Wood-fired Oven Cookbook
Holly Jones & David Jones
When thinking wood-fired oven, it is usually pizza that comes to mind. However, this book shows that there is so much more you can do with such an oven: stews, baked fish, tandoori dishes, fruit desserts... The introduction offers a good guide to choosing, maintaining, and outfitting your oven. Color photos. Hardcover, 128 pp. $19.99.
The Complete Book of Garlic
Ted Jordan Meredith
Tired of spongy, sprouted garlic bulbs at the grocery store? Growing garlic yourself is easier than you can imagine! Cultivate your own alliums and enjoy fat, rich, flavorful cloves out of your own garden. Ted Jordan Meredith gets you started with a comprehensive and all-encompassing guide on getting your crop of garlic enhancing your dining quality. Hardcover, 330 pp. $49.95.
The Dumpling: A Seasonal Guide
Wai Hon Chu
A treasury of dumpling recipes in all shapes and sizes, and with every imaginable filling, this book offers 135 seasonal dumpling recipes from all over the world. Recipes include tamales stuffed with chicken and tomatillo sauce from Mexico, bottlenecked pork and shrimp dumplings from China, and English bacon and sage roly-poly. There are even sweet offerings such as American layered apple and bread pudding and Japanese pounded rice dumplings stuffed with strawberries. Some colour photos at the centre of the book. Hardcover, 424 pp. $45.00.
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