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Susur: A Culinary Life Hardcover – Oct. 1 2005

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  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press; 1st edition (Oct. 1 2005)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1580087302
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1580087308
  • Item Weight : 1.45 kg
  • Dimensions : 19.3 x 3.3 x 26.16 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 18 ratings

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Critics are falling all over themselves to come up with new superlatives to describe the intenseflavors and unique combinations turning up on his plate night after night. -Gourmet "Martial arts cooking from a kung fu master-that'¬?s the only way to describe Susur'¬?s cuisine."-Jean-Georges Vongerichten"Filled with inspiring ideas as well as gorgeous food, Susur: A Culinary Life reveals the heart of a great chef'¬?s creative journey."-Nancy Oakes, Boulevard"Susur'¬?s food combines elements of art, science, and music. This book is poetic, truly something bursting from his formidable soul."-Charlie Trotter"I admire Susur'¬?s passion in creating delicacies that are a feast for both the eyes and the palate."-Drew Nieporent"Toronto'¬?s most adventurous chef."-Saveur

About the Author

JACOB RICHLER is a restaurant critic for Canada's National Post. He is a regular contributor to GQ and has worked as an editor, staff writer, or contributor for many other monthlies. He lives in Toronto, Canada.
SUSUR LEE grew up in Hong Kong and began working in kitchens at the age of 16. He moved to Toronto, Canada in 1980, where he opened his first restaurant, Lotus, in 1987 to immediate acclaim. He opened Susur in 2000, and just opened the more casual Lee's

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B. Marold
4.0 out of 5 stars Very professional book with little for the home cook.
Reviewed in the United States on December 18, 2005
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5.0 out of 5 stars Insight into a remarkable chef's mind.
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