Curtis Stone was head chef at London's Quo Vadis for four years, where he received critical acclaim. He has also worked at Cafe Royal and Mirabelle. Filming has begun of Curtis Stone's 60-episode TV series, The Take Home Chef, for airing this fall on the Discovery Channel. He divides his time between London, England, and Sydney, Australia.
[Stone's] charm and creativity, hallmarks of his [television] show,
come across in print as well... Stunningly illustrated. -- Brad
Hooper "Booklist" (03/01/2007)
A wonderful read in which recipes are artfully presented with various levels of ease in creating dishes. -- Rita DeMontis "Sun Media" (04/11/2007)
Chef Curtis Stone brings a refreshingly easy-going style to his work. -- Rita Demontis "Toronto Sun" (04/11/2007)
If you want to eat seasonal, delicious food in inspired combinations, Cooking with Curtis is a good choice. -- Staci Rae "Scene Magazine" (04/26/2007)
Makes preparing meals a breeze using seasonal ingredients. -- Judy Creighton, Canadian Press "The Okanagan Sunday" (05/06/2007)
Old World opulence and New World freshness combine ... Photography is of the 'in your mouth' variety. -- Angela Murrills "Georgia Straight" (04/19/2007)
[Review-of-previous-edition: ] A great all-round astronomy guide.
[Review-of-previous-edition: ] Absolutely the best book for beginners.
[Review-of-previous-edition: ] Easily the best in its field. ... Highly recommended for all libraries.
[Review-of-previous-edition: ] Highly recommended as the best of its kind.
[Review-of-previous-edition: ] This is a book you can confidently recommend to anyone who is just starting out in astronomy.
New, better-quality photos; amped-up sections on astrophotography and using amateur telescopic equipment... new chapter on the [Southern hemisphere]skies.
Newly updated, lavishly illustrated...packed with facts...and a cosmic closet-full of other astronomical delights. Nightwatch puts the heavens at your fingertips.
NightWatch remains one of the best sourcebooks to introduce beginning astronomers to the night sky, and to keep them interested.
NightWatch remains the best single source on sky watching and astronomy equipment for the backyard enthusiast.
This classic title has revisions in every chapter.