Some I wouldnt be without. Some I've thrown out as never using. Some I've never heard of. Some I rank much higher than they do (or lower).
Here's the top ten:
1 - French Men Cookbook (Richard Olney)
2 - French Provincial Cooking (Elizabeth David)
3 - Book of Jewish Food (Claudia Roden)
4 - Kitchen Diaries (Nigel Slater)
5 - Roast Chicken & Other Stories (Simon Hopkinson)
6 - English Food (Jane Grigson)
7 - Thai Food (David Thompson
8 - Classic Italian Cookbook (Marcella Hazan)
9 - Sichuan Cookery (Fuchsia Dunlop)
10 - Great Dishes of the World (Robert Carrier)
And you can read the rest online: http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyl...