Don't Try This At Home: Culinary Catastrophes From The World's Greatest Chefs
Edition language: English
, Food And Drink
, Food Writing
This book turned out to be a mixed bag for me. There are 4 or 5 stories I thought were very funny or interesting and I mentioned two of those (the owl and the eels) in a previous post. There were a handful that made me want to reach into the book and smack the chefs who wrote them. The majority wer...
Not as good as I had expected, unfortunately. It's a collection of essays written by several different chefs, making it very clear that while some chefs can write as well as they cook... others definitely can't.Which is fine - I don't expect them to - but it does seem off in a book like this.Some of...
Don't read this at home. A chapter or two in the library is enough. Its deadly boring, worse than a bad meal out.
I'll admit that though I'm a very good cook, and with my partner own somewhere in the neighborhood of 130 cookbooks, I don't own cookbooks by any of the chefs represented in this collection. I have nothing against them, but I've never heard of most of them. This means that I read the anthology witho...
A very funny, over the top collection of stories from famous chefs, both television or not. This one looks at those days when things go very very very wrong, and a chef finds themselves in the middle of chaos. Considering that many in that chaos are angry, have short tempers and are usually handling...
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