- DrBeth commented on a post titledFri 30 Apr 2010 10:39:41 GMT
- DrBeth added the following ratingsThu 29 Apr 2010 01:42:07 GMT
Mr. Pepin's insight on the aspects of cooking help home cooks understand the dynamics of food preparation. In addition to his contributions to the field of culinary arts, Pepin also writes about his life long love affair with food. His essay on home cooking versus restaurant cooking thoughtfully examines the benefits and challenges of each setting. His recipes are classic and innovative (my favorite is the Lobster Souffle). Woven between each recipe is Pepin's paintings as well as colorful photographs of everyday life in the Pepin household. This book will be a wonderful addition to one's collection of coffee table...
- DrBeth commented on a post titledThu 29 Apr 2010 01:14:26 GMT
Cynthia, I totally agree with you about this book. It is a classic veggie cookbook. In addition to excellent instructions, Madur also provides the reader/cook with background knowledge about the dish.
My son and I LOVED this cookbook/anthology of the first few GOOD EATS years! This book highlights the history of how Alton Brown started his show, includes regular and unique guests, innovative teaching visuals, and the recipes used during each episode. "I remember that episode" was our repeated response. Alton is all about teaching - this book provides a historical walk of shows while mathematically explaining cooking essentials, traveling to different places to illuminate food and food safety, explaining the science of cooking, then gives the reader the opportunity to test his/her knowledge through the provided recipes. This is a coffee table/kitchen table book in the category with "The Artist...
- DrBeth commented on a post titledSat 24 Apr 2010 16:06:50 GMT
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