The Best Recipes in the World

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Feb 25, 2009 - Cooking - 768 pages
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The author of How to Cook Everything takes you on the culinary trip of a lifetime, featuring more than a thousand international recipes.

Mark Bittman traveled the world to bring back the best recipes of home cooks from 44 countries. This bountiful collection of new, easy, and ultra-flavorful dishes will add exciting new tastes and cosmopolitan flair to your everyday cooking and entertaining. With his million-copy bestseller How to Cook Everything, Mark Bittman made the difficult doable. Now he makes the exotic accessible, bringing his distinctive no-frills approach to dishes that were once considered esoteric. 

Bittman compellingly shows that there are many places besides Italy and France to which cooks can turn for inspiration. In addition to these favorites, he covers Spain, Portugal, Greece, Russia, Scandinavia, the Balkans, Germany, and more with easy ways to make dishes like Spanish Mushroom and Chicken Paella, Greek Roast Leg of Lamb with Thyme and Orange, Russian Borscht, and Swedish Appletorte. Plus this book is the first to emphasize European and Asian cuisines equally, with easy-to-follow recipes for favorites like Vietnamese Stir-Fried Vegetables with Nam Pla, Pad Thai, Japanese Salmon Teriyaki, Chinese Black Bean and Garlic Spareribs, and Indian Tandoori Chicken. The rest of the world isn't forgotten either. There are hundreds of recipes from North Africa, the Middle East, and Central and South America, too. 

Shop locally, cook globally–Mark Bittman makes it easy with:
• Hundreds of recipes that can be made ahead or prepared in under 30 minutes
• Informative sidebars and instructional drawings explain unfamiliar techniques and ingredients
• An extensive International Pantry section and much more make this an essential addition to any cook’s shelf

The Best Recipes in the World
 will change the way you think about everyday food. It’s simply like no other cookbook in the world.
 

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if you love eating and preparing foods from many nations. It contains the most wellknown dishes from different countries such as Chinese noodle dishes to French desserts. The author strives to make ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
Appetizers and Snacks
Appetizers and Snacks
Soups
Soups
Salads
Fish
Fish
Vegetables
Vegetables
Grains
Grains
Sauces and Condiments
Desserts
Beverages
Menus

Poultry
Poultry
MEAT
MEAT
Sources
Recipe Guide
Recipes by Cuisine
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

MARK BITTMAN has had a uniquely successful career in cookbooks and food journalism. He’s written more than a dozen books, including the now-classic How to Cook Everything and the bestselling VB6 (Vegan Before 6), which defined a new style of American eating. His 13-year New York Times column “The Minimalist” was among the most popular in the paper, and he just completed a five-year run on the OpEd pages of the Times, where he was the first (and most influential) weekly columnist tackling food issues for a major media outlet.






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