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The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen

Jacques Pepin - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 318 pages
The popular television cooking show host traces his rise from an intimidated thirteen-year-old apprentice to a famous chef, recounting his work under prestigious teachers, his ...
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Heat: An Amateur Cook in a Professional Kitchen

Bill Buford - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 304 pages
A highly acclaimed writer and editor, Bill Buford left his job at The New Yorker for a most unlikely destination: the kitchen at Babbo, the revolutionary Italian restaurant ...
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Fragments of Death, Fables of Identity: An Athenian Anthropography

Eleni Neni K. Panourgia, Neni Panourgiá - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 242 pages
Following the lives of men and women in the neighbourhoods of Athens, this study considers how individuals define their identity as Athenians, as members of a family, as ...
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The Making of a Chef: Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute of America

Michael Ruhlman - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 320 pages
Documents the author's experience in the United States' most influental cooking school, from the first classroom to the final kitchen, the American Bounty Restaurant.
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Giant Bluefin

Douglas Whynott - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 242 pages
Telling the story of one fisherman's passionate hunt for an elusive and valuable prey--the bluefin tuna--a look at the modern fisherman and his world reveals competition and ...
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Wrestling with Gravy: A Life, with Food

Jonathan Reynolds - Cooking - 2008 - 352 pages
In this inviting feast of a memoir, former New York Times food columnist Jonathan Reynolds dishes up a life that is by turns hilarious and tender–and seasoned with the zest of ...
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Fair Shares for All: A Memoir of Family and Food

John Haney - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 304 pages
In this beautifully written, vividly rendered memoir, John Haney, Gourmet magazine’s copy chief, describes his family’s day-to-day struggles, from the twilight of Queen ...
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Heirloom: Notes from an Accidental Tomato Farmer

Tim Stark - Cooking - 2008 - 272 pages
Situated beautifully at the intersection of Michael Pollan, Ruth Reichl, and Barbara Kingsolver, Heirloom is an inspiring, elegiac, and gorgeously written memoir about ...
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