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Be warned: Phaidon Press's new book Coco: 10 World-Leading Masters Choose 100 Contemporary Chefs (Amazon) will suck you in. As its neatly descriptive subtitle so concisely notes, this is a book filled with profiles of 100 up-and-coming chefs, as selected by ten "Masters": Ferran Adria, Mario Batali, Rene Redzepi, Alice Waters, Jacky [...]
Autumn brings more than just falling leaves and the return of legitimate root vegetables: it's also when publishing houses drop their most ambitious cookbook offerings, hoping to tap into the spirit of cooking (and book-buying) that pervades the pre-holiday season.
And is this ever a good year for cookbooks: the next three months will see enough [...]
For a cookbook that hangs its hat on the simplification of its source material, Ducasse Made Simple by Sophie: 100 Recipes from the Master Chef Simplified for the Home Cook (buy at Amazon) is awfully settled in advanced home cook territory. 100 select recipes from Alain Ducasse's epic Grand Livre de Cuisine (buy at Amazon) [...]