An amazing collection of recipes, inspired by the mothers of some of today’s top chefs, including Pat LaFrieda, Guiliano Hazan, and Curtis Stone, and featuring heartwarming stories about the family ties behind culinary creations.
Even the best chefs at the finest restaurants know that nothing says love like a meal cooked by mom. Now food world pros J.M. Hirsch and Charlie Dougiello offer a collection of more than ninety beloved recipes from the mothers of highly celebrated culinary masters.
In Born and Braised, readers will delight in the "dueling menus" by Alex Guarnaschelli and her mom Maria Guarnaschelli. Cooking Channel host Judy Joo shares a touching letter to her mother, as well as Hand-Torn Noodle Soup. Curtis Stone offers his mom's fabulous recipe for Aussie Sausage Rolls. Giulano Hazan, son of legendary Italian chef, Marcella Hazan, points us in the direction of her famous Fried Zucchini. And Christopher Kimball gives us a charming portrait of his rural upbringing, loaded with homemade peach ice cream and a too-tempting recipe for Buttermilk Baking Powder Biscuits. Even actress Ali Larter makes an apperance with her mother's recipe for Fried Red Tomatoes.
A must-have book for aspiring chefs and the moms who motivate them—or for anyone seeking a delicious trove of celebrated recipes that can be passed on for generations.