Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Twenty-five cookbooks that everyone should own

The editors at Vogue came up with a list of twenty-five cookbooks that everyone should own, including:
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat

The best cookbook for… understanding kitchen fundamentals.

Less a cookbook than a full-blown gastronomical movement, Samin Nosrat’s bestseller introduces readers to the most basic culinary principals on which all good food depends—distilling her years in the kitchen at Chez Panisse into elegant chapters on salt, fat, acid, and heat. It’s one of those rare volumes that genuinely lives up to the hype, and will fundamentally transform the way that you cook even the most basic of dishes. Case in point: her buttermilk roast chicken.— H.M.
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--Marshal Zeringue