32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line

32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line

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For readers of Jacques Pepin s The Apprentice and Marcus Samuelsson s Yes, Chef, here is the com.......

Title:32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line
ISBN:0812992989
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Number of Pages:247 pages

    32 Yolks: From My Mother's Table to Working the Line Reviews

  • Diane S ?

    I like to cook, buy the best ingredients available to me and think I am a pretty good at it. Or so my family says. But to be this caliber of a chef liking it not enough, passion os required, the passi...

  • britt_brooke

    "Still, by mastering those thirty-two yolks, I had done something right. I was becoming a real cook." This is not just a pretty cover and fitting title, it's a damn good coming-of-age memoir. I can on...

  • Beth

    Unlike many who would be attracted to this book, I started reading not really aware of who Eric Ripert really is. I don't generally pay attention to Michelin stars or any of that - way above my budget...

  • Donna

    I enjoyed this book for so many reasons. I like autobiographies and this one is no exception. I didn't know who Eric Ripert was before delving into this so what a wonderful surprise to hear his story....

  • Lorilin

    Eric Ripert is one of the most recognizable chefs in the world today. He makes good food. He's on Top Chef a lot. And Anthony Bourdain seems to think he's a swell guy. To top it off, he's always got t...

  • Stacy

    This a fascinating inside look from one of the world's best know chefs into what shaped and influenced him to become the culinary master he is. From the pain and abuse endured as a child, to the many ...

  • Anne

    Read it. Couldn't put it down. It was heart-breaking and amazing, and as I read it, I'd find myself thinking, there's a piece that lead to LB's genius. Loved the line about how he could tell where a c...

  • Lynn

    I recently went to this chef's 3 Michelin star NYC restaurant Le Bernardin. It was a culinary experience of a life time and I wanted to know more about Eric Ripert. This book is about his lonely and t...

  • Abby

    What a beautiful memoir! I'm not a foodie or super into cooking, but I love a good food-related memoir. I adored the gritty brashness of Bourdain's 'Kitchen Confidential' and Ripert's own coming of ag...

  • Ola

    Fascinating coming-of-age story of a boy becoming a man, finding his passion and learning to cook and how to be a professional chef.This is a story of beginning of long way that Eric Ripert had to tak...