Heroes in the Kitchen
– Charity is the New World Wide Trend for Cookbooks
Americans have been used to Fund Raising and Community Cookbooks for over
a century. It is only in very recent years that it has become a worldwide
Mayo”, to the “Bhutan Foundation Cookbook”.
The first international exhibition of Charity Cookbooks will take place
at Paris Cookbook Fair,
and there are already 92 countries listed.
The appeal is universal, and it does work. Breasts Friends Cookbooks have
Blogaid cookbooks contributed
Actually nearly all Charity Cookbooks sell below 10.000 copies in America
and around the world, and less than 1000 in
successful within the community that helped publish the book, but usually
have with little appeal outside of it. Nonetheless some have universal
appeal, such as
“Ingredients for Peace” (2009) by the Nobel Women’s Initiative.
The causes listed in the exhibition’s catalogue are a reflection of the
ranking of today’s preoccupation around the world:
Health 20% Churches 4% Community 19% Homeless 3% Children 17% Literacy 3% Development 12% Animals 2% Hunger 7 % Jails 1% Disaster 5% Environment 1% Peace 4% Others 2%
Hunger was the cause for the first Charity Cookbook, published in 1847
for the Great Irish Famine by Chef
celebrity chef, and a heroe, feeding up to 26.000 people per day in
The international Exhibition of Charity cookbooks, commemorates the 200th
anniversary of the birth of
There is still time to send Charity, Community and other Fund Raising
Cookbooks to be exhibited, and it is free.
EDOUARD COINTREAU Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, President and Founder China Food Television, President of Honour Paris Cookbook Fair, President GOURMAND AWARDS Paseo Pintor Rosales, 50 28008, Madrid - Spain T : +34-91541-67-68 F : +35-91541-68-21 http://www.cookbookfair.com Paris Cookbookfair Video on youtube.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFK5kDDsfxY
SOURCE Gourmand Books