February 1, 2006

Forecasting: January 2006

Keeping track of forthcoming culinary and related books....

Chef and restaurateur Cecilia Chiang with Lisa Weiss's CECILIA CHIANG: Recipes and Reminiscences, a collection of stories and recipes from the chef whose Mandarin restaurant was the first in San Francisco to serve the authentic flavors of the Beijing-Shandong and Sichuan-Hunan regions, to Ten Speed.

Author of Making of a Chef and Soul of a Chef (and co-author of the French Laundry Cookbook) Michael Ruhlman's book covering every aspect of food and cooking in dictionary format, to Scribner.

Madeline Scherb's A TASTE OF HEAVEN: A Guide to Food and Drink Made by Nuns and Monks, about the divine candies, cheeses, liquors, beers, breads and other comestibles created by nuns and monks in America and Europe, to Tarcher.

James Beard Award winner, Time magazine columnist, and Food and Wine Magazine award winner for her blog Veritas in Vino Alice Feiring's THE BATTLE FOR WINE AND LOVE (OR HOW I SAVED THE WORLD FROM PARKERIZATION), a chronicle of the author's crusade against wine critic Robert Parker's palate and her search for real wines around the world, from the last riojas in Spain to true champagne, to Harcourt.

JUDGMENT OF PARIS author George Taber's CORK: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow, examining the controversy in the wine world as screw-top bottles are becoming more common and threatening a billion dollar business that dates back to the Roman Empire, to Scribner, for publication in October 2007.

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