Everything you need to understand or teach Heat by Bill Buford.
Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany is a funny memoir by The New Yorker writer Bill Buford. In this book, Bill describes his experiences working both in the kitchen of famous New York restaurant Babbo and as an apprentice butcher in Tuscany. Bill suffers burns, cuts, and humiliation in his attempts to learn to cook authentic Italian food, only to realize he was not ready to use this knowledge to do more than cook the occasional meal at home. Heat is a memoir but it is also the description of a love affair between one middle-aged man and the history and pleasure of authentic Italian food.
Bill Buford invites famous chef Mario Batali to dinner one night only to have Batali take over the kitchen and effortlessly make an exciting meal with ingredients he brought himself...
Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-quoting Butcher in T Lesson Plans contain 118 pages of teaching material, including: