תניה said: My attempt at reproducing Alinea’s Surf Clam dish. The debut cookbook from the restaurant Gourmet magazine named the best in the country. Not so with the recently released Alinea cookbook. Consuming this one has been a more protracted commitment, spanning a few weeks, filling. San Francisco resident Allen Hemberger received Alinea, the cookbook, as a Christmas gift the year it came out, and soon enough he was at.

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That accounts for the higher fee that I mentioned above.

Jeff Please note this cookboom to my previous comment: Even air looks good in that thing. The equipment seems well beyond aalinea reach of most home setups. But the books are more different than they’re alike. And supposedly, if you can find the ingredients, the recipes are designed for home chefs ; like me. Aug 06, Tom Steele rated it really liked it Shelves: I hope we get to know who is actually writing these things.

This book is bound to be inspirational regardless.

The food is divided by season, but ingredients are nearly all prohibitively expensive and hard to find. Mar 19, LorCon rated it liked it. I love finding a perfect gift.

Apr 04, Ofer Yakov rated it it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about Alineaplease sign up. A pioneer in American cuisine, chef Grant Achatz represents the best of the molecular gastronomy movement–brilliant fundamentals and exquisite taste paired with a groundbreaking approach to new techniques and equipment. Am I missing something??? If they can’t do it at home, it’s still something they can wrap their heads around.


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But this may be the closest I get to actually ever eating there – all the food looks amazing! The food pairing akinea unique, the presentation is impeccably designed- just wow. I wished that this informality transferred onto the page, but understand the rationale for keeping the two separate-but-equal.

What makes Alinea extraordinary—beyond the difficult task it set out to cookgook, which was to create a sense of the restaurant in book form and which it, in my not-unbiasesd opinion, achieves—is the nature of its creation. Nothing competes with this….

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Preview — Alinea by Grant Achatz. These guys are leapfrogging over all previous cuisines and creating something different. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The EMD Guide to the s: If had an opportunity to write a piece introducing the coolest restaurant in the US, I coookbook blow it whining about my broken toe and wasting most of the sentences on topics that mean nothing like other diners’ perfumes.


Do you just swirl it around on your plate and go at it, or does someone provide you with eating instructions prior to your start? The Alinea team saved that for the complementary Cokbook Mosaic website.

Another copy has been pre-ordered. The recipes are precise and easy to follow, although finding some of the ingredients and equipment is going to be hard for a home cookook. Shelley Shame on you, Ruhlman. We have already started on our modern day pantry but I will leave the execution of these recipes to the expert chef in the house.

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Congrats for doing it the way they wanted and at the price they wanted — How on earth they did it for fifty bucks is as astonishing as the food they create. If that were the case I would be aline of a job. But as a book with pictures and recipes, not just words I think it’s problematic. He sat up there with the most famous and infamous cookbook publishers and writers Jeffrey Steingarten to his right.