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  • Alice Waters

    Coming To My Senses

    $49.00

    In Coming to My Senses Alice retraces the events that led her to 1517 Shattuck Avenue and the tumultuous times that emboldened her to find her own voice as a cook when the prevailing food culture was embracing convenience and uniformity. Moving from a repressive suburban upbringing to Berkeley in 1964 at the height of the Free Speech Movement and campus unrest, Alice was drawn into a bohemian circle of charismatic figures whose views on design, politics, film, and food would ultimately inform...

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  • Janice Wong and Ma Jian Jun

    Dim Sum

    $42.80

    Chef Janice Wong's approach to cuisine is novel and innovative--she views familiar items in a different light, twisting and combining them in a unique way. In this book with dim sum expert Chef Ma Jian Jun, Chef Wong brings her unique concepts and presentation to the traditional Cantonese art of dim sum. Together they have pioneered a collection of over 90 traditional recipes as well as new creations incorporating both Chef Ma's impeccable craft and Chef Wong's pastry vision.Hardback: 176 pag...

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  • Gizzi Erskine

    Gizzi's Healthy Appetite

    $29.00

    Gizzi's Healthy Appetite is a collection of over 100 of her favourite recipes - all with a Gizzi twist. Among the array of incredible dishes, insanely good flavours and palate-pleasing textures to choose from are the crunchy Marinated Griddled Whole Chicken Caesar salad, spicy Green Chilli Pork, oozing Roasted Baby Cauliflower with Cheese Sauce & Crispy Shallots, fresh Tuna Tataki with Yuzu and the ultimate Korean BBQ. And, for a sweet treat, who could resist warm Molten Caramel & Cho...

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  • Amanda Choy

    Hello! Have You Eaten?

    $22.00

    "This journey of mine welcomes you to slow down and stop for a moment to digest the purpose of food and eating. To me, food is a catalyst for human connection. Memories of my late grandpa buying delectable food for my mother to her observations of my late grandma cooking in the kitchen are memories that are forever etched in my heart. These stories are connected to me and will be passed on as legacies in their own right.  This journey is less about the food per se but rather the togetherness,...

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  • Eka Wong

    Hungry In Osaka

    $20.00

    To many, Osaka is a brother to Tokyo. In the kitchen, they have varying styles. As a chef, Osaka might appear to prefer whipping up rather monotonous meals. Some critics describe his cuisine to be B-class gourmet: a scoff at his creation. For days we struggled to understand Osaka and his food. As we delved deeper into the heart of Osaka, we found that the food he delivers touches the soul of people. Many a times, we were off the beaten track, walking down random streets or visiting quiet buil...

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  • Pok Yue Weng

    Kyoto Cafe

    $20.00

    The second city in the highly successful cafe series by Five Finger Mountain belongs to Kyoto. A city grounded in its rich history and tradition. The cafes themselves look to the past while breaking new ground. The coffees pay tribute to the time and tested Kyoto taste but at the same time offer new exciting variables. Have a coffee picnic by the river, enjoy a brooding cup of coffee in Gion while the festivities rage outside on the Kyoto streets, these are one-of-a-kind coffee experiences un...

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  • Amber Rose, Sadie Frost and Holly Davidson

    Nourish

    $39.00

    We get so much more out of life when we feel positive and energised and therefore it is such a shame when the everyday pressures of life build up and we find ourselves doing almost anything simply to get by and end up a long way from the ideal that we still wistfully have in mind. Full of the wisdom and good nourishment that helped Sadie, Holly and Amber through their own personal struggles and setbacks, Nourish promises to restore you to the path of complete well-being. With Amber's deliciou...

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  • Samin Nosrat

    Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

    $66.00

    While cooking at Chez Panisse at the start of her career, Samin Nosrat noticed that amid the chaos of the kitchen there were four key principles that her fellow chefs would always fall back on to make their food better: Salt, Fat, Acid and Heat. By mastering these four variables, Samin found the confidence to trust her instincts in the kitchen and cook delicious meals with any ingredients. And with her simple but revolutionary method, she has taught masterclasses to give both professionals an...

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  • Joel Harrison and Neil Ridley

    Straight Up

    $29.00

    How great would it be to have access to the world's experts to help you choose the coolest and most interesting bars, wherever you find yourself in the world? Well, now you do. Straight Up is a carefully curated collection of insider tips that will allow you to discover the best drinking spots around the globe. From a 10-seat basement bar in Tokyo, to a glitzy rooftop palace in Toronto and a converted Ottoman bathhouse in Budapest, this book contains everything you need to drink in style, bro...

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  • Ken Kawasumi

    Sushi Art Cookbook

    $29.00

    As the world's appetite for Japanese sushi continues to skyrocket, the Sushi Art Cookbook introduces readers to the art of creating sushi that looks as fantastic as it tastes! Author Ken Kawasumi — principal lecturer at the Japanese Sushi Institute — is the pioneering chef behind Kazari Maki Sushi. The designs revealed by slicing the sushi logs into delicious morsels can be understated or refined, expressive or playful — whatever suits the occasion!Hardback: 128 PagesProduct Dimensions: 203 x...

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  • Claire Thomson

    The Art Of The Larder

    $49.00

    The Art of the Larder presents 150 dishes that offer everyday meal solutions, all with storecupboard basics at their heart. An organized, methodical and economical kitchen cupboard can be life-changing. Knowing that you can always have a simple, healthy, delicious meal at your fingertips will revolutionise the way you cook and shop. Food writer Claire Thomson takes you through the essentials, from flours and grains, to pulses, pastas and spices, as well as dried fruits, nuts and seeds for ins...

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  • Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood

    The Coffee Dictionary

    $26.00

    Coffee is more popular than ever before - and more complex. The Coffee Dictionary is the coffee drinker's guide to the dizzying array of terms and techniques, equipment and varieties that go into creating the perfect cup. With hundreds of entries on everything from sourcing, growing and harvesting, to roasting, grinding and brewing, three-time UK champion barista and coffee expert Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood explains the key factors that impact the taste of your drink. Illustrated throughout and...

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    M. F. K. Fisher

    The Gastronomical Me

    $21.00

    A classic of gastronomic writing that redefined the genre, The Gastronomical Me is a memoir of travel, love and loss, but above all hunger. Beginning with her first food memory – the greyish-pink fuzz of her grandmother’s strawberry jam – M.F.K. Fisher traces the development of her appetite from her childhood in America to her arrival in Dijon as a young woman, where she tasted French cooking for the first time. In Europe she embarked on a whole new way of eating, drinking and living, and she...

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  • Izy Hossack

    The Savvy Cook

    $29.00

    For those cooking for themselves for the first time, or for anyone who wants the weekly budget to go a bit further without sacrificing flavour, cooking sensation Izy Hossack has all the answers. With features that include menu plans, clever alternatives to meat and giving last-night's leftovers a makeover, The Savvy Cook is full of more than 160 nourishing and totally delicious vegetarian recipes that will be kind to your body, wallet and free-time. It's not about health fads, 'antioxidants' ...

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