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Double Pepperoni & Spicy Honey Pizza

Double Pepperoni & Spicy Honey Pizza

Double Pepperoni & Spicy Honey Pizza, excerpted from Pizza: History, recipes, stories, people, places, love. By Thom Elliot and James Elliot. Photography by Dave Brown.

Pizza: History, recipes, stories, people, places, love

Everyone loves pizza, right? Saver of parties, empty fridges and hangovers the world over—pizza has come to the rescue of the human race more times than is worth counting. So, if you can’t imagine your world without dough, cheese and tomato, then this is the book for you.

All things pizza are here—from its history and family tree to world-famous pizzerias and even exploration into the pizza variants we love to hate (hamburger crust pizza anyone?). The Pizza Pilgrims, Thom and James Elliot, have spent years researching the best pizza that the world has to offer and producing their own pizzas across 16 restaurants in the UK (and counting).

Alongside pizza maps of their favourite global pizza cities (so you can conduct your very own pizza pilgrimage) the book is also packed with over 30 recipes to make sure you finally delete your local takeaway from speed dial #1. From a New York slice to true Neapolitan pizza made in a frying pan, Pizza offers classic and new creations, including guest chefs’ signature takes, and the Pilgrims’ very own Nutella pizza ring!

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Book Review: Southern Soups and Stews

Dip your spoon into a Cajun-style gumbo; savour a layered muddle of snapper, potatoes, onions, and poached eggs; feast on okra soup coloured with red-ripe tomatoes; eat Hoppin’ John for luck on New Year’s Day.

Nancie McDermott’s Southern Soups & Stews serves up recipes seasoned with history—from Nathalie Dupree’s Lowcountry Okra and Shrimp Gumbo to Summer Squash Soup with Black Pepper and Thyme, to Collard Greens with Pot Likker and Dumplings—offering us a glimpse of how people farmed, cooked, and continue to celebrate life over time. Travel around the South and you will find folks still eating the dishes today because the meals are delicious, compelling, and certain to attract and please a big table of family and friends.

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The guide to Thanksgiving 2013

Every year I vow to throw a Thanksgiving feast that will outdo all feast.  I act as the chief executive  gourmand presiding over a meal that I hope friends and family alike will love. For me, Thanksgiving is more than a culinary tradition. It is a day a day to pause, reflect and humbly offer thanks for our health and well-being. And the football and the food don’t hurt. Check-out this year’s recipes.

Food & Wine’s Apricot-Glazed Turkey

Fine Cooking’s Classic Potato Mash (Rosemary and Garlic)

Bon Appétit’s Classic Dressing

Food & Drink Magazine’s Warm Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad with Roquefort & Hazelnuts

Cook’s Illustrated Best Turkey Gravy

Bon Appétit’s Cranberry Sauce with Vanilla Bean and Cardamom

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie