A Bartender and a Winemaker Celebrate the World's Greatest Aperitif
Author: Shaun Byrne
Publisher: Hardie Grant
The Book of Vermouth is a celebration of the greatest cocktail staple – a mixer that is riding a growing wave of popularity around the world. It includes up to 100 modern and classical cocktail recipes – but is more than a cocktail book too, offering history and insight to botanicals, and the perspective of key chefs who like to cook with vermouth as much as they like to drink it. The authors – one a winemaker, the other a bartender – bring personality to the book via their distinct takes on what makes vermouth so special. The book includes two main sections: Vermouth Basics and How to Drink. Vermouth Basics will give a comprehensive guide to the essentials of vermouth – grape varieties, production, varieties, botanicals, spirit and sugar, and go into great detail about the history of Australian vermouth in particular. It will include botanical profiles of both indigenous and traditional plants from Tim Entwistle, botanist at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Melbourne. It will cover all aspects of wormwood: the key ingredient in making vermouth, including medicinal and historical uses, where it is found and its botanical significance. How to Drink will cover the many different ways to serve, drink and store vermouth. Chapters will cover Vermouth Neat, Vermouth in Spring, Vermouth in Summer, Vermouth in Autumn and Vermouth in Winter, as well as Bitter Edge of Vermouth, Stirred & Up, Vermouth Party and After Dinner. These chapters will be more recipe-focused, and include 10–15 recipes per chapter, drawing from each season's specific botanicals and how these work with different vermouths. Each season will also include a related food recipe.
Previously fallen from grace, vermouth is once again the next big thing in spirits. Over the years, vermouth has fallen from grace, but the truth is, without vermouth, your martini is merely an iced vodka or gin. Now, once again, vermouth is being touted as the hottest trend in spirits. It is showing up in copious amounts on the best cocktail menus in the best cocktail lounges around the country. Vermouth has a rich history, deeply intertwined with that of America, and this book offers the first-ever detailed look into the background of this aromatized, fortified wine, as well as vermouth's rise, fall, and comeback in America.
Get acquainted with the classic cocktail of James Bond, speakeasies, and three-martini lunches (not recommended!). This ''Essential Guide to the King of Cocktails'' serves up the lore and allure of the martini, garnished with pithy quotations and etiquette tips. More than 80 recipes will satisfy both purists and the playful. Covers martini history, the well-equipped martini bar, recipes, and the morning after. The perfect book for every imbiber!
An aromatic journey with botanical notes, classic cocktails and elegant recipes
Author: Jack Adair Bevan
Publisher: Hachette UK
'An essential addition to your library' Russell Norman 'A genuine ode, written with style and substance in equal measure' Gill Meller 'A joy filled double whammy. Great drinks require as much artistry as food and this book proves the case mightily.' Jeremy Lee Vermouth is currently experiencing a revival, and we can't seem to get enough of it. In A Spirited Guide to Vermouth, Jack Adair Bevan celebrates this versatile drink and its botanicals, drawing out vermouth's history and its delicate herbal flavours with recipes for cocktails, and some food to accompany them. As an award-winning food and drink writer, and one of the first restaurateurs to make his own vermouth, Jack Adair Bevan is the perfect guide through vermouth's rich history and recent resurgence. As well as Jack's original recipes, A Spirited Guide to Vermouth also contains recipes contributed from the likes of Russell Norman, Olia Hercules, Gill Meller and Jeremy Lee. With cocktails ranging from a Toasted Nut Boulevardier to a Perfect Manhattan, and from a Blood Orange Vermouth and Tonic to a Rosemary Bijou, the book also has dedicated sections exploring classics such as the Martini and the Negroni. This book will take you on a botanical journey of discovery and teach you not only how to make your own vermouth, but also how to use it in your cooking, from vermouth-braised red cabbage to Negroni Bara Brith, along with plenty of food and drink recipes to accompany the aperitivo hour.
This resource explores the remarkable history of aromatized wines and spirits as well as the secrets of their production. The authors delve into the reasons why vermouths and other apritifs have been so misunderstood and undervalued since the end of Prohibition in the United States and suggest that it is time to have a change of heart.
Collects over one hundred recipes for dressings, including yogurt-, sour cream-, oil-and-vinegar-, and soft cheese-based concoctions, plus a variety of marinades for meat, fish, poultry, vegetables,and fruit
Here's to cocktails! Mix them, drink them, enjoy them. This bestselling Little Black Book includes more than 150 recipes for classic cocktails, martinis, punches, tropical drinks (with or without umbrellas), dessert drinks, naughty-sounding cocktails (like "Between the Sheets" and "French Kiss"), tips on cocktail culture, a glossary, and amusing anecdotes. Helpful index includes listings of drinks by name, by primary alcoholic ingredient, and by color/flavoring. The perfect little book for any bartender! Cheers!
The issue concentrates on the history and current production practices unique to the specialty wines. This includes fortified wines, such as ports, sherries, sparkling wines, and distinctive table wines, such as vin santo, botrytised, and carbonic maceration wines. The latest important information for food scientists and nutritionists Peer-reviewed articles by a panel of respected scientists The go-to series since 1948