Stationery Fever: From The Paper Clips To Pencils And Everyting In Between by Komurki, John; Angela Nicoletti Et Al
This beautifully designed book shows how the seemingly mundane objects that populate desks and cubicles everywhere are now being re-imagined as collector's items. And as today's trendsetting artists and designers are increasingly returning to non-digital techniques and methods, letterpress stationery, typewriters, and ink pens have developed the cache of vintage fashion and cars. Whether you're stuffing a college backpack or decorating your home office, this book will appeal to lovers of lo-fi and bespoke objects alike.
Monet Cookbook, The: Recipes From Giverny by Gentner, Florence; Francis Hammond (Photos)
It's well known that Claude Monet was a gourmand as well as an artistic genius. Now, sixty of those recipes are gathered in this elegantly produced book brimming with the colors and flavors of Giverny, France. Beautiful reproductions of Monet's art compliment the recipes, along with photographs of the artist enjoying these dishes with his family, friends, and fellow artists. The recipes themselves, selected for their rustic appeal and use of only the freshest ingredients, range from simple galettes and hearty casseroles to fine soufflés, seafood dishes, and delicious tarts, cakes, and other pastries.
Art Forms In Nature: A Colouring Book Of Ernst Haeckel's Print by Dziadosz, Barbara
Based on the intricate illustrations of Ernst Haeckel, one of the world's most celebrated naturalists and artists, this coloring book provides hours of absorbing and soothing entertainment. Ernst Haeckel's series of incredibly detailed prints have influenced designers and artists for over a century. Collected in books such as the perennial bestsellers Art Forms in Nature and Art Forms from the Ocean, they now form the basis of a beautiful coloring book that is suitable for any age.
Inspiring Patterns: The Modern Art Colouring Book by Badreddine, Delphine (Ed.) J.Berthezene (Illus.)
Based on modern and contemporary art masterpieces, this collection of hypnotic and intricate patterns provides the perfect canvas for coloring-book enthusiasts of all ages. This book offers hours of coloring opportunities using the shapes and forms of some of the world's great modern and contemporary artists. The dots of Chuck Close, the helixes and spirals of M.C. Escher, the playful lines of Calder and Miró, and even the splatters of Jackson Pollock are translated into boldly lined and enthralling illustrations.
Fishing In Hong Kong: A How-To Guide To Making The Most Of The Territory's Shores, Reservoirs And Surrounding Waters by Sharp, Mike; John Peters; Lizzie Sharp-Eliazar
Did you leave your fishing rods at home before relocating to Hong Kong, unaware that such a densely populated place could support recreational fishing? Mike Sharp and John Peters walk you through the local angling spots and describe key tactics normally known only by Hong Kong anglers. Carp fishing, pier fishing, and trolling for game fish are just some of the topics covered in a warm, descriptive text beautifully illustrated by Lizzie Sharp-Eliazar. Whether you live in a skyscraper or a village, this book will encourage you to get out onto the territory's beautiful waters or rocky shore and cast a line - in the hope that the next one will be the one that didn't get away.
Bonsai And Penjing: Ambassadors Of Peace & Beauty by Mcclellan, Ann
This book tells the awe-inspiring stories of bonsai and penjing trees in the collection of the National Arboretum in Washington D.C. It details their valuable role in international diplomacy and as instruments of American presidential influence. It also describes their inclusion in world's fair exhibitions, in Asian-inspired gardens around the country, and as a window onto the extensive cultivation of bonsai in North America today. Stories of individual trees and forest plantings are featured, as are the roles played by the skilled and talented creators of these living art forms.
Nonya Heritage Kitchen Origins, Utensils And Recipes by Ong Jin Teong
The Peranakan or Baba and Nonya culture is the result of intermarriage, from the 15th century, between Chinese immigrants and the local population of Indonesia and Malaya. The resulting fusion of cuisines, however, is not just of China and the Southeast Asian archipelago, but also from Portugal, the Netherlands and England, as well as the places they colonized. Nonya Heritage Kitchen brings together the stories of how popular food, cooking techniques, ingredients and utensils from these spheres of influence interacted to create Nonya cuisine. This telling is via the background and recipes of both well-known and rare dishes such as Bak Chang, Rempah Udang, Sugee Cake, Kiam Chai Ark, Kuih Bahulu, Cheek Bee Soh, Sesargon, and Kuih Koci.Also included is a list of stores and online shops for Nonya kitchen utensils. Here is an extraordinary and practical cookbook that reveals new information about the wide-spread and global roots of Nonya food.
At Home From Pot To Pot: Bringing The Joy And Health Benefits Of Plants Into The Home by Menezes, Pauline
Discover the joy planting your own herbs and spices, and cooking with them! Take your cooking to the next level by incorporating fresh home-grown herbs and spices! At Home From Pot to Pot is a fully illustrated guide on how to grow 16 different herbs and spices and using them to prepare 30 healthy and wholesome dishes with exciting flavours that are sure to delight.
Herbalicious: Contemporary Cooking With Chinese Herbs by Wong, Joanna
In this collection of more than 50 original recipes, Chinese herbal cuisine specialist Joanna Wong introduces readers to a contemporary approach to cooking with Chinese herbs. In collaboration with a team of garlanded chefs from around the world, Joanna brings together a unique and ambitious collection of recipes that prove that Chinese herbs are far more flexible ingredients than you could ever have thought. Herbalicious contains a diversity of international recipes, from east to west; and for all occasions, including salads and soups, main courses, desserts and drinks. Complete with a comprehensive illustrated guide to Chinese herbs, and complemented with Joanna's insights to the properties, health benefits and taste profiles of the herbs used in each recipe, Herbalicious charts a new path to contemporary cooking with Chinese herbs for the modern table.
Pan-Asian Sport And The Emergence Of Modern Asia, 1913-1974 by Huebner, Stefan
The first major study of the history of sports across Asia, this book reveals how the history of regional sporting events in Asia during the twentieth century can be read as a staging of power relations both within Asia and between Asia and the West. Looking specifically at the Far Eastern Championship Games that began in 1913, the Western Asiatic Games of 1934, and the early Asian Games of 1951-74, Stefan Huebner describes how missionary groups and colonial administrations viewed sporting success not only as a triumph of physical strength and endurance but also of moral education and social reform. Based on a vast range of archival materials, this book shows how sporting events helped shape anti-colonial sentiments, Asian nationalisms, and cultural aspirations in places such as the Philippines, China, Japan, India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Iran.
Cafe/ Sg: A Cafe Lover's Guide To Singapore by Chan, Fiona (Ed.)
Singapore's food scene is renowned for its raucous hawker centres and world-class gourmet restaurants, but in recent years it is its cosmopolitan café industry that has been charting a caffeine-fuelled course to take over the country. This handy guide offers a timely snapshot of this java zeitgeist sweeping the nation. It profiles 50 of the best-known and best-hidden cafés on the island. Accompanying the succinct but richly detailed descriptions of each café are artistic photos as well as helpful information such as price guides, websites, opening hours, addresses and walking directions from the nearest MRT station.
Asian Pies: A Collection Pies, And Tarts With An Asian Twist by Lee, Evonne Lyn; Sara Fc Lee
In this stunning cookbook of fifty exciting pie recipes, seasoned bakers Evonne Lyn Lee and Sarah FC Lee present a collection of pot pies, hand pies and tarts with a unique Asian twist. From beef rendang and chilli crab to red bean and pulut hitam, these alluring Asian-inspired flavours will redefine the traditional idea of pies. With more than just delicious pie fillings up their sleeves, Evonne and Sarah also reveal their secret to making the fragrant, buttery and crisp shortcrust pastry that you have always dreamed of. Complete with insightful tips and a comprehensive basics section that offers a variety of pie crust recipes and troubleshooting pointers, Asian Pies is your definitive guidebook to making pies. You will be amazed at how easy it can be.
Eat. Muse. Love! Food For Thought by Chua Foo Yong & Toh Mu Qin
Catch the duet from an 'actively ageing' mother and her daughter in this unique collection of 50 musings on foodie haunts that comes with a twist. Featuring 100 Chinese idioms and 50 eating places, veteran broadcaster Madam Chua Foo Yong waxes lyrical as she loses her way from foodie talk into the world of Chinese culture and shares insights of her own family folks and well-known personalities in the entertainment industry in her time.
Mary Gomes: Food For Family And Friends by
With a wealth of experience and a great passion for cooking, Mary Gomes brings tastes of her Eurasian culinary heritage together in this collection of recipes. A glorious mix of flavours from the East and West, Eurasian cuisine is often spicy and savoury, reflecting the influence of a multitude of cultures, including Portuguese, Dutch, British, Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan.
Mary Gomes: Food For Evryday Cooking by
Mary Gomes brings tastes of her Eurasian culinary heritage together in this collection of recipes for everyday cooking. A glorious mix of flavours from the East and West, Eurasian cuisine is often spicy and savoury, reflecting the influence of a multitude of cultures, including Portuguese, Dutch, British, Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan.
Nanban: Japanese Soul Food by Anderson, Tim
Ramen, gyoza, fried chicken, udon, pork belly buns, and other boldly flavored, stick-to-your ribs dishes comprise Southern Japanese soul food. The antidote to typical refined restaurant fare, this hearty comfort food has become popular in the US as street food and in ramen bars. In a unique package that includes a cool exposed binding, Nanban brings home cooks the best of these crave-inducing treats. From pungent kimchi to three types of Japanese fried chicken, and with a primer on Japanese ingredients and substitutions, Nanban is the perfect cookbook for any lover of Asian food.
Eatsingapore 2016 by Chuah, Bethany
The EAT concept originated in Sweden and is now published in 16 cities around the world. EATSingapore features 12 lovingly curated restaurants in an exclusive and limited edition book that fits into a handbag. As holder of the book you will receive one of two main courses free for a table for two at each restaurant. The list of dining establishments include Bincho, BoCHINche, El Mero Mero, Kilo, Long Chim, Luxe, Oso, Saha and several others. At the end of the evening the chef or GM will sign the book to validate your visit and make the experience unique and exclusive. A new limited edition will be printed each year with the latest dining discoveries. Not only does each book become a collectible keepsake, it is also a trace of the year's gastronomic adventures.
Kitchen Stories by Bellegarde, Elodie
Kitchen Stories is a cookbook exploring how our moods and emotions are closely related to how we eat and cook. A compilation of 20 chapters, each one exploring a specific mood, each recipe is styled and photographed to convey the mood it represents, while each chapter is introduced with a short narrative exploring the concepts and personal memory of particular emotions.
Chinese Feasts & Festivals: A Cookbook by Moey, S. C.
Divided into two sections, respectively detailing feasts and festivals, Chinese Feasts & Festivals explains the significance of each dish and shares a delicious recipe for its preparation. author and illustrator S. C. Moey documents the multitude of dishes served at a traditional Chinese feast, as well as the specialties prepared to celebrate the year's most important festivals, including the Dragon Boat Festival, the Mooncake Festival and, of course, Chinese New Year.
Lucky Rice: Stories And Recipes From Night Markets, Feasts And Family Tables by Chang, Danielle
In Lucky Rice, Danielle Chang, founder of the festival of the same name which brings night markets, grand feasts, and dumpling-making sessions to America's biggest cities feeds our obsession for innovative Asian cuisine through 100 recipes inspired by a range of cultures. Here, comfort foods marry ancient traditions with simple techniques and fresh flavors and include a few new classics as well: chicken wings marinated in hot Sichuan seasonings; sweet Vietnamese coffee frozen into pops; and one-hour homemade kimchi that transforms pancakes, tacos, and even Bloody Marys.