Books By and About Elizabeth David: March Round-Up

It was a quiet month at the Kitchen Reader! Members were able to read any book by or about Elizabeth David, the English cookery writer. There was just one review this month:

  • Sarah at Simply Cooked reviewed An Omelette and a Glass of Wine

In April, we are reading Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking by MIchael Ruhlman. We have read one other book by Ruhlman and really enjoyed it: The Soul of a Chef, in January 2012. Please join in by reading Ratio in April and writing a review on your blog in the last week of the month.Include a link to the Kitchen Reader somewhere in your post. Come back here on the first of May for a round-up of our reviews.

We are a small, friendly group of bloggers and you are welcome to join us. Find out more here.

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Extra Virginity: February Round-Up

Our February book was Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil by Tom Mueller (chosen by Amanda of Omar Niode Foundation). Thanks to members who read and reviewed the book on their blogs:

In March members should choose any book by or about Elizabeth David. Please post your review on the last day of March (or as close as possible). Come back here at the beginning of April for a round-up of our reviews.

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Food Gurus: January Round-Up

January has been a quiet month here at the Kitchen Reader. We were reading Food Gurus: 20 People Who Changed the Way We Eat and Think About Food by Stephen Vines. Here is a list of our reviews:

Our February book is Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil by Tom Mueller (chosen by Amanda of Omar Niode Foundation) and in March, members can choose any book by or about the English food writer Elizabeth David. If you’d like to join us, please have a look at our “about” page.

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Cookbook Reviews: December Round-Up

Thanks to members who posted a cookbook review in December. Here are a list of our reviews.

Our January book is Food Gurus by Stephen Vines. Please read some or all of it and post a review in the last week of January. The round-up will be published here on 1 February.

Foodies Read is an annual reading challenge in which our members may be interested. It is hosted by our friend Vicki of I’d Rather Be at the Beach. If you choose to sign up for the Foodies Read challenge in 2015, you can read any number of food related books of your choice and crossover with other challenges is allowed. So it’s a perfect fit for Kitchen Reader members. Have a look!

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Born Round: November Round-Up

Thanks to members who participated this month by reading Born Round by Frank Bruni and publishing a review on their blogs. Please spend a few moments seeing what they thought of the book.

In December members have a free choice of reviewing any cookbook. This is a good time to incorporate the Kitchen Reader into your end-of-year posts. If you publish a “best of” list on your blog, consider linking up to the Kitchen Reader when you mention your favourite cookbook of the year. It could be a book published in 2014, but need not be. We look forward to seeing which cookbooks everyone enjoyed this year.

New members are always welcome to our friendly group. Find out more about us and then email to join!

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Anything that Moves: October Round-Up

Our October book was Anything That Moves: Renegade Chefs, Fearless Eaters, and the Making of a New American Food Culture by Dana Goodyear, chosen by Melissa of Melos Bookshelf. Thanks to our members, you can see several reviews of it:

Please go have a look at all our posts. Next month we are reading Born Round by Frank Bruni, chosen by Pech of Pechluck’s Food Adventures. Please read it (or some portions of it) and join us in posting reviews at the end of November. Come back here on 1 December for a round-up.

In December each year, members have a free choice to review any cookbook. In the past, bloggers have used this chance to tell us about a cookbook that was meaningful over the year, or a new acquisition, or even something they have owned for a long time. We look forward to seeing the variety of posts!

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Molecular Gastronomy: September Round-Up

In September, we read Molecular Gastronomy: The Art and Science of Flavor by Herve This, chosen by Morena of Peru Delights. Please look through our reviews:

Thanks to everyone who read the book and wrote a review!

Our October book is Anything That Moves: Renegade Chefs, Fearless Eaters, and the Making of a New American Food Culture by Dana Goodyear, chosen by Melissa of Melos Bookshelf. Please join us by reading and writing about the book on your blog before the last day of October. Come back here on 1 November for a round-up of our reviews.

There’s more information about our upcoming books on the Book List tab.

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