The definitive manual for eating, drinking, and fondling food from the James Beard Award-winning Twitter sensation, Ruth Bourdain. Twitter sensation and culinary mash-up Ruth Bourdain, winner of the 2011 James Beard Foundation Award for Humor, is your personal guide on this culinary adventure, sharing a wealth of knowledge acquired through years in restaurant kitchens, experimentation with food porn, smoking tangerine zest, and an unfortunate incident involving a durian. Along the way, Comfort Me with Offal features vivid and fascinating personal stories from Ruth Bourdainas extraordinary life in food, including appearances from many of the worldas most renowned chefs. Not since Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarinas landmark The Physiology of Taste has there been a more comprehensive guide to the world of food and wine. From food history to dining etiquette to matters of taste, this practical handbook offers the basics for navigating every aspect of gastronomy, including: Am ac A food timeline, from the dawn of man to the modern era Am ac The importance of celebrity chef hairstyles Am ac Achieving the orgasmic potential of chocolate Am ac Culinary pick-up lines Am ac The twenty types of offal you need to eat before you die Am ac Becoming a amaster bastera on Thanksgiving Am ac A field guide to the modern foodie, from carniwhores to gastrosexuals Am ac Essential exercises for bulking up your taste buds Am ac Tips for raising a baby gastronome Am ac How to prepare for a vegan apocalypse Am ac And so much more . . . Praise for Ruth Bourdain online: aIt is kind of genius. I love it. Iam a total addict. Iam hooked already and, frankly, flattered and disturbed in equal measure.a aAnthony Bourdain, author and host, No Reservations aI normally read him religiously. And I find him hilarious.a aRuth Reichl, author, former editor-in-chief, Gourmet aA shining star out there in [the] twitterverse.a aTom Colicchio, chef and host, Top Chef aTruly a scary creation.a aMichael Ruhlman, authorThe definitive manual for eating, drinking, and fondling food from the James Beard Award-winning Twitter sensation, Ruth Bourdain.
|Title||:||Comfort Me With Offal|
|Publisher||:||Andrews McMeel Publishing - 2012-09-04|