November 8th, 2007

What’s cooking at the Miami Book Fair this weekend?


Don’t miss these tasty reads at the Miami Book Fair this weekend.

Saturday, November 10

10 a.m.
Table 8 Chef Govind Armstrong reads from his first cookbook, Small Bites, Big Nights: Seductive Little Plates for Intimate Occasions and Lavish Parties. He’ll be joined by Top Chef judge and model Padma Lakshmi, who in her second cookbook Tangy, Tart, Hot and Sweet: A World of Recipes for Every Day, shares personal memories and 200+ recipes inspired by her travels. Batten.

1:30 p.m.
Are you a food snob? David Kamp, author of the United States of Arugula, an entertaining chronicle of the evolution of food in America, shares terminology and facts every food snob must know in his witty The Food Snob’s Dictionary: An Essential Lexicon of Gastronomical Knowledge. Joining him will be Laura Shapiro, author of Julia, a biography of the iconic French Chef, Julia Child. And Molly O’Neill, who in her book American Food Writing: An Anthology with Classic Recipes, gathers eclectic essays and classic recipes in a survey of food, history and culture. Prometeo.

2 p.m.
J.B. Mackinnon and Alisa Smith chronicle their year-long attempt to eat foods grown and produced within a 100-mile radius of their apartment in The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating. Room 7106-07.

Sunday, November 11

11:30 a.m.
Linda Gassenheimer
offers a simple, practical guide to portion control in her new book, The Portion Plan: How to Eat the Foods You Love & Still Lose Weight. She’ll be joined by Janel Bond Brill, author of Cholesterol Down: 10 Simple Steps to Lower Your Cholesterol in 4 Weeks Without Prescription Drugs, and well-known nutritionist Ronni Julien, who uses real-life examples to teach balance and moderation in the how-to manual What Should I Feed My Kids?: How to Keep Your Children Healthy by Teaching Them to Eat Right. Room 3315.

12:30 p.m.
Eliot Coleman offers more than 250 recipes featuring locally grown and minimally refined ingredients in Preserving Food without Freezing or Canning, an essential guide for those who seek healthy food for a healthy world. Sandor Katz shows how you can revive community-based food production and take responsibility for your health in The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved: Inside America’s Underground Food Movements. Room 7174-75.

For the full Miami Book Fair schedule, click here.

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2 Responses to “What’s cooking at the Miami Book Fair this weekend?”

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  2. I love the book fair! Maybe we’ll run into to each other at one of these events. I’ll definitely be at the David Kamp/Molly O’Neill/Laura Shapiro one today. Question: Is there some special 100 mile diet forum going on today that I don’t know about?

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