Czech Cookbook Poised to Beat Record Fifty Shades, Potter Sales
December 11, 2014 - Fifty Shades of Grey
A cookbook by a internal TV reporter-turned-chef has turn a Czech bestseller and is on lane to
beat record sales of translations of “Fifty Shades of Grey”
and a final installment of a Harry Potter series.
“Cooking With Lada Hruska,” with 63 “cheap and tasty”
recipes might turn a country’s tip best-seller in during slightest six
years, Martin Vopenka, a authority of a Association of Czech
Booksellers and Publishers, pronounced by phone today.
The cookbook has sole some-more than 300,000 books given it hit
shelves in September, Anna Sucha, a mouthpiece for Central
European Media Enterprises Ltd. (CETV)’s Czech TV Nova, pronounced by e-mail
today. Hruska, who also has a TV cooking show, has drawn
criticism from other chefs for his inexpensive and unusual cooking
practices in a nation of about 10.5 million.
Presenting recipes including “chicken-skin chips” and
“untraditional conduct cheese,” Hruska is a “gourmet
experimenter” who strives to enthuse people to suffer cooking
with “fast, easy and tasty” recipes, Sucha said.
Vopenka didn’t have a accurate sales total for a Czech
translations of “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E.L. James or
“Harry Potter and a Deathly Hallows,” created by J.K.
Rowling. Each of those books sole over 200,000 books in the
Czech Republic, Sucha said.
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