The food of love

> Ina Garten’s trib­ute to her hus­band, Cook­ing for Jef­frey, is Ama­zon.com’s best cook­book of this year

The Sun (Malaysia) - - THE RIGHT READ -

Cook­ing for Jef­frey are per­haps just as in­ti­mately ac­quainted with the dot­ing, sup­port­ive hus­band as they are with the host, as Jef­frey is a reg­u­lar fix­ture on her shows. Slip­ping in sec­ond spot on the list be­hind Cook­ing for Jef­frey is An­thony Bour­dain’s first cook­book in 10 years, Ap­petites: A Cook­book by An­thony Bour­dain. Ap­petites is de­scribed as a com­pi­la­tion of favourite recipes gath­ered over 40 years of travel and pro­fes­sional cook­ing, dishes he pre­pares reg­u­larly for friends and fam­ily – ap­proach­able recipes for the at-home chef. They in­clude roast chicken with lemon but­ter and can­died sweet pota­toes. Round­ing out the top three spots is Skin­ny­taste Fast and Slow: Knock­out Quick­Fix and Slow Cooker Recipes by pop­u­lar food blog­ger Gina Ho­molka and di­eti­tian-au­thor Heather K. Jones.

The book fea­tures 140 dishes like chicken and dumpling soup, Korean-style beef tacos and spicy harissa lamb ragu.

Also on the top 10 list of the ed­i­tors at Ama­zon.com are: Deep Run Roots: Sto­ries and Recipes from My Corner of the South by Vi­vian Howard; Al­ton Brown: EveryDayCook by Al­ton Brown; Dorie’s Cook­ies by Dorie Greenspan and Da­vide Lu­ciano; Danielle Walker’s Against All Grain Cel­e­bra­tions: A Year of Gluten-Free, DairyFree, and Pa­leo Recipes for Every Oc­ca­sion by Danielle Walker; Meat­head: The Sci­ence of Great Bar­be­cue and Grilling by Meat­head Gold­wyn and Greg Blon­der; Mario Batali – Big Amer­i­can Cook­book: 250 Favourite Recipes from across the US by Mario Batali and Jim Web­ster; and Small Vic­to­ries: Recipes, Advice + Hun­dreds of Ideas for Home Cook­ing Tri­umphs by Ju­lia Tur­shen and Gentl + Hy­ers. – AFP-Re­laxnews

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