Tuesday, November 6, 2007

"Food" reading list

This is an ever growing list of books I have read that relate to food, farming, and cooking.

The Omnivore's Dilemma: by Michael Pollan

The Soul of a Chef: The Journey Toward Perfection: by Michael Ruhlman

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly: by Anthony Bourdain

The Raw and the Cooked: Adventures of a Roving Gourmand by Jim Harrison

Salt: A World History: by Mark Kurlansky

The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World: by Michael Pollan

Bacchus & Me: Adventures in the Wine Cellar: by Jay McInerney

Coming Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods: by Gary Paul Nabhan

Tender at the Bone: by Ruth Reichel

Comfort me with Apples: by Ruth Reichel

The Wine Bible: by Karen MacNeil

Diary of a Tuscan Chef: by Cesare Casella and Eileen Daspin

THE SILVER PALATE COOKBOOK: By Julee Rosso, Sheila Lukins, and Michael McLaughlin

A Chef's Tale: A Memoir of Food, France and America: by Pierre Franey

The Nasty Bits: Collected Varietal Cuts, Usable Trim, Scraps, and Bones:
by Anthony Bourdain

Norm & Fred @ Fredfest 2008

The Essentials of Beer Style: A Catalog of Classic Beer Styles for Brewers and Beer Enthusiasts: by Fred Eckhardt (a Portlander who is really a one of a kind personality. I have personally seen him wear a Prussian spiked helmet(Pickelhaube), ala "Hogan's Hero's" to a beer tasting).