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The Gourmet Inca

by Julia Child-Inca

Ok, so I lied. There is no such book. However, we do have these nice cookbooks!

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GUINEA PIGS: Purchase, Care, Feeding & Breeding
by Hans L. Schippers. Adorable color photos of our favorite "pigs." Condition: NEW 2006 Rebo hardcover (pictorial boards) & DJ (in mylar jacket), no printing given. Content: OK, so there are NO recipes for guinea pig dishes here, but . . . I couldn't resist. A guinea pig is the right choice for both young and old. These rodents have a friendly character and are easy to take care of. This basic guide presents important aspects and issues in a clear and easy-to-understand manner. It is ipacked with practical information, pointers, and tips concdrning all aspects of caring for the guinea pig. It also includes a brief history of this originally South American animal. [1 copy available]
$ 3.50 + $ 3.19 media shipping..

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Guinea Pigs

by Myra Waldo. B&W illustrations by John Alcorn. Condition: NEW 2001 Hippocrene Books Trade Paperbck, second printing. Perfect. Content: To our south lies the vast, complex area of South America, a continent of seemingly boundless distances. It offers much to the tourist, and to the gourmet too. For South America food is amazingly good-a complete, almost undiscovered cookery style. As a rule it is mild and no more highly seasoned than American food. BUT no recipes for guinea pig! Questions welcome. [2 copies available]
$ 4.89 + $ 3.09 media shipping.

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South American Cooking

BEST EVER COCKTAILS: Traditional and Modern Cocktails for Every Occasion
by Linda Doeser. Color photos of completed drinks by Chris Linton. Condition: NEW 2003 Paragon (UK) hardcover over spriral binding, first edition. Content: From an Acapulco to the American Rose to Buck's Fizz to the Crocodile including the more familiar drinks of Cuba Libre, Daiquiris, Bloody Mary, and Shirley Temples - this book has it all. Detailed ingredients and directions. Questions welcome. [1 copy available.]
$ 2.29 +$ 3.29 media shipping.

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Best Ever Cocktails, Recipes

COOKERY AND DINING IN IMPERIAL ROME: A Bibliography, Critical Review and Translation of the Ancient Book Known as Apicus de re Coquinaria
by Apicius. Edited & translated by Joseph Dommers Vehling. 49 B&W illustrations. Condition: NEW 1997 Dover Trade Paper edition, no printing given . Most likely printed in c. late 1990s or early 2000s. Tiny edge wear. Content: Oldest known cookbook in existence offers readers a clear picture of what foods Romans ate, how they prepared them. Actual recipes—from fig fed pork and salt fish balls in wine sauce to pumpkin Alexander style, nut custard turnovers and rose pie. Reviewer: "What I find most praiseworthy about this book is Dommers Vehling's obvious interest in gastronomy in general and in ancient cookery in particular. He makes a fairly honest attempt to fill in some of the background for the reader. And although he may be guilty of having his own point of view, we must remember that he was writing over sixty years ago. Dommers also gives the Latin names of the recipes, makes comments on many of them and makes references to other translations." [1 copy available]
$ 8.00 + $ 3.19 media shipping.

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Cookery & Dining Imperial Rome, Apicius

ICE CREAM DELIGHTS: Frosty pies, chilly cakes, cool drinks and more
by Publications International Beautiful color photos illustrate. Condition: UNREAD 1994 Publications International hardcover (pictorial boards - no DJ issued), first printing. Content: Wonderful, fattening and delicious - from White Chocolate Ice Cream with Almonds (Blue Bell in Brehnam does this better than any one on the planet!) to Chocolate Tortoni to Pink Champagne Sorbet, throw caution to the wind and enjoy! Questions welcome. [1 copy available]
$ 3.49 + $ 3.19 media shipping.

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Ice Cream Delights

by Valentina Harris. David Sim (Cover & Illus). Condition: Fine 1986 Pantheon hardcover (pictorial boards) & DJ (in mylar jacket), first American edition. Full color illustrations. Content: Italian recipies for any and all occasions - any and all types. Questions welcome. [1 copy available]
$ 5.59 + $ 3.29 media shipping.

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Regional Italian Cooking

SALSE DI POMODORO: Making the Great Tomato Sauces of Italy.
by Julia Della Croce. Color photos of completed recipes by Ellen Silverman. Condition: NEW 1996 Chronicle Books soft cover, first edition, first printing. Tiny edgewear bottom cover edge. Content: Whether your tomato sauce of choice is raw, cooked, sweet, racy, buttery, velvety, chunky, fruity, complex or simple, Croce makes it clear that certain principles adhere. An ardent proponent of quickly cooked sauce, she divides her 45 recipes into five varieties for use on pasta, pizza, risotto and more: basic, quick, vegetarian, with meat (the only long-simmering kind) and with seafood. She stresses the simplicity of Italian-made sauces and the techniques whereby an American kitchen can turn out a delicious sauce in which the tomato is made to "taste like a tomato." Especially useful is a discussion of canned tomatoes (whole, crushed, pureed), tomato pastes and prepared "sauces." History, fundamentals and mail-order sources round out this useful and enticing specialty compendium. Questions welcome. [1 copy available]
$ 3.79 + $ 3.29 media shipping.

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Salse di Pomodoro

by Victoria Wise and Susanna Hofman. B&W illustrations by Lisa Henderling. Condition: NEW 1990 Workman Publishing softcover edition, 5th printing. Tiny shelfwear to bottom cover corner. Interior perfect. Content: Over 200 surprising to traditional recipes using the corn or flour tortilla as the base. Toppings & Stuffings: Salsas (Fiesta Salsa; South American Jalapeno-Parsley Salsa; Orange-Onion Salsa; Salsa Verde); Toppings ( Well-Grilled Guacamole; Pan-Grilled Chili Strips; Deviled Peanuts and Coconut); Fillings: ( Carne Asada Genghis Kahn; Pork and Corn Meatballs; Zesty Ground Lamb; Thai-Style Shrimp; Scallops with Sauce Belize; Black Beans with Mangoes and Fried Lemons); and Finales ( Sweet Banana Tacos; La Bamba Flautas; Coffee Ice Cream Tostada Sundae). Plus how to make your own corn tortillas, flour tortillas, and hominy tortillas. Questions welcome. [1 copy available]
$ 4.39 + $ 3.29 media shipping.

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Well-Filled Tortilla Cookbook

art by Dianka. Condition: NEW package of 12 bookplates made by pacaritambo books. The peel-off label stock is heavier than most bookplate materials and is matte and not glossy. They are as perfect as possible, and we feel the subject matter is much different than you can get anywhere else. 3.0 wide x 3.5 high. Content: Kitchen chef making a delicious fruit pie on a "cutting board" with beige design background. We can personalize your bookplate (the font is Snell Blk BT) - just email us the name. Any questions, click here to email us.
$ 4.00 + $ 2.85 first class shipping. International shipping available.

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Cookbook Bookplates

Fish Dinners