Synopses & Reviews
and#147;Because Iand#8217;m often headstrong, Iand#8217;ve sometimes interpreted classic recipes completely in my own way, and I hope you wonand#8217;t mind. Because Iand#8217;m often impatient, Iand#8217;ve sometimes drawn the recipes because itand#8217;s faster, and because at times, probably unnecessarily, I worry that you donand#8217;t think in the same realm as I do, Iand#8217;ve also added memories and photos so you get a sense of what I mean. Just like a formally decorated table, or a beautifully arranged plate, I believe that a cookbook should exude a certain spirit that I think you should be in when you get in the mood to get going in the kitchen.and#8221;
--from the Introduction
HOME MADE blew readers away with its stunning package, delicious recipes, beautiful photos, step-by-step instruction, and Yvette van Bovenand#8217;s own hand-drawn artwork throughout the book. Van Bovenand#8217;s passion for great food and good humor could be felt on every page in the book. Now, in the follow-up HOME MADE WINTER, van Bovenand#8217;s heartfelt work is presented again, this time with recipes intended for the winter season. Inspired by her childhood in Ireland and her frequent sojourns in France, she has created a collection of recipes that will warm your heart. Chapters include Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch; Pies and Sweet Things for Tea Time; Beverages; To Start; and Dessert. She focuses on simple recipes for classic dishes such as apple cider, BBQ pulled pork, ricotta cheesecake, and more. Step-by-step, she explains how to make butter, beef sausage, and baileys. She also features her favorite winter holiday recipes. This book is sure to become the next must-have for home cooks.
Praise for Home Made Winter:
and#147;One of the most fun and useful of its ilk to hit the market in recent memory.and#8221; and#151;Buffalo Spree magazine
and#147;Even the most challenged cook will appreciate the coffee table value of the gorgeous photography of the moors, streams and gently rolling hills of the Emerald Isle.and#8221; and#151;Shelf Awareness
and#147;Van Boven delivers a cozy, intimate collection of recipes and illustrations.and#8221; and#151;Buffalo News
Food stylist and cook Yvette van Boven has offered delicious seasonal recipes in Home Made
, Home Made Summer
, and HomeMade Winter
that highlight the fresh produce available throughout the year. In her much-anticipated follow-up, Home Baked
, she celebrates the art of baking.
Complete with her signature illustrations and scenic photographs of Ireland and Paris, Home Baked is a beautiful collection of van Bovenandrsquo;s favorite baked goodsandmdash;warm bread from the oven, sweet banana bread, a gooey cinnamon and caramel pull-apart loaf, rich chocolate cake, shortbread cookies, and more. And alongside these beautiful images of delicious treats, van Boven provides step- by-step instructions for how to make them in your own home. And she leaves no one outandmdash;working with different types of flours (including gluten-free) so there is something for everyone to bake. Her inviting voice, easy-to-follow recipes, and beautiful photographs make Home Baked a staple for every kitchen and lovely enough to show off in other rooms as well.
and#8220;When I was growing up, canning was for old folks and cranks and separatists,and#8221; writes Liana Krissoff in her introduction to Canning for a New Generation. But not anymore. With soaring food prices and the increasing popularity of all things domestic and DIY, thereand#8217;s never been a better time to revisit the centuries-old techniques of preserving food at home.
This hip, modern handbook is filled with fresh and new ways to preserve natureand#8217;s bounty throughout the year. Organized by season and illustrated with beautiful photographs, it offers detailed instructions and recipes for making more than 150 canned, pickled, dried, and frozen foods, as well as 50 inventive recipes for dishes using these foods. Basic information on canning techniques and lively sidebars round out this refreshing take on a classic cooking tradition.
Praise for Canning For a New Generation:
"A seasonal guide to putting up produce, with innovative recipes that incorporate the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor."
and#160;-The New York Times
About the Author
Yvette van Boven is the author of the critically acclaimed Home Made, Home Made Winter, and Home Made Summer. She is a freelance food stylist and recipe writer and runs a catering business with her cousin in Amsterdam. She also illustrates books and magazines. Van Boven splits her time between Amsterdam and Paris.