International Night: A Father and Daughter Cook Their Way by Mark Kurlansky

By Mark Kurlansky

From celebrated foodstuff author Mark Kurlansky, a savory journey around the globe for folks and children, with scrumptious and obtainable recipes and tidbits either cultural and historical.

Once per week within the Kurlansky domestic, Mark spins a globe and at any place his daughter's finger lands turns into the subject matter of that Friday night's dinner. Their culture of foreign evening has afforded Mark a chance to proportion together with his daughter, Talia--and now the readers of overseas Night--the recipes, tales, and insights he's gathered over greater than thirty years of touring the realm writing approximately foodstuff, tradition, and background, and his fascinating pen-and-ink drawings, which seem through the book.

International evening is brimming with recipes for fifty-two distinct meals--appetizers, a major path, part dishes, and dessert for each--one for each week of the yr. a few are previous favorites from Mark's repertoire, and others gleaned from learn. constantly, they're his personal model, drawn from strategies he realized as a qualified chef and from decades of speaking to cooks, manufacturers, and loved ones chefs worldwide. regardless of those insights, each recipe is designed to be carried out--easily--by any novice chef, and they're designed to be accomplished with the help of children.

Mark and Talia invite you and your loved ones into their kitchen, built with overflowing packets of unique spices and aromas of cuisine from Tanzania and Kazakhstan to Cuba and Norway. From there, recipes and toothsome morsels of cultural and old information

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Green leg bands identify these individuals as part of a research population. indd 56 12/18/14 10:47 AM TOP At about 40 to 50 days of age, this young Herring Gull, covered with mottled brown plumage, is called a juvenile. For the next four years, each time it molts, its plumage will have a larger proportion of gray and white feathers until it attains adult breeding plumage. FLIGHT PATH Herring Gull chicks leave the nesting territory on their first flight at about 45 to 50 days. At this point, their bodies are fully grown and they’re usually heavier than their parents, though their wings and tail feathers aren’t their full length yet.

This may stimulate the adult to regurgitate food, or it may help younger chicks orient themselves during feeding. FORAGING. Herring Gull chicks at 20–25 days. By this age they have partially developed wing feathers, as well as fully feathered backs and underparts, but their heads retain the natal down and their tail feathers are barely beginning to emerge. Green leg bands identify these individuals as part of a research population. indd 56 12/18/14 10:47 AM TOP At about 40 to 50 days of age, this young Herring Gull, covered with mottled brown plumage, is called a juvenile.

Their nest must be fairly substantial to provide a safe platform for their eggs and then for the nestlings, which remain in the nest for seven to eight weeks and, as fledglings, return to it for feedings for a few weeks more. Flowers are a traditional, romantic gift for human lovers. Great Blue Herons would be more likely to say it with sticks (see page 7). The beautiful interplay between the romantic and the practical infuses their entire courtship. PAIRING UP AND NESTING Herons seem to prefer using nests built in previous years, adding sticks throughout the season.

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