Christmas is the time we call the most beautiful time of the year. The book Homemade German Plätzchen: And Other Christmas Cookies wants to invite you to go on a journey through a happy and joyful Pre-Christmas and Christmas period. Allow yourself to take the time to bake these homemade Plätzchen and smell the scent of the festive spices. The author has baked each and every one of the German Plätzchen, carefully describing and explaining all the required steps. The cookies were photographed the way they actually turned out, there is no cheating. The cookies introduced in this book had to withstand the most blatant of all critics – the author’s sons. And as every mother or father will know, they don’t hesitate to voice their opinion. All ingredients are given in this book, all that’s missing to really make it perfect is YOU. Enjoy baking these delicious German Plätzchen!
A comprehensive, A-to-Z guide to Jewish foods, recipes, and culinary traditions—from an author who is both a rabbi and a James Beard Award winner. Food is more than just sustenance. It’s a reflection of a community’s history, culture, and values. From India to Israel to the United States and everywhere in between, Jewish food appears in many different forms and variations, but all related in its fulfillment of kosher laws, Jewish rituals, and holiday traditions. The Encyclopedia of Jewish Food explores unique cultural culinary traditions as well as those that unite the Jewish people. Alphabetical entries—from Afikomen and Almond to Yom Kippur and Za’atar—cover ingredients, dishes, holidays, and food traditions that are significant to Jewish communities around the world. This easy-to-use reference includes more than 650 entries, 300 recipes, plus illustrations and maps throughout. Both a comprehensive resource and fascinating reading, this book is perfect for Jewish cooks, food enthusiasts, historians, and anyone interested in Jewish history or food. It also serves as a treasure trove of trivia—for example, the Pilgrims learned how to make baked beans from Sephardim in Holland. From the author of such celebrated cookbooks as Olive Trees and Honey, the Encyclopedia of Jewish Food is an informative, eye-opening, and delicious guide to the culinary heart and soul of the Jewish people.
Bilingual for Speakers of English A1 Beginner A2 Elementary
Author: Adelina Brant
Category: Foreign Language Study
When learning a language, familiarity in the subject helps connect one language to another. The First German Reader for Cooking provides the words and phrases in both English and German. Twenty-five chapters are divided into themes and topics related to cooking and food. Recipe directions along with easy questions and answers demonstrate the usage of these words and phrases. Supplementary resources include the German/English and English/German dictionaries. It might make you hungry or it might help German language learners like you improve their understanding in a familiar setting of the kitchen. The book is equipped with the audio tracks. The address of the home page of the book on the Internet, where audio files are available for listening and downloading, is listed at the beginning of the book on the copyright page.
When ordering a café au lait in Paris, calamari in Venice, or bratwurst in Munich, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling, an English-French/Italian/German dictionary, the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' French, Italian & German Phrase Book is an essential item for any traveler's backpack.