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Lest you think all the giveaway fun only happens on that other blog of mine, allow me share a very special giveaway opportunity with you today.
Friends at the most amazing Phaidon Press are helping me to give away three of my absolute favorite cookbooks to Under the High Chair readers! Not one, but TWO winners will receive all three cookbooks you see below. Oh yeah! For a couple of readers, your cookbook collection is about to get a lot richer.
Say, did you know Phaidon Press was named as the Best Cookbook Publisher in the World at The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards earlier this year? I know! I just love them. Now here is the awesome thing about these three cookbooks from Phaidon and why I'm so excited to feature them in this giveaway...
There's a cookbook here for everyone.
The young cook.
The home cook.
No matter where you fit in those various stages of culinary mastery, one of the following cookbooks are sure to fit you like a glove.
The Silver Spoon for Children
- Title: The Silver Spoon for Children: Favorite Italian Recipes
- Author: Amanda Grant
- Illustrator: Harriet Russell
Yippee! Finally here is a cookbook for my kids with nary a sprinkle or mini-marshmallow in sight. Instead it is full of over forty well-balanced recipes that feature wholesome ingredients such as beans, fish and vegetables. All dishes are depicted with absolutely charming step-by-step illustrations that present cooking as fun - and it already holds the attention of my 5-year old.
Noah pounced on The Silver Spoon for Children the second it arrived. He sat down and proceeded to read it for nearly thirty minutes. Have I mentioned he's five?
He then had me read him the recipe for Rigatoni and Meatballs, while he followed along with the illustrations, his finger slowly spanning the page. Well, that was that, we had to make dinner together that very night and we did.
Only we changed it up for spaghetti and meatballs. (Yes, I'm teaching him substitution and adaptation early.)
There's no question that this is the cookbook that will nurture every seed I have already planted in my boys and help inspire a lifetime love of cooking.What to Cook and How to Cook It
- Title: What to Cook and How to Cook it
- Author: Jane Hornby
This cookbook is the next best thing to having a personal chef demonstrating right in your own kitchen. It really is the ultimate step-by-step illustrated cookbook for adults; each recipe is depicted with clarity and demonstrated with as many as eight photos, leaving little room for question.
What to Cook and How to Cook It IS perfect for beginners, but also compelling for experienced cooks as well. I love its clean, simple layout; somehow it makes the task of preparing dinner seem relaxing.
Recipes are classics: Cinnamon Buns, Barbecue Ribs, Apple Pie, Spaghetti Bolognese.
You find all of your favorite comfort food on the pages of What to Cook and How to Cook it, and with such tantalizing visuals, you'll be opening this cookbook frequently.NOMA
Title: Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine
Photographer: Ditte Isager
It sounds like the sappiest thing to say, but this cookbook took my breath away when it arrived. I believe I tweeted:
"NOMA! Just received this astonishing cookbook?artwork?manual? from Phaidon. Almost want to weep at the beauty of it. #coffeetablestatus"After one rapturous trip through the cookbook and its extraordinarily beautiful photos, I immediately cleared a place of honor on my coffee table for Noma.
Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine is the new cookbook from chef René Redzepi, a chef who's passion is to create something from nature. His Copenhagen restaurant, Noma, holds the prestigious title of, well, The Worlds Best Restaurant. Yeah, serious stuff.
Will I ever cook from it? Never say never, so I'll say probably, one day. Will I frequently flip through it, sigh over the photographs, find inspiration in the essays and draw from chef Rene's refreshing philosophies of food and nature? Absolutely.
Boasting 365 pages, 200 photographs, 90 recipes, and an education in Nordic cuisine, Noma is THE most sensational addition to my sizable cookbook collection this year.
The prize package includes the following cookbooks from Phaidon Press.
- The Silver Spoon for Children: Favorite Italian Recipes
- What to Cook and How to Cook it
- Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine
How to enter:
Let keep this simple, shall we?
Leave a comment to enter this giveaway answering this question: "What cookbook are you currently enjoying?"
This giveaway will end Friday, December 10, 2010 and 11:59 pm. Good luck to all!