The Irish Spirit: Recipes Inspired by the Legendary Drinks of Ireland

The Irish Spirit: Recipes Inspired by the Legendary Drinks of Ireland

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The Irish Spirit: Recipes Inspired by the Legendary Drinks of Ireland by Margaret M. Johnson

The Irish Spirit combines the Emerald Isle's favorite recipes with a touch of ale, stout, cider, or whiskey, creating terrific new flavor combinations. Whether scallops and shrimp are poached in single-malt whiskey, tender brisket is simmered in ale and topped with a golden cheese cobbler, or old-time pineapple upside-down cake is updated with a buttery, toffee liqueur topping, each recipe is enhanced by Ireland's famous spirits. In addition to the terrific recipes is the fascinating history of Irish whiskey, stories of classic events like Belfast's popular Pub Crawl, and the origins of the infamous "black and tan," making this spirited cookbook a delight for all with a touch of the Irish.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811850421
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 08/24/2006
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Margaret M. Johnson is a noted cookbook author and journalist. She has written for such publications as the Los Angeles Times, Food & Wine, Irish Echo, and the Underground Wine Journal. Her cookbooks include The Irish Heritage Cookbook; The New Irish Table; Irish Puddings, Tarts, Crumbles, and Fools; and the Irish Pub Cookbook. When she is not visiting her ancestral home of Ireland, she lives in New York.

Leigh Beisch is a San Francisco-based photographer. Her work has also appeared in several books by Margaret M. Johnson.

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