Book Review: Seven Spoons

Seven Spoons
My Favorite Recipes for Any and Every Day
By Tara O'Brady

Roasted Carrots with Harissa Aioli and Dukkah. Plum Macaroon Cake. Chaat Tostadas. Roasted Peaches with Glazed Sesame Oats. Few food writers have such an insightful, intuitive understanding of flavor - or a more eclectic and inspiring range of culinary influences at work in their kitchen - than Tara O'Brady. Fewer still write with her trademark warmth and thoughtful prose, which Saveur describes as "like pulling up a seat at the table of an old friend" 

Seven Spoons is O'Brady's remarkable and much-anicipated debut. In it, she shares more than one hundred of her best and most mouthwatering recipes - crowd-pleasing breakfasts like Blackbretty Buttermilk Whole Grain Scones, weeknight staples like Everyday Yellow Dal, and terrifically inventive desserts like Roasted Grapes with Sweet Labneh. These elegant flavorful and wonderfully creative recipes, plus the show stopping photography, will have you heading straight for the kitchen to get cooking.

Tara O'Brady is is the author of the award-winning blog Seven Spoons, which she started in 2005. She has a regular column in Uppercase magazine and has contributed to Kinfolk, the Globe and Mail, and more. She lives in Southern Ontario Canada, with her husband and two sons. 

As a part of my domestic Hanna work (in between school and modeling jobs) I've been trying to cook a little more. Although I don't think I'm quite up to the Vegan Holiday Cookbook I am getting more experience so I was excited to try out the Seven Spoons Cookbook, especially since I'd previously read the blog. The history behind the recipes was nice to know, and I like that they're interesting and unique, not something you're going to find with a google search. At the same time they're completely doable and the ingredients are easy to find, even in Midwestern Indiana. If you like Punch Bowls and Pitcher Drinks or The Bread Revolution  I think this is a book to check out. 

No comments:

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...