Looking to master the art of French fry cooking? Discover the ultimate guide to creating crispy, golden fries with our handpicked selection of the 6 Best French Fry Cookbooks & Recipe Books. Unleash your inner fry aficionado and elevate your fry game to new heights with these expertly crafted recipes and techniques. Get ready to fry up a storm and indulge in the irresistible world of French fries!
Top 6 French Fry Cookbooks
Here is the list of French Fry Cookbooks
- How to Read a French Fry by Russ Parsons – Best Overall
- French Fries: International Recipes, Dips & Tricks by Zac Williams – Best for Variety
- Fries by Blake Lingle – Best for Gourmet Fries
- Cook As You Are by Ruby Tandoh – Best for Cooking Philosophy
- Mexico: The Cookbook by Margarita Carrillo Arronte – Best for Mexican-Inspired Fries
- Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Extra Good Things by Noor Murad and Yotam Ottolenghi – Best for Creative Flavors
How to Read a French Fry by Russ Parsons
“How to Read a French Fry” by Russ Parsons is our top pick for the best overall French fry cookbook. This unique book combines intriguing kitchen science with practical cooking advice, making it a must-have for any French fry enthusiast. Parsons, the food editor of the Los Angeles Times, explores the science behind various cooking methods, including frying, mixing, and roasting. Some highlights of the book include: Accessible explanations of complex scientific concepts Great recipes that make the book invaluable Engaging writing style that keeps readers entertained This cookbook is perfect for those who want to understand the science behind their favorite fried treats and elevate their cooking skills.
French Fries: International Recipes, Dips & Tricks by Zac Williams
Ever thought of fries as more than just a side dish? Dive into Zac Williams’ world where the humble fry is elevated to gourmet status! From the classic twice-fried potato to the exotic Pataje Oorlog, this cookbook is a fry lover’s dream. And if you thought fries were just about potatoes, think again! Fresh Green Bean Fries or Tempura Vegetables with Wasabi Garlic Aioli, anyone? Plus, with over a dozen dips and sauces, you’re in for a treat. And for the sweet-toothed, there’s even a Chocolate Fries dessert. Talk about variety! So, next time you think of fries, remember, it’s not just food, it’s an experience.
Fries by Blake Lingle
Ever wondered about the illustrious history of the world’s favorite snack? Blake Lingle’s “Fries!” is your golden ticket! This delightful guide takes you on a crispy journey from the debated origins of the fry to its gourmet renditions across the globe. Lingle, with his expertise from running a fry-centric eatery, serves up a delightful mix of history, humor, and culinary insights. From the classic salted fry to the gourmet truffle shoestring Kennebec, this book is a treasure trove for fry enthusiasts. And if you’ve ever pondered over the perfect drink pairing for your fries, Blake’s got you covered. So, ready to elevate your fry game? Dive in and savor every page!
Cook As You Are by Ruby Tandoh
“Cook As You Are” by Ruby Tandoh is our pick for the ‘Best for Cooking Philosophy’ award in our roundup of the best French fry cookbooks. While not specifically focused on French fries, this cookbook offers a refreshing and inclusive approach to cooking that encourages readers to embrace their individuality in the kitchen. Some highlights of the book include: A beautifully illustrated collection of delectable and doable recipes An emphasis on cooking for real life, hungry cooks, and messy kitchens Inspiring readers to find joy and creativity in their culinary journey If you’re looking for a cookbook that goes beyond recipes and delves into the philosophy of cooking, “Cook As You Are” is a fantastic choice.
Mexico: The Cookbook by Margarita Carrillo Arronte
“Mexico: The Cookbook” by Margarita Carrillo Arronte is our choice for the ‘Best for Mexican-Inspired Fries’ award in our roundup of the best French fry cookbooks. While not specifically focused on French fries, this comprehensive cookbook offers over 600 recipes that showcase the rich and diverse flavors of Mexican cuisine. Some highlights of the book include: A wide variety of dishes, from street food and snacks to soups and desserts Easy-to-follow instructions for authentic Mexican home cooking Contributions from renowned chefs like José Andrés and Enrique Olvera If you’re looking to add a Mexican twist to your French fry game, “Mexico: The Cookbook” is an excellent resource for inspiration.
Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Extra Good Things by Noor Murad and Yotam Ottolenghi
Ever thought of jazzing up your fries with a Middle Eastern twist? Enter ‘Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Extra Good Things’. Noor and Yotam take you on a culinary rollercoaster, making your taste buds dance with delight. Awarded ‘Best for Creative Flavors’, this cookbook isn’t just about fries, it’s about reimagining them! From zesty za’atar sprinkles to tantalizing tahini drizzles, it’s a fry lover’s dream with a gourmet twist. And hey, if you ever dreamt of fries for dessert, they’ve got you covered.
Final Say So!
There you have it, fry enthusiasts! From the science behind the perfect fry to gourmet renditions and cultural twists, these six cookbooks are your golden ticket to the crispy, delectable world of French fries. Whether you’re a seasoned fryer or just dipping your toes (or fries) into the fryer, there’s a book here to satisfy every palate. So, grab a cookbook, heat up that oil, and let’s make every day a fry-day!