Foodie Friday: Review of Taste & Technique by Naomi Pomeroy

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Title: Taste & Technique: Recipes to Elevate Your Home Cooking
Author: Naomi Pomeroy
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: September 13, 2016
My Review:
 The introduction to this cookbook was especially fascinating to me. James Beard Award-winning and self-made chef Naomi Pomeroy's personal story had me reminiscing to reading Kitchens of the Great Midwest. By sharing her ups and downs in her journey as a chef, she connects with home cooks in a way some more famous "celebrity chefs" simply cannot. As a home chef myself, I was looking to learn a few things from Pomeroy's debut cookbook. However, as the title states, these techniques are a bit elevated and not necessarily something I will be doing in my kitchen on a random Tuesday night. I will reference the cookbook if I ever need to make something a bit fancier and I someday I will try her Classic French Onion Soup recipe. The photos are minimalist Instagram perfection and I found myself wishing for the physical version of this cookbook rather than the e-version I was reading from, but I think that about most cookbooks. Taste & Technique is divided into sections by meal course (salads, vegetables, fish, desserts, etc.) and would be a perfect addition to a home chef's bookshelf when they have advanced past kitchen basics.

***Disclaimer:: I was given a copy of this release on Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I received no additional compensation. ***

1 comment

Carmen said...

This sound like a great addition to your cooking library. I'm glad you liked it!