Publish date: 2010
Publisher: Ebury Publishing, Random House
Pages no: 283
Edition language: English
Jonathan Lovekin's food photography is splendid, if not exactly ground-breaking. (Is there ground to break in food photography?) It may seem a bit odd to start a review of a cookbook by talking about the illustrations, but in this case I think they're one of the main selling points of the book. This...
I enjoyed the several recipes I tried. The photography is gorgeous, but I found myself reaching for old favorites rather than continuing to find the unusual ingredients needed for some of the recipes. I am likely to get it out of the library again come summer when certain vegetables are back in se...
Plenty by the British Yotam Ottolenghi is Amsterdam's most popular cookbook this year and supposedly the most popular vegetarian cookbook in The Netherlands ever. And not without a reason. I've never come across a more interesting selection of delicious vegetarian recipes and love the fact that Otto...
My only real problem with this book is the difficulty in getting ingredients. However, the recipes I've tried bare substitutions with grace, taste wonderful and look delicious.
Update 3/18/12: I have made the broccolini & sweet sesame salad twice in the past two weeks, and it has earned a spot in the regular dinner rotation. For two of us it makes enough for dinner one night and leftovers for lunch the next day, and I think it's even better after sitting overnight. Cold ...
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