A respected science writer explores the world's meat cultures and traditions to share insights into why a craving for animal protein evolved in humans and why vegetarian lifestyles are so difficult to maintain in spite of health warnings. 20,000 first printing.
The host of the PBS show Pati's Mexican Table serves up recipes for both traditional dishes as well as ones with her own spin that show the evolution of Mexican food north and south of the border and will bring everyone together to share food and stories.
Fans of the Emmy Award-winning show can get the ultimate Bob's Burgers experience at home with 75 recipes straight from the show that are actually edible "Burgers of the Day," including "Sweaty Palms Burger (comes with Hearts of Palm)," "Bleu is the Warmest Cheese Burger," and "Bruschetta-Bout-It Burger."
The frontman of hip-hop stars The Roots and bandleader for Jimmy Fallon's The Tonight Show draws on conversations with 10 cutting-edge chefs, including Ludo Lefebvre, Dominique Crenn and Nathan Myrfvold, to offer inspirational insights into their creative culinary processes.
The award-winning food writer and author of Consider the Fork draws on current research to trace the origins of food habits in culture, memory and appetite to explain how to alter one's palate to promote better health and fulfillment. 50,000 first printing.
A collection of unconventional recipes — including Sichuan Pickled Vegetables, Two Ways; Fish Fragrant Eggplant and Rich Chicken Stock — by the star chef and founder of the Mission Chinese Food restaurant features his signature mashups of Chinese and American cuisine while sharing the story of the restaurant and his rise to fame.
The award-winning creator of the "Ruth Bourdain" Twitter feed presents a foodie's glossary of 100 trendy culinary words that shares fun facts and etymologies for terms ranging from "snackifying" and "vegetable butchers" to "fat-washing" and "sourdough hotel."