How I Learned to Cook: Culinary Educations from the World's Greatest Chefs

How I Learned to Cook: Culinary Educations from the World's Greatest Chefs


By (author) Kimberly Witherspoon, By (author) Peter Meehan

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  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 129mm x 198mm
  • Publication date: 7 September 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0747591695
  • ISBN 13: 9780747591696

Product description

In this delicious sequel to "Don't Try This at Home", forty of the world's most celebrated chefs relate their true stories about learning to cook. Hilarious, touching and always surprising, these pieces cover everything from their first experiences in the kitchen - the miraculous moments that made them want to work with food forever - to unexpected, outrageous epiphanies just when they thought they knew it all. Including stories by gastronomic giants such as Anthony Bourdain, Fergus Henderson, Heston Blumenthal, Raymond Blanc, Michel Roux and many more, "How I Learned to Cook" is an irresistible treat for cooks and foodies everywhere.

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Author information

Kimberly Witherspoon is a partner at Inkwell Management, and co-editor of Don't Try This At Home. She lives in New York.Peter Meehan contributes regularly to the New York Times and to Life magazine. He has been involved with television series such as How to Cook Everything and Barbecue University, and recently co-authored Brunch: 100 Recipes from Five Points Restaurant with chef Marc Meyer. He lives in New York.