Marcus at Home

  • Filename: marcus-at-home.
  • ISBN: 9780008184490
  • Release Date: 2016-09-22
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Marcus Wareing
  • Publisher: HarperCollins



Marcus Wareing is a brilliant chef. His restaurant group Marcus Wareing Restaurants includes three critically-acclaimed restaurants – the two Michelin-starred Marcus at The Berkeley, as well as The Gilbert Scott and Tredwell’s.

Marcus Off Duty

  • Filename: marcus-off-duty.
  • ISBN: 9780544309272
  • Release Date: 2014-10-21
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Marcus Samuelsson
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt



The award-winning celebrity chef and New York Times best-selling author unwinds at home, sharing 150 relaxed, multicultural dishes For two decades, Marcus Samuelsson has captivated food lovers with his brilliant culinary interpretations. Born in Ethiopia, raised in Sweden, and trained in European kitchens, he is a world citizen turned American success story. Not only was Samuelsson the youngest chef ever to receive three stars from the New York Times, he is also a five-time James Beard Award recipient, a winner of Top Chef Masters, and a judge on Chopped. Chosen by President Obama to cook the first state dinner, he is now a charismatic TV host. In this book, the chef who former President Bill Clinton says “has reinvigorated and reimagined what it means to be American” serves up the dishes he makes at his Harlem home for his wife and friends. The recipes blend a rainbow of the flavors he experienced in his travels—Ethiopian, Swedish, Mexican, Caribbean, Italian, and Southern soul. His eclectic, casual food includes dill-spiced salmon; coconut-lime curried chicken; mac, cheese, and greens; chocolate pie spiced with Indian garam masala; and for kids, peanut noodles with slaw. This is an inside glimpse into how one of the world’s top chefs cooks in his home kitchen for those nearest and dearest to him.

Apartment Stories

  • Filename: apartment-stories.
  • ISBN: 0520922395
  • Release Date: 1999-03-10
  • Number of pages: 333
  • Author: Sharon Marcus
  • Publisher: Univ of California Press



In urban studies, the nineteenth century is the "age of great cities." In feminist studies, it is the era of the separate domestic sphere. But what of the city's homes? In the course of answering this question, Apartment Stories provides a singular and radically new framework for understanding the urban and the domestic. Turning to an element of the cityscape that is thoroughly familiar yet frequently overlooked, Sharon Marcus argues that the apartment house embodied the intersections of city and home, public and private, and masculine and feminine spheres. Moving deftly from novels to architectural treatises, legal debates, and popular urban observation, Marcus compares the representation of the apartment house in Paris and London. Along the way, she excavates the urban ghost tales that encoded Londoners' ambivalence about city dwellings; contends that Haussmannization enclosed Paris in a new regime of privacy; and locates a female counterpart to the flâneur and the omniscient realist narrator—the portière who supervised the apartment building.

House As a Mirror of Self

  • Filename: house-as-a-mirror-of-self.
  • ISBN: 0892545585
  • Release Date: 2006-05-20
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Clare Cooper Marcus
  • Publisher: Nicolas-Hays, Inc.



House as a Mirror of Self presents an unprecedented examination of our relationship to where we live, interwoven with compelling personal stories of the search for a place for the soul. Marcus takes us on a reverie of the special places of childhood--the forts we made and secret hiding places we had--to growing up and expressing ourselves in the homes of adulthood. She explores how the self-image is reflected in our homes/ power struggles in making a home together with a partner/ territory, control, and privacy at home/ self-image and location/ disruptions in the boding with home/ and beyond the "house as ego" to the call of the soul. As our culture is swept up in home improvement to the extent of having an entire TV network devoted to it, this book is essential for understanding why the surroundings that we call home make us feel the way we do. With this information we can embark on home improvement that truly makes room for our soul.

Journeys Home

  • Filename: journeys-home.
  • ISBN: 1579180019
  • Release Date: 1997-05-01
  • Number of pages: 316
  • Author: Marcus C. Grodi
  • Publisher:



This highly inspiring work contains the conversion stories of men and women who left their Protestant faith and embarked on a journey back home. These men and women discovered Jesus Christ in some branch of Protestantism, yet in each case, their desire to follow Christ, and to remain faithful to the truth He taught and the Church He established, led them to consider the claims of the Catholic Church. They listened to the voice of truth speaking through history, theology, tradition, Scripture, and personal testimony.

The Red Rooster Cookbook

  • Filename: the-red-rooster-cookbook.
  • ISBN: 9780544639812
  • Release Date: 2016-10-18
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Marcus Samuelsson
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt



Southern comfort food and multicultural recipes from the New York Times best-selling superstar chef Marcus Samuelsson’s iconic Harlem restaurant. When the James Beard Award-winning chef Marcus Samuelsson opened Red Rooster on Malcolm X Boulevard in Harlem, he envisioned more than a restaurant. It would be the heart of his neighborhood and a meet-and-greet for both the downtown and the uptown sets, serving Southern black and cross-cultural food. It would reflect Harlem's history. Ever since the 1930s, Harlem has been a magnet for more than a million African Americans, a melting pot for Spanish, African, and Caribbean immigrants, and a mecca for artists. These traditions converge on Rooster’s menu, with Brown Butter Biscuits, Chicken and Waffle, Killer Collards, and Donuts with Sweet Potato Cream. They’re joined by global-influenced dishes such as Jerk Bacon and Baked Beans, Latino Pork and Plantains, and Chinese Steamed Bass and Fiery Noodles. Samuelsson’s Swedish-Ethiopian background shows in Ethiopian Spice-Crusted Lamb, Slow-Baked Blueberry Bread with Spiced Maple Syrup, and the Green Viking, sprightly Apple Sorbet with Caramel Sauce. Interspersed with lyrical essays that convey the flavor of the place and stunning archival and contemporary photos, The Red Rooster Cookbook is as layered as its inheritance.

Yes Chef

  • Filename: yes-chef.
  • ISBN: 9781405526517
  • Release Date: 2013-06-06
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Marcus Samuelsson
  • Publisher: Hachette UK



Travel to Marcus Samuelsson's Red Rooster restaurant in Harlem and you will find a truly diverse, multiracial dining room - where presidents and prime ministers rub elbows with jazz musicians, aspiring artists, bus drivers and nurses. It is also a place where an orphan from Ethiopia, raised in Sweden, living in America, can finally feel at home. Samuelsson was only three years old when he, his mother, and his sister, all battling tuberculosis, walked seventy-five miles to a hospital in the Ethiopian capital city of Addis Adaba. Tragically, his mother succumbed to the disease shortly after she arrived, but Marcus and his sister recovered, and one year later they were welcomed into a new family in Göteborg, Sweden. It was there that his new grandmother, Helga, sparked in him a lifelong passion for food - from a very early age, there was little question what Marcus was going to be when he grew up. He made his way to the US via some of the most demanding and cutthroat restaurants in Switzerland and France, taking in some gruelling stints on cruise ships before becoming executive chef at Aquavit in New York, where at the age of 24 he became the youngest chef ever to be awarded a coveted three-star rating from the New York Times. His profile has only continued to grow from there - he's cooked state dinners for Barack Obama, runs seven restaurants including the phenomenally popular Red Rooster in Harlem, and has appeared on numerous television shows including Top Chef Masters, which he won, beating 21 world-class chefs in the process. His profile is set to rise internationally as his reputation grows, and as his incredible story is told.

Nutmeg and Custard

  • Filename: nutmeg-and-custard.
  • ISBN: 9781448126118
  • Release Date: 2013-03-31
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Marcus Wareing
  • Publisher: Random House



In Marcus Wareing's Nutmeg & Custard, you'll find a recipe for every occasion to suit every taste. Ideal for the aspiring home cook and anyone who loves great food, Marcus' recipes are all about bringing out the very best in simple ingredients. Inspired by everything from childhood memories to travels abroad, Nutmeg & Custard is jam-packed with over 150 stunning recipes from smoky pulled-pork butties and spiced seafood chowder to the beautifully simple pesto popcorn and the wonderfully comforting home-made crumpets with burnt honey butter. It's the kind of family-friendly food that begs to be shared time and time again, so celebrate the very best of home cooking with this ultimate collection of indulgent recipes.

The Gilbert Scott Book of British Food

  • Filename: the-gilbert-scott-book-of-british-food.
  • ISBN: 9781448127337
  • Release Date: 2013-08-09
  • Number of pages: 264
  • Author: Marcus Wareing
  • Publisher: Random House



Next to the hustle and bustle of London’s St Pancras station, The Gilbert Scott, Marcus Wareing’s latest venture, is one of the hottest restaurants in town. Situated in the recently restored architectural gem that is the Renaissance Hotel, critics and food lovers alike have flocked to this stunning new brasserie and bar. The aim of the menu is simple: to pay tribute to the historic charm of the building with rediscovered and re-imagined traditional British classics. Yorkshire fishcakes, Dorset jugged steak, cock-a-leekie pie, Mrs Beeton’s barbecue chicken, London Pride battered cod, gingerbread pudding, Kendal mint cake choc ices and the best lemon drizzle cake you’ll ever taste are just some of the 130 recipes in the book. With stunning photography throughout, The Gilbert Scott Book of British Food allows you to celebrate these recipes at home, be it for brunch, lunch, a weekend feast, an afternoon baking or a terrific cocktail to ease you into your meal. Above all, it is a glorious tribute to some of Britain's greatest traditional dishes.

New American Table

  • Filename: new-american-table.
  • ISBN: 9780470281888
  • Release Date: 2009-10-26
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Marcus Samuelsson
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



From the winner of Top Chef Masters An affectionate, thoroughly diverse tribute to the modern American table "I'll introduce you to friends I've met along the way who have shared their foods, told me their stories and inspired me with their passion. With recipes that range from elaborate entrees to simple snacks, I give an overview of American food as I see it and, hopefully, will provide a primer to navigate through an array of international influences to bring a world of flavor into your own home." —Marcus Samuelsson In his bestselling The Soul of a New Cuisine, Marcus Samuelsson returned to the land of his birth to explore the continent's rich diversity of cultures and cuisines through recipes and stories from his travels in Africa. Now, in The New American Table, Samuelsson takes you on a journey of the inspired food of the United States, his beloved adopted country. Acclaimed for the distinct and diverse cuisine he has created at Aquavit and Riingo, Samuelsson shares more than 300 recipes that embody the uniquely inclusive spirit of American cuisine, from high-end fare to street food; down-home Southern cooking to Southwestern flavors to Asian cuisines, and beyond. In this new book, he explores the full spectrum of this regional American cooking that he has grown to love, meeting people along the way who have brought wonderful foods to their new home and to the receptive American people who have opened their minds and hearts to new foods and new cultures, including Green Salsa, to serve over shrimp or as a dip Breakfast Burritos Salmon Flatbread Tempura Crab Salad with Tamarind-Soy Vinaigrette Soy-Glazed Dumplings with Sweet Chile Sauce Chicken Sate with Baby Spinach and Garlic Feta Dip Turkey Meatloaf with Tomato-Spinach Sauce Beer-Braised Short Ribs Rustic Chocolate Tart Red Berry Cobbler A true celebration of the culinary gifts that define The New American Table, this book is accompanied by stunning food and travel photographs documenting Samuelsson's journeys across America and his discovery of the flavors of a nation. Drawing on his own rich cultural heritage, he has created an exciting tribute to the wide range of cultural influences and culinary traditions that have shaped modern American cuisine. The New American Table presents Samuelsson's interpretation of the food that has evolved from these diverse traditions-a contemporary, original, and uniquely American cuisine.

The Book Thief

  • Filename: the-book-thief.
  • ISBN: 9781407033327
  • Release Date: 2008-09-04
  • Number of pages: 560
  • Author: Markus Zusak
  • Publisher: Random House



HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall. SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION - THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH It's a small story, about: a girl an accordionist some fanatical Germans a Jewish fist fighter and quite a lot of thievery. ANOTHER THING YOU SHOULD KNOW - DEATH WILL VISIT THE BOOK THIEF THREE TIMES

The Ghosts of Heaven

  • Filename: the-ghosts-of-heaven.
  • ISBN: 9781780621821
  • Release Date: 2014-10-02
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Marcus Sedgwick
  • Publisher: Hachette UK



Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2016, this mesmerising and mysterious novel by Printz Award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick is written in four cleverly interlinked parts and can be read in 24 different ways. Spanning thousands of years, The Ghosts of Heaven can tell us a secret as old as time, about survival, discovery, and the effect of the spiral - a symbol that has no end - on all our lives. It's there when a girl walks through the forest, the moist green air clinging to her skin. There centuries later in a pleasant green dale, hiding the treacherous waters of Golden Beck that take Anna, who they call a witch. There on the other side of the world, where a mad poet watches the waves and knows the horrors they hide, and far into the future as Keir Bowman realises his destiny. Each takes their next step in life. None will ever go back to the same place. The spiral has existed as long as time has existed. Follow the ways of infinity to discover its meaning.

The Flame Alphabet

  • Filename: the-flame-alphabet.
  • ISBN: 9781847086235
  • Release Date: 2012-01-05
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Ben Marcus
  • Publisher: Granta Books



The speech of children has mutated into a virus which is killing their parents. At first it only affects Jews-then everyone. Living quietly in the suburbs, Sam and Claire's lives are threatened when their daughter, Esther, is infected with the disease. Each word she speaks - whether cruel or kind, banal or loving - is toxic to Sam and Claire. Radio transmissions from strange sources indicate that people across the country are growing increasingly alarmed. But all Sam needs to do is look around the neighborhood: in the park, parents wither beneath the powerful screams of their children. Claire is already stricken and near death. As the contagion spreads, Sam and Claire must leave Esther behind in order to survive. The government enforces quarantine zones, and return to their daughter becomes impossible. Having left his family and escaped from the afflicted cities, Sam finds himself in a government laboratory, where a group of hardened scientists are conducting horrific tests, hoping to create non-lethal speech. What follows is a nightmarish vision of a world which is both completely alien and frighteningly familiar, as Sam presses on alone into a society whose boundaries are fragmenting. Both morally engaged and wickedly entertaining, The Flame Alphabet begs the question: what is left of civilization when we lose the ability to communicate with those we love?

The Home Voices Speak Louder Than the Drums

  • Filename: the-home-voices-speak-louder-than-the-drums.
  • ISBN: 9781476625256
  • Release Date: 2017-05-22
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Wanda Easter Burch
  • Publisher: McFarland



"Soldier mortals would not survive if they were not blessed with the gift of imagination and the pictures of hope," wrote Confederate Private Henry Graves in the trenches outside Petersburg, Virginia. "The second angel of mercy is the night dream." Providing fresh perspective on the human side of the Civil War, this book explores the dreams and imaginings of those who fought it, as recorded in their letters, journals and memoirs. Sometimes published as poems or songs or printed in newspapers, these rarely acknowledged writings reflect the personalities and experiences of their authors. Some expressions of fear, pain, loss, homesickness and disappointment are related with grim fatalism, and some with glimpses of humor.

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