The creator of the popular Chewswise blog documents his 2009 assignment to work in a French boulangerie and subsequent travels through America and Europe to learn bread history and science while perfecting his award-winning recipes. 25,000 first printing.
Yotam Ottolenghi collects more than 100 vegetarian recipes organized by cooking method, including fig salad, root vegetable pie, and apricot, walnut and lavender cake.
The creator of the WNYC podcast The Sporkful and host of the Cooking Channel web series You're Eating It Wrong presents a photo-augmented collection of humorous—and scientific—essays on cooking, eating and loving food with all one's heart.
The James Beard Award-winning author of A Geography of Oysters presents a recipe-complemented celebration of America's apple renaissance that explores 123 of the fruit's considerable varieties, including the Black Oxford, the Knobbed Russet and the D'Arcy Spice.
What do coffee, IPA beer, dark chocolate, and radicchio all have in common? They're bitter. In this exploration of bitter through science, culture, history, and 120 deliciously idiosyncratic recipes, Jennifer McLagan makes a case for this misunderstood flavor.
A linguist delves into the world of food, describing the true meanings of descriptive words like "rich" and "crispy" when they appear on a menu and tracing how traditional and favorite dishes spread and changed through colonial shipping routes.
The bread at San Francisco's legendary Tartine Bakery was developed by renowned baker Chad Robertson over a decade of working with the finest artisan bakers in the United States and France, followed by another decade baking solo in a small wood-fired oven on the coast of Northern California. The following for this singular bread far exceeds the bakery's daily production. Now, clear instructions and hundreds of step-by-step photos show you how to make this elemental bread. Also included are more than 30 sweet and savory recipes using the day-old bread to make sandwiches, soups, puddings, French toast and kale Caesar.—From publisher description.
Presents a look at the science of alcohol production and consumption, from the principles behind the fermentation, distillation, and aging of alcoholic beverages, to the psychology and neurobiology of what happens after it is consumed.
The owners of the ice-cream truck-turned-national brand share recipes for many of their most popular creations, from the Bourbon Manhattan to Strawberry Gelato with Snickerdoodles. 40,000 first printing.
An anniversary tribute to a noted cooking school traces its reflection of evolving culinary trends throughout its first three decades, providing dozens of recipes designed in accordance with the slow-food movement, gluten-free diets and regionally produced heirloom ingredients.