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Fabio Viviani's Cafe Firenze Cookbook by the Numbers

Top Chef Season 5 contestant, Fabio Viviani, and his partner Jacopo Falleni have self-published a cookbook of recipes from their Moorpark, California restaurant. The Cafe Firenze Cookbook: Food and Drink Recipes from the Tuscan Sons (buy at Amazon), in the works long before Top Chef fame came calling, is intentionally funny; according to Viviani, people [...]

Sheila Lukins, Cookbook Author, Dead at 66

Cookbook author Sheila Lukins died yesterday at the age of 66 from brain cancer at her home in Manhattan. She was a New York food institution and an arbiter of food trends in the 80s and early 90s, and she deserved a much better obituary than the one she received from Julia Moskin at the [...]

The Eat Me Daily Fall 2009 Cookbook Preview

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 [...]

The How Not to Cookbook: Lessons Learned the Hard Way, the Anti-Cookbook

As part of the Edinburgh Art Festival, visual artist Aleksandra Mir has produced a book that is nearly the total opposite of a traditional cookbook. The How Not to Cookbook: Lessons Learned the Hard Way is a compilation of kitchen catastrophes submitted by 1,000 people from all over the world.

The CFDA's Absurd American Fashion Cookbook

Back in February, we noted that the normally food-averse fashion world would be putting together a cookbook. And now you can own it!
The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) have put together American Fashion Cookbook: 100 Designers' Best Recipes (buy at Amazon), perhaps the first pro-food document to be described by the Balenciaga [...]

Julia Child's Cookbooks, Bestsellers Again

Julia & Julia may have gotten trounced by G.I. Joe almost three to one at the box office, but one side effect of the film and its media frenzy is a massive renewed interest in cookbooks by Julia Child. Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1 (buy at Amazon) is currently Amazon's overall [...]

Julie & Julia's Real Star: Mastering The Art of French Cooking

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The conversation surrounding the release of Julie & Julia has fluttered around plenty of topics: this is a movie about old media versus new; this is a movie about women being strong in the kitchen; this is a movie about the transformative power of cooking; this is a movie about Julia [...]

The Comprehensive Julia Child Bibliography [books!]

I remember Julia Child like an old, tipsy, happy relative who cooked gourmet French meals laden with enough butter to kill a small donkey. She was my Saturday mornings. Watching her now is like watching an old friend and her cookbooks are like family heirlooms. In the spirit of celebration that's surrounded the imminent release [...]

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