I could have nominated all of Waters and her Chez Panisse team's books but it is Fruit (and its companion Vegetables) that best encapsulates Waters influential philosophy of purity and provenance.
Chef and Author
A go to book for me and many other cooks! I'm always surprised at how often I see it on Restaurant kitchen shelves. I pull it out throughout the year and always find it inspiring.
Chef-owner, Violet Cakes