The Spirited World of Bittersweet, Herbal Liqueurs With Cocktails, Recipes, and FormulasBook - 2016
"The European tradition of making bittersweet liqueurs--called amari in Italian--has been around for centuries. But it is only recently that these herbaceous digestifs have moved from the dusty back bar to center stage in the United States, and become a key ingredient on cocktail lists in the country's best bars and restaurants. Lucky for us, today there is a dizzying range of amaro available-from familiar favorites like Averna and Fernet-Branca, to the growing category of regional, American-made amaro. a Amaro is the first book to demystify this ever-expanding, bittersweet world, and a must-have for any home cocktail enthusiast or industry professional. Starting with a rip-roaring tour of bars, cafUs, and distilleries in Italy, amaro's spiritual home, Brad Thomas Parsons-author of the James Beard and IACP Award-winner Bitters -will open your eyes to the rich history and vibrant culture of amaro today. With more than 100 recipes for amaro-centric cocktails, DIY amaro, and even amaro-spiked desserts, you'll be living (and drinking) la dolce vita. "
Publisher: Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, 
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 641.874 P251A 2016
Characteristics: 269 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm