Great culinary book reviews

It's about time I did a new rundown of the reviews that have appeared at The Gastronomer's Bookshelf in the last two or three months!

First off, I did a long feature about a wide range of meat books, trying to find the perfect books to inform the ambitious home cook about everything meaty.

Don't forget my feature on the Larousse Gastronomique last year, too!

In the sweeter category of books, our reviewers have produced the goods on:

Books of broader interest were:

And other more niche books:

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One response to “Great culinary book reviews”

  1. Julia @ Mélanger

    Some great books there, for sure. Will definitely have a read through the reviews, and a few no doubt will find their way to my bookshelves!

    Question for you – have you come across any (preferably) Chinese cookbooks that have a great section around desserts, baking? I'm wanting to get a greater appreciation of Asian style desserts and baking. Thought I'd start with Chinese. I've heard Eileen Yin-Fei Lo is good. Any thoughts?



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