James Beard

James Beard was born and raised in Portland, Oregon but a strong desire to be an actor saw him move to New York where he started a catering business for the arts community.

He went on to become a food writer and published classic books such as Beard on Bread, James Beard's New Fish Cookery and his classic reviewed here, American Cookery which has become a modern classic of American cuisine.

 

The Cookbook Collection entry

The review of the entry for this author in The Food Lovers' Cookbook Collection can be read by clicking on the following link:

American Cookery

 

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