kitchen scraps

By on 5-31-11 in me, opinionated?

Kitchen Scraps by Pierre Lamielle.¬†From the inside cover: “Remember your mother’s favourite cookbook? The one dog-eared to the hamburger with canned soup recipe? This isn’t that cookbook. And what about that cookbook your too-perfect friend has? The one where all the recipes are about stacking things on top of each other and garnishing them with a hard-to-find leaf? This isn’t that cookbook either.”

It’s true; I’ve never seen a cookbook like this one. The recipes look good (I confess I haven’t tried any yet), but it’s the crazy illustrations and witty stories before (and during…and after…) the recipes that really set it apart. It’s super-creative. I liked it a lot.

Highly recommended, even for those who don’t cook.

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