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The Robert Carrier Cookbook

By Robert Carrier

Original Publisher
Date of publication

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Anna Thomas

Screenwriter, filmmaker and author

I had to include this old book in my list. In one sense I hardly use it now, but in another way it’s always with me: it was one of the first big, serious cookbooks I owned, when I was a poor college student and just teaching myself to cook. I learned so much from Robert Carrier. He was reliable. Years later, after I had written a successful cookbook myself, I was in London with my husband and we happened to go to Carrier’s for dinner (where we had a wonderful meal). It turned out to be the last night that it was open...

Patricia Michelson

Founder of La Fromagerie in London

The dinner party cookbook par excellence!