Soup For Syria

Author: Barbara Abdeni Massaad
Publisher: Interlink Books
ISBN: 9781566560894
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The world has failed Syria's 3.8 million refugees and some of the world's wealthiest countries have turned their backs on this humanitarian disaster. The need for food relief is great and growing. Acclaimed chefs and cookbook authors the world over have come together to help food relief efforts to alleviate the suffering of Syrian refugees. Each has contributed a recipe to this beautifully photographed cookbook of delicious soups from around the world. All profits from the sales of this cookbook will be donated to help fund food relief efforts through various nonprofit organizations.

Terra

Author: Stefano Benni
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 9780394740645
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In the year 2157, during the nuclear winter of six atomic wars, a bizarre collection of irreverent representatives of the remaining superpowers competes in a frenzied space race to reach Terra, the planet that promises the new Eden

The Wolf Who Wanted To Travel The World

Author: Orianne Lallemand
Publisher: Auzou Publishing
ISBN: 9782733823149
Size: 77.30 MB
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"Deep in the Faraway Forest, the wolf was bored to tears. One day, he had an idea...he would travel the world!"--Back cover.

French Wines

Author: Robert Joseph
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9780789446251
Size: 35.14 MB
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Provides a comprehensive guide to the wines of France, describes the wine-growing regions, and recommends classic dishes to match the wines

The Pan Ino

Author: Maria Teresa di Marco
Publisher:
ISBN: 9788867532186
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- A real taste of Italy! - Alessandro Frassica's pan'ini features the best of Italian ingredients and raw foods from the best possible producers - A pan'ino is not just a random object - the sandwich finds a complexity of flavors that can thrill in just one bite What could be more simple than a pan'ino? Take some bread and butter, slice it through the middle and fill it. Seen in this way, the sandwich is almost an "anti-cuisine," a nomadic shortcut that allows for speed and little thought. But when Alessandro Frassica thinks about his pan'ino, he considers it in a different way, not as a short-cut, but as an instrument for telling stories, creating layers of tales right there between the bread and its butter. Because even if the sandwich is simple, it is not necessarily so easy to create. Alessandro searches for ingredients, in the raw foods he finds people: producers of pecorino cheese from Benevento, anchovies from Cetara, 'nduja spicy salami from Calabria. Then, he studies the combinations, the consistencies and the temperature, because a pan'ino is not just a random object; savoury must be complemented by sweet; tapenade softens and provides moisture; bread should be warmed but not dried; thus the sandwich becomes a simple way of saying many excellent things; including finding a complexity of flavors that can thrill in just one bite. Contents: Introduction; Classic pan'ini; Vegetarian pan'ini; Fish pan'ini; Ingredients; Bread.

How I Lost The War

Author: Filippo Bologna
Publisher: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 1908968958
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The award-winning screenwriter Filippo Bologna's first novel is a dark and witty environmental satire set in sun-drenched Tuscany. A small and idyllic Tuscan village is cast into disarray by the arrival of Otto Gattai, a larger-than-life, greedy and ruthless businessman who has come to turn its legendary baths into a luxury spa. The young Federico, descendant of the noble Cremona family, loathes his family's participation in the transformation of this antique citadel, and of the lives of its inhabitants. Federico and his girlfriend Lea take action, and when peaceful protests prove inadequate, they and their friends wage a guerrilla war against Gattai. Published by Pushkin Press, Howard Curtis's How I Lost the War (Come ho perso la guerra) was shortlisted for the 2012 Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize. Bologna's second novel, The Parrots, will be published by Pushkin Press in 2013.

The Caliph And The Ayatollah

Author: Fiamma Nirenstein
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781717089526
Size: 38.96 MB
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Why are Sunnis and Shiites fighting each other if both are Muslim? Can Europe rely on Iran, which is pursuing an atomic bomb? Is the West aware of the dangers it faces between the violent fanaticism of the caliph and the disguised expansionism of the ayatollah? Above all, will it be able to defend itself? These questions should not only interest politicians and intellectuals, since they affect our daily lives as Westerners. Almost every day, the media report a new jihadist attack or a further Iranian violation of the nuclear deal. However, ISIS massacres and aggressive Iranian expansionism are still perceived as events with obscure and irrational motivations. The choice of foreign fighters, who leave the comforts of what they perceive as our "empty and corrupt" society for the black flag and the ideal of "purity" of the Islamic State, seems equally illogical to us. While exploring the genesis of this gloomy scenario, this book underlines that there may be a glimpse of light. This is because Arab countries are now discovering that they have a shared interest--both with each other and with the West--to uproot extremist Shiite and Sunni terror. Paradoxically, the history of the Middle East and the relations between the Western world and Islam have never proved so open to a turning point as they do today.