International superstar chef Gordon Ramsay scored a huge hit this past summer with his Fox-TV reality show, “Hell’s Kitchen,” which showcased both his formidable cooking skills and his infamous temper. Now this three-star Michelin chef is showing a different side in Gordon Ramsay Makes It Easy, his first cookbook geared specifically to the needs of the home cook, with simple, accessible recipes that take very little time to make. This gorgeous-looking book is packed with 200 color photographs and makes a great gift for cooks of all levels and of course fans of the TV show. A free bonus DVD is included with the book, featuring exclusive footage of Gordon cooking recipes from the book in his own home kitchen.
Gordon Ramsay (London, UK), with eight restaurants, is Britain’s most highly acclaimed chef and restauranteur and the only London chef to have been awarded a three-star Michelin rating. He is also the author of In the Heat of the Kitchen. His other hit U.K. television shows, “Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares” and “Ramsay’s Boiling Point,” can be seen in the U.S. regularly on BBC-America.
New York City Cookbooks from Wiley
New York is one of the world’s great food cities; it is also one of the most culinarily diverse. Check out these great cookbooks from some of the stars of the New York food scene, as they make their great recipes accessible to the home cook.
| Fiamma: The Essence of Contemporary Italian Cooking
A contemporary spin on classic Italian cuisine for home cooks from New York’s acclaimed Fiamma restaurant.
| At Home with Magnolia: Classic American Recipes from the Owner of Magnolia Bakery
Known for recipes evoking a homemade, uncomplicated era, Allysa Torey, the owner of New York’s renowned Magnolia Bakery, expands her repertoire with 93 great recipes for appetizers, soups, casseroles, main courses, vegetables, and, of course, desserts.
| The Soul of a New Cuisine: A Discovery of the Foods and Flavors of Africa
Marcus Samuelsson, award-winning chef/owner of Restaurant Aquavit and Riingo, takes his formidable culinary talents and curiosity to Africa to bring the continent’s diverse cultures and cuisines alive for home cooks in this beautiful book with more than 200 recipes, 250 photos, and fascinating stories of his journey.
| Artisanal Cooking: A Chef Shares His Passion for Handcrafting Great Meals at Home
Terrance Brennan, the chef/owner of two acclaimed restaurants, Picholine and Artisanal, brings to life his passion for simple yet flavorful cuisine in this wonderful cookbook.
| Go Fish: Fresh Ideas for American Seafood
Celebrated chef Laurent Tourondel of New York’s BLT Fish and BLT Steak, reveals how creating elegant, mouthwatering seafood at home can be marvelously easy–and faster than you might think.
| In the Heat of the Kitchen
International superstar chef Gordon Ramsey, owner of the forthcoming New York hot spot “The London,” reveals all, from techniques and short cuts to clever cooking tips.