Topic: Food–Books


Thanks to Scott Morris for this list:  books that are food-related. (See the companion lists for brief essays about food and standard-length essays about food.)

Please add your suggestions in the comments!


  • The Cleaner Plate Club, Beth Bader and Ali Benjamin
  • Honey, Olives, Octopus, Christopher Bakken
  • Bringing it to the Table, Wendell Berry
  • My Life in France, Julia Child
  • Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen, Laurie Colwin
  • Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant: Confessions of Cooking for One and Dining Alone, ED Jenni Ferrari-Adler
  • How to Cook a Wolf, MFK Fisher
  • The Gastronomical Me, MFK Fisher
  • Eating Animals, Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Cooking for Mr. Latte, Amanda Hesser
  • Eat, Memory: Great Writers at the Table, A collection of Essays from the New York Times, ED Amanda Hesser
  • Best Food Writing 2014, ED Holly Hughes
  • Goat Song, Brad Kessler
  • Relish: My Life n the Kitchen, Lucy Knisley
  • Immortal Milk, Eric LeMay
  • The Taste of Country Cooking, Edna Lewis
  • Under the Tuscan Sun, Frances Mayes
  • It Was Me All Along, Andie Mitchell
  • To Each With Grace, Orion Magazine
  • The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World, Michael Pollan
  • Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, Michael Pollan
  • Cleaving, Julie Powell
  • Julie and Julia, Julie Powell
  • Tender to the Bone, Ruth Reichl
  • The Man Who Ate Everything, Jeffrey Steingarten
  • The Tummy Trilogy, Calvin Trillin

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