Gastronomy Books

Last updated: January 2, 2012
  1. Kitchen Confidential
    1. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain Published: December 10, 2008 Score: 28.69
  2. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
    2. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan and Scott Brick Published: April 3, 2006 Score: 17.78
  3. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
    3. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan Published: May 21, 2009 Score: 12.79
  4. Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
    4. Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton Published: January 24, 2012 Score: 9.4
  5. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle CD
    5. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle CD by Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver and Steven L. Hopp Published: May 1, 2007 Score: 7.95
  6. Eating Animals
    6. Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer Published: September 1, 2010 Score: 6.71
  7. My Life in France (Movie Tie-In Edition) (Random House Movie Tie-In Books)
    7. My Life in France (Movie Tie-In Edition) (Random House Movie Tie-In Books) by Julia Child and Alex Prud'Homme Published: June 23, 2009 Score: 5.86
  8. Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook (P.S.)
    8. Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook (P.S.) by Anthony Bourdain Published: June 8, 2010 Score: 5.1
  9. The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America's Most Imaginative Chefs
    9. The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America's Most Imaginative Chefs by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg Published: September 16, 2008 Score: 3.94
  10. My Father's Daughter: Delicious, Easy Recipes Celebrating Family & Togetherness
    10. My Father's Daughter: Delicious, Easy Recipes Celebrating Family & Togetherness by Gwyneth Paltrow and Mario Batali Published: April 13, 2011 Score: 2.99
  11. On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
    11. On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen by Harold McGee Published: November 16, 2004 Score: 2.94
  12. The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious - and Perplexing - City
    12. The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious - and Perplexing - City by David Lebovitz Published: March 1, 2011 Score: 2.49
  13. The Book of Tea
    13. The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura Published: April 9, 2009 Score: 2.41
  14. A History of the World in 6 Glasses
    14. A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage Published: May 26, 2009 Score: 1.89
  15. Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany (Vintage)
    15. Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany (Vintage) by Bill Buford Published: June 26, 2007 Score: 1.86
  16. Salt: A World History
    16. Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky Published: January 28, 2003 Score: 1.77
  17. By Phaidon Press: The Silver Spoon
    17. By Phaidon Press: The Silver Spoon by Phaidon Press Published: September 1, 2005 Score: 1.69
  18. Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
    18. Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies by Laura Esquivel Published: October 1, 1995 Score: 1.64
  19. Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen
    19. Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen by Julie Powell Published: September 1, 2005 Score: 1.56
  20. The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution
    20. The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution by Alice Waters Published: October 2, 2007 Score: 1.34
  21. Stir-Frying to the Sky's Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Mastery, with Authentic Recipes and Stories
    21. Stir-Frying to the Sky's Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Mastery, with Authentic Recipes and Stories by Grace Young Published: May 4, 2010 Score: 1.18
  22. Around My French Table: More Than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours
    22. Around My French Table: More Than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan and Alan Richardson Published: October 8, 2010 Score: 1.08
  23. A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
    23. A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table by Molly Wizenberg Published: March 23, 2010 Score: 1.07
  24. Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies
    24. Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies by Najmieh Batmanglij Published: March 3, 2011 Score: 1.06
  25. Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table (Random House Reader's Circle)
    25. Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table (Random House Reader's Circle) by Ruth Reichl Published: May 25, 2010 Score: 1.02

See also:

  1. Cooking Food & Wine Books
  2. Gastronomy Essays
  3. History of Gastronomy Books
  4. Organic Cooking Books
  5. Special Occasions Cooking Books
  6. Vegetables & Vegetarian Cooking Books
  7. Quick & Easy Cooking Books
  8. Natural Food Cooking Books
  9. Baking Books
  10. Canning & Preserving Books
  11. Children's Motor Sports Books
  12. Business Insurance Books
  13. Hamburg Travel Guides
  14. Canadian Provinces Travel Guides
  15. Thermodynamics Books
  16. Video Game Guides
  17. Chinese Literature
  18. Arkansas Travel Guides
  19. Zambia History
  20. Optics Books
  21. Small Business Plans Books
  22. Civics