Roasting in Hell's Kitchen

Author: Gordon Ramsay

Publisher: William Morrow Cookbooks

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

View: 6201


Everyone thinks they know the real Gordon Ramsay: rude, loud, pathologically driven, stubborn as hell For the first time, Ramsay tells the full inside story of his life and how he became the world's most famous and infamous chef: his difficult childhood, his brother's heroin addiction, his failed first career as a soccer player, his fanatical pursuit of gastronomic perfection and his TV persona—all of the things that made him the celebrated culinary talent and media powerhouse that he is today. In Roasting in Hell's Kitchen Ramsay talks frankly about his tough and emotional childhood, including his father's alcoholism and violence and their effect on his relationships with his mother and siblings. His rootless upbringing saw him moving from house to house and town to town followed by the authorities and debtors as his father lurched from one failed job to another. He recounts his short-circuited career as a soccer player, when he was signed by Scotland's premier club at the age of fifteen but then, just two years later, dropped out when injury dashed his hopes. Ramsay searched for another vocation and, much to his father's disgust, went into catering, which his father felt was meant for “poofs.” He trained under some of the most famous and talented chefs in Europe, working to exacting standards and under extreme conditions that would sometimes erupt in physical violence. But he thrived, with his exquisite palate, incredible vision and relentless work ethic. Dish by dish, restaurant by restaurant, he gradually built a Michelin-starred empire. A candid, eye-opening look into the extraordinary life and mind of an elite and unique restaurateur and chef, Roasting in Hell's Kitchen will change your perception not only of Gordon Ramsay but of the world of cuisine.

Gordon Ramsay

Author: Jeanne Nagle

Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 0766072460

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 5937


Although he started his life wanting to be a professional soccer player, Ramsay’s competitive streak gave him a head start in a career as a chef and as the host of several television shows. But the Scottish-born chef is much more than a tough-as-nails television personality. Readers will learn about Ramsay’s culinary career, rise to celebrity status, and personal life. They will also discover how to become a chef and get the chance to try some recipes inspired by him.

Cooking for Friends

Author: Gordon Ramsay

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061965855

Category: Cooking

Page: 272

View: 1332


In Cooking for Friends, award-winning chef, world-renowned restaurateur, bestselling author, and Hell’s Kitchen star Gordon Ramsey offers us more than 100 exceptional recipes from his own family table. The holder of ten Michelin stars and ranked as one of the world’s most powerful celebrities by Forbes magazine in 2008, the sometimes intimidating Ramsey displays his softer side, sharing the scrumptious dishes he serves to his own family and loved ones. This intimate, full-color cookbook is not a collection of royal feasts for the lofty and privileged. Gordon Ramsey is Cooking for Friends—with all the warmth, care, and love that entails.

The Hell's Kitchen Cookbook

Author: Hell's Kitchen

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1455535680

Category: Cooking

Page: 288

View: 3935


The official companion cookbook from the enormously popular Fox cooking competition show. Hell's Kitchen debuted in 2005 on Fox and is currently in in its 14th season. On the show, one explosive, charismatic Head Chef oversees 16 chefs as they battle it out to win a job as Head Chef of top restaurant with a total prize value of $250,000. In each episode the chefs are put to the test in a skill's-based challenge, and must follow it up by completing dinner service at the exclusive Hell's Kitchen restaurant set in Los Angeles. Now, in their first ever cookbook, readers will learn how to recreate over one hundred of the contestant's delectable, restaurant-worthy dishes in their own home and will be given access to the recipes, menus, and behind-the-scenes secrets that they've been craving!

Gordon Ramsay's Healthy, Lean & Fit

Author: Gordon Ramsay

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1538714671

Category: Cooking

Page: 288

View: 7214


The definitive guide to eating well to achieve optimum health and fitness, by one of the world's finest chefs and fitness fanatic, Gordon Ramsay. Gordon Ramsay knows how important it is to eat well, whether you're training for a marathon or just trying to live healthier. And just because it's healthy food, doesn't mean you have to compromise on taste and flavor. As a Michelin-star super-chef who is also a committed athlete, Gordon Ramsay shares his go-to recipes for when he wants to eat well at home. Healthy, Lean & Fit provides readers with 108 delicious recipes divided into three sections--each one offering breakfasts, lunches, dinners, sides, and snacks--highlighting different health-boosting benefits. The Healthy section consists of nourishing recipes for general well-being; the Lean section encourage healthy weight loss; and the Fit section features recipes to fuel your next workout and post-workout dishes to build continued strength and energy. Whatever your personal goals, these dishes will inspire you to get cooking and improve your own health.

Food Lit

Author: Melissa Brackney Stoeger

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1598847066

Category: Cooking

Page: 350

View: 2671


An essential tool for assisting leisure readers interested in topics surrounding food, this unique book contains annotations and read-alikes for hundreds of nonfiction titles about the joys of comestibles and cooking.

Life Stories: A Guide to Reading Interests in Memoirs, Autobiographies, and Diaries

Author: Maureen O'Connor

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610691466

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 723

View: 8692


Memoirs, autobiographies, and diaries represent the most personal and most intimate of genres, as well as one of the most abundant and popular. Gain new understanding and better serve your readers with this detailed genre guide to nearly 700 titles that also includes notes on more than 2,800 read-alike and other related titles. • A list of subjects and suggested "read-alikes" accompany each title • Appendixes cover awards, websites, and resources • Detailed indexes provide further points of access

The Joy of Eating: A Guide to Food in Modern Pop Culture

Author: Jane K. Glenn

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440862109

Category: Social Science

Page: 404

View: 4565


In 1961, Julia Child introduced the American public to an entirely new, joy-infused approach to cooking and eating food. In doing so, she set in motion a food renaissance that is still in full bloom today. Over the last six decades, food has become an increasingly more diverse, prominent, and joyful point of cultural interest. The Joy of Eating discusses in detail the current golden age of food in contemporary American popular culture. Entries explore the proliferation of food-themed television shows, documentaries, and networks; the booming popularity of celebrity chefs; unusual, exotic, decadent, creative, and even mundane food trends; and cultural celebrations of food, such as in festivals and music. The volume provides depth and academic gravity by tying each entry into broader themes and larger contexts (in relation to a food-themed reality show, for example, discussing the show's popularity in direct relation to a significant economic event), providing a brief history behind popular foods and types of cuisines and tracing the evolution of our understanding of diet and nutrition, among other explications.

Gordon Ramsay's Home Cooking

Author: Gordon Ramsay

Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style

ISBN: 9781455525270

Category: Cooking

Page: 320

View: 2077


GORDON RAMSAY'S HOME COOKING will give experienced as well as novice cooks the desire, confidence, and inspiration to get cooking and will offer simple, accessible recipes with a "wow" factor. Gordon has travelled the world from India and the Far East to LA and Europe, and the recipes in this book will draw all these culinary influences together to show us simple, vibrant and delicious recipes that reflect the way we eat today. For example: Miso braised salmon fillet with Asian vegetables, Pork and Bacon slider with home made bbq sauce, Curried Sweetcorn Soup, Wild Mushroom Risotto Arrancini, and Baked Lemon Cheesecake with Raspberries. Each chapter will concentrate on a different area of cooking--from the classics to the secret of cooking with Chili and spice, through roasting, baking, and helpful sections on cooking good food for less and cooking for a crowd. Woven into the book will be useful tricks and tips--from ways to save time and money, to cleaning and prepping ingredients, to pan frying like a pro. Stuffed full of delicious recipes, invaluable tips and lashings of Gordon's trademark cheeky wit, GORDON RAMSAY'S HOME COOKING is the ultimate cooking lesson from the ultimate chef.

Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europe

Author: Penny Richards,Jessica Munns

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317875516

Category: History

Page: 240

View: 4837


Surveying court life and urban life, warfare, religion, and peace, this book provides a comprehensive history of how gender was experienced in early modern Europe. Gender, Power and Privilege in Early Modern Europe shows how definitions of sexuality and gender roles operated and more particularly, how such definitions--and the activities they generated and reflected--articulated concerns inside a given culture. This means that the volume embodies an interdisciplinary approach: literature as well as history, religious studies, economics, and gender studies form the basis of this cultural history of early modern Europe. There are new approaches to understanding famous figures, such as Elizabeth I, James VI and I and his wife Anna of Denmark; Francis I; St. Teresa of Avila. Other chapters investigate topics such as militarism and court culture, and wider groups, such as urban citizens and noble families. The collection also studies ways in which gender and sexual orientation were represented in literature, as well as examinations of the theoretical issues involved in studying history from the angle of gender.