Stephanie's Journal

Stephanie's Journal

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Stephanie's Journal invites the reader on an intimate journey through the culinary year of one of Australia's most loved cooks and food writers, Stephanie Alexander. Here, finally, is Stephanie's personal account of a year of both difficulties and promise, which saw the opening of the Richmond Hill Cafe & Larder, the closure of the celebrated restaurant, Stephanie's, the publication of two books, cooking schools in Tuscany with Maggie Beer and many warm, wonderful times with family and friends. A special selection of recipes is sprinkled throughout - dishes remembered, exalted and offered as gifts during a remarkable and eventful year. Champion of the importance of fresh produce and good food in our lives, Stephanie emerges as a woman of remarkable spirit, generosity and integrity. Her personal insights and observations reveal an openness to experience that will delight and inspire not only food lovers, but lovers of life.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 186 x 246 x 32mm | 1,038.72g
  • Penguin Books Australia
  • Viking Australia
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • 0670863769
  • 9780670863761

About Stephanie Alexander

Stephanie Alexander AO is regarded as one of Australia's great food educators. Her reputation has been earned through 30 years as an owner-chef in several restaurants, as the author of 14 influential books and for her groundbreaking work in creating the Stephanie Alexander Garden Foundation. Everything she has achieved and worked towards has been driven by her desire to break down anxieties about cooking, to emphasise the beauty of produce fresh from the garden and to promote the pleasures of sharing around a table. Her fifth book, The Cook's Companion, is regarded as an Australian classic, and has sold over 500 000 copies. in 2013, this monumental work, in response to the new technology, first appeared as an easy-to-use digital app. In 2014 Stephanie became an Officer of the Order of Australia in recognition of her work with the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation.She was named Victorian of the Year in 2010 and, in 2012, appeared in the number one position on Crikey magazine's list of the most powerful people in Australian food. Her strong belief is that the earlier children learn about food through example and pleasurable hands-on experience, the better their food choices will be throughout life. One of Australia's most highly acclaimed food authors, Stephanie has written fourteen books, including Stephanie's Menus for Food Loshow more

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