- Hardcover: 368 pages
- Publisher: Chronicle Books (Aug. 31 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0811876438
- ISBN-13: 978-0811876438
- Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 3.8 x 26 cm
- Shipping Weight: 1.7 Kg
- Average Customer Review: 11 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #93,272 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Ruhlman's Twenty: 20 Techniques, 200 Recipes, A Cook's Manifesto Hardcover – Aug 31 2011
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A naturally curious and intelligent cook, Michael has amassed a vast amount of culinary knowledge through his many years being around and writing about food. In his newest book Ruhlman's Twenty he has distilled everything down to the most essential 20 techniques that will help build solid skills and a positive outlook in the kitchen. It is a great resource."
-Thomas Keller, chef/owner of The French Laundry"I'm not sure if Michael Ruhlman is a great writer who cooks or a great cook who writes, but either way he always manages to make my favorite thing: good sense. With Ruhlman's Twenty he makes sense of just about anything and everything that can happen in a kitchen by boiling it all down to twenty elemental concepts, stunningly presented in concise and useful clarity."
-Alton Brown, host of Good Eats and author of I'm Just Here for the Food"There is something smart, useful and important to learn from each remarkable chapter of Ruhlman's Twenty. Whether you've cooked all your life or you've just come into the kitchen, you're bound to be changed by this book."
-Dorie Greenspan, author of Around My French TableJames Beard Foundation 2012 Book Awards winner, General Cooking categoryInternational Association of Culinary Professionals' 2012 Cookbook Awards winner, Food and Beverage Reference/Technical category"
About the Author
Michael Ruhlman is the author of Ratio, The Soul of a Chef, The Making of a Chef, Charcuterie, and, with, Thomas Keller, The French Laundry Cookbook . He lives in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
Photographer Donna Turner Ruhlman lives in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
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These are must knows if you want to cook food to it's full potential
not one chapter is a throw away
If you were to buy one book to learn how to cook or to refresh and re vitalize your cooking
make it this book
It was very easy to read and used straight forward language
two thumbs up
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