The Artist, the Cook, and the Gardener: Recipes Inspired by Painting from the Garden

The Artist, the Cook, and the Gardener: Recipes Inspired by Painting from the Garden

Maryjo Koch


 A lavishly illustrated, luxurious choice of recipes celebrating the long-lasting connection among artwork, cooking, and gardening, encouraged by way of the seasonal bounty of homegrown fruit and veggies or just-picked produce from neighborhood farms. 
 Great artists and nice chefs have lengthy been encouraged via gardens and the numerous sensory presents they supply. Artist Claude Monet took proposal from his gardens and the lily ponds at Giverny. Van Gogh, Manet, Matisse, and Cezanne created nonetheless lifestyles masterpieces of fruit and plants. equally, chefs from Julia baby and Alice Waters, to Patricia Wells and Jamie Oliver have taken culinary concept from homegrown or clean neighborhood produce. Artist Maryjo Koch explores this centuries-old connection in a brand new cookbook encouraged through her studio backyard. The backyard not just offers the inventive matters she and her many scholars paint, however it additionally serves because the culinary toolbox for the delectable and visible feasts she prepares for her family members, visitors, and portray sessions during the year.
 
Divided into 4 chapters and encouraged through the seasons, artists, chefs, and gardeners alike will locate assistance, recipes, and portray tasks headquartered on seasonal meals pairings. For instance, the wintry weather backyard makes a speciality of soups with choices like Minestrone with Crumbled Bacon and Butternut Squash-Apple Soup. Springtime brings culinary cognizance to leafy vegetables reminiscent of Flower Petal Salad and Spring Asparagus Fritttata with Peas and Peppers. As the seasons’ bounty progresses, the portray matters and menus switch in addition, invented with no matter what is hottest and most pretty within the garden.
 
Whether you end up extra at domestic with an artist’s paint brush, a cook’s wood spoon, or a gardener’s spade, you’ll discover a trio of inventive, culinary, and gardening inspirations within Maryjo Koch’s lavish cookbook.

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