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A New Guide to Modern Gastronomy - Modernist Cuisine
Hitting book stores and online retailers March 2011 is a six-volume, 2,438-page set of cookbooks that has the foodie world in a feeding frenzy, Modernist Cuisine. Lead author, Dr. Nathan Myhrvold (former Microsoft CTO and Chief Strategist), along with renowned chefs Chris Young and Maxime Bilet, have successfully made the art and science of modern gastronomy accessible to the everyday chef. They look back at the history of food and food movements and then boldly go into the present and future of one of the most basic elements of the common human experience, preparing and sharing food with one other.