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Le Canon
France

Le Canon – Stunning Produce

Le Canon – Introduction Le Canon in Nice is a great place to find expertly cooked food of great provenance and a stellar list of natural wines from throughout France chosen by owner Sébastien Perinetti. But it is more than a restaurant, you can also drop in here at any […]

The Glorious Foods of Greece
Cookbooks

The Glorious Foods of Greece by Diane Kochilas

The Glorious Foods of Greece – Introduction The Glorious Foods of Greece Traditional Recipes from Islands, Cities, and Villages by Diane Kochilas became a classic the day it was released in 2001. It is a scholarly yet entertaining and practical survey of the food of Greece. Our interest in Greek […]

Mastering the Art of French Cooking
Cookbooks

Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child

Mastering the Art of French Cooking – Introduction Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child deserves its place in every food lover’s collection. The recipes are written with rare precision and make no concessions to the “quick and easy” brigade or the “low-fat, low-flavour” movement. Julia Child was […]

The Book of Jewish Food
Cookbooks

The Book of Jewish Food by Claudia Roden

The Book of Jewish Food – Introduction The Book of Jewish Food by Claudia Roden is a classic book thoroughly deserving its place in the pantheon of great cookbooks. This lengthy tome is the result of fifteen years of painstaking research by author Claudia Roden. Jewish food from Morocco, Europe, […]

Good Things by Jane Grigson
Cookbooks

Good Things by Jane Grigson

Good Things – Introduction Good Things By Jane Grigson is one her classic cookbooks. We have chosen this one for the Food Lovers’ Cookbook Collection, but all of her writings deserve a place. Jane Grigson, born in the North-East of England, was educated at Cambridge University where she gained a […]

The Art of Simple Food by Alice Waters
Cookbooks

The Art of Simple Food by Alice Waters

The Art of Simple Food – Introduction The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution by Alice Waters is the latest cookbook from the person who was a significant contributor to the fresh food revolution in California and a co-founder of the legendary Chez Panisse […]

Marcella Hazan The Classic Italian Cookbook
Cookbooks

The Classic Italian Cookbook by Marcella Hazan

Marcella Hazan – Introduction Marcella Hazan is a feisty character who is highly opinionated in a very nice way. She ‘believes’ in Italian food and she knows how to cook it therefore she expresses her opinions about how it should be done forcefully and with a great deal of clarity. […]

Cuisine Minceur by Michel Guerard
Cookbooks

Cuisine Minceur by Michel Guérard

Cuisine Minceur – Introduction Cuisine Minceur by Michel Guérard is one of our favourite and most cherished cookbooks from the 1970s when the Cuisine Minceur craze was sweeping the Western world. We think it deserves a place in the Foodtourist Top Fifty Cookbooks as it changed the mindset of a […]

Japanese Cooking A simple Art Shizuo Tsuji
Cookbooks

Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art by Shizuo Tsuji

Japanese Cooking : A Simple Art – Introduction Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art by Shizuo Tsuji is a thoughtful and careful book surveying many of the great recipes of Japan. The author was the head of the largest school for the training of professional chefs in Japan. He is a […]

Le Guide Culinaire
Cookbooks

The Foodtourist Top Fifty Cookbooks

Introduction to the Foodtourist Top Fifty Cookbooks The following list is our compilation of fifty cookbooks that we think have contributed to a better understanding of cooking and cuisines. It is an idiosyncratic list because we want to delve into all sorts of culinary nooks and crannies based on things […]