Books & Magazines July, 13 2011

“Modernist Cuisine” Book Set

Modernist CuisineModernist Cuisine Book Set is a massive six-volume, 2,438-page book set that looks to  “rein­vent cook­ing.” Heavily illustrated using thousands of original images, Modernist CuisineModernist Cuisine Book Set, helps distinguish the science and technology of modern cooking. “The authors and their 20-person team at The Cooking Lab have achieved astounding new flavors and textures by using tools such as water baths, homogenizers, centrifuges, and ingredients such as hydrocolloids, emulsifiers, and enzymes. It is a work destined to reinvent cooking.”

The book looks to have sold of its first printing. A second printing is on the way. AmazonModernist Cuisine Book Set offers a few remaining copies. Many are considering this the be all, end all in cooking tomes. Prices in at just around $500 for the collection. For serious chefs….

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