Basil & Salt Magazine’s ‘HolidayCheer’ now available for pre order

Planning a dinner party in a way that you’re actually capable of getting it done without panicking is important. It’s bad hospitality for the host to be freaked out.  ~Ted Allen basil & salt magazine is pleased to introduce its signature cookbook series. HolidayCheer is the first in our series and the inaugural issue is… Read More Basil & Salt Magazine’s ‘HolidayCheer’ now available for pre order

Japanese Whisky – A new book worth reading by Paul Rest

While visiting Japan, I discovered that apartment store basements were combinations of mini-restaurants, islands where you could purchase an amazing variety of foods and liquor stores that sold beers (cans of Budweiser were the most popular), wine (mostly French and a very expensive American wines), Champagnes (French) and, of course, spirits. The most popular spirits… Read More Japanese Whisky – A new book worth reading by Paul Rest

Culinary Corner: Annebel Langbein’s Simple Pleasures

Annabel Langbein, New Zealand’s Top Celebrity Chef  released her new cook book, Simple Pleasures in October of last year. Simple Pleasures is the accompanying book to her TV Series which is debuted  the same month across the country.  Through her new book, we now have the opportunity to get to know one of New Zealand’s top Celebrity Chef’s whose style… Read More Culinary Corner: Annebel Langbein’s Simple Pleasures

A must for every kitchen; Jamie Geller’s Joy of Kosher

Cookbooks have evolved over the years and definitely for the better.  Our mothers and grandmothers purchased impersonal cookbooks filled with delightful recipes, some with photographs, some without. Today we have a delicious glimpse in to the culinary authors world that gives us a sense of connection.  The days of the generic cookbook are long past.… Read More A must for every kitchen; Jamie Geller’s Joy of Kosher

The Cookbook Library Presents; Daily Decadence by Sherri Dobay

I received an email not too long ago, asking if I would take a look at a book and write a review.  I readily accepted simply on the title alone, “Daily Decadence The Art of Sensual Living”, by Sherri Dobay.  The title most certainly did not disappoint.  Can you fall in love with a book?  Yes, you… Read More The Cookbook Library Presents; Daily Decadence by Sherri Dobay