Discover 16 wine profiles, organized from light to dark, which unfold to reveal perfect pairing suggestions for that varietal, diving deep into "why" they go so perfectly with each wine. Learn how Champagne and fatty foods are best friends, why a balanced Zinfandel can temper spicy foods, and more:
• Za'atar-spiced pita chips with floral rosé • Grilled peaches and ricotta with fruity Sauvignon Blanc • A hearty charcuterie board with robust Bordeaux
You'll also find sixteen quick and easy recipes for each section as well as guides for picking out the right glassware, meat, and cheese; tips for party planning; and lots of invaluable wine advice sprinkled throughout.
FOR WINE LOVERS: Perfect to gift to any wine enthusiast, new or expert, a 21st birthday, or a housewarming party, or as a stocking stuffer.
EASY TO USE: Each of the sixteen wine section's pages unfold to reveal a collection of fun and interesting pairing suggestions.
PARTY INSPIRATION: For both small gatherings and big parties, this book is packed with planning information, including 80 pairing recommendations plus chapters on glassware and decor, cheese, meat, and all the rest.
5.25 x 0.9 x 7.25 inches
art of the board
With Olivia Carney’s friendly guidance, you’ll go from hopeless host to host with the most—one salami rose at a time.
With over 75 seasonally inspired, approachable snack boards, recipes, and cocktails,The Art of the Boardhas all you need for fun, stress-free entertaining year-round. Packed with tips, tricks, and ideas, you’ll be inspired to whip up your next snack board masterpiece—whether it’s creatively plating your Thanksgiving leftovers to impress your family or wowing your friends with your knowledge of fancy cheese and charcuterie.
Not sure where to start? No problem! The in-depth introduction walks you through equipment and ingredients, and the Hopeless Hostess Appendix covers everything from Board Care 101 to step-by-step explanations and photographs that show how to bring your skills to the next level. There’s even helpful suggestions to make your cheese plates travel-friendly so you never arrive empty-handed. And since each board is labeled with difficulty level, approximate cost, and dietary accommodations, you’ll always find a showstopper to fit your lifestyle and budget.
everlastings: how to grow, harvest and create with dried flowers
Everlastings is a celebration of the life of flowers, showcasing the ethereal beauty of dried and preserved flowers, those that are just as fascinating dried as they are fresh. Throughout the book Bex Partridge takes you on a journey, starting with practical advice on how to grow dried flowers, with in-depth descriptions of the many methods available for drying and preserving blooms, seed heads and foliage, before sharing her favorite ways to style with dried flowers in the home.
Everlastings is so much more than a 'how-to' book, with knowledge shared on the ecological benefits of dried flowers, a chapter on foraging which goes to great lengths to show that this kind of flower arranging can be accessible to us all, as well as an inspiring chapter on the meditative benefits of working with dried flowers. The main section of the book features a number of projects to try at home, all accompanied with beautiful photography. Suitable for both those that have never worked with dried flowers before and the seasoned professionals, the projects span many levels of experience. Bex finishes this section by sharing ideas on how to capture the memories and moments of special days, though the gathering and preserving of flowers, to be treasured for years to come. Everlastings encourages the reader to embrace the ebb and flow of the seasons, with seeds sown in spring, producing flowers in the summer to be dried and arranged in the house as a stunning winter display.
Filled with the stunning imagery that Bex has become known for, Everlastings presents a modern take on an age old pastime.
california: living + eating: recipes inspired by the golden state
California: Living + Eating is a glorious celebration of Californian food, looking at its history and origins and journeying through the state's varied landscape, from Sonoma's rolling vineyards to the deserts of Palm Springs, via the foodie hotspots of San Francisco and Los Angeles. Over 80 recipes capture the heart of the Californian spirit, with chapters covering a bright array of sweet and savory brunch dishes including Whipped Ricotta on Toast with Blackberry Jam and Breakfast Burritos with Cheddar Scramble and Coriander Salsa. Colorful salads and light meals, such as Salmon, Citrus Kale and Black Rice Salad, are ideal for everyday eating, while the likes of Roast Chicken with Grapes, Onions and Sourdough, followed by stunning Cherry and Almond Galette are perfect for weekend entertaining. Recipes are designed to be accessible to all home cooks, with a focus on seasonality and good-quality produce.
8.3 x 1.2 x 10.25 inches
how to be vegan and keep your friends
You're being healthy, considerate to the planet and compassionate toward animals - so why is it so hard to navigate life as a vegan? From going out for dinner, to staying in with friends, it can be a challenge to cook, eat and socialise vegan in a world of carnivores. How to be Vegan and Keep Your Friends helps you to go about your life without compromises, excuses or apologies. Instead, you'll be armed with more than 50 incredible recipes you can cook for yourself, your friends and your family (without hearing any complaints!), as well as tips, tricks and hacks for being a better more easygoing and happy vegan. Your options will open up, you'll enjoy a whole new menu of food (from vegan cake to vegan chocolate breakfast bars), and your friends... well, they'll never have a bad word to say again!
6.7 x 0.9 x 8.6 inches
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