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Issue 137 - An Entertaining Read

Whisky Magazine Issue 137
July 2016


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An Entertaining Read

Recently published whisky related books

Two very different books are reviewed this month. The first being a book written by one of Whisky Magazine's contributors, Martine Nouet. She is extremely well known in the whisky world and has been an innovator in pairing food and whisky. She travels the world hosting whisky dinners and in 2015 was awarded the prestigious Le Grand Prix du Livre Spirits for her book Le Guide Hachette des Whiskies. The photography is of very high quality.

The other book, Iconic Whisky, is a must if you are interested in the categorisation of the main aromas of whisky and want to learn more about how to write tasting notes.

À Table
Martine Nouet
ISBN 9780955565687
Bookclub offer: £16.00 plus P&P
(RRP: £19.99)

Martine Nouet, a contributor to Whisky Magazine, was brought up in Normandy where her mother introduced her to the delight of à table and she fained her deep appreciation of good food and drink. Later she became a journalist specialising in food and spirits. Her love of single malts brought her to the island of Islay where she has lived since 2008.

Her new book hones her many years of experience in the world of cuisine and whisky. Divided into three sections with starters, main courses and dessert/cheese, it offers 60 different recipes. Each recipe has a mouth-watering image on the facing page, and a suggestion for the best whiskies as the perfect accompaniment. In addition, there is an introductory chapter which is devoted to the principles involved in the pairing of food and whi...

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