When I first started flipping though "The Artisan Jewish Deli at Home" by local authors Michael Zusman and Nick Zukin, I was a bit puzzled. It's not a slick book. Yes, there are glossy photographs, but they aren't impossibly perfect as are those in many books these days. There is no dust jacket, and the layout is a bit utilitarian. Don't get me wrong - the photos and layout are … [Read more...] about Book Review – The Artisan Jewish Deli at Home
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The Paley’s Place Cookbook Hits Store Shelves There are only a few "celebrity" books that I use on a regular basis: Bouchon, by Thomas Keller, Mustard's Grill Napa Valley Cookbook, by Cindy Pawlcyn, and a few of the books by Alice Waters of Chez Panisse fame. Otherwise, I tend to stick with compilations. The point is, most of this type of cookbooks are just recycled recipes, … [Read more...] about Review: The Paley’s Place Cookbook
Life is Meals: A Food Lover’s Book of Days by James and Kay Salter Knopf 2006, $27.95 ISBN 0-307-26496-3Book Review by Hungry SoulOften memorable moments in life are marked by a meal. Graduation dinners at fancy restaurants. Family recipes used only during the holidays. In my family, vacations are centered around where and what to eat. At breakfast we discuss what is … [Read more...] about Review: Life is Meals: A Food Lover’s Book of Days by James and Kay Salter
“I love this book,” said Anya Von Bremzen, James Beard award-winning author and contributor to Travel & Leisure, Food & Wine and other publications, on her swing through Portland as part of a 25-city tour for her latest work, The New Spanish Table. “This is my fifth book, and it’s got everything that I want in it: really good recipes, very solid… And it also has a lot … [Read more...] about Interview: Anya Von Bremzen – The New Spanish Table