The Boat Drinks Book: A different tipple in every port (Paperback)

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As unique and refreshing as the drinks themselves, The Boat Drinks Book is an inside look at cocktail culture in harbors around the world. The book is split into five regions: Atlantic, Mediterranean, Baltic, Pacific, and Caribbean. Author Fiona Sims is on a mission to encourage us to explore waterfront regions through local food and drink, getting to the heart of each harbor by seeking out specialist merchants, hanging out in legendary bars, and uncovering distilleries, breweries, and wineries all within a short taxi ride of your boat. Sims also provides insights into how to make the most of traditional markets for provisioning and spreading your cocktail table.

The Boat Drinks Book shares tips on cocktail creation as well. Sims' drink recipes will inspire you to whip up something delicious--using local liqueurs, wines, spirits, and produce--to sip on deck at the end of a long day's cruising or exploring. There's even a scattering of recipes for ultimate boat nibbles, inspired by each region, from easy tapenade to tapas. So whether you're a seasoned sailor or an armchair aperitif enthusiast, grab a copy of The Boat Drinks Book and let expert food and wine writer Fiona Sims quench your thirst. Your mission: to discover and enjoy.

About the Author

Fiona Sims has written two books on drinks: Guide to Wine and Wine Made Simple, as well as The Boat Cookbook. Sims has also written on food and drink for The Times, The Guardian, The Observer, Delicious, House & Garden, High Life, Decanter, Caterer & Hotelkeeper and Square Meal, interviewing many of the world's top chefs, including Gordon Ramsay, Pierre Gagnaire, and Ferran Adria. Sims also accompanied Heston Blumenthal on his first trip to the legendary El Bulli. In addition to being chosen as a judge for the Guild of Food Writers Cookery Book of the Year, in 2013, Sims won Best Travel Article on Wine Tourism at The French Press Awards.

Praise For…

"If sipping a drink over the sunset is one of your favorite ways to end the day, you’ll love Fiona Sims’ new book. The Boat Drinks Book is a wealth of information all about delicious drinks and accompanying appetizers . . . reading The Boat Drinks Book will fulfill your sense of travel, adventure, and appreciation for good drinks all in one." - Houseboat Magazine

"We wholeheartedly recommend it (The Boat Drinks Book) as a well-illustrated and enjoyable boat drinking reference that gives the reader a culinary world tour with drinks and appetizers matched with their respective histories and locations." - Northwest Yachting

"Much more than a collection of cocktail recipes, The Boat Drinks Book is a beautifully illustrated guide to favorite libations at sailing destinations around the world and the best foods to enjoy with them." - WindChek

"Complete novice or know-all, you'll love this stunning book. An essential boater's companion, it will certainly have a place on my boat on the Amalfi coast." - Salvatore Calabrese, legendary bartender

"Fiona Sims has crafted a marvelous guide that indeed gave me a comprehensive summary of the best in boat drinks, but she also took me on a world wine and food tour. The book is 176 pages long, but I didn’t get to the cocktail recipes until page 120, and getting there was an enjoyable journey." - Tom Wells, Good Old Boat

"Fascinating collection of recipes for cocktails, drinks, and some nibbles to go with them. It's travelogue meets cookbook. You'll find you can't put it down." - Choice

"Boating fans (and all drinks buffs) should stow a copy of The Boat Drinks Book. It's a jolly race around the world's ports with tips on the local drinks and inspiring cocktail recipes." - Delicious Magazine

"It’s an appealing and resourceful book, one that will engage both the seasoned sailor and the armchair aperitif enthusiast." - Heartland Boating

"There's a drink for every sailor and every region in this beautifully photographed and portable guide." - Yachting Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9781472930651
ISBN-10: 1472930657
Publisher: Adlard Coles
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2017
Pages: 176
Language: English