Award ยป Cookbook Awards: Winners - 2008

Cookbook Awards: Winners - 2008

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2008

Cookbook of the Year

Fish Forever: The Definitive Guide to Understanding, Selecting and Preparing Healthy, Delicious and Environmentally Sustainable Seafood
Author: Paul Johnson
Editor: Justin Schwartz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

American

The Pastry Queen Christmas: Big-Hearted Holiday Entertaining, Texas Style
Authors: Rebecca Rather and Alison Oresman
Editor: Julie Bennett
Publisher: Ten Speed Press

Bread, Other Baking, and Sweets 

Local Breads: Sourdough and Whole-Grain Recipes from Europe's Best Artisan Bakers
Authors: Daniel Leader and Lauren Chattman
Editor: Maria Guarnaschelli
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Chefs and Restaurants
The California Table Grape Commission Award

Morimoto: The New Art of Japanese Cooking
Authors: Masaharu Morimoto
Editor: Anja Schmidt
Publisher: DK Publishing

Compilations 

Chocolates and Confections: Formula, Theory, and Techniques for the Artisan Confectioner
Authors: The Culinary Institute of America and Peter P. Greweling, CMB
Editor: Pamela Chirls
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

First Book: The Julia Child Award

Morimoto: The New Art of Japanese Cooking
Author: Masaharu Morimoto
Editor: Anja Schmidt
Publisher: DK Publishing

Food Photography and Styling

Good Spirits: Recipes, Revelations, Refreshments, and Romance, Shaken and Served with a Twist
Photographer: Melissa Punch
Food Stylist: Brian Preston-Campbell
Editor: Valerie Cimino
Publisher: The Harvard Common Press

Food Reference/Technical 

Food: The History of Taste
Author: Paul Freedman
Editor: Sheila Levine
Publisher: University of California Press

General 

Cook with Jamie: My Guide to Making You a Better Cook
Author: Jamie Oliver
Editor: Will Schwalbe
Publisher: Hyperion Books

Health and Special Diet 

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian: Simple Meatless Recipes for Great Food
Author: Mark Bittman
Editor: Linda Ingroia
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

International
Le Cordon Bleu Award

Turquoise
Authors: Greg and Lucy Malouf
Editor: Mary Small
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books

Literary Food Writing
The Cuisinart Award

Julia Child
Author: Laura Shapiro
Publisher: Penguin Group

Single Subject 

Fish Forever: The Definitive Guide to Understanding, Selecting, and Preparing Healthy, Delicious, and Environmentally Sustainable Seafood
Author: Paul Johnson
Editor: Justin Schwartz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Wine, Beer, or Spirits 

The World Atlas of Wine
Authors: Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson
Editor: Steve Magnuson
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley 

Design Award

Egg
Publisher: Flammarion

Jane Grigson Award

Beans: A History

Author: Ken Albala
Editor: Julia Hall
Publisher: Berg Publishers

and

To Cork or Not to Cork: Tradition, Romance, Science and the Battle for the Wine Bottle

Author: George M. Taber
Editor: Brant Rumble
Publisher: Scribner

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