Notes From A Young Black Chef

Notes from a Young Black Chef
Publisher Vintage
Release Date
Category African American cooking
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9780525433910
Rating 4/5 from 4 reviews
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As a boy Onwuachi was sent from the Bronx to rural Nigeria by his mother to 'learn respect.' Through food, he broke out of a dangerous downward spiral and embarked on a new beginning at the bottom of the culinary food chain before going on to train in the kitchens of some of the most acclaimed restaurants in the country and appearing as a contestant on Top Chef. His love of food and cooking was a constant, even when the road to success was riddled with potholes. Here he shares the pursuit of his passions, despite the odds. Each chapter includes one recipe.

Notes from a Young Black Chef
  • Author : Kwame Onwuachi,Joshua David Stein
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31

As a boy Onwuachi was sent from the Bronx to rural Nigeria by his mother to 'learn respect.' Through food, he broke out of a dangerous downward spiral and embarked on a new beginning at the bottom of the culinary food chain before going on to train in the

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Notes from a Young Black Chef
  • Author : Kwame Onwuachi,Joshua David Stein
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2019-04-09

“Kwame Onwuachi’s story shines a light on food and culture not just in American restaurants or African American communities but around the world.” —Questlove By the time he was twenty-seven years old, Kwame Onwuachi had opened—and closed—one of the most talked about restaurants in America. He had

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Yes  Chef
  • Author : Marcus Samuelsson,Veronica Chambers
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2012-06-26

JAMES BEARD AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VOGUE • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “One of the great culinary stories of our time.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times It begins with a simple ritual: Every Saturday afternoon, a boy who loves to cook

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My America
  • Author : Kwame Onwuachi,Joshua David Stein
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2022-05-03

What is American food? In his first cookbook, Kwame Onwuachi (“the most important chef in America” —San Francisco Chronicle), the acclaimed author of Notes from a Young Black Chef, shares the dishes of his America; dishes that show the true diversity of American food. Featuring more than 125 recipes, My America

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Burn the Place
  • Author : Iliana Regan
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04

LONGLISTED for the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD A “blistering yet tender” (Publishers Weekly) memoir that chronicles one chef’s journey from foraging on her family’s Midwestern farm to running her own Michelin-starred restaurant and finding her place in the world. Iliana Regan grew up the youngest of four headstrong girls

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Letters to a Young Chef
  • Author : Daniel Boulud
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2019-08-27

From the reinvention of French food through the fine dining revolution in America, Daniel Boulud has been a witness to and a creator of today's food culture. A modern improviser with a classical foundation (a little rock 'n' roll and a lot of Mozart, he'd say), he speaks with the

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Between Harlem and Heaven
  • Author : Alexander Smalls,JJ Johnson,Veronica Chambers
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Release Date : 2018-02-06

Winner of the James Beard Award for Best American Cookbook “Between Harlem and Heaven presents a captivatingly original cuisine. Afro-Asian-American cooking is packed with unique and delicious layers of flavor. These stories and recipes lay praise to the immense influence the African Diaspora has had on global cuisine.” — Sean Brock “

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Sous Chef
  • Author : Michael Gibney
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2014-03-25

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME The back must slave to feed the belly. . . . In this urgent and unique book, chef Michael Gibney uses twenty-four hours to animate the intricate camaraderie and culinary choreography in an upscale New York restaurant kitchen. Here readers

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The Rise
  • Author : Marcus Samuelsson
  • Publisher : Voracious
  • Release Date : 2020-10-27

An Eater Best Cookbook of Fall 2020 • This groundbreaking new cookbook from chef, bestselling author, and TV star Marcus Samuelsson celebrates contemporary Black cooking in 150 extraordinarily delicious recipes. It is long past time to recognize Black excellence in the culinary world the same way it has been celebrated in the worlds

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My Soul Looks Back
  • Author : Jessica B. Harris
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-05-09

In this captivating new memoir, award-winning writer Jessica B. Harris recalls a lost era—the vibrant New York City of her youth, where her social circle included Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, and other members of the Black intelligentsia. In the Technicolor glow of the early seventies, Jessica B. Harris debated,

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Black  White  and The Grey
  • Author : Mashama Bailey,John O. Morisano
  • Publisher : Lorena Jones Books
  • Release Date : 2021-01-12

A story about the trials and triumphs of a Black chef from Queens, New York, and a White media entrepreneur from Staten Island who built a relationship and a restaurant in the Deep South, hoping to bridge biases and get people talking about race, gender, class, and culture. “Black, White,

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Life  on the Line
  • Author : Grant Achatz,Nick Kokonas
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-03-06

"One of America's great chefs" (Vogue) shares how his drive to cook immaculate food won him international renown-and fueled his miraculous triumph over tongue cancer. In 2007, chef Grant Achatz seemingly had it made. He had been named one of the best new chefs in America by Food & Wine in 2002, received

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Dark Day  Dark Night
  • Author : Jonah Raskin
  • Publisher : McCaa Books
  • Release Date : 2019-03-20

In the seemingly bucolic town of Sonoma, California, all is not as it appears. The wine industry is being challenged by marijuana growers and distributors in the area. Tioga Vignetta, a private investigator or "op" as she calls herself, becomes tangled in a web of murder, distrust, lies, bacchanalian parties,

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Talking with My Mouth Full
  • Author : Gail Simmons
  • Publisher : Hachette Books
  • Release Date : 2012-02-21

When Top Chef judge Gail Simmons first graduated from college, she felt hopelessly lost. All her friends were going to graduate school, business school, law school . . . but what was she going to do? Fortunately, a family friend gave her some invaluable advice-make a list of what you love to do,

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Climbing the Mango Trees
  • Author : Madhur Jaffrey
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2008-12-18

The enchanting autobiography of the seven-time James Beard Award-winning cookbook author and acclaimed actress who taught America how to cook Indian food. Whether climbing the mango trees in her grandparents' orchard in Delhi or picnicking in the Himalayan foothills on meatballs stuffed with raisins and mint, tucked into freshly baked

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