書中收錄每本食譜最著名、最經典的料理圖片，同時貼心地附上英文翻譯與製作步驟，從重量級的法國美食百科《Larousse Gastronomique》、茱莉雅．柴爾德的《Mastering the Art of French Cooking》傳統美食，到讓人眼睛一亮的黑手黨菜譜、夏威夷食譜、太空人烹飪書等異國新奇料理，本書明確點出該書在飲食史裡的重要性，讓讀者經歷一場視覺與味覺的饗宴外，還有機會親手做出三百年前的古早味！(文/ 博客來編譯)
Over 100 of the most beautiful, influential and informative cookbooks of the past 300 years.
Compiled by a panel of experts in the fields of art, design, food and photography, Cookbook Book is an opus celebrating cookbooks of all shapes, sizes, languages and culinary traditions. From tried‐and‐true classics such as Larousse Gastronomique and Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child to surprising quirky choices such as The Mafia Cookbook and The Hawaiian Cookbook, each of these cookbooks has shaped, influenced or revolutionized home‐cooking in its own way. Includes translations and full recipes. The book features stand out, gorgeous photography and is essential for any collector of vintage cookbooks or for those that love food history.