Food & Cooking Book Reviews (page 11)

FOOD & COOKING
Released: May 8, 2012

"Despite their fleeting nature, these creations endure in a winning combination of graphic design, cross-cultural flair and writing on one of the staples of the urban food landscape."
New York Times food columnist Edge (Southern Belly: The Ultimate Food Lover's Companion to the South, 2007, etc.) explores "outsider food, immigrant food, [and] the food of the underclass" in an intelligently organized cookbook featuring a smorgasbord of American street foods. Read full book review >
RESTAURANT MAN by Joe Bastianich
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2012

"Engrossing details of being the front man in a variety of thriving restaurants."
A frank and funny memoir of a successful New York restaurateur. Read full book review >

AN ECONOMIST GETS LUNCH by Tyler Cowen
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: April 12, 2012

"The narrative gets a touch repetitive at points, but if you're a foodie with a calculator, this is your book."
Food and economics meet in this entertainment by celebrity economist Cowen (The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All the Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better, 2010, etc.). Read full book review >
FOOD & COOKING
Released: April 10, 2012

"An articulate food book that has an opinion without being preachy and that exudes a joy about food without being oversimplified."
What will be featured on restaurant menus in 2035? Read full book review >
FOOD & COOKING
Released: April 3, 2012

"A good cookbook to gather a hungry crowd and leave them happily satiated."
Caponigri shares her family's tradition of Sunday dinners. Read full book review >

FOOD & COOKING
Released: April 3, 2012

"A perfect guide to bringing home the traditional and unique flavors of Italy."
A delicious journey through central and southern Italy through recipes. Read full book review >
FOOD & COOKING
Released: April 3, 2012

"A straightforward approach to providing healthy meals at home."
A basic cookbook for the novice cook. Read full book review >
FOOD & COOKING
Released: April 2, 2012

"A definitive work of World War II scholarship."
A comprehensive evaluation of the crucial role of the global food economy in the waging of war. Read full book review >
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: April 1, 2012

"A strong, rigorous overview of the calorie, its regulation and the politics behind food labeling and marketing."
Nestle (Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health/New York Univ.; Pet Food Politics, 2008, etc.) and Nesheim (Nutritional Sciences, Emeritus/Cornell Univ.; co-author, with Nestle: Feed Your Pet Right, 2010, etc.) explore "calories in all their dimensions—personal, scientific, and political." Read full book review >
TURN HERE SWEET CORN by Atina Diffley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 2012

"An education on organic farming and its importance, as well as a heartfelt love letter to the land."
One family's quest to build, maintain and protect their organic farm. Read full book review >
FOOD & COOKING
Released: March 27, 2012

McCosker and Bermingham (4 Ingredients: More than 400 Quick, Easy, and Delicious Recipes Using 4 or Fewer Ingredients, 2011, etc.) apply their four-ingredient recipe format to gluten-free cooking.

These are not gourmet meals, but quick, easy-to-assemble recipes for everything from dips to desserts. Read full book review >

FOOD & COOKING
Released: March 13, 2012

"A helpful, systematic approach to developing a discriminating palate."
A thorough investigation of the sensation of taste. Read full book review >