Popular Books on Food and Wine

 

Ever dreamt of walking in the shoes of famous chefs? Well, books are one’s companion for life exhibiting no demands and complaints. They are one of the most precious gifts as they make someone forget the harshness of the real world outside and jump into the world of creativity and imagination. Catering to people of all age groups, books define one’s intellectual taste. And talking about taste, food is something which we cannot miss. Food and Wine go hand in hand as far their taste goes and makes in the list of favorites of a foodie. So, one should quest their knowledge about the history of wine and the variants of it from all over the world, and also various food items that go with it. So, here is a list of the 10 best-selling books on food and wine. One can grab the best one and dive into the world of culinary arts easily.

Kevin Zraly Windows on the world complete wine course

Indulge in the world of Wines with the simple & enchanting way of Kevin Zraly’s definite book of Wines. The book portrays a clear picture of every aspect of wine: from grape varieties and flavors, types of wines to taste and their process of production

Read it For:
Read this book to learn the know how to read a wine label and the anatomy of smell and taste, everything is on point
Don't Read it For:
Miss out on this one if you already a expert in the world of wine
What makes this book stand out?:
It takes us to the inside of the wine industry and shows the by far developments and enhancements in the winemaking industry.

Cooked

Pollan’s book teleports us back to the years when the primitive ways of cooking with the natural elements which includes fire, water, air & earth was followed

Read it For:
Explore this read to encounters with cooks from all over the world, knowing about their life stories and experiences
Don't Read it For:
Skip this one if are not interested by the history of cooking and how it developed from primitive ages
What makes this book stand out?:
This book makes its place in the minds of the readers by its engaging writing style and how the author portrays that how cooking has grown from the roots of our culture and has been shaping the scape of our lives so far. One can tune into Netflix watch the latest series based on this read!

Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking

Tune into this New York Times bestseller and explore the truth of cooking. Learn an infinite amount of recipes by mastering the basic ratios of ingredients with each other to perfectly bake a cake, cookies or any appetizers

Read it For:
Introduces unique recipes to add to the culinary book of a food enthusiast and make the way of cooking joyous and splendid as you go on
Don't Read it For:
The culinary arts can me mastered but not the magic of actual recopies
What makes this book stand out?:
The simple & unique nature of the book makes it place among one of thebest books on food and wine.

On the Butter Chicken Trail

Turn over the pages of the book and engulf into the authenticity of the Indian cuisines. Wander the popular kitchens of the fabulous Moti Mahal restaurant and smell the richness and buttery smells of the top signature dishes on the menu.

Read it For:
Encounter with the creator of the tandoori chicken and the delicious makhani gravy “The mother of North Indian gravies” blended together gave to the creation of the delicious, mouth watering and king of the dishes, The Butter Chicken
Don't Read it For:
The book contains only the dishes that are present in the menu and not any other recipies
What makes this book stand out?:
One will never be disappointed as there follows a plethora of other dishes also to cater to one’s craving stomach. Read the book a million times and bring the Moti Mahal Magic at one’s own kitchen
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Larousse: On Pastry

Reach the par of culinary excellence by reading this wonderfully created and illustrated read on, Larousse. Find this wonder by hovering along the popular books on food and wineand enlighten yourself with the tongue-savoring French desserts from the one and only Larousse kitchens

Read it For:
Explore this read to meet the minds of the famous bakers behind the unique and awesome recipes presented before the readers
Don't Read it For:
This book is not for the readers who are searching for books containing the histories of Green Revolution
What makes this book stand out?:
This book stands out as it enable the aspiring chefs to enlist themselves in the included Pastry Workshop to improve their knowledge and mend their mistakes with famous cooks as they go on step by step tour to fulfill their dream of becoming a famous cook ;or just sit back at the end of a busy day and enjoy the sweet delicacies with one’s loved ones

Beard on Bread

Fulfill the baking fantasies with the perfect read of the book Beard on the Bread. It has made its way to the top among the list of books on food and wine by touching the hearts of the readers.

Read it For:
Covering a traverse variety of Breads to bake, ranging from the sweetened breads, batter breads, fried breads, roll breads and the list continues making this read on the best ones to perfect the culinary art of baking.
Don't Read it For:
The book is of no use other than for bakery tutorials.
What makes this book stand out?:
Be it the Whole-meal beard with the potatoes or the Buttermilk White bread, ranging from Challah to Crumpets, this book compiles itself to bring together the best of the best recipes around the world.

What’s on the Menu

This debut cookbook written by Shazia Khan earned its name among the top 10 books on food and wine. The book lingers around heart-warming and lovable recipes poured in a simplistic manner to the convenience of the readers

Read it For:
Cook along with your partners the signature dishes which includes Grilled Semolina with Mushroom Topping and ShahiTukda-Fruit bites to the mouth watering Tandoori Chicken Roulade and cater your family make your tummies dance with joy and happiness on special occasions.
Don't Read it For:
Specializes only on Indian cuisines and not any other cuisines.
What makes this book stand out?:
Also end your meal with the range of salads and desserts and pave your way to the heart of your loved ones. Passion blended with creation make this wonderful book a must read for food enthusiast and food lovers. Enrich your tummies with joys and happiness of delicacies of this signature wonders.

Wines of the Loire

Indulge yourself in the world of wines by grabbing a copy of this best buy. Explore the famous areas of Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy and quench your knowledge on the production of one the best wines of Loire

Read it For:
Instead of having the wonderful wines, the zones are quite unknown to most people as most of the wines are understated. Don’t miss out on this understated wonders because these taste better than they look.
Don't Read it For:
There is actually nothing that can stop a person from reading the book.
What makes this book stand out?:
Explore the rich and sweet taste of the different flavours raging from red wine to the sparkling white wines through the very words of the writer. Learn about the best temperatures for their preparation and make yourself an expert in the opinion of wines.

Shadows in the Vineyard

With a captivating & gripping storyline, experience the tale of the devastation of wine vines by journalist cum writer. Around January 2010 the famed proprietor, Aubert de Villaine who produced the most expensive and exquisite wines over the world received a life threatening note of the destruction of his wine vines by poison. What happens after that is the content.

Read it For:
The thrill and the crime threat make the book interesting.
Don't Read it For:
The twisted plot in a book of food and wine is rarely accepted.
What makes this book stand out?:
Grab this read to encounter an awesome and theatrical crime thriller rotating about the biggest cultural wonder of the world.

Eight Flavors

Indulge in this striking read and explore the striking story of America’s history of cuisine. Explore how these eight basic ingredients compositely influenced the taste and culture of the American cuisines. Grab this read live down the memory lanes how America encountered their invention of cuisines and journeyed to become the top country in the world

Read it For:
United by the eight important ingredients which are black pepper, vanilla, curry powder, garlic, soy sauce, Sriracha& MSG the culinary art is to be read about.
Don't Read it For:
A single genre of cuisines explored to the fullest but not the others.
What makes this book stand out?:
The innovations brought forth in American cuisine is worthy in every way.

 

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