Synopses & Reviews
Albert and Lucinda from the beloved The Enchanted Dolls' House
have pled their troth (Victorian for "got engaged!"). It is a happy time for everyone in the Enchanted Dolls' House. All the dollsfrom the servant dolls to the toy dolls, even the resident dog and cat dollsenthusiastically join together to celebrate a joyous wedding with all the fashionable and tasteful accoutrement of the Edwardian, Regency and Victorian eras available to them.
Four masterfully conceived and constructed pop-up buldings amaze with historical accuracy and bustle with activity: Shop for wedding finery in an Edwardian department store. See the toiletries, accessories, hair styles, and beautiful wedding clothes from which the dolls choose. Attend a wedding breakfast, complete with musicians, favors, and a glorious cake garnished with marzipan pearls, pendants and bows. Peek through windows and doors of a Victorian Manor Dolls' House and a Regency Dolls' House to see the dolls observe their elegant way of life. And finally, attend a breathtakingly beautiful wedding in a Victorian Chapel.
Overflowing with doll lore and loving rendered details of wedding gifts, food, and flowers, readers of all ages will attend the wedding of their dreams!
Savor a year of outstanding cheese-centric dishes with The Cheesemonger's Seasons. In this beautifully photographed volume, Chester Hastings offers his favorite recipes for cooking with cheese. As a chef, he knows how to transform raw ingredients, and as a cheesemonger, he's a cheese genius. With his skills, he shares how to match peak-season produce with fine cheeses to create inspired takes on classics as well as imaginative new flavor combinations. Ninety recipes are organized by season, and include appetizers, sides, mains, and desserts. The Cheesemonger's Seasons is a go-to cookbook that will bring a bounty of fruits and vegetables to the table in delicious new ways.
About the Author
Chester Hastings has been the chef and cheesemonger for over 12 years at family-owned and -operated Joan's on Third in Los Angeles.