from the publisher
First published in 1896, this cookbook is notable for being the first of its kind to take a rigorous, almost scientific approach to recipe writing, presenting the reader with careful step-by-step instructions that are taken for granted in modern cookbooks.
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Director of Operations, Momofuku Culinary Lab
This book is an American classic. When I first started cooking, I would rifle through different cookbooks looking for the right recipes. More often than not, I would find it here.
Obituary writer and former restaurant critic
The most useful day-in, day out cookbook, with sane modernizing by Marion Cunningham.
Director, HHB Agency Ltd
Author, Hungry for Paris
Consultant and writer