Two new cookbooks embody dramatically different approaches to food and wine. Both appeal to me, but their juxtaposition suggests a major fault line in our current culinary culture.
The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Cookbook features photos of celebrity chefs and recipes for barbecue, burgers, comfort and casual food; Grands Crus Classes: The Great Wines of Bordeaux, with recipes from Top Chefs of the World pairs the 85 classified growth châteaus with dishes that are classic in approach, featuring beef, lamb or poultry with reduction sauces.
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