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Kitchen Confidential

Kitchen Confidential

by Bourdain Anthony

A New York City chef who is also a novelist recounts his experiences in the restaurant business, and exposes abuses of power, sexual promiscuity, drug use, and other secrets of life behind kitchen doors. Published in 2000 by Bloomsbury, Kitchen Confidential was Bourdain’s memoir and behind-the-scenes look at restaurant kitchens, a follow-up to his popular and shocking article published the April 19th 1999 edition of The New Yorker titled "Don't Eat Before Reading This." The book is both... Read more about this item
Mastering the Art Of French Cooking

Mastering the Art Of French Cooking

by Julia; Bertholle, Louisette; Beck, Simone Child

Mastering the Art of French Cooking is a two-volume French cookbook written by American author Julia Child, Simone Beck, and Louisette Bertholle, both of France. Written for the American market, it was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1961 (Volume 1) and 1970 (Volume 2). Widely credited with bringing French cuisine into the American home, it has since become a standard in the culinary world. Originally, a third volume was planned but Child lost interest in the project as her television career took off and... Read more about this item
The Moosewood Cookbook

The Moosewood Cookbook

by Mollie Katzen

The Moosewood Cookbook is a recipe book written by Mollie Katzen when she was a member of the Moosewood collective in Ithaca, New York. The original edition, published in 1978 by the then-fledgeling Ten Speed Press in California, was hand-lettered and imaginitively illustrated by Katzen and featured a number of the recipes favored by the restaurant at the time.
Mastering the Art Of French Cooking

Mastering the Art Of French Cooking

by Julia Child

Mastering the Art of French Cooking is a two-volume French cookbook written by American Julia Child, and Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle both of France. The book was written for the American market and published by Knopf in 1961 (Volume 1) and 1970 (Volume 2).
The French Chef Cookbook

The French Chef Cookbook

by Julia Child

Julia Child is a native of California and a Smith College graduate. Shortly after the appearance of the book Mastering the Art of French Cooking in 1961, Julia Child began appearing in the public television series The French Chef, which aired for many years all over the United States, and in 1978 the program Julia Child & Company was launched, followed the next year by Julia Child & More Company. In 1968 recipes from her early programs, many of which were drawn from this book, were published in... Read more about this item
The Savoy Cocktail Book

The Savoy Cocktail Book

by Harry Craddock

The now-classic prohibition era cocktail book, originally published in 1930 by Savoy Hotel in London.
Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book

Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book

by Better Homes and Gardens

At head of title: Better homes and gardens.

Includes index.
The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

by Fannie Merritt Farmer

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book is quite rare in it's original 1896 printing. The 19th century general reference cookbook which now available both in reprint and in updated form.
Fannie Farmer prefaces this book with the following: "It is my wish that it may not only be looked upon as a compilation of tried and tested recipes, but that it may awaken an interest through its condensed scientific knowledge which will lead to deeper thought and broader study of what to eat."
The Way To Cook

The Way To Cook

by Julia Child

“In her most creative and instructive cookbook, Julia Child distills a lifetime of cooking into 800 recipes emphasizing lightness, freshness, and simplicity. Chapters are structured around master recipes, followed by innumerable variations that are easily made once the basics are understood. For example, make Julia’s simple but impeccably prepared sauté of chicken, and before long you’re easily whipping up Chicken with Mushrooms and Cream, Chicken Provençale, Chicken Pipérade, or Chicken... Read more about this item
The Cook's Companion

The Cook's Companion

by Stephanie Alexander

The Cook's Companion has established itself as the kitchen 'bible' in over 300,000 homes since it was first published in 1996. Stephanie Alexander has added over 300 new recipes as well as 12 new chapters to this thoroughly revised and updated edition. Stephanie believes that good food is essential to living well: her book is for everyone, every day. She has invaluable information about ingredients, cooking techniques and kitchen equipment, along with inspiration, advice and encouragement and close to... Read more about this item
Medium Raw

Medium Raw

by Bourdain Anthony

Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and People Who Cook is a follow-up to Bourdain’s 2000 breakthrough best-seller Kitchen Confidential. It addresses Bourdain’s rise to stardom and television celebrity, and also looks at the way the culture around food and chefs has changed in the years between Bourdain’s days as a behind-the-scenes cook, and his on-the-screen life eating and drinking around the world. The book is filled with asides that take on many big names in the culinary world,... Read more about this item
Nigella Christmas

Nigella Christmas

by Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson is the author of the bestselling books, How to Eat, How to Be a Domestic Goddess, Nigella Bites, Forever Summer, Feast and Nigella Express, which, together with her successful TV series have made hers a household name around the world. She is a contributor to the New York Times and lives in London with her family.
Mary Berry's Baking Bible

Mary Berry's Baking Bible

by Mary Berry

“This definitive collection from the undisputed queen of cakes brings together all of Mary Berry’s most mouth-watering baking recipes in a beautifully packaged edition. Filled with 250 foolproof recipes, from the classic Victoria Sponge, Very Best Chocolate Cake and Hazelnut Meringue Cake to tempting muffins, scones and bread and butter pudding, this is the most comprehensive baking cookbook you’ll ever need. Mary’s easy-to-follow instructions and handy tips make it ideal for kitchen novices and... Read more about this item
The Book Of Jewish Food

The Book Of Jewish Food

by Claudia Roden

Nourishing Traditions

Nourishing Traditions

by Sally Fallon

Betty Crocker's Cookbook

Betty Crocker's Cookbook

by Betty Crocker

A Treasury Of Great Recipes

A Treasury Of Great Recipes

by Vincent and Mary Price

Plenty

Plenty

by Yotam Ottolenghi

On Food and Cooking

On Food and Cooking

by Harold McGee

The Flavour Thesaurus

The Flavour Thesaurus

by Niki Segnit

Cooking Books & Ephemera

French Provincial Cooking

French Provincial Cooking

by David, Elizabeth

It is difficult to think of any home that can do without Elizabeth David's FRENCH PROVINCIAL COOKING...One could cook for a lifetime on the book alone' - Observer Elizabeth David succeeds in inducing a desire to use each recipe as soon as it is read. Whether she is describing the preparation of a plain green salad, or the marinading of a haunch of wild boar, she writes with the same imaginative directness. Recipes like 'pot au feu' are described in all their delicious simplicity, which, it is made clear,... Read more about this item
A Book Of Mediterranean Food

A Book Of Mediterranean Food

by David, Elizabeth

Long acknowledged as the inspiration for such modern masters as Julia Child and Claudia Roden, A Book of Mediterranean Food is Elizabeth David's passionate mixture of recipes, culinary lore, and frank talk. In bleak postwar Great Britain, when basics were rationed and fresh food a fantasy, David set about to cheer herself —and her audience— up with dishes from the south of France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, and the Middle East. Some are sumptuous, many are simple, most are sublime.
Italian Food

Italian Food

by David, Elizabeth

A Cook\'s Tour

A Cook's Tour

by Anthony, Bourdain

Recipes

Recipes

by Life, Time

Summer Cooking

Summer Cooking

by David, Elizabeth

The Bible Cookbook

The Bible Cookbook

by O'Brien, Marian Maeve

McCall\'s Cooking School Recipe Card

McCall's Cooking School Recipe Card

by Langan, Marianne / Wing, Lucy