Celebrity Chef, Restaurant

Celebrity Chef, Restaurant Cookbooks
Cookbooks We Love presents reviews of cookbooks by celebrity chefs, famous restaurants, popular cooking personalities, plus Food Network and TV cooks. Included are cooking and cookery book offerings by some of the most famous culinary names in print and on television including Ina Garten (Barefoot Contessa), Julia Child, Sara Moulton, Gida Delaurentiis, Jamie Oliver, Rachel Ray, Martha Stewart, Nigella Lawson, Mario Batali, Alton Brown, Maya Angelou and more. These outstanding cooking books combine excellent recipes, quality production and solid entertainment.

For Nigella Lawson, celebrated British food writer and food show host, great food is not about cooking but about eating. With her essential cookbook, How to Eat, Nigella shows us how to get the most out of a good meal and in so doing, life itself. Although better equipped than most of us to yield […] Read the full article...

In her cookbook Everyday Pasta Food, Network favourite Giada De Laurentiis brings us a collection of dishes very close to her heart and home, based on her favourite theme – Italian pasta. She stays true to her Read the full article...

ooking by Hand has you hooked the moment you pick it up, and it does so without the usual chef showpiece features of stunning photography, glorious design, and glossy pages. Just heartwarming, inventive dishes and insightful writing that take you to the heart and soul Read the full article...

According to author Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, “We all know that food can often be the source of great pleasure. My question is, why isn’t it always?”. His book The River Cottage Cookbook (a companion to his UK television show) aims to help us Read the full article...

In this companion book to her latest PBS series, popular chef and teacher Lidia Bastianich generously welcomes us into her kitchen to meet her family and share with us some of her favorite family meals.  Rooted in her Italian traditions, the dishes in Lidia’s Family Table are an innovative Read the full article...

The flap copy of Craft of Cooking by award winning chef and cookbook author (Think Like a Chef) Tom Colicchio boldly claims that “Craft of Cooking is destined to become a staple of home cooks everywhere—the one ‘restaurant cookbook’ they can’t live without.”  Read the full article...

French brasserie cooking is the ultimate in comfort foods, and no book in recent memory has captured its essence, style, and flavor so perfectly as The Balthazar Cookbook. From the evocative and timeless red cover, to the cozy images of the restaurant’s interior and heaping plates of food throughout Read the full article...

This companion to his UK television show which took 15 unemployed, enthusiastic kids and trained them to be chefs (good enough to open a restaurant in the end) is laid out as a cooking course to give new cooks confidence needed to get started in the kitchen. Read the full article...

In his Napa Valley bistro Bouchon, chef Thomas Keller (also of famed French Laundry) serves traditional French bistro fare, and this book pays homage to his love of bistro cooking. Bouchon is a celebration of the simple, pure and elevated ingredients of the beloved classic dishes Read the full article...

The ever popular and charismatic celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse kicks it up another notch with From Emeril’s Kitchens! Emeril and the chefs of six of his restaurants (New Orleans, Las Vegas and Orlando eateries) bring together 150 of their most popular and most requested recipes, along with some of Emeril’s personal favorites. Read the full article...