Thomas Keller's The French Laundry Cookbook
Mastering Pasta: The Art and Practice of Handmade Pasta, Gnocchi, and Risotto - Kindle edition by Marc Vetri, David Joachim. Cookbooks, Food & Wine Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.
Odd Bits: a very gruesome cookbook $22. This would be so good to have for Africa.
Once my kitchen is complete, I will be cooking regularly and needing to brush up my repertoire of recipes...voila, The French Laundry Cookbook.
Cheese: the world's best artisan cheeses, a journey through taste, tradition & terrior- Patricia Michelson
pretty enough to be a coffee table book and yummy enough to be a cooking staple :)
Glorious Pastas Of Italy: over 100 pasta dishes? Come on, must I really say more?
My Paris Kitchen: Recipes and Stories
Alinea- Grant Achatz