TorkilHeggstad's Profile

From: Brooklyn, NY USA

Joined: February 3rd, 2010

About me: I really enjoy growing herbs, tomatoes and other edibles on my fire escape and in my office, and I love cooking, especially when I can use produce and herbs from the fire escape garden. Unfortunately I spend more time reading about food than actually cooking it.

Favorite cookbook: Washoku


Latest review:

February 15th, 2010

Phadd Thai Bann Gog from Cracking the Coconut: Classic Thai Home Cooking

This recipe produces the best padd thai I have eaten, better than any I have had in restaurants in New York City. One addition we often make is that we cook some shrimp in the mixture of chopped garlic... read more >


recipe reviews (4)
book reviews (1)
useful review votes (6)

TorkilHeggstad's Bookshelf

65 book(s). Click the title of a book to start adding your recipe and book reviews.

TitleTagsRatings & Reviews

American Pie: My Search for the Perfect Pizza

By Peter Reinhart
Ten Speed Press - 2003


(5 recipe reviews)
owned by 33 my recipe reviews 0

Amy's Bread

By Amy Scherber, Toy Kim Dupree
Cookbooks - 1996


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 6 my recipe reviews 0

Authentic Mexican

By Rick Bayless
Morrow - 1987


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 17 my recipe reviews 0

The Baker's Dozen Cookbook: Become a Better Baker with 135 Foolproof Recipes and Tried-and-True Techniques

By The Baker's Dozen
William Morrow Cookbooks - 2001


(6 recipe reviews)
owned by 15 my recipe reviews 0

Beard On Bread

By James Beard
Knopf - 1995


(4 recipe reviews)
owned by 36 my recipe reviews 0

The Bread Baker's Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread

By Peter Reinhart, Ron Manville
Ten Speed Press - 2001


(34 recipe reviews)
owned by 101 my recipe reviews 0

The Bread Bible

By Rose Levy Beranbaum
W.W. Norton & Co. - 2003


(18 recipe reviews)
owned by 66 my recipe reviews 0

Bread: A Baker's Book of Techniques and Recipes

By Jeffrey Hamelman
Wiley - 2004


(1 recipe review)
owned by 17 my recipe reviews 0

China Moon Cookbook

By Barbara Tropp, Sandra Bruce
Workman Publishing Company - 1992


(1 recipe review)
owned by 34 my recipe reviews 0

The Chinese Kitchen: Recipes, Techniques, Ingredients, History, and Memories from America's Leading Authority on Chinese Cooking

By Eileen Yin-fei Lo
William Morrow Cookbooks - 1999


(1 recipe review)
owned by 7 my recipe reviews 0

Classic Indian Cooking

By Julie Sahni
William Morrow Cookbooks - 1980


(6 recipe reviews)
owned by 26 my recipe reviews 0

Classic Indian Vegetarian and Grain Cooking

By Julie Sahni
William Morrow Cookbooks - 1985


(1 recipe review)
owned by 11 my recipe reviews 0

Classic Pasta Cookbook

By Giuliano Hazan, Marcella Hazan, Marcella Hazan
Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd - 1993


(10 recipe reviews)
owned by 6 my recipe reviews 0

Cooking with Daniel Boulud

By Daniel Boulud
Random House - 1993


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 5 my recipe reviews 0

Cracking the Coconut: Classic Thai Home Cooking

By Su-mei Yu
William Morrow Cookbooks - 2000


(1 recipe review)
owned by 10 my recipe reviews 1

Daniel Boulud's Cafe Boulud Cookbook: French-American Recipes for the Home Cook

By Daniel Boulud, Dorie Greenspan
Scribner - 1999


(6 recipe reviews)
owned by 14 my recipe reviews 0

Den nye rutete kokeboken

By Ingrid Espelid Hovig
Gyldendal - 1995


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Dim Sum: The Art of Chinese Tea Lunch

By Ellen Leong Blonder
Clarkson Potter - 2002


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Erik Halvorsens beste

By Erik Halvorsen
Salt i grøten forlag - 2004


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Essentials of Asian Cuisine: Fundamentals and Favorite Recipes

By Corinne Trang, Christopher Hirsheimer
Simon & Schuster - 2010


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking

By Marcella Hazan
Knopf - 1992


(87 recipe reviews)
owned by 97 my recipe reviews 0

Fish & Shellfish: The Cook's Indispensable Companion

By James Peterson
William Morrow Cookbooks - 1996


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 12 my recipe reviews 0

From My Mexican Kitchen: Techniques and Ingredients

By Diana Kennedy
Clarkson Potter - 2003


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 4 my recipe reviews 0

Glorious French Food: A Fresh Approach to the Classics

By James Peterson
John Wiley & Sons - 2002


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 22 my recipe reviews 0

Gode, gamle Bergensretter

By Sjur Midttun
Eget Forlag ANS - 2005


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

The Herbfarm Cookbook

By Jerry Traunfeld
Scribner - 2000


(3 recipe reviews)
owned by 18 my recipe reviews 0

Home Baking: The Artful Mix of Flour and Traditions from Around the World

By Jeffrey Alford, Naomi Duguid
Artisan - 2003


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 28 my recipe reviews 0

Hot Sour Salty Sweet: A Culinary Journey Through Southeast Asia

By Jeffrey Alford, Naomi Duguid
Artisan - 2000


(1 recipe review)
owned by 46 my recipe reviews 0

How To Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food

By Mark Bittman, Alan Witschonke
Wiley - 2006


(41 recipe reviews)
owned by 174 my recipe reviews 0

Hvordan koke vann

By Andreas Viestad
Cappelen - 2006


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Indian Regional Classics: Fast, Fresh, and Healthy Home Cooking

By Julie Sahni
Ten Speed Press - 2004


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 5 my recipe reviews 0

It's All American Food: The Best Recipes for More than 400 New American Classics

By David Rosengarten
Little, Brown and Company - 2005


(4 recipe reviews)
owned by 19 my recipe reviews 0

James Beard's Delights And Prejudices

By James Beard, Julia Child, Karl Stuecklen
Running Press - 2001


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 8 my recipe reviews 0

Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art

By Shizuo Tsuji, M.F.K. Fisher
Kodansha International - 1980


(1 recipe review)
owned by 12 my recipe reviews 0

Ken Hom's Chinese Kitchen: With a Consumer's Guide to Essential Ingredients

By Ken Hom
Anova Books - 1996


(10 recipe reviews)
owned by 3 my recipe reviews 0

The Key to Chinese Cooking

By Irene Kuo
Random House Value Publishing - 1996


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 8 my recipe reviews 0

Land of Plenty: A Treasury of Authentic Sichuan Cooking

By Fuchsia Dunlop
W.W. Norton & Co. - 2003


(3 recipe reviews)
owned by 25 my recipe reviews 0

The Laurel's Kitchen Bread Book: A Guide to Whole-Grain Breadmaking

By Laurel Robertson, Carol Flinders, Bronwen Godfrey
Random House Trade Paperbacks - 2003


(4 recipe reviews)
owned by 20 my recipe reviews 0

Marcella Cucina

By Marcella Hazan
William Morrow Cookbooks - 1997


(23 recipe reviews)
owned by 30 my recipe reviews 0

Mastering the Art of French Cooking Vol. 2 (Paperback)

By Julia Child, Simone Beck
Knopf - 1983


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 22 my recipe reviews 0

Mastering The Art of French Cooking, Volume One (1) (Vol 1)

By Julia Child, Louisette Bertholle, Simone Beck, Sidonie Coryn
Alfred A. Knopf - 2001


(23 recipe reviews)
owned by 102 my recipe reviews 0

Mexican Everyday (Recipes Featured on Season 4 of the PBS-TV series "Mexico One Plate at a Time")

By Rick Bayless, Christopher Hirsheimer, Deann Bayless
W. W. Norton - 2005


(19 recipe reviews)
owned by 50 my recipe reviews 0

Mexico One Plate At A Time

By Rick Bayless
Scribner - 2000


(4 recipe reviews)
owned by 42 my recipe reviews 0

The Modern Art of Chinese Cooking: Techniques and Recipes

By Barbara Tropp
William Morrow Cookbooks - 1996


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 8 my recipe reviews 0

Norsk sjømat

By Lars Barmen
Kagge forlag - 2001


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 2

Rick Bayless's Mexican Kitchen: Capturing the Vibrant flavors of a World-Class Cuisine

By Rick Bayless
Scribner - 1996


(66 recipe reviews)
owned by 48 my recipe reviews 1 book review

Rick Stein's Complete Seafood: A Step-by-step Reference

By Rick Stein
Ten Speed Press - 2008


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 6 my recipe reviews 0

Sauces: Classical and Contemporary Sauce Making

By James Peterson
Wiley - 2008


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 17 my recipe reviews 0

Savoring Spices and Herbs: Recipe Secrets of Flavor, Aroma, and Color

By Julie Sahni
William Morrow & Co - 1996


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 5 my recipe reviews 0

Scots Cooking: The Best Traditional and Contemporary Scottish Recipes

By Sue Lawrence
Headline Book Publishing - 2000


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0