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How to Drink

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ISBN13: 9780740785740
ISBN10: 0740785745
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In the past few decades, many of us have become sophisticated about food, but we have not given the same attention to what we drink. In How to Drink, Victoria Moore aims to redress the balance, by showing how to drink well throughout the seasons and at all times of day.

She explains how to make the most delicious coffee and juices; how to choose wine that complements your food; and how to make cocktails for every occasion--whether to serve a garden barbecue, as a cold weather aperitif, or just to unwind with at the end of the day.

Here are recipes for mint juleps in the spring, sloe gin in the autumn, hot buttered rum in the winter, and year-round showstoppers including the world's best gin and tonic. Moore is also an impassioned advocate of unfairly maligned drinks such as sherry, Campari and saki, and gives fascinating historical background on different spirits as well as invaluable advice on creating your home bar.

How to Drink is a hugely readable, browseable and authoritative handbook, whose aim is to inform, entertain and crucially, make sure you can find the right drink at the right time.

"It doesn't need to be either difficult or expensive to drink as well as you eat, it just requires a little care..."

"A splendid book. Victoria Moore is quite right--it's not how much you drink but how you drink." --Fergus Henderson, chef and co-owner, St. Johns Restaurant

"I loved How to Drink. For the first time in years I have broken open a bottle of vodka for a Bloody Mary, remembered how much better mulled cider is than mulled wine, drawn a fresh kettle for tea..." --Joanna Weinberg, author of How to Feed Your Friends with Relish

"Anyone who loves their food should heed this unmatchable tutorial in the art of enjoying drink; Victoria Moore succinctly puts every sip in lively context, banishing the guilt from the pleasure of it all." --Rose Prince, author of The New English Kitchen

About the Author

Victoria Moore lives in London and is Britain's brightest young wine critic. She has been writing professionally about drinking since 1998, when she landed a column in the New Statesman. She is now the wine writer for the Guardian and writes a weekly column in the Saturday Weekend magazine. She also works as a feature writer for the Daily Mail.

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Lily, February 5, 2010 (view all comments by Lily)
Not your typical, cut and dry cook book... no.. .it's much more. This gem of a cocktail guide reads more like a letter from a good friend who also happens to include some great cocktail recipes and tidbits of information along the way. Victoria Moore is a woman who appreciates a good cocktail, and for that I respect her immensely. I try not to let our mutual love of Campari and, subsequently, the Negroni skew my opinion too far, but it's hard. If you were hoping for a book full of shot recipes with lude names, look somewhere else. If you're looking for a good companion with insights into the proper way to make a 'G&T', the proper time to drink Pimm's Cup no 6, and a good large volume punch recipe, then... well.. cheers!
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Lily, February 5, 2010 (view all comments by Lily)
Not your typical, cut and dry cook book... no.. .it's much more. This gem of a cocktail guide reads more like a letter from a good friend who also happens to include some great cocktail recipes and tidbits of information along the way. Victoria Moore is a woman who appreciates a good cocktail, and for that I respect her immensely. I try not to let our mutual love of Campari and, subsequently, the Negroni skew my opinion too far, but it's hard. If you were hoping for a book full of shot recipes with lude names, look somewhere else. If you're looking for a good companion with insights into the proper way to make a 'G&T', the proper time to drink Pimm's Cup no 6, and a good large volume punch recipe, then... well.. cheers!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780740785740
Author:
Moore, Victoria
Publisher:
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Subject:
Beverages - Wine & Spirits
Subject:
Courses & Dishes - Breakfast
Subject:
Beverages - General
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Bartending and Liquor
Subject:
Wine & Spirits
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20091118
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
344
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 20.16 oz

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