and Zuppa Inglese are featured along with unusual regional specialties such as Licorice Granita and Chocolate Eggplant. In addition to beloved classics and traditional holiday fare, readers will find contemporary sweets enjoyed by Italians today—including a light and luscious “updated” Tiramisù that does not use raw eggs. Segan brings each recipe to life, introducing the countless cooks from whom she learned them: Italian grandmothers and young foodies, pastry chefs and bakery owners, food writers and internationally renowned sweets manufacturers. A chapter on after-dinner drinks rounds out this ultimate, comprehensive guide.
Handheld Pies: Dozens of Pint-Size Sweets and Savories – Sarah Billingsley & Rachel Wharton
What’s better than small treats? Eating with your hands! This enticing cookbook delivers on both counts in one adorable package. Pie-lovers everywhere will be thrilled to find their favorite recipes plus fabulous new creations. Savory pies also make an appearance: grab a Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Pie on the way out the door in the morning! Ideal for beginning and seasoned bakers alike (a chapter on crusts offers all the instruction anyone needs to make delicious, flaky pastry with ease!), Handheld Pies proves that good things definitely come in small packages.
Cheesecakes and Other Cheese Desserts – Mac Woo & June Lee
Cheesecakes and other Cheese Desserts features 60 luscious cheese-based recipes to be enjoyed and shared with family and friends. From chilled and baked cheesecakes to cheesecake brownies, these sweet treats are designed to be made in serving portions instead of the usual cake sizes, making them perfect for entertaining an intimate group of close friends, or simply for indulging in some yourself! Find recipes for Warm Cheese Soufflés, Nutella Cheesecake, Ricotta Frozen Yoghurt and White Chocolate and Strawberry Parfaits and many more in this fun and inspiring cookbook. With vibrant photographs and useful tips on how to create beautiful looking cheese desserts, Cheesecakes and other Cheese Desserts provides great ideas on how you can impress loved ones with decadent treats at home!
The Hairy Bikers’ Perfect Pies: The Ultimate Pie Bible from the Kings of Pies – Si King and Dave Meyers
In their culinary homecoming, Si and Dave celebrate a dish close to their hearts. This beautifully illustrated cookbook brings together the Great British classic in 150 brand-new recipes. Featuring an extraordinary range of pies – from the sweet and savoury, deep and small, and to the pies that are puddings – The Hairy Bikers will inspire you to coo and share the mighty dish with the ones you love. With top tips on pastry, the failsafe methods, the secrets and the cheats, the boys will teach you how to choose the right type of pastry and filling for any occasion. Learn the rules of pastry making and how to add the right pickles, relishes and sauces to make your pie an unforgettable dish. And of course, how to make the most of those little left over bits and turn them into delicious cheese straws, jam tarts and turnovers. This is a heart-warming, delicious and nostalgic recipe book that can be enjoyed by families, friends and fans of the nation’s favourite dish.
Vegan Junk Food – Lane Gold
Did you know that Fruit Loops, Baked Lay’s Potato Chips, and Cracker Jacks are vegan? Going vegan doesn’t mean you have to only eat broccoli and tofu. It doesn’t mean you have to eat “healthy” all the time. Most importantly, it doesn’t mean you have to give up on eating just for fun. Everyone likes to pig out every now and then and vegans crave salt, sugar, and comfort food just like the rest of us. Vegan Junk Food provides 225 delicious recipes like: Barbecue “Chicken” Pizza; Chocolate Raspberry Muffins; Vegan Whoopie Pies; Hawaiian Rum Cake; “Bacon” Wrapped Water Chestnuts; and Jalapeno Poppers. With 2 inserts of full-colour photos, Vegan Junk Food will have readers hungry for more!