Great Books about Food

What are your favourite books about food and eating? Any favourite authors? Books that made you want to be a chef or baker?
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391 books · 151 voters · list created November 15th, 2010 by Rebecca Huston (votes) .
Tags: cooking, eating, food
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Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban????


message 2: by Rebecca (new)

Rebecca Huston If I knew how to edit this list and dumb the stupid entries, I would.


message 3: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl What's with all the Robin Cook novels?

Also #2 is Author Circle Jerk spam. (My Greek Traditional Cook Book 1 by Anna Othitis.) Anna Othitis is one of the biggest SPA spammers on listopia.


message 4: by Rebecca (new)

Rebecca Huston Yeah, I was wondering about that as well.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban?


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Rebecca, anything you want me to remove?


message 7: by Rebecca (new)

Rebecca Huston The HP book, anything by Robin Cook, and I think that there is a Stephen King novel or two that needs to come off.


message 8: by Susanna - Censored by GoodReads (last edited Apr 17, 2015 09:51PM) (new)

Susanna - Censored by GoodReads What about:

Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (novel)
The Temporary Bride (novel)
Hunger (novel)
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake (novel)
Matched (YA dystopian novel)
A "book" consisting of Wikipedia articles about the Muppets, including the Swedish Chef (currently #87)
Ditto about restaurants in Indiana, including Papa John's Pizza, Texas Roadhouse Grille, etc. (#89)
ditto about TV shows set in Nevada, including Top Chef (#85)
Far from the Madding Crowd
Noughts and Crosses (YA dystopian novel)
The Black Company (high fantasy novel)
The Scarletti Curse (paranormal romance)
Prime Cut (a cosy mystery)
The Main Corpse (another cosy mystery)
Sticks & Scones (ditto)
Sweet Revenge (ditto)
The Devil Wears Prada (chicklit)
The School of Essential Ingredients (novel)


message 9: by Rebecca (last edited Apr 18, 2015 02:25AM) (new)

Rebecca Huston Ditch 'em. And thank you very much for helping wiht this.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads No problem.


message 11: by Susanna - Censored by GoodReads (last edited Apr 18, 2015 10:29AM) (new)

Susanna - Censored by GoodReads The Last Chinese Chef, currently #5, is also a novel. Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love is a book of short stories.


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