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  • Published: 1 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9780307956552
  • Imprint: Ten Speed Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $52.99
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Old-School Comfort Food

The Way I Learned to Cook: A Cookbook



Gifted storyteller and chef Alex Guarnaschelli shares soulful, "old-school" recipes andengaging anecdotes of a life in food in her debut cookbook

The chef of the celebrity-filled restaurants Butter and The Darby in Manhattan,Alex earned her chops by cooking in some of the world's finest French restaurants,including the Michelin three-starred Guy Savoy in Paris and Daniel Boulud's flagshiprestaurant in New York City. But before she was any of these things, she was thedaughter of the legendary cookbook editor Maria Guarnaschelli. Alex grew updevouring cookbooks and recipes the way other young girls read Nancy Drew novels.All of this makes Old-School Comfort Food, the result of a lifelong love affair withfood, her most precious project to date.Here are the recipes that taught Alex to cook, that piqued her in interest in food,and that continue to inspire her cooking today, both on and off camera. The dishesAlex returns to again and again have all the hallmarks of superb home cooking: theymarry humble ingredients and familiar family-style preparations with techniquesgarnered from her remarkable culinary pedigree. Each page is infused with her fiercepassion and knowledge, all conveyed in her deeply personal and engaging writing.This is a chef's cookbook that reads like a memoir, with 75 photos and 125 recipeshome cooks will actually make and adore.

  • Published: 1 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9780307956552
  • Imprint: Ten Speed Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $52.99
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