Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook

Old-School Comfort Food: The Way I Learned to Cook


How does one turn into an Iron Chef and a Chopped pass judgement on on nutrition Network—and what does she really cook dinner at home?

Alex Guarnaschelli grew up in a house suffused with a love of cooking, the place soufflés and cheeseburgers have been both respected. The daughter of a revered cookbook editor and a chinese language cooking fanatic, Alex built a keenness for nutrients at a tender age, sealing her expert destiny. Old-School convenience Food stocks her trip from waist-high taste-tester to proficient chef who now adores spending time within the kitchen along with her daughter, in addition to the a hundred recipes for a way she discovered to cook—and the way in which she nonetheless likes to eat.

Here are Alex’s secrets and techniques to nice domestic cooking, the place humble constituents and normal arrangements mix with very good strategy and care to create memorable food. Alex brings her recipes to lifestyles with memories of every little thing from stealing tomatoes from her aunt’s backyard and her first chew of her mother’s pâté to being one of many few girls within the kitchen of a well known Parisian eating place and serving star customers in her personal profitable big apple urban institutions. With seventy five colour images and ephemera, Old-School convenience Food is Alex’s love letter to deliciousness.

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