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Thursday, October 25, 2012

S.F. Food Legend Jeremiah Tower's Kindle Quickie

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click to enlarge Chef and former San Francisco restaurateur Jeremiah Tower. - LA WEEKLY
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Jeremiah Tower, the chef and former San Francisco restaurateur who left an indelible impression in molding "California cuisine" as a chef at Chez Panisse and with his Eighties restaurant Stars, has released a short e-book for Kindle. A Dash of Genius is ostensibly his ode to and a history of French culinary pioneer Auguste Escoffier (whose name now adorns a cooking school), but it also offers a lot of Tower's own cooking personality, with original recipes and adaptations of classic recipes made easier and more practical for the chef of the now.

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The charm of this narrative is also cultural as Tower details the high society reception Escoffier received during his reign up until his death in 1935. Escoffier was a celebrity chef long before the Food Network came around.

A Dash of Genius ($2.99) is available as a 74-page "Kindle Single" on Amazon.

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