Heat

Heat

An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta Maker, and Apprentice to A Dante-quoting Butcher in Tuscany

Downloadable Audiobook - 2007
Average Rating:
Rate this:
From one of our most interesting literary figures -- former editor of Granta, former fiction editor at The New Yorker, acclaimed author of Among the thugs -- a sharp, funny, exuberant, close-up account of his headlong plunge into the life of a professional cook. Expanding on his James Beard award-winning New Yorker article, Bill Buford gives us a richly evocative chronicle of his experience as "slave" to Mario Batali in the kitchen of Batali's three-star New York restaurant, Babbo. In a fast-paced, candid narrative, Buford describes three frenetic years of trials and errors, disappointments and triumphs, as he worked his way up the Babbo ladder from "kitchen bitch" to line cook ... his relationship with the larger-than-life Batali, whose story he learns as their friendship grows through (and sometimes despite) kitchen encounters and after-work all-nighters ... and his immersion in the arts of butchery in Northern Italy, of preparing game in London, and making handmade pasta at an Italian hillside trattoria.
Publisher: [Santa Ana, Calif.] : Books on Tape, 2007
ISBN: 1415944377 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
9781415944370 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Branch Call Number: eAUDFILE 641.59455 BUF
Additional Contributors: Kramer, Michael

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at KCLS

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top