Now is the Season

Now is the Season


By (author) Laura Faire, Photographs by Kieran Scott

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  • Publisher: New Holland Publishers (Nz) Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 212mm x 268mm x 16mm | 621g
  • Publication date: 1 February 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Birkenhead
  • ISBN 10: 1869663160
  • ISBN 13: 9781869663162
  • Illustrations note: colour photographs
  • Sales rank: 733,284

Product description

This sophisticated cookery book reveals the key elements to good living and great honest food: seasonal cooking. Chef and gardener Laura Faire takes us back to our roots with her original recipes made from locally and seasonally sourced produce with temptations such as Warm Duck and Black Grape Salad from the Autumn menu, and Grilled Nectarines with Vanilla Mascarpone and Almonds from the Summer menu. Broken into seasons with sample menus for each, this rustic cook book includes recipes for starters, sides and lunches, mains, puddings, stores and tisanes. There are also ideas for homemade staples and tips for growing herbs, fruit and vegetables through the year with advice for purchasing the best quality local free-range meat and seafood. This book of soul-warming and flavour-filled recipes made from natural wholefoods is charming, fully rounded and holistic - an inspiration for chefs and gardeners alike.

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Author information

Laura Faire is a chef, who lives lightly with a small garden created out of recycled materials. She is a food writer and gardener and the author of two books for NZ Nestle. She is currently working as a freelance recipe writer for NZ House and Garden, is an executive member of the New Zealand Guild of Food Writers and the NZ coordinator for the International Association of Culinary Proessionals. She appears monthly on the Good Morning television show and journeys through the seasons making delicous, attainable food with flair. Laura has worked extensively with Kieran Scott, an award-winning New Zealand food and lifestyle photographer and regular contributor to Cuisine magazine.