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The complete wild game cookbook
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The complete wild game cookbook

The complete wild game cookbook Jean-Paul Grappe Robert Rose Incorporated, Toronto 384 pages, $ 39.95 The author Jean-Paul Grappe, a chef and restaurateur, created an informative, excellent, and invaluable book about game and game cooking. In Canada cooks must use “farmed game”, except for First Nations who are allowed to […]

Best food writing 2016
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Best food writing 2016

Holly Hughes started the series in 2000, and has continued to date. Each edition seems to get more interesting. The 16th edition has been categorized into – The Way We Eat Now (seven articles), “Down The Hatch” (5), Cooking The Books (6), The Family Table (6), Foodways (6), Dining Around (6), […]

Doctor Goebbels
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Doctor Goebbels

Most historians agree that Doctor Goebbels was most intelligent, friendly and soft in private, and but also the most dangerous, and manipulative of all Nazi ministers. He comes from a family of modest means, and depended on stipends from charitable organizations to study and obtain his doctorate. As a motivated, […]

The girl from the metropole hotels
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The girl from the metropole hotels

Ludmilla Petrushevskaya, the author, was born to a Bolshevik intellectual family just across the opulent Metropole Hotel in Moscow. In this biography she writes about her life, and how eventually faith and diligent studying allowed her to land a radio reporter job then eventually she started to write. Shortly after […]

Unusual wines
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Unusual wines

Unusual Wines is a unique book that explores a lot of intriguing aspects of winemaking, and provides rare information. The photography in this book displays extraordinary artistry. Presented in eight chapters full of interesting and valuable information ranging from uncommon climates, off-the-radar terroirs, amazing grape varieties, work in the vineyard, […]

Delirious Delhi
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Delirious Delhi

Tourists look at a city from different perspectives. Most just want to visit sights, experience restaurants, may be a few bars, occasionally seek museums, sleep in a hotel, and more recently in a bnb apartment, but never study how ordinary citizens live, make a living, or for that matter, behave. […]

Two days gone
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Two days gone

The author has created a poetic mystery novel with an interesting theme, characters that grow as the narrative advances with dialogue, fine descriptions, and captivating twists on structure. Two Days Gone consists of four parts Desire, Deception, Despair, and Discernment. The story starts a vivid description around Lake Wilhelm in […]

Taking the heat
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Taking the heat

Taking The Heat is the first scholarly book examining the reasons for female chefs’ relative absence from prominence and promotion to becoming leaders of big kitchen brigades. Both authors are sociologists at the Texas State University and approached their research on content analysis of the food media to understand more […]