The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution (Google eBook)

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Random House LLC, Oct 20, 2010 - Cooking - 405 pages
315 Reviews
Perhaps more responsible than anyone for the revolution in the way we eat, cook, and think about food, Alice Waters has “single-handedly chang[ed] the American palate” according to the New York Times. Her simple but inventive dishes focus on a passion for flavor and a reverence for locally produced, seasonal foods.

With an essential repertoire of timeless, approachable recipes chosen to enhance and showcase great ingredients, The Art of Simple Food is an indispensable resource for home cooks. Here you will find Alice’s philosophy on everything from stocking your kitchen, to mastering fundamentals and preparing delicious, seasonal inspired meals all year long. Always true to her philosophy that a perfect meal is one that’s balanced in texture, color, and flavor, Waters helps us embrace the seasons’ bounty and make the best choices when selecting ingredients. Fill your market basket with pristine produce, healthful grains, and responsibly raised meat, poultry, and seafood, then embark on a voyage of culinary rediscovery that reminds us that the most gratifying dish is often the least complex.


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Lovely illustrations, but not pictures. - Goodreads
Great Tips and Great Recipes. - Goodreads
Wrong! It's lots of recipes. - Goodreads
This book gives inspiration for simple meals. - Goodreads
This is a fantastic reference cookbook. - Goodreads
Some are quite educational. - Overstock.com

Review: The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

This book reminded me of a lite version of Joy of Cooking...no pictures, basic (but good) recipes, ingredients listed as you use them. Waters features recipes that are meant to optimize the freshness ... Read full review

Review: The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution

User Review  - Maze Branch - Goodreads

This book sparked an interesting conversation for our What's Cooking group. Most participants thought this cookbook warranted 3 or 4 stars with one person who thought it was only worth one star. The ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Named the most influential figure in the past 30 years of the American kitchen by Gourmet magazine, ALICE WATERS is the owner of Chez Panisse restaurant and the author of nine cookbooks.


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