Cookbooks I love (to purchase click on the image)
Donna Hay is my inspiration – her photography inspires me every day to do better.
This new book from Carolynn Carreño is a must for anyone looking for delicious nutrious recipes.
The Queen of the Corner – my friend Nancy Silverton has many books to her name – these two are firm favorites in our house – and not just because of the pizza!
Lots of Genius went into this cookbook – great for someone exploring techniques and what Rémy would call a life hack – elevated of course,
Anything written by Nigel Slater is a must – his way with words is exquisite – just like the food.
Yotam – my friend and perhaps the man who has most influenced a generation of palates with his combinations of flavor in his recipes – Plenty More please.
Another dear friend – so proud when friends do well – Lisa’s book is beautiful and enlightening – and I credit her with inspiring me to add luxury into my life where ever I can – thanks to Vita Sackville-West and the Edwardians for the Breakfast trays prepared.
This was my bible when remodeling the Beachhouse – it’s white and bright and full of ideas.
Oh Provence – and yes in my dreams I do live in Provence!
When we first came across this book in St Barths Ali and I were smitten – it was love at first site.
I’m so proud of the work I did photographing, editing and producing the 10th Anniversary Edition of Ludo’s cookbook – Crave. Everyone who worked so hard behind the scenes to make such a beautiful book. With all new photographs, cover and introduction this is a must for everyone’s kitchen – it has a great sweet pastry recipe for tarts.
Here at last – Jerusalem – the latest book by Yotam Ottolenghi
For our October Mother Forkers we will be cooking from Little Flower by Christine Moore – yes there will be salted caramels (obviously) but many other delights:
Joe Bastianich was kind enough to write the introduction to MADE IN AMERICA – his new book RESTAURANT MAN is a fast paced fun read.
For our March Madness Mother Forkers we will be cooking from :
In February for Mother Forkers we cooked from Coleman Andrew’s book – this definitely isn’t your every day Italian cookbook – for that I would stick to books by Nancy Silverton, Marc Vetri, Mario Batali (who incidently wrote to the foreword to the book above and below) or Lidia Bastianich.
This is one of my favorite Italian cookbooks – 70 pages on risotto alone?
Okay so not so much a cookbook as a book about vino by my friend Joe.
This is one for all you Mother Porkers: