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“At last, a definitive guide to the medicinal origins of every bottle behind the bar! This is the cocktail book of the year, if not the decade.” —Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist and Wicked Plants“A fascinating...
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Who’s really behind America’s appetite for foods from around the globe? This group biography from an electric new voice in food writing honors seven extraordinary women, all immigrants, who left an indelible mark on the way Americans ea...
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From chef and food activist Alice Waters, an impassioned plea for a radical reconsideration of the way each and every one of us cooks and eatsIn We Are What We Eat, Alice Waters urges us to take up the mantle of slow food culture, the philosophy...
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“Amazing stories . . . Intimate portraits of how [these five ruthless leaders] were at home and at the table.” —Lulu Garcia-Navarro, NPR’s Weekend Edition SundayAnthony Bourdain meets Kapuściński in this chilling loo...
ISBN: 9780593151747Unabridged Download
“The ultimate truffle true crime tale”*: A thrilling journey through the hidden underworld of the world's most prized luxury ingredient.*Bianca Bosker, New York Times bestselling author of Cork Dork Beneath t...
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In a tale replete with scandal and opulence, Luke Barr, author of the New York Times bestselling Provence, 1970, transports readers to turn-of-the-century London and Paris to discover how celebrated hotelier César Ritz and famed chef Auguste E...
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The true adventures of David Fairchild, a turn-of-the-century food explorer who traveled the globe and introduced diverse crops like avocados, mangoes, seedless grapes—and thousands more—to the American plate.“Fascinating.”&md...
ISBN: 9780525531142Unabridged Download
A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2017One of NPR Fresh Air's "Books to Close Out a Chaotic 2017"NPR's Book Concierge Guide To 2017’s Great Reads“How lucky for us readers that Shapiro has been listening so percept...
ISBN: 9781524778088Unabridged Download
The enchanting story of Julia Child's years as TV personality and beloved cookbook author--a sequel in spirit to My Life in France--by her great-nephew Julia Child is synonymous with French cooking, but her legacy runs much deeper. Now, her great-nep...
ISBN: 9780399564833Unabridged Download
Inside what life is really like for the new generation of professional cooks—a captivating tale of the make-or-break first year at a young chef’s new restaurant. For many young people, being a chef is as compelling a dream as being...
ISBN: 9781524722487Unabridged Download
Provence, 1970 is about a singular historic moment. In the winter of that year, more or less coincidentally, the iconic culinary figures James Beard, M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones found themselves together i...
ISBN: 9780804148849Unabridged Download
Michael Pollan, the bestselling author of The Omnivore's Dilemma, Food Rules, and How to Change Your Mind, explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen in Cooked. Cooked is now a Netflix docus...
ISBN: 9781101605059Unabridged Download