You are here: Home // reviews

The Sephardic Table – Pamela Grau Twena

The Sephardic Table - Pamela Grau Twena
The Sephardic Table: The Vibrant Cooking of the Mediterranean Jews So with all these Christmas recipes that I’ve been posting you probably think that Christmas is the main holiday that is coming up in my life. Nothing could be further from the truth, you see I don’t even celebrate Christmas, but since the food is non-denominational like the rest of the country I consider it part of... 

An Evening At The Chef’s Table – Woodlands Inn, South Carolina, USA

An Evening At The Chef's Table - Woodlands Inn, South Carolina, USA
Does anyone else here like to watch Michael Lomonaco on the Travel Channel’s Epicurious? Oh he’s such a delight! I adore him! Well right now they’re showing old episodes with a very annoying female sidekick so I’ve stopped watching, but when it’s just him I definitely set aside time to see what’s up. About two months ago he showcased the historic Woodlands Inn... 

Morgan Freeman and Friends: Caribbean Cooking for a Cause

Morgan Freeman and Friends: Caribbean Cooking for a Cause
Book Description: In September 2004, Hurricane Ivan ravaged the small Caribbean island of Grenada, destroying homes and changing lives forever. Longtime island-lover Morgan Freeman established the Grenada Relief Fund in 2005. Now comes this beautiful cookbook, bringing together a bevy of celebrities to benefit this island in need. Click here to purchase “Morgan Freeman and Friends: Caribbean... 

Recipe Search with Google Recipes!

Recipe Search with Google Recipes!
Well, it’s official, Google has ‘unofficially’ entered the recipe database field. Although not announced on its homepage you can now access Google Recipes via this link. Features include: • search by main ingredient • search by regional cuisine • search by food course • search by keyword Although I already have a substantial recipe database on my computer (thanks to the amazing... 

A Taste of Culture: Japanese Culinary Arts Programs

Hungry to learn more about Japan? A TASTE OF CULTURE culinary arts program combines spicy tidbits of food lore with practical tips and skill-building lessons on how to prepare Japanese food. Programs offer a unique opportunity for foreign residents and visitors from overseas to explore and enjoy Japan’s culture through its food. Instruction is in English. Tasting sessions, cooking classes and... 

The Bon Appetit Cookbook: More than 1,200 of the Magazine’s All-time, Best-loved Recipes

The Bon Appetit Cookbook: More than 1,200 of the Magazine's All-time, Best-loved Recipes
The Bon Appetit Cookbook: More than 1,200 of the Magazine’s All-time, Best-loved Recipes The Boston Globe says: “There’s a new addition to the category of doorstop cookbooks — which includes the venerable “Joy of Cooking and the timeless The Gourmet Cookbook. Bon Appetit bills itself as “America’s favorite food and entertaining magazine ” and is celebrating... 

Culinary Adventures, Inc. by Marilyn Tausend

Culinary Adventures, Inc. by Marilyn Tausend
For me cooking is a way to visit other countries without ever stepping out of my door. I love trying recipes from other cultures, seeing the many variations in techniques and combinations as well as the similarities in how we prepare dishes for those we love. One of my dreams is to take part in the many cooking tours and classes that take place all over the world. That’s why from time to time... 

Island Cooking: Recipes from the Caribbean – Dunstan A. Harris

Island Cooking: Recipes from the Caribbean - Dunstan A. Harris
Island Cooking: Recipes from the Caribbean – Dunstan A. Harris Book Description: In the bustling markets of the Caribbean islands, plaid-clothed vendors call out in singsong voices to advertise thick slices of pepper-strewn fish, warm fritters, and sweet coconut confections. Blending African, Indian, Chinese, and Amerindian influences, Caribbean cooking is as richly complex as the people who... 

How To Choose The Perfect Bread Maker

How To Choose The Perfect Bread Maker
By: Jeremy Zongker Bread makers are extremely popular. The average person can make delicious, homemade bread quite easily with a bread maker. Even with the ease of a bread machine, you must still use caution when adding the ingredients, even if you use a mix. You can make a variety of shapes and sizes of loaf with a bread machine. Many people use a bread machine to simply mix the ingredients then bake...