IACP Announces Cookbook Award Finalists

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The nominees were recently announced for the 2002 International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Awards, the winners of which will be announced on April 20. There are 33 nominees in 11 categories.

Nominees in the General Category are:

  • A New Way to Cook by Sally Schneider (Artisan)
  • The Elements of Taste by Gray Kunz (Little, Brown)
  • The Minimalist Cooks Dinner by Mark Bittman (Broadway

Nominees for the Julia Child Award (for a writer’s first cookbook) are:

  • Blue Ribbon Preserves: Secrets to Award-Winning James, Jellies, Marmalades & More by Linda J. Amendt (HP Books)
  • How to Read a French Fry – and Other Stories of Intriguing Kitchen Science by Russ Parsons (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Recipes From Home by David Page and Barbara Shinn (Artisan)

Nominees in the Literary Food Writing Category are:

  • On rue Tatin by Susan Hermann Loomis (Broadway)
  • Secrets of Saffron: The Vagabond Life of the World’s Most Seductive Spice by Pat Willard (Beacon)
  • Secrets of the Tsil Café: A Novel With Recipes by Thomas Fox Averill (Blue Hen)

For more on the International Association of Culinary Professionals, the awards, and a full list of nominees and winners, go to http://www.iacp.com/