Alice Lascelles - Ten Cocktails - Hodder & Stoughton

Time remaining

  • -- days
  • -- hours
  • -- minutes
  • -- seconds
Other Formats
  • Paperback £9.99
    More information
    • ISBN:9781444791402
    • Publication date:19 Oct 2017
  • E-Book £P.O.R.
    More information
    • ISBN:9781444791389
    • Publication date:23 Apr 2015

Ten Cocktails

The Art of Convivial Drinking

By Alice Lascelles

  • Hardback
  • £16.99

The sophisticated edit of the cocktail menu.

In Ten Cocktails, The Times drinks columnist Alice Lascelles uses ten of her favourite cocktails to distil the stories, recipes and tips she has amassed in more than a decade in pursuit of the mixed drink. Join her as she dodges the washing lines of backstreet Havana in search of the perfect Daiquiri, scours the cocktail bars of Tokyo for the world's best ice carvers, harvests juniper in the hills of Umbria, goes sipping Sazeracs in New Orleans and unearths the mixological secrets of The Savoy.

What makes a G&T glow in the dark? Who threw the world's first cocktail party? Why does a Bloody Mary taste best at 35,000 feet? And what's the key to opening champagne with a sword?

By the time you finish Ten Cocktails you will have the answers to these questions and many more, as well as an armoury of cocktail recipes for every occasion, from convivial party-starters and lip-smacking sours to slow-stirred whiskey drinks and indulgent nightcaps.

Whether you've just forked out for your first shaker, or you've got your Martini mixing down to a tee, this book will have you thirsting to try new things come 6 o'clock.

Biographical Notes

Alice Lascelles writes about hard liquor for The Times and co-founded the award-winning magazine for bartenders and sommeliers, Imbibe. Her articles and columns have also appeared in The Sunday Times, Time Out and Financial Times. A second life as a musician has seen her tour with the White Stripes and record sessions for national radio. She lives in London with her husband, two sons and cocker spaniel Daisy.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444791372
  • Publication date: 23 Apr 2015
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Saltyard Books
Those seeking a bibulous bible should look no further than Ten Cocktails... It's a fabulous publication that sees Lascelles sharing her expert knowledge on the art of mixing drinks, thanks to her experiences traversing the globe in the name of the perfect libation. — Square Meal
As lighter evenings call for a return to the cocktail hour, this great little book is the perfect source of inspiration... A perfect blend of history and how-to. — The Lady
With her new book, Ten Cocktails, Alice Lascelles joins the likes of David Wondrich (Imbibe) and Rosie Schaap (Drinking with Men), as one of the few people who can elevate the craft of writing about drinks and drinking to a true literary level. Perhaps it's better to just say This Book is a Great Read, and you'll Learn a Lot, Too. Who could ask for more? — Gaz Regan, San Francisco Chronicle and author of The Joy of Mixology
I love, love, love the book...Very nicely done indeed. — David Wondrich, Esquire and author of Imbibe! and Punch
Landing somewhere between a memoir, recipe book and history lesson, The Art Of Convivial Drinking has something for every reader...highly accomplished. — Hunger TV
Beautiful... it's the thinking drinker's cocktail book. — Susan Low, Delicious Magazine
Alice Lascelles is one of my favourite drinks writers, she has that rare and perfect mix of style, wit and practicality. — William Sitwell, Masterchef Judge & editor of Waitrose Kitchen Magazine
LOVING this. — Helen McGinn, Knackered Mothers Wine Club
The quintessential guide to maxing and relaxing. — The Darkness
This book is destined to become the most stained and beloved book in home bars around the world, after it leaves people's bedsides. All-in-all, a great and relevant read. — Jared Brown, Mixellany
With an approachable conversational style Alice belies a superb knowledge of the world of drinks, imparting interesting facts, anecdotes and recommended formulations for each cocktail. — Simon Difford, diffordsguide.com
I love it. — Mark Hix
Saltyard Books

Two Kitchens

Rachel Roddy
Authors:
Rachel Roddy

For ten years Rachel Roddy immersed herself in the culture of Roman cooking, but it was the flavours of the south that she and her Sicilian partner Vincenzo often craved - sun-ripened tomatoes, lemons, capers, anchovies, oregano, almonds, oranges - the quintessential ingredients of Sicilian cooking. Eventually the chance arose to spend more time at Vincenzo's old family house in a flat-roofed industrial town in south-east Sicily, and with it the opportunity to embrace the recipes, culture and food stories of the family's past. Making the best of fresh, seasonal ingredients, these are the simple, everyday family recipes that emerge from these two distant but connected kitchens in Sicily and Rome. From tomato and salted ricotta salad, caponata and baked Sicilian pasta to lemon crumble, honeyed peaches and almond and chocolate cake, they are the recipes that you will want to cook again and again until you've made them your own.

Hodder & Stoughton

Save Money: Good Food - Family Feasts for a Fiver

The essential cookbook for delicious and nutritious recipes without spending more than a fiver! The accompaniment to ITV's hit series Save Money: Good Food, starring household favourites Susanna Reid and Matt Tebbutt. The premise of ITV's Save Money: Good Food is simple: families can eat like royalty for just a fiver per meal, if they buy wisely, eliminate waste, and know not just what the best buys are but what tastes truly great. With Family Feasts for a Fiver, you'll be able to use that knowledge to create dishes that range from quick fixes to showpiece family meals - not to mention getting the best out of every ingredient with leftover specials. You'll save time and money, but not compromise on taste.Cook smart; Waste less; Eat deliciously. EAT WELL EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK FOR JUST £5!

Hodder & Stoughton

Eat. Live. Go - Fresh Food Fast

Donal Skehan
Authors:
Donal Skehan

The quick and easy cookbook from Irish TV star and Saturday Kitchen host Donal Skehan.EAT.LIVE.GO - Fresh Food Fast is a collection of quick and easy recipes for busy and energetic lifestyles. Donal's healthy approach to eating provides big flavour, the optimum nutrition the body needs, plus delicious treats. Donal offers up brilliant recipes to cook at home, from everyday eating with family and friends, to restorative meals to nurture and nourish, including dishes from Donal's travels in Europe and South East Asia. EAT.LIVE.GO - Fresh Food Fast is a cookbook for anyone who loves good food and eating well.

Hodder & Stoughton

Fresh

Donal Skehan
Authors:
Donal Skehan

Simple, delicious, healthy recipes from Irish TV and Saturday Kitchen host Donal Skehan"I aim for balanced eating, which allows me to enjoy the food I've always loved but also puts a focus on including as much seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables, grains and smaller amounts of high-quality meats in my diet. I take my time to cook and I take my time to eat. These 'rules' allow me to stay true to what I believe good home cooking to be - at its heart, this is a book of healthy, fresh recipes that are as nourishing as they are delicious."DONAL SKEHANFRESH is jam-packed with yummy recipes to cook at home and fill you with energy. Don't deprive yourself - it's all about maximising your health through eating delicious and nutrient-packed food.Tying into Donal's TV series on eating for energy, FRESH includes recipes for breakfasts and snacks as well as Food On The Run, Quick Cook Suppers, and Better For You Dessert & Sweet Treats, such as Peanut Butter Brownies, Mega Beetroot Burgers, Mini Quinoa, Pea and Courgette Cakes, Gluten-free Pancakes with Blueberry, Banana and Honey - big on flavour and chock-full of goodness!

Saltyard Books

Honey & Co: The Baking Book

Itamar Srulovich, Sarit Packer
Authors:
Itamar Srulovich, Sarit Packer

Our day is marked by what comes out of the pastry section, and there's always something good on the way: sticky buns full of cherries and pistachios in the morning; a loaf of rich dough rolled with chocolate, hazelnuts and cinnamon that has been proving since dawn and comes out of the oven fresh for elevenses. Lunch is a crisp, crumbly shell of pastry filled with spiced lamb or burnt aubergine, and at teatime there are cheesecakes and fruit cakes, small cakes and massive cookies - so many cakes that it's hard to choose one. (There's no need to worry, whatever you choose will be great!) After dinner there might be poached peaches with roses or something more traditional, sweet and salty Knafe drenched in orange blossom syrup, or maybe just a small piece of fresh marzipan. There's something sweet, something in the oven for everyone, all day long - welcome to Honey & Co.

Saltyard Books

Vanilla Black

Andrew Dargue
Authors:
Andrew Dargue

'The food is creative, beautifully presented and exciting.' Guardian'To us, the fact our cooking is vegetarian is incidental - we just like to eat good food. We love to reinvent classic dishes, create new flavour combinations, source unusual ingredients and occasionally we use a microwave because well, why not?' From the start, Andrew and Donna's rule was, no pasta bake and no vegetable curry. They set up Vanilla Black as a restaurant with a mission - to reinvent expectations about what it means to eat vegetarian food. It's all about the flavour, the first bite that intrigues, the surprising, the unusual, the recipes your friends will want to steal. From Jerusalem artichoke, white wine and thyme pie to a reinvention of classic tomatoes on toast, from Savoy cabbage pudding to broad bean and lemon cheesecake, from smoky baked beans to Marmite new potatoes, and from parsnip cake with Horlicks frosting to cherry Bakewell tart with marzipan custard, this surprising and inventive cookbook will change the way you think about food - and leave you wanting more. Vanilla Black restaurant is co-owned by Andrew Dargue, head chef, and his partner Donna Conroy, who runs front of house. www.vanillablack.co.uk @vanillablack1

Saltyard Books

What Katie Ate At The Weekend

Katie Quinn Davies
Authors:
Katie Quinn Davies
Hodder & Stoughton

Alex Hollywood: My Busy Kitchen - A lifetime of family recipes

Alex Hollywood
Authors:
Alex Hollywood
Saltyard Books

Marmalade

Sarah Randell
Authors:
Sarah Randell

From the arrival of the first boxes of bitter Seville oranges at the greengrocer's in January, to the sweet-sharp scent of citrus fruit filling the kitchen as the preserving pan bubbles away on the stove, there is something deeply satisfying about the annual ritual of making marmalade and piling the pantry shelves high with neatly labeled jars of glistening preserves.Once you've perfected the set and balanced the bittersweet flavour in your traditional orange marmalade, you might experiment with different fruits, or try adding alcohol, essences or spices - cardamom, ginger or a hint of bergamot - but after that, what to do with all those pots of citrus perfection? A jar or two to friends and family, another for the breakfast table... and then what? It's time to start using it for baking and cooking. From Christmas ham to rhubarb and marmalade trifle, and from chocolate fondants with bitter orange centres to marmalade marguerites, here is all the inspiration you need to make the most of marmalade right through the year.

Saltyard Books

Good Food For Your Table

Melrose and Morgan
Authors:
Melrose and Morgan

'This shop is now an institution... one all too easily becomes addicted.' Alan BennettGood Food For Your Table is a grocer's guide: this is the shopping basket deconstructed, including all you need to know about seasonality, provenance, storage, preserving and serving the very best food.Melrose and Morgan have ten years' experience as high-street grocers, and here they share expert information to help you buy the best food so there will always be good things to eat at home. A well-stocked larder is the backbone of any kitchen, and this book is a compendium of advice on the best ingredients to buy and how to manage your kitchen cupboard to ensure nothing goes to waste. It also includes a selection of favourite recipes and simple, quick ideas to rustle up a meal. If you've ever found yourself confused about the difference between mixed spice and allspice, Stilton and Stichelton, quinoa and couscous, then this is the book for you. We all want to be more knowledgeable about the food we eat, and this is the essential storecupboard handbook that no discerning cook should be without.

Hodder & Stoughton

Perfect Preserves

Thane Prince, Thane Prince
Authors:
Thane Prince, Thane Prince

"This book takes you by the hand and leads you through the door into the wonderful world of preserving. Each type of preserve is introduced with a recipe that tells you everything you need to know about how to make a perfect jar - be it delectable plum jam, beautiful lemon curd, or scrumptious apple chutney. Anyone can make a perfect preserve by following these recipes and making the most of the fruit and vegetables you grow in your garden, pick from your allotment or buy at the local market."THANE PRINCEThe Big Allotment Challenge preserving expert Thane Prince shares her knowledge and gives home cooks everything they need to make delicious preserves at home. With over 100 delicious recipes as well as indispensable tips and shortcuts, in Perfect Preserves you'll find inspiration on every page. * Jams* Jellies* Fruit Curds* Marmalades & Conserves* Liqueurs & Cordials* Fruit Butters & Cheeses* Chutneys* Pickles* Relishes* Sauces & Ketchups

Saltyard Books

Honey & Co

Itamar Srulovich, Sarit Packer
Authors:
Itamar Srulovich, Sarit Packer

*Winners of the Jeremy Round Award for Best First Food Book at the Guild of Food Writers Awards**Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink Awards Cookery Book of the Year 2015**Sunday Times Food Book of the Year 2014*'Middle Eastern Cooking at its most inspiring. Brilliantly useful and exquisitely designed.' BBC Good Food Magazine*Best Newcomer in the Observer Food Monthly Awards 2013*This is our food, this is our restaurant - fresh fruit and vegetables, wild honey, big bunches of herbs, crunchy salads, smoky lamb, bread straight from the oven, old-fashioned stews, Middle Eastern traditions, falafel, dips, and plenty of tahini on everything.Squeeze in, grab a chair, ignore or enjoy the noise, the buzz, and tuck in. Leave room for dessert - cheesecake, a marzipan cookie with a Turkish coffee. Let us look after you - welcome to Honey & Co.Chapters include:Mezze; Fresh Salads; Light Dinners; Balls & stuff; Slow cooked; Veggie; Dessert; Drinks

Hodder & Stoughton

The After School Cookbook

Nick Coffer
Authors:
Nick Coffer
Hodder & Stoughton

Chilli Notes

Thomasina Miers
Authors:
Thomasina Miers
Saltyard Books

One

Florence Knight
Authors:
Florence Knight

Cooking's new golden girl. GuardianThe new kitchen goddess. Daily MailEach chapter in One focuses on recipes built around one particular store cupboard ingredient, such as ketchup, oil, salt and honey. The result is a host of modern European dishes that have appeal, longevity and a touch of elegance to boot. OliveShe made her name as head chef at London's Polpetto and now Florence Knight has brought out her first book, One. In it, she turns to the kitchen cupboard to create no-nonsense but creative food from her favourite ingredients - proving just how much can be achieved with a bottle of ketchup and some imagination. Waitrose KitchenFlorence is the next big thing in cooking. Observer Food Monthly'Less is more' typifies Florence's style. She cooks with delicacy and almost poetic simplicity but with a meticulous attention to detail that manifests itself in dishes of rare and delightful flavours. Russell Norman, Polpo

Hodder & Stoughton

Delia's Cakes

Delia Smith
Authors:
Delia Smith

Delia's Book of Cakes was first published in 1977, and such is the staying power of this 35-year-old phenomenon, it has never been out of print. Now, to celebrate its success, it has undergone a complete contemporary makeover. It still retains the much-loved favourites that have stood the test of time, but now alongside them there are new recipes, new ideas, new ingredients, and new and simpler methods. Over 90% of the recipes in the book have been tested gluten-free. From timeless classics like coffee and walnut sponge and old-fashioned cherry cake, to seasonal classice like Christmas and simnel cake, to exciting new recipes such as iced hidden strawberry cup cakes and chunky marmalade muffins, Delia brings her touch of baking magic to your kitchen. All this is as you would expect from Delia: easy accessible recipes, carefully tested, and utterly to be trusted. Quite simply - as then, so now - the only book of cakes you'll ever need is Delia's Cakes.

Hodder & Stoughton

The Great Northern Cookbook

Sean Wilson
Authors:
Sean Wilson

"This journey has given me the exciting opportunity to bring my cooking life full circle, and to introduce you to the very best recipes from the North of England. I've been able to delve deep into the diverse cultures, histories and traditions of the North and, of course, Northern food. The results of my travels, my many tastings, meals and experiments, are presented here, in a book that revels in its Northernness!"SEAN WILSONBritain is a nation built on its food, and nowhere has a richer heritage than the North of England. In The Great Northern Cookbook, Sean Wilson - former Coronation Street actor now award-winning cheese-maker and chef - is our guide to the culinary highlights of the North. A proud Lancastrian, Sean serves up timeless recipes and reveals the history behind the foods you love.In The Great Northern Cookbook you'll find homely hotpots and pies, alongside beef stew with melting dumplings, and a recipe for the soft, warm oven-bottom muffins. With soups to feed an army, traditional sweet treats, delicious Northern curries, and of course timeless Yorkshire puddings with mushy peas and gravy, Sean serves up the greats from Lancashire, Yorkshire, Cumbria and Northumberland.Embrace the Northern passion for simple food, made with good, authentic ingredients. Tying in to a new TV series, The Great Northern Cookbook is packed with delicious and affordable recipes you'll want to eat and share

Saltyard Books

Prashad Cookbook

Kaushy Patel
Authors:
Kaushy Patel
Saltyard Books

Scandilicious Baking

Signe Johansen
Authors:
Signe Johansen

Discover the secrets of great baking with Scandilicious flair...Scandinavian baking is among the best in the world. Deeply ingrained in the culture, it is a distinctive part of the Nordic identity, history and well-being. Welcome to a place where cakes made with real butter are celebrated rather than feared, where entire festivals are dedicated to baking and where it is believed there is nothing quite like the thrill of making one's own bread, Christmas biscuits or cardamom buns.Following on from the success of SECRETS OF SCANDINAVIAN COOKING...SCANDILICIOUS, Signe Johansen shares with us a mouth-watering selection of traditional and modern baked treats. Think moreish müsli bread hot from the oven; pumpkin, cheese and sage muffins that pack a real flavour punch; and irresistable redcurrant mazarin tart or upside-down blueberry cake - perfect for summer entertaining.

Saltyard Books

The Camper Van Coast

Martin Dorey, Sarah Randell
Authors:
Martin Dorey, Sarah Randell