Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thomas Keller’s ten desert island books

Thomas Keller is chef and proprietor of The French Laundry, Per Se, Bouchon, Bar Bouchon, Bouchon Bakery, Ad Hoc, and TAK Room. He has authored five cookbooks.

One of Keller’s ten favorite books, as shared at
My Life in France by Julia Child

Julia Child wrote, “One of the secrets, and pleasures, of cooking is to learn to correct something if it goes awry; and one of the lessons is to grin and bear it if it cannot be fixed.” Learning from our mistakes is one of the most important things we do, in and out of the kitchen. I’ve made many along the way, and it’s an important reminder that we can accept them and treat them as an opportunity to grow.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue