Culinary Teambuilding on NY1

Yippee! We hit the news. Cooking by the Book was featured as a Top Story on NY1 yesterday. Take a look at our beautiful kitchen and fabulous team at...
Seared Arctic Char With Shiitake-Ginger Vinaigrette

Seared Arctic Char With Shiitake-Ginger Vinaigrette

Post Update A reader noted that we had left the source off for this recipe. It is from Laurant Tourondel and we want to make sure this recipe is recognized as his superb creation.   Shiitake-Ginger Vinaigrette 4 cups shiitake mushrooms (1 lb.), stemmed and sliced 3...
Macaroni, Tomatoes, Spicy Sausage

Macaroni, Tomatoes, Spicy Sausage

This is my favorite Sunday pasta dish. Dried pasta is such a convenient and versatile food, there are many ways to serve it. This idea comes from the many great Italian meals I have enjoyed in New York. Grana Padano is an Italian cow’s milk cheese from the northern...
The Country Cooking of France by Anne Willan

The Country Cooking of France by Anne Willan

The Country Cooking of France by Anne Willan is one of those coffee table cookbooks that will not stay on your coffee table long. Although it is a beautiful book with great photos, I bet it will be food stained and live in the kitchen right next to the Joy of Cooking....