The writer as gastro-tourist guide is nothing new.
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When Julia Child and James Beard first ate at the acclaimed Manhattan restaurant, Felidia, eight months after its opening in 1981, a star-struck Chef Lidia Bastianich came to their table to introdu
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“go ahead, indulge yourself in a trip to Italy while you’re waiting for spring to arrive. Vegetariano is just the ticket.”
"a delicious little book packed with erudition and pleasure . . ."
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Casa Planeta is a large and old Sicilian wine company, producers of renowned and award-winning wines and olive oils, celebrated in this book by Elisia Menduni, where a collection of culinary tradit
In France, children are taught about cheese in school. Every day they are served different cheeses at lunchtime, developing both their palate and understanding of cheese styles.
“What She Ate is for foodies, fashionistas, feminists, and for anyone who enjoys reading about meals as much as eating them.”
“will certainly benefit cooking enthusiasts who find food science fascinating and home cooks looking to up their game a level.”
Christopher Myers and Joanne Chang have a partnership filled with love. Love for each other, love of food, love for their friends and family, and especially love for their collaborative projects a
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“a delicious way to taste history. . . . highly recommended.”
By any measure food blogging has given voice to the home cook. As its ranks continue to grow it is proof positive that we humans are the cooking animal. We are also the storytelling animal.
“Answering questions you would never have thought to ask, Charles Spence reveals how eating and taste have everything to do with the brain and almost nothing to do with the tongue.”
“[has] great appeal as a cookbook of Mediterranean food par excellence.”
It is a well-known adage that cookbooks written by renowned chefs are best enjoyed in an armchair far from the kitchen lest the home cook end up in a pool of tears when trying to execute one of its
A great dilemma faced by any cookbook author when writing about a foreign cuisine is how deeply to connect the recipes with the gastronomy of the place written about.
Although this book’s title seems to indicate that this is the end-all, the definitive and comprehensive Greek cookbook still awaits its author/researcher.
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