James Beard Foundation Awards 2013

Award Winning Cookbooks and Food Writing

On May 3, the James Beard Foundation announced awards for cookbooks and food writing for 2013. The Beard Awards, named for the American cookbook author and teacher, are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals in North America.

Below is a short list of award winning titles owned by the library system:

Cookbook of the Year
http://catalog.dclibrary.org/vufind/bookcover.php?isn=0393050696&size=large
Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America by Maricel E. Presilla

American Cooking
http://catalog.dclibrary.org/vufind/bookcover.php?isn=1423602757&size=large
Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking by Nathalie Dupree & Cynthia Graubart

Baking and Dessert
http://catalog.dclibrary.org/vufind/bookcover.php?isn=160774273X&size=large
Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza by Ken Forkish

International
http://catalog.dclibrary.org/vufind/bookcover.php?isn=1607743949&size=large
Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi & Sami Tamimi

Single Subject
http://catalog.dclibrary.org/vufind/bookcover.php?isn=1607743329&size=large
Ripe: A Cook in the Orchard by Nigel Slater

Writing and Literature
http://catalog.dclibrary.org/vufind/bookcover.php?isn=0385342608&size=large
Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson

You can read the complete list of this year's winners on the James Beard Foundation website.

-- Elisa Babel, Adult Librarian