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World Is A Kitchen

World Is A Kitchen

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Divided into five world regions, The World Is a Kitchen explores the gastronomic side of travel. These true tales by noted writers cover everything from learning how to make coconut bread in an outdoor kitchen in Polynesia, to teaching Japanese housewives how to make salsa, to training under one of the world's top chefs, to trying mightily to impress one's in-laws by preparing snails. A wealth of recipes and a resource and reference section for finding cooking schools, classes, and culinary vacations are included.
World of Cake

World of Cake

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Take your sweet tooth on a global tour! Whether you're indulging in Australian pavlova, Japanese mochi, or Italian panettone, it's just not a celebration without cake. In this delectable cookbook, Krystina Castella offers more than 150 irresistible cake recipes from around the world, accompanied by mouthwatering photographs and insights into unique cultural traditions. Discover exciting new flavors and innovative twists on your favorite desserts as you explore the sweet delights of a variety of chiffons, fruitcakes, meringues, and more.

World of Cognac

World of Cognac

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The World of Cognac is a carefully researched study about the history and culture of Cognac - the most revered spirit in the world. Ranging from historical brandy anecdotes dating back to the 7th century all the way up to our modern-day cocktail culture, this is cognac's story. The author explains where cognac originates from, how it's made, the people involved, as well as the classification and age, the art of tasting and most importantly of all, choosing and storing one's cognac.
A comprehensive list of cognac houses are featured, providing an informative overview of many of the brands and a selection of their current products.

'Cognac is not a fashion product. It will not be popular today, then forgotten tomorrow. It's an integral part of the lives of people in many countries, in many social environments.' Jean-Paul Camus, House of Camus

World of Nobu

World of Nobu

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This book is both a celebration of Nobu's long personal journey to becoming a global sensation and an introduction to the world of the next generation of Nobu chefs.

Ever since Nobu opened his first restaurant, Matsuhisa, in Beverly Hills in 1987, he has worked with many wonderful chefs. Now there are 56 restaurants and hotels across five continents serving dishes by chefs who continue to develop their expertise and innovative menus. This book introduces these talented chefs working across all Nobu restaurants and hotels and showcases their signature dishes while also presenting Nobu's own signature dishes and including his personal and professional history. This book is without a doubt the best and most complete book about Nobu and the world he has created. This is the World of Nobu.

World of Whisky

World of Whisky

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This authoritative book gives simple advice on how to enjoy the immense diversity of whisky, and how to become more adventurous with your choice of flavors and styles.

Whisky is the world's favorite spirit and is enjoying booming sales, yet too often it is shrouded in mystery, myth and complex-sounding terminology. This book--written by three world-class experts--cuts through the jargon and offers first-rate advice on what to taste and try. It covers not just famous Highland malts, Irish pot still whiskeys, and American bourbons, but also whiskies from South East Asia, Japan, and Canada.

Each entry includes a short description of the distillery, information for visitors, tasting notes, and flavor profiles of the best-known blends. The history of whisky and its production methods are clearly explained, and there is advice on how to nose, taste, and savor, as well as how to organize a whisky tasting. There is also a selection of classic whisky cocktails, and advice on food pairing.

World of Wine

World of Wine

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This luxury box-set includes two of the world's most successful and best-selling wine books by the two foremost wine writers on the subject. The World Atlas of Wine commands the position as the indispensable wine book for novice and expert alike thanks to its exceptional maps, the quality of its prose, and its well-timed revisions.Fifteen years ago Hugh Johnson wrote what is critically considered to be his masterpiece and a timeless classic of wine literature The Story of Wine. It has been heralded as one of the most comprehensive and certainly one of the most enjoyable books on wine in any language.
World on a Plate

World on a Plate

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Eat your way around the world without leaving your home in this mouthwatering cultural history of 100 classic dishes.

Best Culinary Travel Book (U.K.), Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

Finalist for the Fortnum & Mason Food Book Award

"When we eat, we travel." So begins this irresistible tour of the cuisines of the world, revealing what people eat and why in forty cultures. What's the origin of kimchi in Korea? Why do we associate Argentina with steak? Why do people in Marseille eat bouillabaisse? What spices make a dish taste North African versus North Indian? What is the story behind the curries of India? And how do you know whether to drink a wine from Bourdeaux or one from Burgundy?

Bubbling over with anecdotes, trivia, and lore--from the role of a priest in the genesis of Camembert to the Mayan origins of the word chocolate--The World on a Plate serves up a delicious mélange of recipes, history, and culinary wisdom to be savored by food lovers and armchair travelers alike.

World Travel

World Travel

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A guide to some of the world's most fascinating places, as seen and experienced by writer, television host, and relentlessly curious traveler Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain saw more of the world than nearly anyone. His travels took him from the hidden pockets of his hometown of New York to a tribal longhouse in Borneo, from cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, Paris, and Shanghai to Tanzania's utter beauty and the stunning desert solitude of Oman's Empty Quarter--and many places beyond.

In World Travel, a life of experience is collected into an entertaining, practical, fun and frank travel guide that gives readers an introduction to some of his favorite places--in his own words. Featuring essential advice on how to get there, what to eat, where to stay and, in some cases, what to avoid, World Travel provides essential context that will help readers further appreciate the reasons why Bourdain found a place enchanting and memorable.

Supplementing Bourdain's words are a handful of essays by friends, colleagues, and family that tell even deeper stories about a place, including sardonic accounts of traveling with Bourdain by his brother, Christopher; a guide to Chicago's best cheap eats by legendary music producer Steve Albini, and more. Additionally, each chapter includes illustrations by Wesley Allsbrook.

For veteran travelers, armchair enthusiasts, and those in between, World Travel offers a chance to experience the world like Anthony Bourdain.

World Vegan Feast: 200 Homestyle Recipes from 38 Countries

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World Whiskey

World Whiskey

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World Whiskey is a long overdue visual bible of over 700 worldwide whiskeys. "Whiskeys Worth the Wait" directory spreads make up the body of the book, marrying together distillery history, in-depth tasting notes, and a photograph. Guiding you through every important distilling nation--starting with the rich varieties in Scotland, going on to woody bourbon and rye in the US, and finishing with the range of varieties available in Asia and Australasia--you're sure to find a satisfying dram wherever you are.

World's Best Street Food

World's Best Street Food

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"Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*"

Lonely Planet's The World's Best Street Food Where to find it & how to make it! A little known culinary secret is that the world's best sandwich isn't found in Rome, Copenhagen or even New York, but rather, on the streets of Vietnam! 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
  • Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Tom Parker Bowles, Rob Whyte, Sarina Singh, Amy Karafin, Kate Armstrong, Duncan Garwood, Brett Atkinson, Joshua Samuel Brown, Joe Bindloss, Will Gourlay, Jessica Lee, Tim Richards, Meredith Snyder, Gregor Clark, Abigail Hole, Luke Waterson, Penny Watson, Celeste Brash, Zora O'Neill, Ethan Gelber, Bridget Gleeson, Austin Bush, Carolyn B. Heller, Michael Kohn, Roger Norum and Strouchan Martins, Paul Clammer, Daniel Robinson, Sarah Baxter, Emily Matchar

    About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places where they travel.

    "TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category"

    "'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times"

    "'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia) "

    "*#1 in the world market share - source: Nielsen Bookscan. Australia, UK and USA. March 2012-January 2013"

    World's Greatest Wine Estates

    World's Greatest Wine Estates

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    Called the world's most powerful wine critic (Sam Francisco Chronicle), Parker presents his first illustrated book--a gorgeously designed guide to the world's greatest wine estates, filled with full-color maps, photos, and images of wine labels.
    Worlds Best Bowl Food

    Worlds Best Bowl Food

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    Hearty and healthy, bowl food is very hip right now. We've selected 100 of the most authentic and delicious dishes from around the world and tell you how to make them. From Vietnamese pho and New England chowder to Persian salads and Welsh broth, these are the meals that speak the international language of comfort.

    The follow-up to The World's Best Spicy Food and The World's BestSuperfoods, The World's Best Bowl Food is packed with one-pot wonders that will set you up for the day, warm the core, and humbly feed friends and family. Alongside each recipe, we detail the history and culture behind the dish, and include 'tasting notes' to help you enjoy it in the most authentic way possible.

    Recipes include:

    Breakfast bowls:

  • Chia pudding from Central and Southern America
  • Ful medames from Egypt
  • Zucchini and fig smoothie bowl from the USA
  • Soups:

  • Borscht from Russia and Ukraine
  • Jewish chicken and matzo ball soup
  • Tom yam gung from Thailand
  • Salads & healthy bowls:

  • Bibimbap from Korea
  • Ceviche from Peru
  • Fattoush from Lebanon and Syria
  • Rice, pasta & noodles:

  • Nasi goreng from Indonesia
  • Sarawak laksa from Malaysia
  • Risi e bisi from Italy
  • Stews, braises & hearty bowls:

  • Bunny chow from South Africa
  • Poutine from Canada
  • Bigos from Poland
  • Desserts:

  • Acai bowl from Brazil
  • Eton mess from England
  • Kheer from India
  • About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

    Worlds Best Brunches

    Worlds Best Brunches

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    The World's Best Brunches, where to find them and how to make them. A term originally coined for Saturday night carousers who couldn't wake up for breakfast, brunch has evolved into a sunny, social meal beloved the world over. And is The World's Best Brunches, a collection of midmorning meals accompanied by the origin of each dish, the best place to sample a bite, and an easy-to-prepare recipe for cooking it at home.

  • 100 authentic recipes with simple, clear instructions for perfect preparation
  • Glossary of exotic ingredients with easy-to-find alternatives
  • With a foreword and recipe by top Australian chef Bill Granger
  • Worlds Best Drinks

    Worlds Best Drinks

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    Travel the world from the comfort of your own living room!

    From the people who have been delivering trustworthy guidebooks to every destination in the world for 40 years, Lonely Planet's World's Best Drinks is your passport to the planet's best tipples and soft drinks. Quench your thirst with over 60 recipes including cocktails, delicate tea brews and zingy aperitifs.

    For each of the authentic recipes in this book, an 'Origins' section details how the drink came into being in the culture that created it, alongside tasting notes of how best to sample it for the authentic experience, whether in an upscale New York cocktail bar, a fireside lounge or a Chinese teahouse.

    Each recipe includes ingredients and easy instructions so you can make it at home. Perfect for any budding barista or bartender, this book has everything you need to blow your friends away at your next drinks party.


  • Michelada - Mexico

  • Mulled cider - United Kingdom
  • WINE

  • Glogi - Finland
  • Kalimotxo - Spain
  • Mimosa - France
  • Sangria - Spain
  • Terremoto - Chile
  • GIN

  • Martini - USA
  • Negroni - Italy
  • Pimm's - United Kingdom
  • Singapore Sling - Singapore
  • Sloe gin - United Kingdom
  • Tom Collins - USA

  • Bloody Mary - France
  • Caesar - Canada
  • Cade Codder - USA
  • Cosmopolitan - USA
  • Espresso Martini - United Kingdom
  • Siam Sunray - Thailand
  • RUM

  • Daiquiri - Cuba
  • Dark and Stormy - Bermuda
  • Eggnog - United Kingdom
  • Hibiscus ginger punch - Jamaica
  • Mai tai - California & Polynesia
  • Mojito - Cuba & the Cuban diaspora
  • Pina colada - Puerto Rico
  • Tasmanian bushwalkers' rum hot chocolate - Australia

  • Caribou - Canada
  • Irish coffee - Ireland
  • Manhattan - Ireland
  • Mint julep - USA
  • Sazerac - USA

  • Margarita - Mexico
  • Paloma - Mexico
  • Sangrita - Mexico

  • Canelazo - The Andes
  • Caipirinha - Brazil
  • Garibaldi - Italy
  • Kvas - Russia
  • Macua - Nicaragua
  • Pisco sour - Peru & Chile
  • Tongba - Nepal & India

  • Agua de coco - Brazil
  • American milkshake - USA
  • Anijsmelk - The Netherlands
  • Ayran - Turkey
  • Bandung - Malaysia & Singapore
  • Bubble tea - Taiwan
  • Cardamom tea - East Africa
  • Chai - India
  • Cocoa tea - St Lucia
  • Coffee - Worldwide
  • Egg cream - USA
  • Espresso soda - USA
  • Horchata - Mexico
  • Malted milkshake - USA
  • Mango lassi - India
  • Mint tea - Morocco
  • Oliang - Thailand
  • Root beer float -USA
  • Shirley Temple - USA
  • Banana smoothie - Worldwide
  • Tea - China
  • Teh tarik - Malaysia & Indonesia
  • Yuan yang - Hong Kong
  • About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

    Worlds Best Spicy Food

    Worlds Best Spicy Food

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    Discover the wide world of spice. Lonely Planet Food, the world's leading travel publisher's new food imprint, delivers the world's most tastebud-tingling flavours direct to your kitchen.

    Travel can transform your cooking, exposing you to new mouth-zinging ingredients that you may not have even heard of before and The World's Best Spicy Food comes with a selected collection of the world's most sensorially thrilling culinary experiences to try at home.

    Explore the cultures behind the planet's spiciest dishes, from Thai som tom, Indian dahl, and Korean kimchi, to Peruvian ceviche, Caribbean curries, and Nashville hot chicken. And it doesn't stop with chillies -there are pungent, nose-clearing recipes like wasabi, mustard, horseradish, cinnamon, paprika, mace, piccalilli, and black, white, pink, and Sichuan pepper.

    Each of the 100 recipes includes easy-to-use instructions and mouth-watering photography. There are also tasting notes that explain how best to sample each dish - whether that's in a hawker market in Singapore or at a Louisiana picnic spread - to truly give you a flavour of the place.

    This book is a celebration of spice in every form: ingredients that turn the bland to brilliant, the dreary into divine. And, as with all food, it's the finest way to experience any foreign culture.

    Recipes include:

  • Black-Pepper Crab - Singapore
  • Bunny Chow - South Africa
  • Camarones a la Diabla - Mexico
  • Caribbean Curry Goat - Caribbean
  • Ceviche - Peru
  • Chorizo - Spain
  • Crab with Kampot Pepper - Cambodia
  • Creole Cau Cau - Coastal Peru
  • Doro Wat - Ethiopia
  • Fis Paprikas - Croatia
  • Fish Head Curry - Singapore & Malaysia
  • Five-Alarm Texas Chili - USA
  • Gekikara Ramen - Japan
  • Gong Bao Chicken - China
  • Goulash - Hungary
  • Groundnut Soup - Ghana
  • Jamaican Jerk - Caribbean
  • Jambalaya - USA
  • Jollof Rice - West Africa
  • Kashgar Lamb Kebabs - China
  • Klobasa - Central Europe
  • Kothu Roti - Sri Lanka
  • Ostras Picantes - Guinea-Bissau
  • Palm Butter - Liberia
  • Papas a la Huancaa-na - Peru
  • Pasta all'arrabbiata - Italy
  • Pepperpot - Guyana & Caribbean
  • Pho - Vietnam
  • Pica Pau - Portugal
  • Pickled Herring in Mustard Sauce - Norway
  • Pig Trotter Curry - India & Nepal
  • Pimientos de Padran - Spain
  • Piri-piri chicken - Mozambique
  • Samosas - India
  • Shakshouka - Tunisia
  • Souse - Caribbean
  • Thai Green Curry - Thailand
  • Vindaloo - India
  • Harissa - Tunisia
  • Lime Pickle - India, Pakistan & Bangladesh
  • Pepper Jelly - USA
  • Piccalilli - England
  • Salsa Xnipec - Mexico
  • Plus 57 more exhilarating recipes!

    About Lonely Planet Food: Food and drink is a huge part of the travel experience, and Lonely Planet has been scouring the globe for over 40 years to find the best places to sample authentic dishes and beverages when on the road. From street food to Michelin-starred restaurants, Lonely Planet's experts have tried it all. Now, through Lonely Planet Food, we're sharing our knowledge and passion for genuine local cuisine with food-lovers everywhere, bringing a taste of the world into your kitchen.

    Worlds Best Street Food

    Worlds Best Street Food

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    Travel the world from the comfort of your kitchen! From taco carts and noodle stalls to hawker markets and gelaterias, it's on the street that you'll find the heart of a cuisine and its culture.

    From the people who have been delivering trustworthy guidebooks to every destination in the world for 40 years, Lonely Planet's World's Best Street Food is your passport to the planet's freshest, tastiest street-food flavours.

    Each of the 100 recipes includes easy-to-use instructions, ingredients and mouth-watering photography plus a section detailing how the dish has evolved. There are also tasting notes that explain how best to sample each dish - whether that's in a beachside lobster shack in Maine, a hawker market in Singapore or standing at the bar in a Sicilian cafe - to truly give you a flavour of the place.


  • Acaraje - Brazil
  • Arancino - Italy
  • Arepas - Venezuela
  • Bakso - Indonesia
  • Bamboo rice - Taiwan
  • Banh mi -Vietnam
  • Baozi - China
  • Bhelpuri - India
  • Breakfast burrito - USA
  • Brik - Tunisia
  • Bsarra - Morocco
  • Bun cha - Vietnam
  • Bunny chow - South Africa
  • Burek - Bosnia & Hercegovina
  • Ceviche de corvina - Peru
  • Chicken 65 - India
  • Chilli crab - Singapore
  • Chivito al pan - Uruguay
  • Chole batura - India
  • Choripan - Argentina
  • Cicchetti - Italy
  • Cocktel de Camaron - Mexico
  • Conch - Bahamas
  • Cornish pasty - England
  • Currywurst - Germany
  • Elote - Mexico
  • Falafel - Israel
  • Fuul mudammas - Egypt
  • Garnaches - Belize
  • Gimbap - South Korea
  • Gozleme - Turkey
  • Gyros - Greece
  • Hainanese chicken rice - Malaysia & Singapore
  • Hollandse Nieuwe haring - The Netherlands
  • Hot dog - USA
  • Jerked pork - Jamaica & Caribbean Islands
  • Juane - Peru
  • Kati roll - India
  • Kelewele - Ghana
  • Khao soi - Thailand
  • Knish - USA
  • Kuaytiaw - Thailand
  • Kushari - Egypt
  • Langos - Hungary
  • Maine lobster roll - USA
  • Mangue verte - Senegal
  • Meat pie - Australia
  • Mohinga - Myanmar (Burma)
  • Murtabak - Malaysia & Singapore
  • Otak-otak - Singapore, Malaysia & Indonesia
  • Oyster cake - Hong Kong
  • Pane, Panelle e Crocche - Italy
  • Pastizzi - Malta
  • Peso pizza - Cuba
  • Phat kaphrao - Thailand
  • Phat thai - Thailand
  • Pho - Vietnam
  • Pierogi - Poland
  • Pizza al taglio - Italy
  • Poisson cru - French Polynesia
  • Poutine - Canada
  • Pupusa - El Salvador
  • Red red - Ghana
  • Roasted chestnuts - Europe& &
  • Sabih - Israel
  • Samsas - Central Asia
  • Sarawak laksa - Malaysia
  • Sfiha - Lebanon
  • Som tam - Thailand
  • Spring roll - China
  • Stinky tofu - Taiwan
  • Takoyaki - Japan
  • Tamale - Mexico
  • Tea eggs - Taiwan & China
  • Walkie-talkies - South Africa
  • Yangrou chuan - China
  • Zapiekanka - Poland
  • About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

    Worlds Best Whiskies

    Worlds Best Whiskies

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    Aimed at beginners as well as connoisseurs, this revised and expanded edition of The World's Best Whiskies encompasses everything you need to know to increase your appreciation of this complex and fascinating spirit. Iconic distilleries, such as Lagavulin, Highland Park, and Glenrothes in Scotland, are fully explored alongside the bourbon innovators of Kentucky, such as Woodford Reserve and Maker's Mark.

    Whisky is one of the world's most revered spirits, with connoisseurs spending a great deal of money and time on the appreciation of rare expressions and limited edition bottles. In addition, many whisky connoisseurs travel direct to the source to see and experience the world's best distilleries at first hand.

    Since the publication of the first edition in 2010, many changes have occurred in the world of whisky, all of which are fully explored in this completely new edition. Over 200 of the 750 whiskies are updated, along with over 20 of the 38 features to reflect the 'new world of whisky, ' from the growing US single malt craft distillery movement (including Balcones in Texas), Japan (Yoichi), Taiwan (Kavalan), India (Paul John), Australia (Overeem), France (Warengem), and Sweden (Mackmyra, Spirit of Hven).

    From global brands to tiny craft distillers, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the best dram the world over.