Aliza Green

Chef | Consultant | Author

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Field Guide To Seafood

Field Guide to Seafood

Field Guide to Seafood

(Quirk Books)
by Aliza Green

There’s more to seafood than lobster tails and fried calamari. Today’s supermarkets are stocked with a bounty of delicious and delightful choices—everything from salmon and snow crabs to oysters, barnacles, and even sea cucumbers! But you don’t need a degree in marine biology to make sense of it all—just the Field Guide to Seafood. Award-winning chef Aliza Green explains everything you need to know about different kinds of seafood, fish, and prepared fish: how to select them, prepare them, serve them, and more, with a recipe for every one. Beautiful full-color photography depicts carp, catfish, clams, eel, squid, and more than 100 other swimmers. Don’t buy seafood without it!

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Field Guide to Herbs & Spices

Herbs  Spices Cover

Field Guide to Herbs & Spices

(Quirk Books)
by Aliza Green

Herbs and spices make everything taste better—but can you tell your thyme from your sage? Do you know the difference between dill and rosemary? Where can you find hyssop or rose geranium? Field Guide to Herbs & Spices is here to help. With color photographs of more than 200 different international seasonings, you’ll soon be flavoring your dishes like a pro. Award-winning chef Aliza Green shows the basic history of these spices (saffron used to be worth more than gold!), its season (if applicable), names in other languages, a recipe featuring the seasoning, and much more. This handy field guide will make all of your meals complete!

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Field Guide to Meat

Field Guide to Meat

Field Guide to Meat

(Quirk Books)
by Aliza Green

What’s the difference between pork sirloin and pork tenderloin? Are Spanish chorizo and Mexican chorizo the same thing? Do quail and pheasant really taste just like chicken? Whether you’re a casual griller or a haute foodie, you need the latest volume in our popular Field Guide series – Field Guide to Meat. With engaging text from award-winning chef Aliza Green, this illustrated guide shows how to identify and prepare more than 100 different kinds of meat, from beef and pork to lamb, poultry, wild game, sausages, and more. Featuring detailed descriptions, selection tips, and full-color photographs for easy identification, Field Guide to Meat is every carnivore’s one-stop reference book.

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Field Guide to Produce

Field Guide to Produce

Field Guide to Produce

(Quirk Books)
by Aliza Green

Produce: It’s not just apples and oranges anymore. Today’s supermarket shelves are stocked with strange, exotic, and delightful items such as quince, jicama, kumquats, amaranth, yuzus, and wing beans. But you don’t need a degree in botany to make sense of it all — just carry along Field Guide to Produce! This practical guide to the world’s most popular fruits and vegetables features more than 200 full-color photographs — plus detailed descriptions, selection tips, and guidelines on peeling, blanching, cooking, and eating. Award-winning chef Aliza Green describes everything you’re likely to find at your local grocery store and farmer’s market — from common cabbages and coconuts to more adventurous fare like chayote and cherimoya. Grocery shopping — and dinner — will never be the same again!

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