Cookbook Book - Phaidon Press

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Featuring 125 seminal cookbooks from the last 100 years, Cookbook Book is a celebration of the world's most beautiful, influential and informative cookbooks.

  • From the tried-and-true classic, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, to The Astronaut’s Cookbook and Salvador Dalí’s remarkably original Les Diners de Gala, each of these cookbooks has shaped, influenced and/or revolutionised home cooking
  • Each cookbook features a beautiful reproduction of notable pages and an accompanying description to highlight its importance
  • Cookbooks are photographed in their original language and feature translations where necessary

About the authors: Florian Böhm was the founding partner and director of Scheppe Böhm Associates (1994–2003), a multi-disciplinary creative office developing corporate communication identities for brands, such as Benetton and Vitra. He was co-author of the book and photographic study Endcommercial® (2002), and his work has been exhibited worldwide, including at KunstWerke Institute for Contemporary Art (Berlin), Storefront for Art and Architecture (New York), Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain (Paris) and Haus der Kunst (Munich). In 2004, he set up Florian Böhm Office, which focuses on photography, visual research and publishing. 
Annahita Kamali is an art director and fashion designer based in Munich. She co-edited the book Commedia dell’Arte – Couture Editions (Birkhäuser 2010). In 2011, she founded the art/fashion project Filed Under / (www., and has exhibited at Dover Street Market.


  • Hardback
  • English
  • 29cm x 21.4cm
  • 320 pages
  • 250 colour illustrations

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