Gourmand World Cookbook Award Winners

7 March 2012
Winners of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards were announced at the Paris Cookbook Fair
Winners of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards were announced at the Paris Cookbook Fair

Winners of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards were named at a gala ceremony at the Folies Bergere in Paris March 6. Here are some of the major winners from the food category Tuesday night, with an asterisk beside them. A total of 162 countries participated. Finalists came from 71 different countries.

Chefs Outstanding Career
Michel Roux

Hall of Fame
Tout Bocuse (Flammarion)

Chef
* Peru - Rafael, El Chef, Rafael Osterling (Planeta Peru)
Sweden - Oaxen Adieu, Magnus Ek (Modernista)
UK - Loose Birds and Game, Andrew Pern - Foreword Michel Roux (Face)
USA - Eleven Madison Park Cookbook, Daniel Humm, Will Guidara (Little Brown)

Woman Chef
*Venezuela - Cocina Extra-ordinaria, Helena Ibarra (Villanueva)
Mexico - Lulachef Mexico, Lula Martin del Campo (Anyma)
Singapore - Indian Heritage Cocktail, Devagi Sanmugam (Marshall Cavendish)
Spain - Sentidos, Susi Diaz (Everest)

First cookbook
*Finland - Angry Birds Cookbook Egg Recipes (Rovio)
Germany - Die wunderbaren Rezepten meiner türkischen Familie, Semiha Stubert, Claudia Lieb (Gerstenberg)
Italy - Vasocottura, Christian Mometti (Clb Magnar Ben)
Venezuela - Sabores Conversos, Beatriz Sanchez de Mizrahi (Mizrahi)

APP's -New Category 2011
*USA - Cooking with Dorie, Dorie Greenspan, (CulinApp)
France - Larousse Cuisine (Agence FullSIX)
Spain - Wikitapas (Gastromedia)
UK - 20 Minutes Meals, Jamie Oliver (Zolmo)

Cookbook of the Year - 12 Finalists
*Chile - Patagonian Cuisine, Francisco Fantini (Gourmet Patagonia)
Canada - The Art of Living According to Joe Beef, Meredith Ericson (Ten Speed-Parfum d'Encre)
Colombia - Vida y Sabor Judio, Perla C.Gilinski (Gilinski)
Iceland - Stora Bokin um Villibrad, Ulfar Finn Björnsson (Salka)
Italy - Nuovi Cclassic, Diego Crosara (Reed Gourmet)
Malaysia - The Best of Chef Wan (Marshall Cavendish)
Mexico - Una Herencia de Sabores, Susanna Palazuelos (Random House Mondadory)
Monaco - J'aime Monaco (Alain Ducasse Editions)
Netherlands - Kookaravaan, Yassine Nassir, Marcel van Silfhout (Zilverstermedia)
New Zealand -Wanaka, McKay, Myer (Random House NZ)
Peru - La Ruta de la Papa , Sara Beatriz Guardia (Universidad San Martin de Porres)
USA - The Cooks Illustrated Cookbook, America's Test Kitchen (Cooks Illustrated)

Magazine
*USA - Lucky Peach (McSweeney)
Austria - Germany - Falstaff
Croatia - ICE + PICE
Netherlands - Bouillon, Will Jansen (Bouillon Culinaire)

Photography
*Brazil - Saveurs du Bresil , Sergio Coimbra (Studio Coimbra- Olo Editions)
Germany - Bau Stil, Thomas Ruhl (Neue Umschau)
Kenya - Safari Cuisine, Andrés Bifani (Location Africa Films)
Spain - Cocinando Ao Pé Da Letra, Yolanda Castaño, Andrea Costas (Galaxia)

Local
*Malaysia - Legacy Cookbook (Sarawak Eurasian Women Association)
Canada - Terroir et Saveurs du Québec, Odette Chaput (Ulysse-AAATGQ)
Finland - Gastronomy from an Ice Cold Paradise, Äland, Benn Haidari (Author House)
Lebanon - Kitchen Halaby, Chebary Seydoun-Georgina Sebti (Arab Scientific Publishers)

Foreign
*USA - The Food of Spain - Claudia Roden (Ecco)
Austria - Königshuhn und Stotenmilch, Dr. Amélie Schenk (Mandelbaum)
Israel - Gulash Lagolesh, Ofer Vardi (Lunchbox Press)
Lebanon - Marlene's Best Recipes from East to West, Marlene Matar (NBN Television)

French
*France - Grand Prix de la Gastronomie Française: Louchebem
Journal in Carne (Confédération Française de la Boucherie-Édition Sepeta)
Singapore - Mozaic - French Cuisine, Balinese Flavours, Chris Salans (Didier Millet)
UK - Galvin, a cookbook de luxe, Chris and Jeff Galvin (Absolute Press)
USA - The Table comes First, Family, France and the Meaning of Food, Adam Gopnik (Knopf)

Italian
*France - L'Amer - Emmanuel Giraud (Argol)
Australia - The Art of Pasta, Lucio Galletto (Penguin)
UK - Bocca, Jacob Kennedy (Bloomsbury)
USA - How Italian Food Conquered the World, John F.Mariani (Palgrave MacMillan)

Mediterranean - Dun Gifford Award
*Spain - Corpus del Patrimoni Culinari Catala, Institut Catala de la Cuina,
France - Le Goût de l'Agneau, Michel Rubin (Encre d'Orient)
Italy - Cucina Mediterránea, Academia Barilla (White Star)
Fundacio Vivre el Mediterrani, Pepa Aymami (La Magrana)
USA - Ancient Grains for Modern Meals, Maria Speck (Ten Speed Press)

Scandinavia
*Denmark - NY Nordisk Hverdagsmad, Claus Meyer, Arne Arstrup (FDB)
Finland - Min Nordiska Mat, Michael Björklund (Kenneth Mars)
Norway - Mellon Bakkar og Berg, Kristin Hove (Versal)
Sweden - Niklas husmansklassiker, Niklas Ekstedt (Norstedts)

Eastern Europe
*Australia - Rose Petal Jam, Beata Zatorska, Simon Target (Tabula)
Czech - Prostreno Bez Servitku, Zdenek Pohlreich (Euromedia)
Estonia - Eat First, What's Cooking in the Estonian Kitchen, Dimitri Demjanov, Translator K. Rikken (Kirjastus Menu)
Slovakia - Kucharska Elita Menu (Direct Press Hotelier)

Asian
*Thailand - Somtum (Le Cordon Bleu-Dusit Cooking School)
Argentina - De Tokio a América, Iwao Komiyana (Planeta)
Cambodia - Cooking the Cambodian Way, Narin Seng Jameson (JSRC-Phnom Penh)
USA - How to Cook Indian, Snajeev Kapoor (Stewart, Tabori, Chan)

Chinese
*Canada - Entre Fourchette et Baguettes, Michel Jodoin (Editions Li Shi Zhen)
France - Un tour Gastronomique de la Chine, Georges London (GW London -Presse)
Germany - Der Duft meiner Heimat, Li Hong-Dytert (Gerstenberg)
Singapore - Modern Nonya, Sylvia Tan (Marshall Cavendish)

African
*Madagascar - Lartistika-Lalaina Ravelomana (Carambole et Azalée)
Botswana - Botswana Traditional Recipes, Wame Molefhe (Botswana Craft Marketing)
Cameroun - Saveurs Africaines à la Dinde, au Poulet et au Canard, Florence-Liz S. Eyengue (Universal Media and Video Press)
Rwanda - Indyo Yuzuye Iduha, Agnes Gyr-ukunda (Bakame-Kigali)

Five Finalists - Latin America
*Peru - El Gran Libro del Postre Peruano, Sandra Plevisani (Universidad San Martín de Porres)
Brazil - Street Gastronomy-Gastronomia de Rua 2011, Sergio Bloch, Ines Garçoni (Editora Arte Ensaio)
Colombia - Frutas, Cocina Inspirada en Sabores Tropicales, Mariana Velasquez (Ediciones Gamma)
Paraguay - Cocina Paraguaya, Sarita Garofalo (Garofalo)
USA - Latin Flavors -Photos: Ignacio Urquiza (Latin Women's Initiative Houston)