BirdOrdinær pris 649,00 kr
This visually stunning survey of birds, chronicling their scientific and popular appeal throughout the ages and around the world, showcases the remarkable diversity of species in the avian kingdom, from tiny hummingbirds to ostriches taller than humans, and icebound penguins to tropical macaws. With its content curated alongside an international panel of ornithologists, art historians, wildlife photographers, conservationists, and curators, this extraordinary book includes illustrations and artwork of all styles, with works by a diverse and often surprising range of creators from many different backgrounds. Arranged in thoughtfully paired juxtapositions, it reveals how artists, illustrators, ornithologists, and photographers - from ancient Egypt to the present - have captured the spirit, likeness, character, and symbolism of birds.
Including Tweety pie paired with the Twitter bird; birds as 300-foot desert carvings or 2-inch-tall ivory statuettes; bird bones, bird bank notes, sculptures and birds shaped as beds, the book's three hundred visually stunning entries span four thousand years of fine art, photography, ornithological drawings, popular culture, and scientific discovery from all corners of the globe to create the ultimate celebration of the winged world.
Japan - The CookbookOrdinær pris 499,00 kr
The definitive, home cooking recipe collection from one of the most respected and beloved culinary cultures.
Japan: The Cookbook has more than 400 sumptuous recipes by acclaimed food writer Nancy Singleton Hachisu. The iconic and regional traditions of Japan are organized by course and contain insightful notes alongside the recipes. The dishes – soups, noodles, rices, pickles, one-pots, sweets, and vegetables – are simple and elegant.
Map: Exploring the WorldOrdinær pris 399,00 kr
A compelling exploration of the ways that humans have mapped the world throughout history - now in a compact new edition Map: Exploring the World brings together more than 250 fascinating examples of maps from the birth of cartography to today's cutting-edge digital maps and reflects the many reasons people make maps - to find their way, to assert ownership, to encourage settlement, or to show political power. Carefully chosen by an international panel of experts and arranged to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, it features maps by the greatest names in cartography and lesser-known creators, as well as rare maps from indigenous cultures around the world.
Peru - The CookbookOrdinær pris 549,00 kr
The definitive cookbook on Peruvian cuisine by the country’s most famous and popular chef, Gastón Acurio. Gastón Acurio is a major national celebrity with 735,000 Twitter followers and more than 1 million Facebook friends. He has his own television show and supporters who want him to be President. Brings 500 authentic recipes from the Peruvian home to the worldwide kitchen for the first time. Named ‘a hot food trend’ by USA Today and ‘the next big thing’ by the Wall Street Journal, Peru is now poised to expand its influence into the home kitchen. From quinoa and ceviche to gluten-free amaranth and aji amarillo, Peruvian food offers an abundance of healthy and unique ingredients. The launch coincides with Peruvian restaurants opening in major cities worldwide as the cuisine is embraced by the mainstream.
Portugal: The CookbookOrdinær pris 599,00 kr
Celebrate Portugal's vibrant, globally-influenced and highly influential food culture via more than 550 classic and contemporary recipes from the acclaimed chef Leandro CarreiraWith its diverse cuisine and intriguing culinary history, Portugal is a top travel destination for food lovers worldwide. Portugal: The Cookbook gathers together dishes from every region of the country, including fish and shellfish dishes from the Algarve coast, hearty stews from the Douro Valley, and the famous and beloved pastries of Lisbon. Acclaimed chef Leandro Carreira has researched more than 550 traditional recipes for home cooks that encapsulate the breadth and diversity of the food of Portugal, a country whose immense culinary influence has spread far beyond its borders.
The Latin American CookbookOrdinær pris 549,00 kr
The most comprehensive and varied selection of recipes ever published from one of the most fascinating and diverse regions of the world – under the expert tutelage of globally renowned Peruvian chef, Virgilio Martínez
Rarely has the incredible range of cuisines from Mexico’s tropical coasts to the icy islands at the foot of South America been documented as comprehensively as in this collection. Global star chef and Peruvian sensation Virgilio Martínez curates, with a personal deep dive into each region’s food culture, culinary delicacies, and local ingredients. The result: more than 600 remarkable recipes that bring to life the vibrancy of Latin America and its myriad influences – indigenous, European, Asian, and beyond. Discover traditional and popular recipes for home cooks from Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela.