Cookbook award winners from the James Beard Foundation

  • Article by: LEE SVITAK DEAN , Star Tribune
  • Updated: May 8, 2013 - 2:41 PM

The cookbook awards season comes to a close with plenty of new volumes to recommend.

This undated publicity photo provided by W.W. Norton shows the cover of Cuban-born chef Maricel E. Presilla's cookbook, "Gran Cocina Latina."

Time to stock your shelves with a new cookbook or two. The James Beard Foundation announced its winners Friday for its annual competition. The International Association of Culinary Professionals also announced their winners recently. Note that there are several overlapping winners from both groups, a sure sign of a must-have for your library.

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Cookbook of the Year Ø

“Gran Cocina Latina:  The Food of Latin America,” by Maricel E. Presilla (W.W. Norton & Co.)

Cookbook Hall of Fame

Anne Willan, for the whole of her cookbook authorship, which includes 30 books

American Cooking

“Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking,” by Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart (Gibbs Smith)

Baking and Dessert

“Flour Water Salt Yeast:  The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza,” by Ken Forkish (Ten Speed Press)

Beverage

“Wine Grapes:  A Complete Guide to 1,368 Vine Varieties, Including Their Origins and Flavours,” by Jancis Robinson, Julia Harding and José Vouillamoz (Ecco)

Cooking From a Professional Point of View

“Toqué! Creators of a New Quebec Gastronomy,” by Normand Laprise (les éditions du passage)

Focus on Health

“Cooking Light The New Way to Cook Light: Fresh Food & Bold Flavors for Today’s Home Cook,” by Scott Mowbray and Ann Taylor Pittman (Oxmoor House)

General Cooking

“Canal House Cooks Every Day,” by Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer (Andrews McMeel)

International

“Jerusalem:  A Cookbook,” by Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi (Ten Speed Press)

Photography

“What Katie Ate:  Recipes and Other Bits & Pieces,” Photographer: Katie Quinn Davies (Viking Studio)

Reference and Scholarship

“The Art of Fermentation:  An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes From Around the World,” by Sandor Ellix Katz (Chelsea Green Publishing)

Single Subject

“Ripe:  A Cook in the Orchard,” by Nigel Slater (Ten Speed Press)

Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian

“Roots:  The Definitive Compendium With More Than 225 Recipes,” by Diane Morgan (Chronicle Books)

Writing and Literature

“Yes, Chef:  A Memoir,” by Marcus Samuelsson (Random House)

 

For a complete list of all the James Beard awards, go to www.jamesbeard.org/awards.

 

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Cookbook of the Year Ø

“Jerusalem:  A Cookbook,” by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi (Ten Speed Press)

First Book (the Julia Child Award)

“The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook,” by Deborah Perelman (Random House/Alfred A. Knopf)

General

“Gran Cocina Latina:  The Food of Latin America,” by Maricel Presilla (W.W. Norton & Co.)

International

“Jerusalem:  A Cookbook,” by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi (Ten Speed Press)

American

“Hiroko’s American Kitchen:  Cooking With Japanese Flavors,” by Hiroko Shimbo (Andrews McMeel)

Compilations

“La Cucina Italiana Encyclopedia of Italian Cooking,” by the editors of La Cucina Italiana (Rizzoli)

Single Subject

“Roots:  The Definitive Compendium With More Than 225 Recipes,” by Diane Morgan (Chronicle Books)

Literary Food Writing

“Yes, Chef:  A Memoir,” by Marcus Samuelsson (Random House)

Baking (Savory or Sweet)

“Flour Water Salt Yeast:  The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza,” by Ken Forkish (Ten Speed Press)

Chefs and Restaurants

“Vietnamese Home Cooking,” by Charles Phan (Ten Speed Press)

Food Photography and Styling

“Bouchon Bakery,” by Deborah Jones (photographer) and Sebastien Rouxel (author) (Artisan Books,)

Design

“Too Many Chiefs Only One Indian,” by Sat Bains (Face Publications)

Culinary Travel

“Burma:  Rivers of Flavor,” by Naomi Duguid (Artisan Books)

Health and Special Diet

“The Back in the Swing Cookbook: Recipes for Eating and Living Well Every Day After Breast Cancer,” by Barbara Unell and Judith Fertig (Andrews McMeel)

Wine, Beer or Spirits

“Canadian Whisky:  The Portable Expert,” by Davin de Kergommeaux (McClelland & Stewart.)

 

For a complete list of all the IACP awards, go to www.iacp.com/awards





 

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