18 IACP award-winning cookbooks for 2010

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The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Annual Cookbook Awards were announced on April 22 during the IACP's annual conference at the Awards Gala in Portland, Oregon along with awards for food journalists, photographers and culinary excellence.

IACP judges have selected 18 winners from the 47 cookbook finalists according to recipe testing and IACP strict criteria ranking.

Here is a list of all the cookbook winners by category:

American:  My New Orleans: The Cookbook by John Besh

Cookbook of the Year / Baking: Savory or Sweet:  Rose's Heavenly Cakes by Rose Levy Beranbaum

General (The Eat Your Books Award) Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden Companion

People's Choice / Health and Special Diet:  The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery by Rebecca Katz and Mat Edelson

International (Le Cordon Bleu Award):  Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking by Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Chefs and Restaurants:  Ad Hoc at Home by Thomas Keller and Dave Cruz

Literary Food Writing (The Cuisinart Award) Waste by Tristram Stuart

Children, Youth and Family:  Williams-Sonoma Family Meals by Maria Helm Sinskey

Culinary History:  Of Sugar and Snow: A History of Ice Cream Making by Jeri Quinzio

First Book: The Julia Child Award (The KitchenAid Award):  The New Portuguese Table: Exciting Flavors from Europe's Western Coast by David Leite

Food and Beverage Reference/Technical:  The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Pastry Arts by The French Culinary Institute

Professional Kitchens:  Baking and Pastry: Mastering the Art and Craft 2nd Ed. by The Culinary Institute of America

Compilations:  Gourmet Today by Ruth Reichl

Single Subject:  Go Fish by Al Brown

Wine, Beer or Spirits:  World Whiskey by Charles Maclean

Design Awards:  Thai Street Food by David Thompson and  Snowflakes and Schnapps by Jane Lawson

Food Photography and Styling:  Williams-Sonoma Cooking for Friends by Alison Attenborough and Jamie Kimm

To purchase any of these or the finalists, visit IACP's bookstore: http://www.iacp.com/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=744