The Best Cookbooks in the World: Report From The Paris Cookbook Fair

March 7, 2012

After a jet-lagged weekend visiting friends in London, Mike and I arrived in the City of Light on Tuesday to attend the Paris Cookbook Fair. The whole shebang began with the glittering The Gourmand Awards held this year at the deliciously gilded belle époque era theater, Les Folies Bergère. It’s a glamorous affair, and on purpose. “I wanted to give [cookbooks] glamor,” said Monsieur Edouard Cointreau, the founder of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, at the start of the evening’s program. “Back when I started this 17 years ago, no one gave cookbooks much consideration.”

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