The Good Food: A Cookbook of Soups, Stews, and Pastas

by Daniel Halpern

Illustrated by Julie Strand

On Sale: 24/01/2019


About the Book

An enduringly popular collection of beloved dishes from around the world featuring classic and easy-to-cook recipes

When it was first published in 1985, The Good Food was one of the first cookbooks devoted to the celebration of the best-loved and most satisfying essentials of casual cuisine and, more than thirty years later, it has remained a classic in its genre.

Drawing on the diverse cooking traditions of the Americas, Italy, France, India, Morocco, and the Middle East, Daniel Halpern and Julie Strand bring together almost two hundred recipes, including not only the quintessential examples of each cuisine, but also unusual dishes that provide surprising gastronomic rewards. The book features international staples such as Gazpacho and Jambalaya, as well as unexpected delights-Bobotie; Lamb Stew with Eggplant, Saffron, and Ginger; and Penne with Black Olive Puree and Ricotta.

The Good Food puts the emphasis where it belongs: on the pleasure of preparing-and eating-excellent and timeless dishes.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062879691
  • ISBN 10: 0062879693
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - US
  • On Sale: 24/01/2019
  • Pages: 320
  • List Price: 39.99 AUD
  • BISAC1: COOKING / Courses & Dishes / Soups & Stews


Daniel Halpern is the president and publisher of Ecco. He is the author of nine books of poetry, including Tango and Something Shining, and the founder and long-time editor of the literary magazine Antaeus. He was born in Syracuse, New York, and lives in New York City.

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Julie Strand is a retired psychologist in Seattle.

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