Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Wonderful cookbooks

As a foodie, I seldom follow recipes. I just read them and get inspired. And then make my own dishes based on lots of different sources. Today I did the opposite! I followed Rosanna Nafzinger's descriptive recipe for Dutch Baby. This is the result.

Wonderful! Isn't it? Well, my Kid ate most of it, with homemade wild sour cherry jam (recipe coming up later). And the Kid already asked if I can make it again tomorrow! I think that if an 11-year old want seconds for days and days the dish has received about 15 Michelin stars :-)

Well, Rosanna Nafzinger and Ken Albala (one of my favorite foodies) have just published a wonderful book: The Lost Art of Real Cooking (get it here at Amazon).

If you love to read books, love to read cookbooks, love to get inspired by how we humans have dealt with different kinds of food, how we have adapted foods to be digestible, how we have preserved summer's bounties, how we spent time in the kitchen cooking, preserving, loving food, this is a must have. I just received my copy of this wonderful book and I already use it in my kitchen! This seldom happens with other foodie books, which I usually devour but seldom follow.

The Lost Art of Real Cooking is just a great must have for every foodie out there.

We can't wait for autumn so we can start pickling things....


Ken Albala said...

Gabriela, Do we know each other? We sure should. Ken

Gabriela, the Food Lover! said...

Ken, we have only meet in the virtual world! But I love your work :-)

Ken Albala said...

Of course we know each other!! The encyclopedia! I'm reviewing the copyediting right now. It will be out in the spring! Ken