Heaven is a place on earth.
The New York Academy of Medicine has a copy of what’s generally agreed to be the oldest cookbook in the West.
Cookbook recommendations? We’ve got ‘em. Here are the books from which our editors are drawing their kitchen inspiration this summer. (An interesting trend: almost all of the cookbooks below are heavy on Mediterranean flavors and styles.) Head to the market for some tomatoes, slice them thick, douse them with olive oil and read on.
Try this new summer recipe from Sarah Huck, a cookbook author who sold fruit at Red Jacket’s stand for five summers and now co-owns Park Slope’s Kos Kaffe.
Artist Erin Gleeson, a former F.I.T. professor who married a rabbi and moved to the woods outside Silicon Valley, shot every dish in the forest, but don’t picture sprout salad or tofu casserole.