Thursday, 12 March 2015

Good Food, Good Life: 130 Simple Recipes You'll Love to Make and Eat by Curtis Stone

Good Food, Good Life
130 Simple Recipes You'll Love to Make and Eat
by Curtis Stone
Hardcover, 304 pages

This book is sunshine. You automatically feel better just by opening it. I was wondering, after seeing quite a few quick and easy and healthy cookbooks - if Curtis Stone would be able to wow me. He did.

Food is love? No. Good food is love. And shows love. And shares love.

Curtis invites us to his home and shows us his philosophy of showing and sharing love with the simple act of feeding ourselves and our families. Bringing the young ones into the process right from the beginning. And the beginning isn't the stove or the chopping board, it is the garden. Even if you only have room for a few herb pots on the balcony.

Incredibly good looking dishes. Incredibly good looking family. Incredibly inviting lifestyle. And also incredibly do-able.

Makes you want to play in the dirt, plant something and watch it grown. Select the freshest seasonal produce and make one or all of his inventive yet fairly simple recipes.

Go for it.

Chapters include:
Light Meals
In the Morning

From the Back Flap:

Popular food and television personality Curtis Stone brings ease to the kitchen by elevating everyday meals to an experience that can be enjoyed as much for the process as for the beautiful end result.

     Curtis Stone shares 120 recipes for quick, modern versions of classic dishes that will appeal to the whole family. Effortlessly, he delivers solutions to people who want to eat healthy, interesting meals that don't take all day to cook. This book shows that fast recipes don't have to feel hurried or rushed, and encourages people to take pleasure in the process of cooking at home. Recipes include Butternut Squash with Sage Brown Butter, Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Alabama BBQ Sauce and Asparagus, Potato-Zucchini Enchiladas with Habanero Salsa. Curtis Stone's natural style in the kitchen inspires readers to connect with the textures, sounds, smells, and tastes that make up the culinary journey.

Curtis Stone is the host of TLC’s top-rated Take Home Chef. He trained under famous chef Marco Pierre White in London, working as head chef at three of his restaurants. He regularly appears on the Today show and was voted one of People magazine’s sexiest men alive. Originally from Melbourne, Australia, he lives in Los Angeles.

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