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California Home Cooking: 400 Recipes That Celebrate the Abundance of Farm and Garden, Orchard and Vineyard, Land and Sea (America Cooks)

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Publisher Comments:

"California Home Cooking is a wonderful book that weaves together great recipes with fascinating California history and lore. Michele Anna Jordan has a poetic writing style at once straightforward and sensual. She also possesses, and shares, an impressive expertise about her subject. This book will do much to clarify that California cuisine is not just a trend but a complex, multicultural fusion of some of the world's best culinary traditions. And it is here to stay." Mollie Katzen

Review:

"The great diversity expressed in these recipes connects the reader with California history and food traditions in the most delightful way." Alice Waters

Synopsis:

At last! The definitive book on authentic down-home California-style cooking, for food-lovers anywhere!

Synopsis:

400 Recipes that Celebrate the Abundance of Farm and Garden, Orchard and Vineyard, Land and Sea

Synopsis:

In this definitive treatment of an important regional cuisine, fresh ingredients express themselves boldly and flavorfully. Rustic dishes from farmhouses and ranchos and the time-tested recipes of waves of immigrants mingle with California's light and casual contemporary fare in this book of more than 400 recipes.

Synopsis:

Praise for CALIFORNIA HOME COOKING
 
"Michele Anna Jordans book is important to me because you know her enticing dishes

depend on local, fresh, and seasonal ingredients. The great diversity expressed in these recipes

connects the reader with California history and food traditions in the most delightful way." (Alice Waters, co-author of Chez Panisse Cooking and author of Chez Panisse Vegetables)

"Michele Anna Jordan is one of the best food writers I know. She breathes life and personality into her recipes, giving you reasons to want to make her dishes." (John Ash, co-author of American Game Cooking and author of From the Earth to the Table)
 
"California Home Cooking is a wonderful book that weaves together great recipes with fascinating California history and lore." (Mollie Katzen, author of The Moosewood Cookbook, Still Life with Menu, and Vegetable Heaven)

About the Author

Michele Anna Jordan is the author of nearly twenty books, including The New Cook's Tour of Sonoma, The BLT Cookbook, and Salt & Pepper. An award-winning chef, she is a regular contributor to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Santa Rosa magazine, Wine Enthusiast magazine, and Savor Wine Country magazine, and is the host and producer of Mouthful: the Wine Country's Most Delicious Hour, a four-time James Beard Nominee for Broadcast Journalism. Web: Website at MicheleAnnaJordan.com; personal page on Facebook; blogs regularly for Santa Rosa Press Democrat (blog titled “Eat This Now”: pantry.blogs.pressdemocrat.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558321199
Author:
Jordan, Michele Anna
Publisher:
Harvard Common Press
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
American - Western States
Subject:
Cookery, american
Subject:
Cookery
Subject:
Cookery -- California.
Subject:
Regional & Ethnic - American - Western States
Subject:
Regional & Ethnic - American - California Style
Subject:
General Cooking
Subject:
Cookery, American -- California style.
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Cooking and Food-US California
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
America Cooks
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2-color
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
7.25 x 9.13 in

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Product details 528 pages Harvard Common Press - English 9781558321199 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The great diversity expressed in these recipes connects the reader with California history and food traditions in the most delightful way."
"Synopsis" by , At last! The definitive book on authentic down-home California-style cooking, for food-lovers anywhere!
"Synopsis" by ,
400 Recipes that Celebrate the Abundance of Farm and Garden, Orchard and Vineyard, Land and Sea
"Synopsis" by , In this definitive treatment of an important regional cuisine, fresh ingredients express themselves boldly and flavorfully. Rustic dishes from farmhouses and ranchos and the time-tested recipes of waves of immigrants mingle with California's light and casual contemporary fare in this book of more than 400 recipes.
"Synopsis" by ,
Praise for CALIFORNIA HOME COOKING
 
"Michele Anna Jordans book is important to me because you know her enticing dishes

depend on local, fresh, and seasonal ingredients. The great diversity expressed in these recipes

connects the reader with California history and food traditions in the most delightful way." (Alice Waters, co-author of Chez Panisse Cooking and author of Chez Panisse Vegetables)

"Michele Anna Jordan is one of the best food writers I know. She breathes life and personality into her recipes, giving you reasons to want to make her dishes." (John Ash, co-author of American Game Cooking and author of From the Earth to the Table)
 
"California Home Cooking is a wonderful book that weaves together great recipes with fascinating California history and lore." (Mollie Katzen, author of The Moosewood Cookbook, Still Life with Menu, and Vegetable Heaven)

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