Synopses & Reviews
He's a Top Chef
master, an Iron Chef, an Emmy Award-winning television host, a booked-solid restaurateur, and his cookbooks have sold half a million copies. And, at heart, Michael Chiarello is a master of cooking over fire. This passion and Michael's great gifts for sharing his cooking philosophy (described by Publisher's Weekly
as "cooking is craft") and his recipes with such ease and enthusiasm infuse Live Fire
, a book destined to fire up the cooking of anyone who takes pride in their grilling. Live Fire
features many ways to cook with open flame and embers: the beloved backyard grill, of course, and also using a fire pit, spit, or rotisserie, and more. Here are 125 of Michael's surefire recipes for all courses and 100 sumptuous photographs. All this makes Live Fire
a substantial volume to be pored over for years to come — and a grilling book unlike any other.
- Shrimp Wrapped with Prosciutto
- Blue Cheese-Stuffed Burgers
with Zin-Onion Marmalade
- Grilled Pasta with Grilled Meatballs
- Parmesan Rosemary Flatbread
with Torn Figs and Burrata
- Malted Hot Chocolate with Fire-Toasted Marshmallows
About the Author
Michael Chiarello is the chef/owner of Bottega, author of eight cookbooks, tastemaker behind NapaStyle, and one of the finalists for Bravo's Top Chef Masters. He lives in California's Napa Valley.