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Friday, 7 February 2014

13 Irish Cookbooks up for Best in the World in 2014 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

The shortlist for the “Best in the World” at the Gourmand World Cookbook 2014 Awards which will take place in China during the Beijing Cookbook Fair, 19-21 May, were announced today.13 Irish Cook Books have qualified in 6 of the different categories.



The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards were founded in 1995 by Edouard Cointreau. It is free to enter the competition and open to publishers in all languages and countries. The Gourmand Awards celebrate global cookbook and wine book publishing and it features many world renowned chefs each year. There is also a focus on self-published books which is considered the fastest growing segment in publishing today.

Founder, President & Head Judge of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Edouard Cointreau

The founder and president of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Edouard Cointreau, was born into the families of Cointreau Liqueur on his dad's side and Cognacs Frapin and Remy Martin on his mum's side. His family has had vineyards since 1270 so he should know a thing or two about food and drink!

The 6 categories are: Best Authors & Chefs, Publishers, World Cuisine, Lifestyle, Body & Soul, Subjects and Charity & Fundraising. 

The 13 Irish Cookbooks up for the Best in the World Awards 2014 are:


1 - BEST AUTHORS AND CHEFS

Chef

Chapter One - An Irish food story - Ross Lewis, Photo: Barry McCall - Gill MacMillan
Buy the Book HERE



Professionals

Master it - Rory O’Connell - Fourth Estate
Buy the Book HERE



First cookbook

Apron Strings - Recipes from a family kitchen - Nessa Robins - New Island
Buy the Book HERE



Blog

A Modern Irish Cookbook by Goodalls - Roisin O’Shea, Margaret Smith - Lettertec
Buy the eBook HERE


2 - PUBLISHERS

Corporate book

Simply Starwood, From our kitchens to yours - Starwood Customer Contact Center Employees in Cork City - Starwood Hotels
Buy the Book HERE




3 - WORLD CUISINE

Local cuisine

Ireland - A culinary journey in the North East - Dermot Seberry - Dermot Seberry
Buy the Book HERE


Foreign cuisine

The International Charity Bazaar Cookbook - Compiled and edited by Siobhan Denham - International Charity Bazaar
Buy the Book HERE


4 - LIFESTYLE, BODY AND SOUL

Health & nutrition

The Healthy Ways Cookbook and Lifestyle Guide - Claire Kerins, Neil Johnson - Photo: Zahra Media Group – CROI, Zahra Media Group
Buy the Book HERE


Culinary travel

Ireland - A Culinary Journey in the North East - Dermot Seberry - Dermot Seberry. 
Buy the Book HERE


5 - SUBJECTS

Easy recipes

From Lynda’s Table - Lynda Booth, Photo: Joanne Murphy - Dublin Cookery School Publishing
Buy the Book HERE



Barbecue

Relish Barbecue - Rozanne Stevens, Photo: Sean Calitz - Delish Publishing

Buy the Book HERE


Vegetarian

Blazing Salads 2 - Lorraine Fitzmaurice, Photo: Joanne Murphy - Gill MacMillan
Buy the Book HERE



6 - CHARITY AND FUND RAISING
The Little Fighters Cookbook - Chloe Kelleher - Inspire Print
Buy the Book HERE




The International Charity Bazaar Cookbook - Compiled and edited by Siobhan Denham - International Charity BazaarBuy the Book HERE


30 Years at Ballymaloe - Darina Allen - is up for an award in the Best Authors & Chefs - Professionals section
 it is included as a UK listing as it was published in the UK. Buy the Book HERE


The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards will take place in China during the Beijing Cookbook Fair, 19-21 May and I wish the Very Best of Success to Everyone involved.
Zack

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