THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF MODERNIST CUISINE
The Photography of Modernist Cuisine is a feast for the eyes that serves up the beauty of food through innovative and striking photography. Simple ingredients, eclectic dishes, and the dynamic phenomena at work in the kitchen are transformed into vivid, arresting art in 300 giant images. The hundreds of jaw-dropping photographs taken by Nathan Myhrvold and his photography team include some of the most amazing images from Modernist Cuisine and Modernist Cuisine at Home, as well as many new and unpublished photos.
This award-winning photography book takes you into The Cooking Lab’s revolutionary kitchen and photo studio on a visual tour that reveals the special equipment and techniques used to create culinary inventions and spectacular images. Aspiring photographers will find useful tips on how to frame and shoot their own professional-quality photographs of food in both the restaurant and the home.
With spreads nearly 60% larger than those in Modernist Cuisine, using stochastic printing on the highest quality paper, The Photography of Modernist Cuisine will be a prized possession and a treasured gift for food lovers, photo buffs, and anyone who appreciates the natural beauty of food and the joy of seeing it from intriguing new perspectives.
Acclaim for The Photography of Modernist Cuisine
“It’s by far the most edifying and inspiring how-to book on food photography we’ve seen.” —Popular Photography
“We love this behemoth new book . . . because it takes food photography to another, more engaging level with some creative thinking and technique.” —Wired
“One of the best cookbooks without recipes of 2013.” —the Washington Post
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Explore The Series
Modernist Pizza, the next book in the award-winning Modernist Cuisine series, explores the science, history, equipment, techniques, and people that have made pizza one of the world’s most popular foods. Spanning over 1,700 pages, the multivolume set is much more than a cookbook: it’s an indispensable resource for anyone who loves pizza.
Modernist Bread places the latest scientific research and state-of-the-art applications into the hands of anyone searching for answers about bread making. Spanning over 2,600 pages, it is the largest, most comprehensive book ever written about bread.
The book that started a revolution. At 2,438 pages, Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking broke the rules for what a cookbook can be; it quickly became an instant classic and a trusted resource for top chefs around the world.
Modernist Cuisine at Home
Modernist Cuisine at Home opens up a new world of culinary possibility for passionate and curious home cooks. Filled with helpful scientific insights, mouthwatering recipes, and step-by-step guides, this 456-page volume makes it easy to bring dining of the highest quality to your own dinner table.
The Photography of Modernist Cuisine
The Photography of Modernist Cuisine is a feast for the eyes. This massive and stunning art book features 312 pages of incredible photographs from Nathan Myhrvold and his photography team as well as the techniques and stories behind the images.