Bill Buford turns his inimitable attention from Italian cuisine to the food of France Baffled by the language, but convinced that he can master the art of French cooking or at least get to the bottom of why it is so revered he begins what becomes a five year odyssey by shadowing the esteemed Fre
By the time he was twenty seven, Kwame Onwuachi had competed on Top Chef, cooked at the White House, and opened and closed one of the most talked about restaurants in America In this memoir, he shares the remarkable story of his culinary coming of age Growing up in the Bronx and Nigeria where he
Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste09 May 2019 | By Bianca Bosker | Filed in: food-writing.
For readers of Anthony Bourdain, Susan Orlean, and Mary Roach, a surprising, entertaining and hilarious journey through the world of wine n nLike many of us, tech reporter Bianca Bosker saw wine as a way to unwind at the end of a long day, or a nice thing to have with dinner and that was about it Un
A singular, powerfully expressive debut memoir that traces one chef s struggle to find her place and what happens once she does n nBurn the Place is a galvanizing memoir that chronicles Iliana Regan s journey from foraging on the family farm to running her Michelin starred restaurant, Elizabeth Her
A tender and beautifully written tour de force on love, grief, hope and cake If this is not the book of the summer, I will eat my wig An absolute triumph THE SECRET BARRISTER An utterly beautiful, moving, bittersweet book on love and loss I loved it DOLLY ALDERTON______________________________
When Isabel meets Edward, both are at a crossroads he wants to follow his late wife to the grave, and she is ready to give up on love Thinking she is merely helping Edward s daughter who lives far away and has asked her to check in on her nonagenarian dad in New York Isabel has no idea that the
Maylis de Kerangal follows up her acclaimed novel The Heart with a dissection of the world of a young Parisian chef n nMore like a poetic biographical essay on a fictional person than a novel, The Cook is a coming of age journey centered on Mauro, a young self taught cook The story is told by an unna
A cookbook and culinary memoir about growing up as the daughter of revered chef restaurateur Alice Waters a story of food, family, and the need for beauty in all aspects of life n nIn this extraordinarily intimate portrait of her mother and herself Fanny Singer, daughter of food icon and activist
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Hailed by Anthony Bourdain as heartbreaking, horrifying, poignant, and inspiring, 32 Yolks is the brave and affecting coming of age story about the making of a French chef, from the culinary icon behind the renowned New York City restaurant Le Bernardin n nNAMED ONE OF T
What a beautiful, rich, and poetic memoir this is Phyllis Grant writes of longing, suffering, celebration, family, and food with such delicate power Like the best chefs, she knows how to make a masterpiece from a few simple ingredients truth, taste, poignancy, and love This is a wonderful book.
A sharply intelligent and intimate debut novel about a secret society of hungry young women who meet after dark and feast to reclaim their appetites and their physical spaces that posits the question if you feed a starving woman, what will she grow into n nRoberta spends her life trying not to tak
A beloved culinary historian s short takes on six famous women through the lens of food and cooking what they ate and how their attitudes toward food offer surprising new insights into their lives n nEveryone eats, and food touches on every aspect of our lives social and cultural, personal and politi
Now a New York Times Bestseller n nParis was practically perfect n nCraig Carlson was the last person anyone would expect to open an American diner in Paris He came from humble beginnings in a working class town in Connecticut, had never worked in a restaurant, and didn t know anything about startin
Bestselling author and world renowned chef David Lebovitz continues to mine the rich subject of his evolving ex Pat life in Paris, using his perplexing experiences in apartment renovation as a launching point for stories about French culture, food, and what it means to revamp one s life Includes do