Originally Posted by gomestar
anybody check out Daniel Boulud's new cook book. I only browsed it in Barnes and Noble, but it looked awesome, and was way more than just high-end recipes. There's a big section written by Bill Buford, so I had to buy it (... on Amazon)
Originally Posted by Manton
do you have the cafe boulud book? Opinion?
i've got both. the daniel book is mm-type stuff. 10 hours of work to get 4 small plates. but beautiful, and the techniques are terrific. my taste (which i think everyone knows by now because of my endless jeremiads) leans much more to the cafe boulud book, which has the additional qualification of being written by my old buddy dorie greenspan, who can make the most impenetrable recipe practical (she also does pierre herme's pastry books).