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Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All: With Cocktails, Recipes & Formulas (Hardcover)
Brad Thomas Parsons is a writer, blogger, and food and cocktail enthusiast. A former senior editor at Amazon.com, he received an MFA in writing from Columbia University and has been a contributor to Serious Eats, Omnivoracious, Al Dente, and Seattle Met, among others. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit btparsons.com.
Author and bitters enthusiast Brad Thomas Parsons traces the history of the worlds most storied elixir, from its earliest snake oil days to its near evaporation after Prohibition to its ascension as a beloved (and at times obsessed-over) ingredient on the contemporary bar scene. Parsons writes from the front lines of the bitters boom, where he has access to the best and boldest new brands and flavors, the most innovative artisanal producers, and insider knowledge of the bitters-making process.
Whether youre a professional looking to take your game to the next level or just a DIY-type interested in homemade potables, Bitters has a dozen recipes for customized blends--ranging from Apple to Coffee-Pecan to Root Beer bitters--as well as tips on sourcing ingredients and step-by-step instructions fit for amateur and seasoned food crafters alike.
Also featured are more than seventy cocktail recipes that showcase bitters diversity and versatility: classics like the Manhattan (if you ever get one without bitters, send it back), old-guard favorites like the Martinez, contemporary drinks from Parsonss own repertoire like the Shady Lane, plus one-of-a-kind libations from the countrys most pioneering bartenders. Last but not least, there is a full chapter on cooking with bitters, with a dozen recipes for sweet and savory bitters-infused dishes.
Part recipe book, part project guide, part barmans manifesto, Bitters is a celebration of good cocktails made well, and of the once-forgotten but blessedly rediscovered virtues of bitters.
|Genre||COOKING / Beverages / Wine & Spirits|
|Publisher Date||2011-11-01 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Ten Speed Pr|
|Unit weight||1.8 lb|
|Subtitle||A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All: With Cocktails, Recipes & Formulas|
|Authors||Parsons, Brad Thomas|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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