René Redzepi: A Work In Progress

by René Redzepi

Phaidon Press | November 11, 2013 | Hardcover

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In 2010, Chef René Redzepi published Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine, hailed by The Wall Street Journal as "the most important cookbook of the year." Since then, Redzepi has become one of the world''s most influential chefs, with his famed restaurant Noma claiming the number one spot at the World''s 50 Best Restaurants awards three years in a row.

Now Rezepi has created a fascinating and innovative new three-book collection: A Work in Progress: Journal, Recipes and Snapshots. It includes a personal journal written by René himself over a full year in which he explores creativity, innovation, and the meaning and challenges of success; a beautiful cookbook with 100 brand new recipes from Noma; and a pocket book of candid Instagram-style snapshots taken by the restaurant staff behind the scenes and at its annual MAD Food Symposium.

The cookbook is organized in a calendar year format with each month featuring an assortment of seasonal dishes, such as Icy Sloe Berries and Brown Cheese Ganache; Trash Cooking with Leeks; Oxtail and Blueberries; Fresh Tender Squid and Whitecurrent Broth; and Spicy and Sweet Cucumber and Pickled Elderflowers. The book also features an introduction from the Denmark-born Lars Ulrich of Metallica.

A Work in Progress offers an unprecedented and honest look inside the mind of a chef who is at the top of today''s international gastronomic scene. Reflective, insightful, and compelling, Redzepi''s trailblazing new book is sure to be of interest to food lovers and general readers alike.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 9.45 × 11.42 × 1.97 in

Published: November 11, 2013

Publisher: Phaidon Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0714866911

ISBN - 13: 9780714866918

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René Redzepi: A Work In Progress

René Redzepi: A Work In Progress

by René Redzepi

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 9.45 × 11.42 × 1.97 in

Published: November 11, 2013

Publisher: Phaidon Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0714866911

ISBN - 13: 9780714866918

From the Publisher

In 2010, Chef René Redzepi published Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine, hailed by The Wall Street Journal as "the most important cookbook of the year." Since then, Redzepi has become one of the world''s most influential chefs, with his famed restaurant Noma claiming the number one spot at the World''s 50 Best Restaurants awards three years in a row.

Now Rezepi has created a fascinating and innovative new three-book collection: A Work in Progress: Journal, Recipes and Snapshots. It includes a personal journal written by René himself over a full year in which he explores creativity, innovation, and the meaning and challenges of success; a beautiful cookbook with 100 brand new recipes from Noma; and a pocket book of candid Instagram-style snapshots taken by the restaurant staff behind the scenes and at its annual MAD Food Symposium.

The cookbook is organized in a calendar year format with each month featuring an assortment of seasonal dishes, such as Icy Sloe Berries and Brown Cheese Ganache; Trash Cooking with Leeks; Oxtail and Blueberries; Fresh Tender Squid and Whitecurrent Broth; and Spicy and Sweet Cucumber and Pickled Elderflowers. The book also features an introduction from the Denmark-born Lars Ulrich of Metallica.

A Work in Progress offers an unprecedented and honest look inside the mind of a chef who is at the top of today''s international gastronomic scene. Reflective, insightful, and compelling, Redzepi''s trailblazing new book is sure to be of interest to food lovers and general readers alike.

About the Author

René Redzepi is one of the most influential chefs on the international gastronomic scene. He is head chef and majority owner of the 2-star Michelin restaurant Noma in Copenhagen, which specializes in Nordic cuisine and sources ingredients exclusively from Scandinavia. Classically trained, Redzepi began his culinary career at Copenhagen''s Restaurant Pierre André, eventually moving onto El Bulli, The French Laundry, and Kong Hans Koelder. He founded Noma in 2003 and since then, the restaurant has taken the number one spot in the World''s 50 Best Restaurant Awards in 2010, 2011, and 2012. In 2008, Redzepi established the Nordic Food Lab, a non-profit institution established to explore Nordic cuisine. He also participates annually in MAD Food Camp, a platform that engages leading chefs, scientists, and academics each summer to discuss a new theme.

Redzepi''s first major cookbook, Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine (Phaidon, 2010) was hailed by the Wall Street Journal as "the most important cookbook of the year" and won both IACP and James Beard awards.

Editorial Reviews

. . . a raw, fascinating and innovative exploration of an elite chef''s obsessive life. But more than that, it is a book about creativity.-The San Francisco Chronicle
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