Month: August 2016

The wine lover’s guide to Atlantic Canada
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The wine lover’s guide to Atlantic Canada

The wine lover’s guide to Atlantic Canada Moira Peters and Craig Pinhey Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, Nova Scotia 226 pages, $ 37.95   The Wine Lover’s Guide To Atlantic Canada is the definitive book on the subject. The four provinces (Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland) that collectively […]

The Home Bartender
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The Home Bartender

There is absolutely no doubt that Americans love cocktails. The concept of mixing two or more alcoholic liquids with or without fruit juices, herbs, spices, syrups and other suitable ingredients was invented in New Orleans and spread all over the world. Cocktails are no longer a beverage but an art. […]

The Essential New York Times Book of Cocktails
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The Essential New York Times Book of Cocktails

This outstanding book containing 31 chapters features 17 writers. Each has contributed several short informative pieces about the drinks in the chapter, i.e Bloody Mary contains four short articles and five versions of the cocktail. Champagne on the other hand has six contributions and 11 recipes. If you like cocktails, […]

Prime: The Complete Prime Rib Cookbook
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Prime: The Complete Prime Rib Cookbook

There is no doubt that North Americans love the taste and texture of beef, and those fortunate enough to afford it prefer rib of beef over other prime cuts i.e filet of beef, or strip loin of beef. This book celebrates prime rib with several succulent recipes, and provides many […]

Leading Research Universities
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Leading Research Universities in a Competitive World

Despite research universities represent only 15 – 20 per cent of world’s approximately 4000 universities, they provide the majority of fundamental research and doctoral learning. This is valuable book, written by two veteran university administrators, and focuses on the international ranking system’s and its uneven distribution. The text concentrates on […]