Rose has been called the “Diva of Desserts”
and “the most meticulous cook who ever lived.” And
add this recent accolade—-“If ever there was a cookbook
author who could place her hands on top of yours, putting you
through the proper motions, helping you arrive at just the right
touch, Beranbaum is the one.”
Rose’s first book, The
Cake Bible, was the 1988 winner of the IACP/Seagram Book
of the Year and the NASFT Showcase Award for the cookbook that
has contributed most to educating the consumer about specialty
foods. A culinary best-seller, The Cake Bible is currently
in its 38th printing.
Christmas Cookies, was the 1990 winner of the James Beard
Best Book in the Dessert and Baking Category. The Pie and Pastry
Bible, published in 1998, received many kudos including: Food
& Wine Books “Best of the Best: The Best Recipes from
the Best Cookbooks of the Year” and Coffee & Cuisine
“Best Cookbook” award.
Rose's newest and most comprehensive book, The
Bread Bible, was the 2003 winner of the Gourmand World
Cookbook Awards in the Best Bread Book Category. It was listed
by Publisher's Weekly and Food & Wine as one of the top ten
books of 2003, and by Fine Cooking as one of the top 12. From
quick breads, such as muffins, biscuits, and scones, to yeast
breads, such as seeded wheat breads, Jewish rye, baguette, and
brioche, this is a collection of her favorites, with innovative
techniques that will guarantee making a successful bread baker
of anyone who so desires.
Steadfast in the world of food writing, Rose
is a Contributing Editor to Food Arts Magazine where “Rose’s
Sugar Bible” (April 2000) received two prestigious awards:
The Association of Food Journalists Award for the Best Food Feature
in a Magazine and The Jacob’s Creek World Food Award for
Best Food Article. She is also a contributor to The Washington
Post, Fine Cooking, Bride's, Reader's Digest, and Hemispheres.
Rose is a popular guest on major television
shows (The Today Show, The Early Show, Martha Stewart, Charlie
Rose, The Food Network, and PBS: Master Classes of Johnson &
Wales, and Seasonings with Dede Wilson). Rose is currently working
on her second season of “Baking Magic with Rose Levy Beranbaum”
on PBS stations across the country.