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“Jonathan Waxman has been at the forefront of modern American cooking for decades, and has always prepared delicious food in an exquisitely simple and straightforward way. At Barbuto, he has redefined simple Italian food, and he continues to raise the bar of poetic tastiness for me and every chef I know. This book makes me want to share the beauty of magnificent, simple, perfect food with Jonathan, our families, and our best pals.”
“Jonathan cooks the food I want to eat. He is one of the great cooks I know.”
"My number one mentor."
“Jonathan understands food on a level that captures the soul of cuisine. Italian cuisine is about great ingredients and honest treatment. He makes that clear in this love affair with great food.”
—Rick Moonen, Top Chef Master and author of Fish Without a Doubt
"Jonathan Waxman is immune to culinary fad and fashion and brings an old souls understanding of food tradition and core values to his work. He is also quite possibly the best natural, instinctual cook I know."
“Jonathan’s book inspires me to spend more time in the kitchen. He’s such an amazing chef, I would eat this book.”
—Caleb Followill, Kings of Leon singer and guitarist
“Jonathan Waxman is a chef’s chef, and he is frequently my chef because Barbuto, his restaurant, is the place I go for my favorite food. Jonathan is not only a master cook, he is a world class communicator. In Italian, My Way, Jonathan takes the mystery and complexity out of Italian cooking.”
This gets five stars for being a great cookbook, but I live in an apartment in Baltimore, Maryland, and I simply can't get the required ingredients. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Patricia Fulda
The recipes in this book are those of a very good chef. This is not for the guy that wants to get it done fast. The recipes are delicious but they all need some love and care.Published 6 months ago by Tom Matthews
It was an intriguing look into the mind of a revolutionary chef. His recipes may seem a bit rustic at times but their elegance shows through with their simplicity and purity in... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jen Payne
OK I love Italian cookbooks and I refer to it all the time. My husband
is Italian so I'm always looking for Italian recipes. Read more
Waxman wrote an interesting book with geographical and agricultural notes that give you that nice sense of knowing about the food you make for your family. Read morePublished 21 months ago by A. F. Packer
This is a great cook book with simple dishes, most of which leverage easy-to-find ingredients (depending of course on season.)
The book I received, however, is not new. Read more
I want to be his sous chef, confidant, and he be my mentor in my next life. His confidence with food - impeccable. Read morePublished 22 months ago by David Herrera