The International Association of Culinary Professionals has announced its choice of the best cookbooks published last year.
Cookbook of the year:
"The French Laundry Cookbook"
by Thomas Keller
Other winners include:
"American Home Cooking"
by Cheryl Jamison and Bill Jamison
"Simply Sensational Desserts"
by Francois Payard.
"Chez Panisse Caf Cookbook"
by Alice Waters
"The Oxford Companion to Food"
by Alan Davidson
"Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home"
by Julia Child and Jacques Pepin
"A Spoonful of Ginger"
by Nina Simonds
"The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen"
by Grace Young
"The Cook and the Gardener:
A Year of Recipes and Writings From the French Countryside"
by Amanda Hesser
"Martha Stewart's Hors d'oeuvres Handbook"
by Martha Stewart with Susan Spungen
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