Serious books for serious cooks

A Listmania! list by Mr. Kevin R. Wheeler (UK)
 
Formulas for Flavour
1.  Formulas for Flavour by John Campbell
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  "Restaurant cooking at home.  Stunning photography, recipes broken down into managable sections"
Used & New from: £20.99
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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The French Laundry Cookbook
2.  The French Laundry Cookbook by Thomas Keller
The list author says:
  "Truely inspirational, shows how to dress a dish to impress!  The Godfather of books."
£20.00   Used & New from: £18.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Grand Livre De Cuisine: Alain Ducasse's Culinary Encyclopedia
3.  Grand Livre De Cuisine: Alain Ducasse's Culinary Encyclopedia by Alain Ducasse
The list author says:
  "Pictorial encyclopeadia of dishes, listed by ingredient. Ducasse shows how to plate and finish the dish, great for reference"
Used & New from: £209.61
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Ripailles
4.  Ripailles by Stéphane Reynaud
The list author says:
  "As a complete Francophile I adore Ripailles, the recipes, the humour, the style, can curl up and read this anytime"
£17.68   Used & New from: £11.13
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

Blanc Mange
5.  Blanc Mange by Raymond Blanc
The list author says:
  "Long before Heston, Raymond Blanc was telling us about science in the kitchen, I love this book!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

On Food And Cooking: The Science And Lore Of The Kitchen
6.  On Food And Cooking: The Science And Lore Of The Kitchen by Harold McGee
The list author says:
  "Fabulous reference book for kitchen science!"
Used & New from: £22.27
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Le Gavroche Cookbook
7.  Le Gavroche Cookbook by Michel Roux Jr.
The list author says:
  "I love this book!  The recipes are just beautiful and the comments and sketches add to the enjoyment of reading"
£23.00   Used & New from: £10.18
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Gordon Ramsay's Secrets
8.  Gordon Ramsay's Secrets by Gordon Ramsay
The list author says:
  "I think this is Ramsay's best book, everything turns out superbly!"
£12.27   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Le Repertoire de la Cuisine
9.  Le Repertoire de la Cuisine by Louis Saulnier
The list author says:
  "A must have reference book!"
£14.99   Used & New from: £9.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Essence: Recipes from Le Champignon Sauvage
10.  Essence: Recipes from Le Champignon Sauvage by David Everitt-Matthias
The list author says:
  "Secrets from the famous Champinon Sauvage, lovely book!"
£17.00   Used & New from: £7.98
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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