How I Learned To Cook

How I Learned To Cook

Culinary Educations from the World's Greatest Chefs

By Kimberly Witherspoon; Peter Meehan

Bloomsbury USA, Hardcover, 9781596912472, 320pp.

Publication Date: October 31, 2006


From the editors of the internationally critically acclaimed "Don't Try This At Home," stories by forty of the world's great chefs about how they learned their craft -- not in the confines of culinary school, but in the inspiring and sometimes death-defying moments of trial-and-error that can happen anytime, anywhere. Hilarious, touching, and always surprising, they cover everything from early adversity to career-making triumphs. "How I Learned to Cook" is an irresistible treat for cooks (and foodies) of all abilities, and includes stories by such culinary giants as Ferran Adria, Mario Batali, Anthony Bourdain, Gabrielle Hamilton, Suzanne Goin, Eric Ripert, and more...