Thursday, September 22, 2011

20 Techniques, 100 Recipes, A Cook's Manifesto

Rare is the cookbook that redefines how we cook. And rare is the author who can do so with the ease and expertise of acclaimed writer and culinary authority Michael Ruhlman. Twenty distills Ruhlman s decades of cooking, writing, and working with the world s greatest chefs into twenty essential ideas from ingredients to processes to attitude that are guaranteed to make every cook more accomplished. Whether cooking a multi-course meal, the juiciest roast chicken, or just some really good scrambled eggs, Ruhlman reveals how a cook s success boils down to the same twenty concepts. With the illuminating expertise that has made him one of the most esteemed food journalists, Ruhlman explains the hows and whys of each concept and reinforces those discoveries through 100 recipes for everything from soups to desserts, all detailed in over 300 photographs. Cooks of all levels will revel in Ruhlman s game-changing Twenty.

Ruhlman’s Twenty: The Ideas and Techniques That Will Make You a Better Cook                                                            

Jackie says:
"This may be the cookbook I've been waiting for all my life.  The quality of the writing, the photos, the recipes--you really can't ask any more from a single volume.  Make room next to Bittman's How To Cook Everything, because this book is going to become a modern kitchen library staple."

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