Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Street Food - delicious treats on the run

Eat St.: recipes from the tastiest, messiest and most irresistible food trucks (M) by James Cunningham

http://discover.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/?q=title:eat%20food%20trucks%20author:cunningham"James Cunningham, star of Food Network Canada's popular TV series Eat St., takes you on a lip-smacking tour of the tastiest, messiest, and most irrisistible street food around. Now you can recreate that great roadside experience in you own kitchen with the Eat St. companion cookbook. The book captures all the wonderful deliciousness of the TV series, bringing together great food from four fabulous seasons of Eat St. Inside you'll find over 125 mouth-watering recipes from the tastiest food vendors on wheels, who dish out delicious curbside eats all over North America and even a few popular street stops in England. The Eat St. cookbook is packed full of eye-popping food photography and great snapshots of the trucks and personalities behind the mobile-truck food revolution that's sweeping the nation. It's the perfect TV tie-in companion cookbook for fans of the hottest food trend—a full-course meal of the world's ultimate truck food." publisher

Street Eats Toronto (M) by Suresh Doss

http://discover.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/?q=title:street%20eats%20toronto"Toronto boasts one of the most diverse food cultures in the world. Every night, the city comes alive as hundreds of restaurants, bistros, pubs and diners open for hungry patrons. Now, the city’s appetite has been further rejuvenated with a veritable food-cart revolution, led by a diverse fleet of mobile gourmet-food options. With carts, trucks and wagons offering the traditional (barbecue, seafood and tacos) and the not-so traditional (British, Cuban and Greek fare), the streets of the Big Smoke are full of flavour. Written in an A–Z format for easy reference, this is the comprehensive guidebook to the best-known and most delicious street food in Toronto. StreetEats Toronto shares the stories of 40 of the city’s best food carts, and features: profiles of the vendors behind each cart food-cart menus profiles of local street food players social media information for finding your favourite trucks details about local food festivals " publisher

The World's Best Street Food: where to find it and how to make it (M) by Lonely Planet

"The World's Best Street Food The street is where you'll find the heart of a cuisine and its culture – somewhere among the taco carts and noodle stalls, the scent of wood fires and the hubbub of fellow diners. Bring the world's greatest street foods to your home with this compendium of classic recipes! 100 authentic recipes with simple, clear instructions for perfect preparation Glossary of exotic ingredients with easy-to-find alternatives Evocative profiles of each dish show you where to find the best examples when you're on the road Written by food writers from around the world with an introduction by Tom Parker Bowles" publisher

The Truck Food Cookbook: 150 recipes and ramblings from America's best restaurants on wheels (M) by John T. Edge

http://discover.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/?q=title:truck%20food%20cookbook"It’s the best of street food: bold, delicious, surprising, over-the-top goodness to eat on the run. And the best part is now you can make it at home. Obsessively researched by food authority John T. Edge, The Truck Food Cookbook delivers 150 recipes from America’s best restaurants on wheels, from L.A. and New York to the truck food scenes in Portland, Austin, Minneapolis, and more. John T. Edge shares the recipes, special tips, and techniques. And what a menu-board: Tamarind-Glazed Fried Chicken Drummettes. Kalbi Beef Sliders. Porchetta. The lily-gilding Grilled Cheese Cheeseburger. A whole chapter’s worth of tacos—Mexican, Korean, Chinese fusion. Plus sweets, from Sweet Potato Cupcakes to an easy-to-make Cheater Soft-Serve Ice Cream. Hundreds of full-color photographs capture the lively street food gestalt and its hip and funky aesthetic, making this both an insider’s cookbook and a document of the hottest trend in American food." publisher

The Sugar Cube: 50 deliciously twisted treats from the sweetest little food card on the planet (M) by Kir Jensen

"This covetable cookbook is a greatest-hits collection from Sugar Cube, a tiny pink food cart in Portland, Oregon, that is thronged daily by hungry hordes craving voluptuous sweets intensified with a spike of booze, a lick of sea salt, or a "whoop" of whipped cream. Sugar Cube founder and baker Kir Jensen left the fine-dining pastry track to sell her handmade treats on the street. Recipes for 50 of Kir's most enticing cupcakes, cookies, tarts, muffins, sips, and candies are made more irresistible (if possible!) by 32 delicious color photographs. Sassy headnotes and illustrations that resemble vintage tattoos liven up this singular boutique baking book." publisher

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