The Kimchi Cookbook

Author: Lauryn Chun
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607743361
Size: 41.54 MB
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A DIY cookbook for crafting and cooking with kimchi at home, building on the pungent Korean Pickle's recent rise to stardom among top chefs, adventurous eaters, and connoisseur's of fermented, live-culture foods. Korea’s legendary condiment is taking America by storm with its vibrant, versatile balance of flavor and just the right amount of spice. Making kimchi is the next frontier for anyone who enjoys DIY food projects, and homemade kimchi is a must-have for connoisseurs of the beloved Korean pickle. Following traditional kimchi-making seasons and focusing on produce at its peak, this bold, colorful cookbook walks you step by step through how to make both robust and lighter kimchi. Lauryn Chun explores a wide variety of flavors and techniques for creating this live-culture food, from long-fermented classic winter kimchi intended to spice up bleak months to easy-to-make summer kimchi that highlights the freshness of produce and is ready to eat in just minutes. Once you have made your own kimchi, using everything from tender and delicate young napa cabbage to stuffed cucumber, you can then use it as a star ingredient in Chun’s inventive recipes for cooking with kimchi. From favorites such as Pan-Fried Kimchi Dumplings and Kimchi Fried Rice to modern dishes like Kimchi Risotto, Skirt Steak Ssam with Kimchi Puree Chimichurri, Kimchi Oven-Baked Baby Back Ribs, and even a Grilled Kimcheeze Sandwich, Chun showcases the incredible range of flavor kimchi adds to any plate. With sixty recipes and beautiful photographs that will have you hooked on kimchi’s unique crunch and heat, The Kimchi Cookbook takes the champagne of pickles to new heights.

Ferment Your Vegetables

Author: Amanda Feifer
Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
ISBN: 1592336825
Size: 25.40 MB
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90 recipes showcasing simple fermented vegetables.

The Mystery Of The Ming Connection Expanded Edition

Author: Crystal Sharpe
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1483532399
Size: 10.75 MB
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Fans of Nancy Drew, lifelong friends Sandy Troux, Bobbi Power and Lizbet Sheridan, return to their hometown of Prairieview after widowhood, divorce, and retirement. “Now what?” they ask. In answer to this growing question facing Baby Boomers everywhere, they plunge into a thrilling new life of sleuthing that takes them places they have never been and up against villains and crimes of the worst sort. In their first adventure, The Mystery of the Ming Connection, the three friends encounter a series of museum thefts of precious Ming Dynasty artifacts, which brings them from New York City to Seoul, and on to Beijing and Xian in China. This light-hearted, riveting page turner nevertheless focuses on two serious themes: international art theft and sex trafficking. The story unfolds with the theft of a priceless Ming Dynasty jar from the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. Sandy, Bobbi and Lizbet, are quickly engaged in pursuing the elusive Gold Scarf Man, the probable art thief, across Korea and China. Two additional thefts of Ming porcelains from museums in Seoul and Beijing threaten to set off an international incident – overshadowed only by a series of scurrilous kidnappings of local and foreign young women. The horror of human trafficking is brought close to home when Bobbi’s college-student daughter Sophie Rose, adopted from China, is kidnapped from right under their noses. At the site of each theft and kidnapping, a curious coin is left behind. The coin is engraved with Chinese characters for Taina Ziping and a right-facing swastika, the hideous symbol of the Nazis. Two of the words on the coin hark back to the Taiping Rebellion of 1800s China. But what do the other two words mean? And why is the Nazi symbol engraved on it as well? Is the coin left as a clue, an arrogant calling card, or a threat? And what do the Taiping Rebellion, the Nazi swastika, the desire for a valuable gold and diamond bracelet, museum art thefts, and kidnapping all have to do with each other? In a series of thrilling chases and adventures – by horseback on the Great Wall, through the streets of Beijing in a blinding blizzard, and underground in a secret Xian tunnel system filled with cells of trafficked girls, Sandy and her sister sleuths pursue the heinous criminals to unravel the mystery. The book’s climatic chapter brings the super shero trio face to face with the surprising and heart-stopping solution to The Mystery of the Ming Connection. This fast-paced tale is full of suspense and danger tempered with wit, humor and a hint of romance – set within an accurate historic and cultural backdrop of South Korea and China. Ever the “Why Not?” generation, Baby Boomers everywhere will respond to Sandy, Bobbi and Lizbet's inspiring message of self-reinvention, bravery in the face of the unknown and the power of friendship. In a time of cynicism and fear of the future, women of all ages (and men, as well!) will be strengthened by a trio of sheroes who fight for right in a world seemingly gone wrong.

Author: Χάνια Γιαναγκιχάρα
Publisher: Metaichmio Publications
ISBN: 6180309663
Size: 38.92 MB
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Τέσσερις φίλοι και συμφοιτητές μετακομίζουν, μετά την αποφοίτησή τους, στη Νέα Υόρκη για να φτιάξουν τη ζωή τους – άφραγκοι, χαμένοι, με μόνο τους στήριγμα τη φιλία τους και τις φιλοδοξίες τους: Ο ευγενής, ωραίος Γουίλεμ, επίδοξος ηθοποιός· ο Τζέι Μπι, ζωγράφος από το Μπρούκλιν, που προσπαθεί να κατακτήσει τον καλλιτεχνικό κόσμο∙ ο Μάλκολμ, αρχιτέκτονας σε μια σημαντική εταιρεία∙ και ο Τζουντ – ο ιδιοφυής, αινιγματικός Τζουντ. Όπως περνούν οι δεκαετίες, οι σχέσεις τους βαθαίνουν, αλλά και σκοτεινιάζουν, καθώς τις χρωματίζουν ο εθισμός, η επιτυχία, η περηφάνια. Ωστόσο η σπουδαιότερη πρόκληση, συνειδητοποιούν όλοι, είναι ο ίδιος ο Τζουντ, πλέον ένας απίστευτα χαρισματικός δικηγόρος μα και ένας άνθρωπος ολοένα και πιο διαλυμένος, με το σώμα του και τον νου του σημαδεμένα από τους ανείπωτους τρόμους της παιδικής του ηλικίας – κυνηγημένος από τραύματα που φοβάται ότι όχι μόνο δεν θα ξεπεράσει ποτέ, αλλά και θα τον ορίζουν για πάντα. Με πρόζα πλούσια και λαμπρή, η Γιαναγκιχάρα γράφει έναν τραγικό, υπερβατικό ύμνο στην αγάπη, μια αριστοτεχνική απεικόνιση του σπαραγμού, της τυραννίας της μνήμης και των ορίων της ανθρώπινης αντοχής.

Food Of Korea

Author: Injoo Chun
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462905439
Size: 50.17 MB
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Korean food is one of the most varied and unique cuisines in Asia. The modern Korean homemaker cooks with a repertoire of vegetables and spices, using age-old recipes handed down from the tables of Korean kings and Buddhist Monks. Flavorful and satisfying, Korean cuisine is a tantalizing balance of tastes and textures — fiery peppers are a counterpoint to mild rice, fragrant sesame oil adds a hint of sweetness to meat and vegetables, and pickled kimchi adds zest with its tanginess and crunch. And, best of all, Korean food emphasizes vegetables and grains, making it as healthy as it is delicious. This unique Korean cookbook of over 60 recipes, created by the celebrated chefs of the Sorabol Restaurant in the Shilla Hotel, Seoul, reveals the treasures of Korean cooking. Discover the all-time favorites — beef bulgogi, steamed chicken with ginsing, and stuffed cucumber kimchi — as well as other delicious and easy-to-prepare dishes such as Guljeolpan (nine-sectioned royal platter), Shinseolo (vegetables, fish, nuts, vegetables — boiled at the table), Bibimbap (steamed rice with vegetables and red chili bean paste), and Korean Festive Cakes. Stunning location photography, detailed information on ingredients, and insights into the culture of his fascinating country make this Korean cooking book the perfect companion for your adventure into Korean cuisine. Korean recipes include: Classic Chinese Cabbage Kimchi Traditional Rice Flour Pancake Rolls Mushroom Casserole Stewed Beef Ribs Grilled Red Snapper Ginger Cookies Dipped in Honey