LA Times

“A coffee table book for food and photo lovers.”


“Some of the most beautiful and inventive food photos we’ve ever seen…. What defines the photography in the book is the creativity and attention to detail. Many of the perspectives are truly innovative and every print is tack sharp and perfectly lit.”

Martha Stewart

“In addition to his many other talents, ‘Modernist Cuisine’ author Nathan Myhrvold is an accomplished and adventurous photographer.”

Vanity Fair

“By explaining how he photographed these shots and the science behind the item in question, Myhrvold adds context to the art of cooking—more valuable than any recipe or menu description could offer.”


“The jumbo-sized images in The Photography of Modernist Cuisine are truly awesome….the ultimate coffee table book.”

Popular Photography

“It’s by far the most edifying and inspiring how-to book on food photography we’ve seen.”

Fine Cooking

“Every spread is filled with cool cooking information and mind-blowing photography.”

Publisher’s Weekly

“As visually stunning as it is scientifically vigorous and mathematically complex.”