Food and Wine Magazine's Best of the Best by Food & Wine Magazine
For the second year, Food & Wine Books is proud to present its selection of the best of the bestthe most delicious recipes from the most captivating new cookbooks. We've once again showcased these winning recipes just as they appear in their own books, so that paging through this volume is like browsing in your favorite bookstoreexcept that you can actually try the recipes out in your own kitchen. It's a cookbook lover's dream come true.
We tasted and tested hundreds of recipes to find our favorites, and we think they'll be your favorites, too. Try the Risotto with Lobster from Jasper White's Lobster at Home (page 20); Green Dumplings Tossed with Diced Tomato, Tasted Walnuts, and Fresh Herbs from Paula Wolfert's Mediterranean Grains and Greens (Page 100); or Snowflake Coconut Cake with Seven-Minute Frosting from James Villa's My Mother's Southern Desserts (page 245) and see if you don't find them irresistible. We've included the works of up-and-coming chefs and acknowledged masters, books that focus lovingly on just one topic and books with the broadest possible view, books that teach, books that celebrate ethnic heritage, and books that raise dessert to an art form.
With fact-filled introductions for each book, lots of full-color photographs, detailed information on the publishers, and a helpful recipe index, Best of the Best offers a tasty tour of today's top cookbooks. And who better to guide you than Food and Wine?