Eat This Book

Knowledge to Feed Your Appetite and Inspire Your Next Meal

Eat This Book
Stacy Michelson
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Eat This Book is part celebration, part education, packed with bite-size nuggets of knowledge about unique farmers' market finds, kitchen pantry staples, and fascinating global ingredients. You' ll gain a new appreciation for seemingly familiar foods, and learn the backstory of some that have always seemed a bit more mysterious. Whether you' re a novice cook or completely food obsessed, there' s plenty here to feed your curiosity.
Stacy Michelson has created a most thrilling graphic food reference book. Whether you page through or peruse, you' ll glean fascinating and handy bits of information to make you feel instantly smarter and better in the kitchen. --Andrea Nguyen, James Beard award-winning author of The Pho Cookbook and Vietnamese Food Any Day Stacy' s food drawings say ' Hey, Let' s have some fun and learn something!' She' s thorough and thoughtful without being studious or pedantic. I think my kids and I could both have fun and learn something from this book. --Peter Meehan, Food Editor of the Los Angeles Times and cofounder of Lucky Peach This book is amazing! I' ve been working with these ingredients for over 40 years and yet I' ve learned so, so much from Stacy' s educational and unique depictions. She' s an incredible artist, a great cook, and I just adore her! --Susan Feniger, James Beard award-winning chef, restaurateur, author and TV personality This exuberantly joyful illustrated encyclopedia of ingredients is irresistible and will entertain cooks from 3-103! It' s a fresh and fun way to tackle the serious subjects of food history, science, and nutrition. --Evan Kleiman, James Beard award-winning host of Good Food on KCRW Want to know more about your favorite foods? The brilliant Stacy Michelson serves up page after page of entertaining details about the most popular eats and ingredients around. Pickles, pasta, herbs, olives, avocados, matcha, and mezcal? It' s all in there, a grocery cart full of fun and factoids. --Kerry Diamond, founder of Cherry Bombe
Stacy Michelson is a freelance illustrator living in Los Angeles. She specializes in all things food, after spending years working in the restaurant industry and watching more food-related TV than she cares to admit. Her growing fan base on Instragram loves her whimisical style of food art, which she features on merchandise from prints, posters, to enamel pins. She' s been featured in articles by Brit + Co and Voyage LA, and has appeared on KCRW' s Good Food radio show.