Profiles from the Kitchen

What Great Cooks Have Taught Us about Ourselves and Our Food
Genre: Cooking
Original Publish Date: Jul 01, 2006
Product Number: EB00784813
Released: Nov 08, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780813137230
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"A well-researched collection of portraits of famous figures from the culinary world's past and present." Library Journal Despite their diverse personalities, backgrounds, and interests, the subjects of this book are a testament to the fact that both cooking and eating are endeavors well worth learning and sustaining. Profiles from the Kitchen includes well-known food writers such as M.F.K. Fisher, Eugene Walter, Elizabeth David, and John T. Edge; famous cooks such as Julia Child and James Beard; and contemporary chefs such as Rick Bayless and Susan Spicer. Each individual has offered different views of food and cooking and has encouraged us to appreciate good cooking while considering other facets of our food—including how food relates to issues of social justice, spirituality, and sustainability.