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Jan 25 2009

Books About Cooking

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elBulliLately I have been reading  a lot of books about cooking.  Not cook books, but books about the process, restaurants, or a particular ingredient. On the Line by Eric Ripert describes how Le Bernardin in New York City operates.  What Einstein Told His Cook by Robert Wolke is much like Harold McGee’s books on the science of food and cooking.  Recently, I picked up A Day at El Bulli by Ferran Adria.  It describes how the famous restaurant works and some of the methods that they use to create new dishes.  The similarities between creating a menu and creating a game are striking.

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