The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market Cookbook

The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market Cookbook Cover

The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market Cookbook

A Comprehensive Guide to Impeccable Produce Plus 130 Seasonal Recipes

By Christopher Hirsheimer; Peggy Knickerbocker; Christopher Hirsheimer (Photographer)

Chronicle Books (CA), Paperback, 9780811844628, 299pp.

Publication Date: March 9, 2006

Internationally known as one of the most magnificent farmers' markets in the world, the San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market has inspired this gorgeous illustrated market companion. The perfect guide and cookbookno matter where you liveeach page celebrates the abundant seasonal produce grown by local organic and specialty-crop farmers along with more than 100 fresh, remarkably easy-to-assemble recipes. Organized by season, the book details the availability of products at the market and offers advice on choosing, storing, preparing, and freezing items. A foreword by Alice Waters, the history of the market, and vivid color photos throughout bring this farm fresh market guide to life.

About the Author
Peggy Knickerbocker is a freelance food and travel writer living in San Francisco and Paris. She has contributed to Saveur, Gourmet, Food & Wine, House and Garden, and numerous newspapers. She is the author of Olive Oil: From Tree to Table (0-8118-1350-9).

Christopher Hirsheimer was executive editor of Saveur . Her photographs appear in Saveur and have illustrated numerous cookbooks, including Saveur Cooks Authentic American (0-8118-2160-9) and Saveur Cooks Authentic French (0-8118-2564-7). She lives in Pennsylvania.