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New Orleans chef John Besh returns to Birmingham to sign new cookbook, 'Cooking from the Heart'
John Besh's Cooking from the Heart features 140 of his favorite recipes, along with personal stories from his early days as a chef in Germany and France.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama New Orleans chef John Besh will be back in Birmingham on Friday to sign copies of his latest cookbook, Cooking from the Heart, at the Alabama Booksmith in Homewood.
Besh -- , including Luke, August and Besh Steak -- also will prepare and serve terrine of rare duck breast and rillettes with watermelon radishes and grilled bread from the cookbook.
Who: John Besh, signing Cooking from the Heart
Where: Alabama Booksmith, 2626 19th Place South, Homewood
When: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22
His book signing and cooking demo takes place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Copies of the book will be available for .
which is subtitled My Favorite Lessons Learned Along the Way, includes 140 of Besh s favorite recipes, along with stories and anecdotes dating back to his early days as a young chef working in Germany and France.
This is more than a story about me, . This is a story about how I came to love cooking.
Named one of Food Wine magazine s 10 Best New Chefs in America in 1999, Besh received the James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef in the South in 2006.
He previously aappeared at the Alabama Booksmith in 2009 to sign and again in 2011 to sign
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