Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights

Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights

Recipes for Every Season, Mood, and Appetite

By Sophie Dahl; Jan Baldwin (Photographer)

William Morrow & Company, Hardcover, 9780061450990, 276pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2010


Food is meant to be enjoyed, and Sophie Dahl would have it no other way. Growing up in a family of true food lovers, she began cooking at a young age and never looked back. Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights presents nearly one hundred of her tried-and-true recipes, organized around the four seasons and using the freshest ingredients available. Accented with her stories about how she came to know these foods and why she loves them, Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights provides a complete picture of what a meal should provide. From lemon-scented summer stews, to crisply burnished pies, to salads and soups for breezy lunches, to decadent desserts, Sophie Dahl cooks food that is indulgent, delicious, and wholesome.

About the Author
Sophie Dahl began her career as a model, but cooking has always been her first love. She was contributing editor for Men's Vogue for three years and now works for, among others, both the U.K. and U.S. editions of Vogue, the Guardian, Waitrose Food Illustrated, and The Times. After an eight-year sojourn in New York, Sophie now lives in London.

Celia Brooks Brown left Colorado in 1989 for England where she began her culinary career. She has cooked for director Stanley Kubrick and now runs a vegetarian cooking company popular with celebrities such as Stella McCartney.

Jan Baldwin is a leading food photographer and works for magazines such as "World of Interiors" and "House and Garden,"

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Former-model-turned-writer Sophie Dahl's cookbook, Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights, not only offers yummy, seasonal recipes, but also offers an insight into Dahl's own relationship with food. Dahl has written for Vogue, The Guardian and The Times of London. Host Liane Hansen speaks with Dahl, who is also the grand-daughter of the writer Roald Dahl and actress Patricia Neal. More at NPR.org

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