It was a certain character from The Simpsons who once said: “Homer no function beer well without.ˮ The same applies to their accompanying snacks.

This cookbook is a celebration of the very best accompaniments to the very best beverage. Beer is enjoyed the world over, and wherever beer is imbibed, there’s usually some kind of deliciously salty snack to go with it. From the smaller snack fare like moreish Malaysian ikan bilis and Japanese otsumami to more substantial drinking food like spicy buffalo wings and currywurst, Beer Snacks brings you the world’s best of what to eat, while you drink.

More of the international recipes in Beer Snacks include: Edamame (Japan), Boiled peanuts (USA), Chicharrón (Mexico), Pimientos de Padrón (Spain), Pickled onions (UK), Biltong (South Africa), Jalapeño poppers (USA), Masala peanuts (India), Salted egg French Fries (Thailand), Oysters Kilpatrick (Ireland), Buffalo wings (USA), Pretzels and beer cheese (Germany), Tsukune (Japan), Adobo Chicken Wings (The Phillippines) and (last, but most cheesily) Poutine (Canada).