Food Writing

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  1. Book ImageThe Sweets of Araby: Enchanting recipes from the Tales of the 1001 Arabian Nights

    Muna Salloum, Leila Salloum Elias

    In this storybook-cookbook the authors translate some of the 1001 Arabian Nights stories Scheherazade recounted for Shahryar and adapt ancient recipes for the traditional sweet treats mentioned in them. This vibrant, lovely book brings modern cooks delicacies from one of the world’s magnificent civilizations.More

  2. Book ImageRepast: Dining Out at the Dawn of the New American Century, 1900-1910

    Michael Lesy, Lisa Stoffer

    What we ate, how we ate, and how eating changed during America’s first real food revolution, 1900–1910.More

  3. Book ImageExtra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil

    Tom Mueller

    "[Mueller reveals] the brazen fraud in the olive oil industry and [teaches] readers how to sniff out the good stuff." —Dwight Garner, New York TimesMore

  4. Book ImageThe Vineyard at the End of the World: Maverick Winemakers and the Rebirth of Malbec

    Ian Mount

    "A definite must-read for Malbec drinkers everywhere.”—Lettie Teague, WSJ.comMore

  5. Book ImageWhat Einstein Kept Under His Hat: Secrets of Science in the Kitchen

    Robert L. Wolke, Marlene Parrish

    Chock-full of exercises and strategies, this book will allow clients to deepen the key principles of interpersonal neurobiology that Bonnie Badenoch wrote about in her earlier book. Topics include spotting implicit patterns, observing the bond with kindness, expanding our coherent narratives, coming to terms with the passage of time, and weaving brain talk into personal understanding.More

  6. Book ImageGrowing a Farmer: How I Learned to Live Off the Land

    Kurt Timmermeister

    "Charming . . . . [Kurt Timmermeister] narrates his personal journey with an open, straightforward spirit." —Wall Street JournalMore

  7. Book ImageThe Sweets of Araby: Enchanting Recipes from the Tales of the 1001 Arabian Nights

    Leila Salloum Elias, Muna Salloum, Linda Dalal Sawaya

    From ancient Baghdad, recipes for, and the stories behind, exotic and unusual treats.More

  8. Book ImageThe Wisdom of Tuscany: Simplicity, Security, and the Good Life

    Ferenc Máté

    With our world so storm-tossed and rudderless, this might just be the book for our times.More

  9. Book ImageOldman's Brave New World of Wine: Pleasure, Value, and Adventure Beyond Wine's Usual Suspects

    Mark Oldman

    PBS wine guru Mark Oldman quenches the universal thirst for the affordable gems coveted by insiders.More

  10. Book ImageThe Hills of Tuscany: A New Life in an Old Land

    Ferenc Máté

    “Titanic in potential appeal . . . the Mátés do something rare; they go native.”—Washington PostMore

  11. Book ImageThe Face on Your Plate: The Truth About Food

    Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

    “It’s a challenge to create transformative moments with books, but [Masson] does it.”—Susan Salter Reynolds, Los Angeles TimesMore

  12. Book ImageEat, Memory: Great Writers at the Table, a Collection of Essays from the New York Times

    Amanda Hesser

    “Draws with literary aplomb the correlation of what and how we eat to who we are.”—Austin ChronicleMore

  13. Book ImageWaste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal

    Tristram Stuart

    The true cost of what the global food industry throws away.More

  14. Book ImageShark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China

    Fuchsia Dunlop

    "Not just a smart memoir about cross-cultural eating but one of the most engaging books of any kind I've read in years." —Celia Barbour, O, The Oprah MagazineMore

  15. Book ImageComing Home to Eat: The Pleasures and Politics of Local Food

    Gary Paul Nabhan

    “The first manifesto of the local food movement, and it remains one of the best—eloquent, bracing, and full of vital information.” —Michael PollanMore

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