Synopses & Reviews
For more than a decade, Fosters Markets have been cooking and baking foods made fresh each day from ingredients picked locally at the peak of flavor. Now Sara Foster shares more than two hundred delicious recipes, providing modern takes on favorite home-style classics.
The Fosters Market Cookbook features old-fashioned ideas about how good food should taste and new-fashioned ideas about prep times and the use of high-quality prepared ingredients. Filled with eighty color photos, this is the perfect cookbook to refer to over and over again for everyday meals or for entertaining, whether it be for two or for twenty.
Before moving to Durham, North Carolina, Sara worked alongside Martha Stewart in the kitchen of Marthas catering business. When she opened her own catering company, Sara kept her food simple yet soulful, trusting the complex flavors of seasonal ingredients. This same basic principle guides the daily offerings at Fosters Markets in Durham and Chapel Hill. Each week the markets serve nearly a thousand customers hungrily searching out Saras innovative, new-style home cooking. And now food lovers everywhere will be able to prepare with ease sumptuous dishes such as Roasted Chicken, Sweet Potato, and Arugula Salad; Herb-Grilled Salmon with Fresh Tomato-Orange Chutney; and Risotto Cakes with Roasted Tomatoes and Fosters Arugula Pesto. Also featured are a host of wonderful desserts, such as Lemon Chess Pie with Sour Cherries and Chocolate Espresso Layer Cake with Mocha Latte Frosting.
Featuring mouthwatering favorites from the market and dozens of helpful sidebars that discuss ingredients, techniques, and make-ahead tips, The Fosters Market Cookbook provides all you need to know to make the most of every seasons finest offerings.
Featuring recipes using wonderfully prepared, seasonal foods--like the ones found at Sara's popular grocery-restaurants located in Durham and Chapel Hill, North Carolina--"The Foster's Market Cookbook" offers old-fashioned ideas about how good food should taste, and modern ideas about prep times and the use of high-quality ingredients. 225+ recipes.
About the Author
Sara Foster is the founder and owner of Fosters Markets, two café takeout shops in Durham and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She has worked as a chef for Martha Stewarts catering company, as well as for several well-known New York chefs and caterers. Sara has been featured in Martha Stewart Living, House Beautiful, Country Home, and Southern Living and appears regularly on Martha Stewart Living Television. She lives on a farm outside of Durham with her husband, Peter Sellers.
Sarah Belk King is a contributing editor for Bon Appétit magazine and a freelance writer. Her articles have appeared in Wine Spectator, Country Home, House Beautiful, Diversions, The New York Times Magazine, and other national publications. She is the author of Around the Southern Table and The Hungry Traveler: France.