Gastronomy is the study of food and culture, with a particular focus on gourmet cuisine.

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32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line
Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation
A Mouthful of Stars: A Constellation of Favorite Recipes from My World Travels
From a Polish Country House Kitchen: 90 Recipes for the Ultimate Comfort Food
Modernist Cuisine: At Home
Mugaritz: A Natural Science of Cooking
The Little Paris Kitchen
Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking
Bar Tartine: Techniques and Flavors
Edible Selby
Salad Samurai: 100 Cutting-Edge, Ultra-Hearty, Easy-to-Make Salads You Don't Have to Be Vegan to Love
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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook
On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
It Must've Been Something I Ate: The Return of the Man Who Ate Everything
The Flavor Bible: The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America's Most Imaginative Chefs
The Physiology of Taste: Or, Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy
The Man Who Ate Everything
Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany
The Art of Eating
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
Molecular Gastronomy: Exploring the Science of Flavor
Salt: A World History
Around My French Table by Dorie GreenspanThe Essential New York Times Cookbook by Amanda HesserReady for Dessert by David LebovitzAnjum's New Indian by Anjum AnandOne Big Table by Molly O'Neill
Epicurious' Best Cookbooks of 2010
10 books — 15 voters
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Global Citizenship: Food
64 books — 13 voters

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Epicurious' Best Cookbooks of 2009
10 books — 4 voters
The Raw Transformation by Wendy RudellThe 80/10/10 Diet by Douglas N. GrahamThe Healthy and Happy Life Series by Jonathon JonesDetox, Big Time! 11 guidlines for Boundless health. Fatigue, ... by Caroline BensonThe Raw Food Detox Diet by Natalia Rose
Raw Food Guides for Beginners
15 books — 9 voters

The New Book of Middle Eastern Food by Claudia RodenMy Greek Traditional Cook Book 1 by Anna OthitisEssentials of Classic Italian Cooking by Marcella HazanSundays at Moosewood Restaurant by Carolyn B. MitchellAll Around the World Cookbook by Sheila Lukins
Best Ethnic Cookbooks
207 books — 131 voters
The Physiology of Taste by Jean Anthelme Brillat-SavarinAn Early Meal - a Viking Age Cookbook & Culinary Odyssey by Daniel  SerraEight Flavors by Sarah LohmanVeggie Planet by Wendy WernethWhen Everybody Ate at Schrafft's by Joan Kanel Slomanson
13 books — 5 voters

Alex Morritt
Short story collections are the literary equivalent of canapés, tapas and mezze in the world of gastronomy: Delightful assortments of tasty morsels to whet the reader's appetite.
Alex Morritt, Impromptu Scribe

Die gastronomischen Kenntnisse sind allen Menschen nöthig, insofern alle die Summe des Vergnügens, die ihnen bestimmt ist, zu vermehren streben.
Johann Rottenhöfer

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A Tastet for Murder
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