Mezcal : The Gift of Agave
What has long been a local Mexican secret is now enjoyed throughout the world for its smoky, exotic flavor and excellent base in cocktails. This detailed and colorful guidebook uncovers mezcal's deep history, details its artisanal production in remote Mexican villages, and explains the proper ways to serve and drink this distinctive liquor. There are tips for locating the top mezcals on the market and selecting varietals that best suit particular tastes, as well as suggestions for mezcal pairings with dishes over meals. A chapter showcasing twenty of the best commercial distilleries includes recommended examples of young jovens, lightly aged reposados, and aged añejos. Finally, the book offers easy-to-follow recipes for unique mixed drinks and zesty mezcal-based dishes.
Typewriter: A Celebration of the Ultimate Writing Machine
Favored by many famous and upcoming writers and poets as their tool of choice, and benefitting from the nostalgia of steampunk and Mad Men, typewriters (like vinyl) have experienced a resurgence—especially...