Introduction: The last three decades have seen an explosion of new beers on the market, from a handful of giant brewing companies, imported beers from around the globe and hundreds of smaller local and regional breweries.  


Brewing in the WestA brief history of beer-making in the United States.   


The Brewing Process: Minor differences in the process make all the difference in flavor, aroma, color, strength, and other attributes of individual beers. Don't miss the glossary of terms.


Beer at the Table: How to combine beer and food.


From the Beer Belt: Beer and the Foods of Northern and Central Europe


Pizza and Beyond: Beer and the Foods of Mediterranean Europe

 • Tortilla Española

From the Spice Bazaar: Beer and the Foods of North Africa, the Middle East, and India

 • Pappadams with Green Chutney

 • Kofta Kebab (Minced Lamb on Skewers)

 • Dolmas (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

 • Baba Ghanoush (Roasted Eggplant Dip)

 • Hummus

 • Pea Soup Avgolemono

 • Pomegranate Chicken

 • Rice Pilaf with Almonds

 • Lamb and Vegetable Tajine with Chickpea Couscous

 • Chicken Curry with Cashews

 • Naan (Tandoori-Style Flatbread)

 • Gobhi Bhaji (Pan-Fried Cauliflower with Spices)

 • Curried Winter Squash Soup


Malt and Hops, Meet Ginger and Soy: Beer and the Foods of East and Southeast Asia

 • Red-Cooked ("Master Sauce") Chicken

 • Wok-Smoked Chicken

 • Stir-Fried Crab with Black Bean Sauce

 • Hunan "Smoked" Pork with Leeks

 • Stir-Fried Vegetables and Tofu with Oyster Sauce

 • Oven-Steamed Fish with Black Mushrooms

 • Jasmine Rice

 • Satay (Skewered Grilled Meats)

 • Green Papaya Salad

 • Stuffed Squid Curry

 • Street-Style Grilled Chicken

 • Bulgogi (Korean Grilled Beef with Garnishes)

 • East-West Crab Gyoza

 • Crab Roasted in the Shell

 • Watercress Salad with Soy-Glazed Quail


From the Home of the Chile Pepper: Beer and the Foods of Latin America and the American Southwest

 • Stuffed Jalapeño Chiles

 • Dried Shrimp Balls

 • Mushroom and Green Chile Quesadillas

 • Do-It-Yourself Tacos

 • Chile Verde

 • Yucatecan Banana-Leaf Pork

 • Papas a la Huancaína (Peruvian Potatoes with Cheese Sauce)

 • Empanadas (Meat-Filled Turnovers)

 • Grilled King Salmon with Roasted Tomatillo Sauce

 • Sweet Corn Chowder with Chipotle Butter

 • Fish with Ancho Chile Paste and Cream


Beer in The Melting Pot: Beer and American Regional Food


The Microbrew Lover’s Cookbook 

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From The Microbrew Lover’s Cookbook, Copyright © 2002 by Jay Harlow. Used by arrangement with Jay Harlow.