So, why buy a cookbook from which you may never cook a recipe?
Coming from the most charismatic duo in fine dining, Daniel Humm and, will Guidara, the inspiring chef and restaurateur behind.
But let's be game smack down 128x160 jar real: you're not buying this book for the articles, are you?
Here's the book trailer: Video: Eleven Madison Park: The Cookbook: The Trailer.
As predicted, it's everything a big old restaurant/chef coffee table book is supposed.Top that off with some personal stories from chef Humm about his culinary journey, and this looks set to be a real keeper.Will Guidara ( preorder on Amazon ).Sections on the restaurant's history, Humm and Guidara's background, and the influence of Miles Davis are all great reads.And although I probably won't make a ton of recipes from it, there were several that I am dying to ne marrow crusted beef tenderloin, bacon panna cotta, poached prawns with butternut squash and bacon, just to name a few!Eleven Madison Park: the Next Chapter, a look inside: Follow Fine Dining Lovers on Facebook to Leave a Comment.I received this book in the First Reads Giveaways.more.
If you want to get your hands on a copy of what has all the makings of becoming a collector's item you can start saving for its release on 3 October or pre-order now,.
The book is huge and heavy and there are gorgeous full page pictures of the painstakingly assembled food on every spread.
Let's indulge: Although the recipes are pretty intimidating, Humm's writing refreshingly shows he knows it: Will people actually be able to cook from this book?' The simple answer is yes-ish." He does helpfully provide an email address for questions in case you get "confused, frustrated.
If you know a foodie, this cookbook would make a perfect Christmas gift!Only 11,000 copies will go into circulation each hand signed and numbered by the authors.This book may not even be for the serious cook BUT Daniel Humm makes it very clear from his introduction that some of the recipes, okay most of the recipes, will be incredibly difficult to duplicate at home.Eleven Madison Park, official Site, the Eater Fall 2011 Cookbook and Food Book Preview -E-, all Cookbook Coverage on Eater -E- 11 Madison Avenue New York,.The World's Best Restaurant, this is one cookbook their committed fans will want to make space for.Those eagerly awaiting the re-opening of the newly refurbished New York institution, Eleven Madison Park now have the chance to get their hands on the next best thing: signed copies of the limited edition deluxe cookbook : Eleven Madison Park: the Next Chapter.This book is not for the average cook!All in all, a proper record of a landmark restaurant in its prime.Photos: Paula Forbes / Eater, well, hello there, gorgeous: here's 2011's glossy stunner of a restaurant cookbook, Eleven Madison Park by chef, daniel Humm and general manager.