Cookbook Digest - Diane Hodges
Whether you're looking for an entertaining read or need some mealtime advice, this authoritative guide is a one-size-fits-all.
Arizona Daily Star
Oh, foodies, celebrate! ... Hours and hours of delicious reading.
Fiery-Foods.com - Dave DeWitt
One of the most complete [food reference books] I've ever seen in a single volume.
Escondido North County Times - Carol Anderson
You won't find a better food reference... This is an excellent reference for the home cook.
The Midwest Book Review (California Bookwatch) - Diane C. Donovan
This is no casual consumer's guide, but an in-depth reference appropriate for college-level culinary school holdings and many a public lending library's reference collection. ... Cooks seeking a serious all-in-one reference will find this a treasure trove of historical and culinary detail.
[Winner of a Special Jury Award in 2006:] Robert Rose won its first Best in the World award in the year 2000. Every year it publishes books which become references on their subjects, with very professional writing, research and editing. This Food Encyclopedia is a new masterpiece, after many others.
New York Public Library (nypl.org)
Selected as one of the "Best of Reference 2007" by the New York Public Library.
American Reference Books Annual - Susan C. Awe
Brings together in-depth information and meanings of the latest culinary trends and techniques... this authoritative source will delight anyone who loves food.
This is the newest reference book on my desk, and it has already come in handy several times.
Phoenix Home and Garden
Not only is this heavyweight packed with answers to all of your questions about what's on your plate, but it also offers 120 biographies of prominent people in the culinary world and information about cooking methods. As a result, the book is a food reference guide for restaurant guests and novice cooks, as well as serious epicures and Trivial Pursuit aficiconados.
Birmingham New - Jo Ellen O'Hara
A book for everyone who likes food, cooking or simply being informed about the world today and things we eat... just plain fun to read.
Choice - J.C. Tucker
A wealth of information... It is extremely user-friendly, and the quality of the presentation throughout is a highlight... This readable work is a great resource for people interested in the culinary arts. Summing Up: Recommended. General readers and practioners.