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A cookbook is a book that contains information on cooking, and a list of recipes. It may also contain information on ingredient origin, freshness, selection and quality, e.g. the Slow Food movement's ark of taste criteria. Missy Elliott (born Melissa Arnette Elliott July 1, 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia), is a five-time Grammy Award-winning American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. ... The Cookbook is the sixth studio album by American rapper-songwriter Missy Elliott, released by The Goldmind Inc. ... For other uses, see Book (disambiguation). ... Cooking is the act of preparing food. ... This article is about culinary recipes. ... A restaurant placard, Santorini, Greece The Slow Food movement was founded by Carlo Petrini in Italy as a resistance movement to combat fast food. ...


While western cookbooks usually group recipes for main courses by the main ingredient of the dishes, Japanese cookbooks usually group them by cooking techniques (e.g., fried foods, steamed foods, and grilled foods). Both styles of cookbook have additional recipe groupings such as soups, sweets. There are many views of what is fundamental to Japanese cuisine. ... Plantains frying in vegetable oil. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Food cooking on a charcoal grill Grilling is a form of cooking that involves direct heat. ... For other uses, see Soup (disambiguation). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

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Famous cookbooks

Famous cookbooks from the past, in chronological order, include:

De re coquinaria is the oldest known cookbook, dating from the 3rd century A.D., still in existence. ... Apicius was a name applied to three celebrated Roman epicures, the first of whom lived during the Republic; the second of whom, Marcus Gavius (or Gabius) Apicius—the most famous in his own time—lived under the early Empire; a third lived in the late 4th or early 5th century. ... al-Kitab al-Tabikh or al-Kitab al-Ṭabīḫ (The Book of Dishes) is the name of two early Arab cookbooks: one written in the 10th century by Ibn Sayyar al-Warraq one written in 1226 by Muhammad bin Hasan al-Baghdadi (d. ... al-Kitab al-Tabikh or al-Kitab al-Ṭabīḫ (The Book of Dishes) is the name of two early Arab cookbooks: one written in the 10th century by Ibn Sayyar al-Warraq one written in 1226 by Muhammad bin Hasan al-Baghdadi (d. ... Muhammad bin Hasan al-Baghdadi (d. ... The Liber de Coquina is one of the oldest medieval cookbooks. ... Title page of the Forme of Cury The Forme of Cury was the name given by Samuel Pegge to a roll of cookery written by the Master Cooks of King Richard II of England. ... Richard II (January 6, 1367 – February 14, 1400) was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed in 1399. ... Taillevent alias Guillaume Tirel (1310-1395) was the cook of the kings of France Charles V and Charles VI. He wrote a famous book on cookery named Le Viandier. ... Taillevent alias Guillaume Tirel (1310-1395) was the cook of the kings of France Charles V and Charles VI. He wrote a famous book on cookery named Le Viandier. ... Pope Sixtus IV appoints Bartolomeo Platina prefect of the Vatican Library, fresco by Melozzo da Forlì, c. ... Sir Kenelm Digby (July 11, 1603 – July 11, 1665) was born at Gayhurst, Buckinghamshire. ... The cover from the edition published in Williamsburg in 1742. ... Written in 1747, Hannah Glasses (1708-1770) The Art of Cookery made Plain and Easy represents one of the most important references for culinary practice in England and the American colonies during the latter half of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th. ... Hannah Glasse was a housewife in the 1700s. ... This rare book, published in 1817 in Paris by Barba, Alexandre Viards Le Cuisinier Royal is the ninth edition of the incredibly popular Le Cuisinier Imperial (1st edition, 1806). ... Published in 1861, Mrs Beetons Book of Household Management was a guide to all aspects of running a household in Victorian Britain. ... Mrs Beeton aged about 26 title page of The Englishwomans Domestic Magazine, September 1861 Isabella Mary Beeton (née Mayson; 12 March 1836 – 6 February 1865), universally known as Mrs Beeton, was the principal author of Mrs Beetons Book of Household Management and is the most famous cookery... Pellegrino Artusi (Forlimpopoli, town near Forlì, 1820 - Florence, 1911) is the author of the famous Italian cookbook La scienza in cucina e larte di mangiar bene. ... Pellegrino Artusi (Forlimpopoli, town near Forlì, 1820 - Florence, 1911) is the author of the famous Italian cookbook La scienza in cucina e larte di mangiar bene. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Fannie Merritt Farmer (23 March 1857 - 15 January 1915) was an American culinary expert whose book, The Boston Cooking-School Cookbook became a widely used culinary text. ... Lizzie Black Kander (1858 - 1940) was born in Wisconsin to German Jewish immigrants. ... Georges Auguste Escoffier (28 October 1846 – 12 February 1935) was a French chef, restaurateur and culinary writer who popularized and updated traditional French cooking methods. ... The Joy of Cooking is one of the worlds most-published cookbooks, having been in print continuously since 1936. ... Irma Rombauer is the author of The Joy of Cooking. ... Larousse Gastronomique is the most respected of all the food encyclopedias, produced by the French publishing company founded by Pierre Larousse (1817-1875). ... Alice B. Toklas, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1949 Alice B. Toklas (April 30, 1877 – March 7, 1967) was the lover and confidante of writer Gertrude Stein. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Lin Yutang Lin Yutang, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1939 This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lin (林) Lin Yutang (Traditional Chinese: ; Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: , October 10, 1895 – March 26, 1976) was a Chinese writer and inventor whose original works... Mastering the Art of French Cooking was the result of a collaboration between American Julia Child and Frenchwomen Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle and the impetus for Childs long and successful career as one of the pioneering television chefs. ... Julia Child (August 15, 1912–August 13, 2004) was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream through her many cookbooks and television programs. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Fanny Cradock (February 26, 1909 - December 27, 1994) born Phyllis Primrose Pechey, in Apthorp House, Leytonstone, London, was a British writer, restaurant critic and television cook who mostly worked with John Johnnie Cradock, whose surname she adopted long before they married. ... Diet for a Small Planet is a book by Frances Moore Lappé presenting her theory of Complementary Protein sources in the human diet. ... // Frances Moore Lappé (born February 10, 1944) is a noted social change and democracy activist, and the author of 15 books, including the three-million-copy bestseller, Diet for a Small Planet (originally published in 1971). ... Written originally by Mollie Katzen when she was a member of the Moosewood collective, the Moosewood Cookbook is considered one of the most significant modern vegetarian cookbooks. ... Mollie Katzen (born 1950 in Rochester, New York) is an American chef, cookbook author and artist. ...

Usage outside the world of food

The term cookbook is sometimes used metaphorically to refer to any book containing a straightforward set of already tried and tested "recipes" or instructions for a specific field or activity other than cooking, that others can use unchanged. Examples include a set of circuit designs in electronics, a book of magic spells, or the Anarchist Cookbook, a set of instructions on destruction and living outside the law. O'Reilly Media publishes a series of books about computer programming named the Cookbook series, and each of these books contain hundreds of ready to use, cut and paste examples to solve a specific problem in a single programming language. This article is about culinary recipes. ... An instruction is a form of information which is communicated in order to explain how an action, behavior, method, or task is to be begun, completed, conducted, or executed. ... This article is about the engineering discipline. ... The spell is a magical act intended to cause an effect on reality using supernatural means of liturgical or ritual nature. ... The Anarchist Cookbook (ISBN 0-9623032-0-8) is a book written by William Powell. ... Programming Perl is a classic OReilly book. ... Programming redirects here. ... Programming Perl is a classic OReilly book. ... A programming language is an artificial language that can be used to control the behavior of a machine, particularly a computer. ...


See also

The following is a list of cookbooks, sorted alphabetically by authors surname. ... A list of some prominent writers on food, cooking, dining, and cultural history related to food. ...

External links

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  • CookbookWiki.com A Recipe Wiki Site.
  • Books for Cooks - a learning resource on the history of cookery books from the British Library
  • [1] Reciperadar.com: Find and share recipes.
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oreilly.com -- Online Catalog: Perl Cookbook (1420 words)
The Perl Cookbook is a comprehensive collection of problems, solutions, and practical examples for anyone programming in Perl.
The Perl Cookbook is written by Tom Christiansen, Perl evangelist and coauthor of the bestselling Programming Perl and Learning Perl; and Nathan Torkington, Perl trainer and co-maintainer of the Perl Frequently Asked Questions list.
The Perl Cookbook is the most definative, useful programming book I have ever seen.
Cookbook Camera (1566 words)
The Cookbook 245, with a count of 378x242 pixels, is a full-fledged imaging camera offering a higher pixel count than the ST5 or ST6, and virtually the same pixel count as the Kodak KAF-400 chip in 2x2 binned mode.
Cookbook camera builders have taken outstanding images of the moon and planets with their Cookbook CCD cameras.
The Cookbook camera uses a single-stage thermoelectric Peltier cooler to maintain the CCD at a temperature of -30 Celsius.
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