Trish's Reviews > Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany

Heat by Bill Buford
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really liked it
bookshelves: audio, cooking

He's so funny and so enthusiastic and so deluded--so human. It really is fascinating to see the lengths people will go for their passion, if they can. This is pulls the curtain back at bit from professional chef-ery, and restaurant cooking in general. For the few that make it big, there are millions who slave in the heat...I don't think I will ever forget the polenta anecdote.
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Started Reading
August 1, 2009 – Finished Reading
August 23, 2009 – Shelved
August 23, 2009 – Shelved as: audio
August 23, 2009 – Shelved as: cooking

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