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The 2015 JBF Book Award Winners

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

April 24, 2015


Photo by Anna Mowry

Here are tonight's Book Award winners! The winner of the Cookbook of the Year award will be announced toward the end of the ceremony.

Want to add some of these winners to your collection? Purchase them (or anything!) from our Amazon store and a percentage of the sale will be donated to JBF.

The 2015 Book Award winners:

American Cooking 


Sean Brock


Baking and Dessert  

Flavor Flours: A New Way to Bake with Teff, Buckwheat, Sorghum, Other Whole & Ancient Grains, Nuts & Non-Wheat Flours

Alice Medrich



Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail

Dave Arnold

(W. W. Norton & Company)

Cooking from a Professional Point of View

Bar Tartine: Techniques & Recipes

Nicolaus Balla and Cortney Burns

(Chronicle Books)  

Focus on Health

Cooking Light Mad Delicious: The Science of Making Healthy Food Taste Amazing

Keith Schroeder

(Oxmoor House)

General Cooking 

The Kitchn Cookbook: Recipes, Kitchens & Tips to Inspire Your Cooking

Faith Durand and Sara Kate Gillingham

(Clarkson Potter)


Yucatán: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition

David Sterling

(University of Texas Press)


In Her Kitchen: Stories and Recipes from Grandmas Around the World

Gabriele Galimberti

(Clarkson Potter)

Reference and Scholarship

Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat, and Pork: The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering and Butchering

Adam Danforth

(Storey Publishing)

Single Subject  

Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavor, with Recipes

Jennifer McLagan

(Ten Speed Press)

Vegetable Focused and Vegetarian  

At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen: Celebrating the Art of Eating Well

Amy Chaplin

(Roost Books)

Writing and Literature  

The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food

Dan Barber

(Penguin Press)