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Leave Me Alone With the Recipes: The Life, Art, and Cookbook of Cipe Pineles

$27.00 Hardcover SEE Inside!

Written By:

Cipe Pineles, Sarah Rich, Wendy Macnaughton, Debbie Millman, Maria Popova

About the Author:

Editors: Rich is the author of "Urban Farms" and "Worldchanging." MacNaughton is a graphic journalist and illustrator of the cookbook "Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat." Millman is the author of six books on design and branding. Popova is the creator of the blog, Brain Pickings. Contributors Mimi Sheraton, Steven Heller, Paula Scher, Maira Kalman.

Published By:

Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, 10/17/2017

Product Details:

11.00 H x 0.75 D x 8.25 W inches 1.85 lbs.

The illustrated recipes of wildly influential yet unsung designer Cipe Pineles, introducing her delectable work in food and art to a new generation. Discovered at an antiquarian book fair, the original manuscript displayed a vibrant painting of hot pink beets and a hand-lettered recipe for borscht written -- it was hard to believe it was more than 65 years old. This was the work of a most influential graphic designer, from the twentieth century: Pineles was the first female art director at Condé Nast. Completed in 1945, the recipe collection was a keepsake of her childhood's Eastern European food. This book is a talisman of a woman, whose rich archive of drawings, recipes, diaries, and letters to loved ones, leads into a dazzling history of mid-century design, food culture, high society. Recipes for Wild Rice, Lentil Soup, Borscht, & many more, that bring back memories of simpler times, yet never go out of style. Classic recipes for going...
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