The Taste of the Season: Inspired Recipes for Fall and Winter (Paperback)

Inspired Recipes for Fall and Winter

By Diane Rossen Worthington, Noel Barnhurst (Photographer), Noel Barnhurst (Photographer)

Chronicle Books, 9780811837927, 180pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2004



Renowned cookbook author Diane Worthington knows that with the arrival of cooler climes come cozier cravings. And what could be cozier than this collection of 75 hearty recipes? Spicy chicken gumbo, tangy short ribs -- nothing makes a house a home more than a kitchen filled with the aromas of good cooking like this. These are dishes that fit easily into todays busy lives. Roast Duck with Lavender Honey Sauce can be cooking in the oven while the cook is out enjoying the colorful fall foliage. Hearty Lentil Soup with Grilled Sweet and Hot Italian Sausages is equally satisfying before or after skiing. And a slice of Toasted Coconut Cake or Mocha Truffle Tart is the perfect ending to any mid-winter meal. Diane offers an informative peek into her seasonal cupboard for ideas on which ingredients to keep on hand, plus she includes tips for advance prep for each recipe. "The Taste of the Season" brings a warm glow to the long, dark nights.

About the Author

Diane Rossen Worthington is a food writer, consultant, and James Beard Award winning broadcaster who trained at the London Cordon Bleu. She is the author of The Taste of Summer (0-8118-2468-3) and The Cuisine of California (0-8118-1651-6), and lives in Sou

Noel Barnhurst is a San Francisco based photographer whose work has appeared in Bon Appetit and Fine Cooking.