Quarto (LSE: QRT.L), the leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group, on February 26 announced a rebrand of its publishing divisions, comprising new names and a new visual identity, which better represents how the divisions work together. With shared domestic, international and foreign language sales teams Quarto is one integrated supplier to customers worldwide. The new names and logos make this clear while capitalizing on the company’s 38-year-old heritage. Learn More.
Inspired by the release of three "big name, beautifully done" beer books this January, Quayside Publishing Group, which specializes in illustrated nonfiction, has declared the month of March to be Beer Book Month. Shelf Awareness reported that Quayside has also brewed up a corresponding blog, beerbookmonth.com, which has been featuring excerpts and selections from its beer titles since January. Learn More.
British beer author and blogger Ron Pattinson will tour the Northeast this March to promote his new book, The Homebrewer’s Guide to Vintage Beer. The 160-page edition from Quarry Books explores classic beer styles (pale ale, porter, stock ale, burton ale, table beer, etc.) and includes recipes for recreating these beers as they were brewed between 1800 and 1950. Learn More.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal featured the Raw Blueberry Cream Tart recipe from Pies and Tarts with Heart in a January issue. Learn More.
Zuppa Pavese (Poached Egg Soup) was the featured recipe in a recent edition of the Washington Post Food Section. The recipe comes from The Soupmaker's Kichen by Aliza Green. Learn More.
When it comes to raising homegrown produce, patience is required—unless you grow sprouts. A snap to cultivate indoors, these tasty germinated seeds provide you with fast good-for-you food. So begins the Parade.com article about Homegrown Sprouts, by Rita Galchus. The story gives a quick overview of how to grow sprouts for home use, including supplies needed and uses for different types of sprouts. Learn More.
The Soupmaker’s Kitchen: How to Save Your Scraps, Prepare a Stock, and Craft the Perfect Pot of Soup, by Aliza Green, is No. 2 on the Washington Post's Best Cookbooks of 2013 list. Learn More.
If an artist is not necessarily someone who is lonely, starving and unstable, then what does an artist look like? Can an artist actually live in abundance? Those are the questions asked by blogger Jess Green in a recent post at The Huffington Post. The answer: Flora Bowley, author of Brave Intuitive Painting for Quarry Press. Learn More.
Amy Rice, author of Playing with Stencils, recently shared two sneak peeks from her book with the Design Sponge blog. Learn More.
Making Artisan Pasta is one of the top six cookbooks in Cooking Light's Best Technique and Equipment category. The list is one of 12 categories in the magazine's list of Top 100 cookbooks over the past 25 years. Learn More.
Making Artisan Pasta is one of the top cookbooks of 2012, according to the Washington Post. Learn More.
Elizabeth LaBau loves candy. Always has. Used to lug a pillowcase along on her childhood Halloween trick-or-treating treks. Now the new mom is busy encouraging others to have fun with candy-making in "The Sweet Book of Candy Making" and as the "guide to candy" at candy.about.com. Learn More.
Mati Rose McDonough, Author of Daring Adventures in Paint, was featured on the Creative Living with Jamie podcast recently. Learn More.
The term “extreme beer” is difficult to define. Is it high strength? Weird ingredients? Freaky style-mashups? Whatever extreme beer may be, Sam Calagione, author of Extreme Brewing, A Deluxe Edition with 14 New Homebrew Recipes, is the high priest of it. Learn More.
Lilla Rogers, author of the upcoming book "I Just Like to Make Things," can turn what may seem impossible into something that can be accomplished. Learn More.
Author Gary Lincoff has been working on his new book, "Joy of Foraging," for more than 40 years. Learn More.
Bartender Katie Loeb believes anyone who can shop, boil water, measure ingredients and operate basic kitchen equipment can make their own garden-fresh cocktails. Her book, "Shake, Stir, Pour - Fresh Homegrown Cocktails," includes step-by-step photos of some of the more complicated techniques for those still shaky around a shaker. Learn More.
Susan Schwake, author of Art Lab for Kids, is also a baker. Her recipe for blueberry coffee cake was recently featured on Design Sponge. Learn More.
Kim Flottum, author of The Backyard Beekeeper's Honey Handbook, offered readers of Mother Earth News tips on producing and selling honey. Learn More.
Katie Loeb, author of Shake, Stir, Pour, was named the grand prize winner of the Barenjager Bartender Competition September 11 in New York. Learn More.