Synopses & Reviews
Self-taught chef and creator of the Amateur Gourmet website, Adam Roberts has written the ultimate “Kitchen 101” for anyone whos ever wanted to enjoy the rewards of good eating without risking burning down the house! In this deliciously illuminating and hilarious new kitchen companion, Roberts has assembled a five-star lineup of some of the food worlds most eminent authorities. The result is a culinary education like no other.
Learn the “Ten Commandments of Dining Out” courtesy of Ruth Reichl, editor in chief of Gourmet magazine. Discover why the New York Timess Amanda Hesser urges you never to bring a grocery list to the market. Get knife lessons from a top sous-chef at Manhattans famous Union Square Cafe, and much more. Packed with recipes, menu plans, shopping tips, and anecdotes, The Amateur Gourmet provides you with all the ingredients to savor the foodie lifestyle. All you need to add is a healthy appetite and a taste for adventure.
About the Author
Adam D. Roberts has a JD from Emory University Law School and an MFA in dramatic writing from NYUs Tisch School of the Arts. His website, www.amateurgourmet.com, was named one of the Best Sites on the Web by PC
magazine. He lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and is currently working on a novel.
From the Hardcover edition.