Deemed “the Oscars of the food world,” by Time magazine, The James Beard Foundation Awards are the country’s most coveted honor for chefs; food and beverage professionals; broadcast media, journalists, and authors working on food; and restaurant architects and designers.
2020 Book of the Year Winner
The Whole Fish Cookbook is the bestselling cookbook that has changed the way we think about fish. Jamie Oliver called Josh Niland one of the most impressive chefs of a generation and Yotam Ottolenghi voted the book one of his favourites - ever. Add to that a swag of awards, including: Two James Beard awards in 2020 - Restaurant and Professional and the prestigious Book of the Year; André Simon Food Book Award 2019; and The Australian Book Industry Association's Illustrated Book of the Year in 2020. The Whole Fish Cookbook was also shortlisted as debut cookbook of the year in the Fortnum & Mason food & drink awards in 2020 and longlisted as Booksellers' choice in the adult non-fiction category by the Australian Booksellers' Association. As well, photographer Rob Palmer won the Australian National Photographic Portrait Prize in 2020 with a stunning photo of Josh from the book.
'My cookbook of the year.' - Yotam Ottolenghi, The Guardian
'A mind-blowing masterpiece from one of the most impressive chefs of a generation.' - Jamie Oliver
'Josh Niland is a genius.' - Nigella Lawson
We all want to eat more fish, but who wants to bother spending the time, effort and money cooking that same old salmon fillet on repeat when you could be trying something new and utterly delicious?
2020 James Beard Award Winner
The major new cookbook by the pioneer from Bread Alone, who revolutionized American artisan bread baking, with 60 recipes inspired by bakers around the world.At twenty-two, Daniel Leader stumbled across the intoxicating perfume of bread baking in the back room of a Parisian boulangerie, and he has loved and devoted himself to making quality bread ever since. He went on to create Bread Alone, the now-iconic bakery that has become one of the most beloved artisan bread companies in the country. Today, professional bakers and bread enthusiasts from all over the world flock to Bread Alone's headquarters in the Catskills to learn Dan's signature techniques and baking philosophy.
But though Leader is a towering figure in bread baking, he still considers himself a student of the craft, and his curiosity is boundless. In this groundbreaking book, he offers a comprehensive picture of bread baking today for the enthusiastic home baker. With inspiration from a community of millers, farmers, bakers, and scientists, Living Bread provides a fascinating look into the way artisan bread baking has evolved and continues to change--from wheat farming practices and advances in milling, to sourdough starters and the mechanics of mixing dough. Influenced by art and science in equal measure, Leader presents exciting twists on classics such as Curry Tomato Ciabatta, Vegan Brioche, and Chocolate Sourdough Babka, as well as traditional recipes. Sprinkled with anecdotes and evocative photos from Leader's own travels and encounters with artisans who have influenced him, Living Bread is a love letter, and a cutting-edge guide, to the practice of making good bread.
2020 General Cooking Winner
A modern approach to mastering the art of cooking at home from the food editor at large at Bon Appétit, with more than 70 innately flexible recipes.
The indispensable recipes and streamlined cooking techniques in Where Cooking Begins are an open invitation to dive into Carla Lalli Music's laid-back cooking style. The food editor at large at Bon Appétit, her intuitive recipes are inspired by the meals she makes at home for her family and friends and the joy she takes in feeding them. Here, too, is her guide to the six essential cooking methods that will show you how to make everything without over-complicating anything--and every recipe includes suggestions for swaps and substitutions, so you'll never feel stuck or stymied.
Where Cooking Begins is also the first recent cookbook to connect the way we shop to the way we cook. Music's modern approach--pick up your fresh ingredients a few times a week, and fill your pantry with staples bought online--will make you want to click on a burner and slide out a cutting board the minute you get home.
The no-fail techniques, textured recipes, and strategies in Where Cooking Begins will make you a great cook.
2020 Award Winner for Best International Cookbooks
Experience the wonderful flavors of Ethiopia and Chef Yohanis' dazzling collection of recipes.
Ethiopia stands as a land apart: never colonized, it celebrates ancient traditions. The fascinatingly distinct cuisine is influenced by a history enriched with a religious mix of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, as well as some of the most fertile land on the continent.
In this cookbook, Ethiopia's gourmet guru seeks to spread love for the country's cuisine. After working as a chef around the world, Yohanis Gebreyesus decided it was time to go home and put his skills to showing off what his home country has to offer. Now, he's dedicating his work to opening the world's eyes to Ethiopian cuisine.
The delicious dishes featured here include Doro Wat, chicken stewed with berbere spice, Siga Tibs, flashfried beef, and Asa Shorba, a hearty spiced fish soup, plus vegetarian dishes such as Gomen, collard greens with ginger and garlic, Azifa, green lentil salad, and Dinich Alicha, potatoes and carrots in an onion turmeric sauce.
Along with photography of the stunning landscapes and vibrant artisans of Ethiopia--combined with insightful cultural and historical details--this book demonstrates why Ethiopian food should be considered one of the world's most singular and enchanting cuisines.
2018 American Cooking Winner
2018 Baking and Desserts Winner
2018 Beverage Winner
2018 General Coooking Winner
2018 Health and Special Diets Winner
2018 International Cooking Winner
2018 Photography Winner
2018 Reference, History, and Scholarship Winner
2018 Single Subject Cooking Winner
2018 Vegetable-Focused Cooking Winner
2018 Writing Winner and 2018 Book of the Year Winner
2016 American Cooking Winner
2016 Baking and Desert Winner
2016 General Cooking Winner
2016 Photography Winner
2016 Single Subject Winner
2016 Writing and Literature Winner
2016 Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian Winner
2016 Book of the Year and 2016 International Winner
2015 James Beard Foundation Cookbook of The Year & International Cookbook Winner
2015 James Beard Foundation General Cookbook Award Winner
2015 James Beard Foundation American Cooking Award Winner
2014 James Beard Foundation General Cookbook Award Winner
2013 James Beard Foundation Award for Cookbook of the Year
2012 James Beard Foundation Award for Cookbook of the Year
2012 James Beard Foundation Award for American Cooking
2012 James Beard Foundation Award for General Cooking