Temper Tantrums, F Words, and the Pursuit of Perfection
Author: Gordon Ramsay
Pubpsher: Harper Collins
Category: Biography & Autobiography
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.
Although he started his life wanting to be a professional soccer player, Ramsays 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 Ramsays 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.
This three-volume set is a valuable resource for researching the history of American television. An encyclopedic range of information documents how television forever changed the face of media and continues to be a powerful influence on society. • Supplies historic context for why television shows were released at a particular moment in time • Covers key television genres—such as the western, sitcoms, crime shows, and variety programs—in detail • Provides readers with an understanding of the technical evolution of television that directly affected programming • Includes biographies of important individuals in the television industry
Ethnic Recipes from Restaurants of New York City's Ninth Avenue Neighborhood
Author: Carliss Pond Retif
Pubpsher: Gibbs Smith
THIS COLLECTION IS RICH WITH FAVORITE DISHES from thirty-eight ethnic restaurants representing twenty-seven different cuisines. Hell's Kitchen is internationally renowned for its diversity and authenticity. RESTAURANTS WITH RECIPES INCLUDED: Bamboo 52 Barbetta Becco Bombay Eats B. Smith Cascina Chez Josephine Delta Grill Druid's El Azteca Gazala Place Guantanamera Hallo, Berlin Hudson Yards Cafe International Grocery La Kabbr Landmark Tavern Le Madeleine Cafe Mangia e Bevi Marseille McQuaid's Mee Noodle Old San Juan Olieng P.D.O'Hurley's Pomaire Poseidon Greek Bakery Queen Of Sheba Rice 'n' Beans Rudy's Smith's Sortie's Stile's Farmers Market Tagine Troy Turkish Grill Uncle Nick's Uncle Vanya Cafe West Bank Cafe Zanzibar.
Cook with confidence and find inspiration with Gordon Ramsay's fun, delicious recipes for novice cooks and experienced chefs alike. Based on a new cooking show, this book will give experienced as well as novice cooks the desire, confidence and inspiration to get cooking. Ramsay 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.
Long before Gordon Ramsay and Antony Bourdain, there was Marco Pierre White: the first and the greatest enfant terrible of the cookery world. His book, White Heat, caused a sensation on publication in 1990. Now Marco puts his chef's whites back on and returns to the kitchen for the first time in years as he puts the celebrities through their paces on this exciting and enduringly popular television show, moving into its third series. The colourful chef, as famous for his ability to make headlines as for making headturning dishes, serves up 100 delicious recipes in this mouthwatering cookery book. Alongside the wonderful recipes - ranging from partridge pie with creamy wild mushroom sauce to melting chocolate souffle with vanilla cream - come shortcuts, masterful tips and tricks of the trade. Marco Pierre White is a natural for television and this fully illustrated book allows his talents to shine. Use this book at home and you'll have a taste of what it's like to cook in the company of a culinary genius.
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.
More Than 100 Delicious, Super-Fast, and Easy Recipes
Author: Gordon Ramsay
Pubpsher: Sterling Epicure
Presents more than one hundred accessible recipes that are organized in accordance with everyday needs and special occasions, in a volume that places an emphasis on fast preparation and features tips on stocking a pantry.
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.