Popular Books On Foodie

 

Who does not love books? You might hate you academic books, and be fond of sci-fi story. Or you might hate sci-fi and love books on fairy tales. Some love to read paperback and even love the smell of it, while some prefer reading e-books on kindle. Realize it or not, we all are a wee bit in love with books as much we are in love with food.Now what if someone is in love with books and at the same time a huge foodie? Nothing else can be better for such people than an afternoon spent in their favorite coffee shop with their favorite snack and a warm cup of cappuccino, and one of the popular books on foodie. And if the weather is in on your side, then you are sure to have experienced a little bit of paradise. A book on foodies is something that all the foodies around the world would love to read as they can easily relate to the book. So why not take a look at the list of books on foodie?

THE TUMMY TRILOGY

Calvin Trillin is one of the best writers when it comes to food and has genuine fanaticism for hot dogs, Kansas City barbeque and pizza.

Read it For:
The tummy trilogy mentions anything and everything about food and the best combination of food ever thus is perfect for all the foodies out there.
Don't Read it For:
The only drawback of this book is that it might make someone look rhetoric to others as after having read this book one is likely to be found laughing for no reason (every time they remember something hilarious from the book).
What makes this book stand out?:
People who love food are always happy and thus must be fond of good humour. This book is a must read for all foodies as this is the perfect combination of humour, food and the exact feeling one gets upon the sight of their favourite food.

THE MAN WHO ATE EVERYTHING

Jeffrey Steingarten travels to many places and writes about the food he tastes there. He also states his initial dislike for some dish and then writes how to get over the the dislike and then enjoy the dish.

Read it For:
People in love with exotic foods will fall in love with the book.
Don't Read it For:
If one is not much interested in gourmand or in exotic foods then this book is probably not for them as they won’t find it much interesting.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book covers all the topics related to food and has all the answers to all those questions that one could not ask anyone before (probably because they were too hungry to ask) and with good humour.

TOAST: THE STORY OF A BOYS HUNGER

Food plays an important role in every in every individuals daily life. This book by the famous writer Nigel Slater narrates the story of a young boy and his family and the key role that food played in their lives.

Read it For:
It has been excellently written and the characters have been portrayed brilliantly as well.
Don't Read it For:
If someone is not fond of books with dark side then this book is not for them as this is not one of those books with light humour but about a childhood that is stained with blood.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book is quite engaging and with good descriptions. This book has the ability to leave the stomach of foodies rumble.

THE TENTH MUSE: MY LIFE IN FOOD

In this book, Judith Jones shares her experiences in the food world and some of the recipes that she loved.

Read it For:
If you are excited about reading biographies of a foodie and seeing the world through her eyes.
Don't Read it For:
Although this book is a memoir one would get to know a lot about the author.
What makes this book stand out?:
The story perfect weaves Judith’s love for food and her love for an American man.
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IT WAS ME ALL ALONG: A MEMOIR

Eating is great and food is probably one of the best stress buster but one cannot overlook the problems that overeating or foodies face like obesity, weak metabolism. Overeating sometimes causes anxiety. This book deals with all this problems and helps deal the reader with all the above mentioned problems.

Read it For:
Eating is great and food is probably one of the best stress buster but one cannot overlook the problems that overeating or foodies face like obesity, weak metabolism. Overeating sometimes causes anxiety. This book deals with all this problems and helps deal the reader with all the above mentioned problems.
Don't Read it For:
If you cannot manage to hate food and at the same time you are worried about your health.
What makes this book stand out?:
One may not read this book if they already know how to manage anxiety or knows when one should stop eating.

HEAT

Everything has its first time. The next in the 10 best-selling books on foodie is this book that deals with one such account when on one fine day Bill Buford decides that he wants to learn cooking. This is one extra ordinary story which deals with everything related to when someone learns cooking for the first time in a light humour.

Read it For:
You would be able to relate if you started learning cooking late in your life. The added humour comes as a bonus.
Don't Read it For:
In the middle of the story, the book’s narration becomes extremely slow and loses the grip it had on the readers at the beginning of the book.
What makes this book stand out?:
The subject of the book and dramatic and compellingly readable account is what makes the book unique.

TENDER AT THE BONE

This book is the memoir of Ruth Reichl- about her mother and all that happens after she discovers that “If you watched people as they ate, you could find out what they were.”

Read it For:
If you love to learn the techniques of understanding the people around you.
Don't Read it For:
The infectious humour of the author and the mouth- watering recipes of this book is going to leave you wanting more. So if anyone doesn’t have enough self-control, then they should totally avoid this book.
What makes this book stand out?:
The amazingly relatable plotline with which anyone can relate to who are intimidated by cooking or even the kitchen is what makes this book stand alone.

THE GASTRONOMICAL ME

M.K.F. fisher is one of the most popular writers in this field and her story lines are impeccable. This book is one where she writes about how she fell in love with French food and ensures that the readers also secretly start falling for the French food.

Read it For:
If you would like to love and explore French food.
Don't Read it For:
This book is one of a kind but was written almost 70 years ago. So one might read about foods that are not so popular nowadays or have lost their charm over the years.
What makes this book stand out?:
The excellent narration and the delicious recipes mentioned in the book is sure to leave you craving for some French food.

BLOOD, BONES AND BUTTER

This book is basically a memoir of the author, Gabrielle Hamilton, herself who previously used to be the execute chef of a restaurant in New York (called Prune)

Read it For:
You can see the food and foodie from a chef’s point of view.
Don't Read it For:
If someone is not fond of long descriptions or baseless narrations then this book is better not read by them.
What makes this book stand out?:
The uncommon honesty, the undying spirit and epic turns is what makes this book stand out from the rest of the books of the same genre.

THE HUNDRED FOOT JOURNEY

This book by Richard C. Morais is one of the best books on foodie or for foodies and is a beautifully narrated story about how the famous French cook, full of insecurities, guides a young Indian teenager, who was meant to become a great chef, becoming the owner of a restaurant.

Read it For:
The book mixes the love of food with an inspirational journey.
Don't Read it For:
There is a pleasant film adaptation of this book and if you have already seen the film then you might skip the book.
What makes this book stand out?:
This book has all the recipes of both the Indian kitchen and the traditional French kitchen and thus is perfect for all the foodies everywhere. One is sure to fall in love with the wonderful recipes mentioned in this book.

 

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