Beach House Brunch (Hardcover)

100 Delicious Ways to Start Your Long Summer Days

By Lei Shishak, Chau Vuong (By (photographer)), Brent Lee (By (photographer))

Skyhorse, 9781510702899, 232pp.

Publication Date: June 21, 2016

List Price: 24.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

Sweet and Savory Brunch Recipes Inspired by Life at the Beach

Though she is the busy owner and chef of the celebrated Sugar Blossom Bake Shop in San Clemente, California, chef Lei makes sure to find time to bake and cook mouthwatering dishes at her beach house as often as possible.

In Beach House Brunch, she shares more than one hundred recipes for brunch dishes that she creates and serves to her beach-house guests—everything from beverages, sweet pastries, and egg dishes to grab-n-go breakfast options for avid surfers. Recipes include:

Roasted Beet Bloody Marys
Jumbo Morning Glory Muffins
Blueberry Zucchini Bread
Shrimp n’ Grits
Boiled, Deviled, and Perfectly Poached Eggs
Cranberry Walnut French Toast
Bananas Foster Pancakes
Salted Cashew Scotchies
And more!

Few cookbooks, if any, can transport the home cook to such a wonderful place the way Beach House Brunch can. This book is an absolute must-have for summer enthusiasts, beach lovers, beachgoers, beach dreamers, and beach-house owners everywhere.


About the Author

Lei Shishak is an established pastry chef who trained at the CIA in New York and has worked at restaurants in Sun Valley and Los Angeles. She has been featured in "People, Riviera Magazine, Sunset Magazine, Coast, " the "Los Angeles Daily News, " and "Fine Living, " among others. Her first book, "Beach House Baking, " was named one of 2014 s Top 10 Summer Cookbooks by USA Today. She resides in Dana Point, California."


Praise For Beach House Brunch: 100 Delicious Ways to Start Your Long Summer Days

Praise for Beach House Brunch

"Lei's recipes have elements of the whimsy of pop Americana with the precision French pastry. Lei's talent is in elevating the recipes we all know and love to create the best version of everyone's favorites." —AJ Gilbert, founder of the Luna Park restaurants and La Pata Salada Restaurant in Los Angeles

"After a long, hectic week nothing beats a delicious weekend brunch spent with loved ones. Beach House Brunch is jam-packed with a variety of tasty and accessible recipes that are sure to wow guests. We loved the tips and pointers included in the book designed to help home cooks master every dish." —Logan Levant and Hilary Hattenbach, coauthors of The Kitchen Decoded Cookbook

"Gather your friends and get ready for a great meal and good times. Lei’s wonderful recipes will take you from beginning to end of the best meal of the weekend." —Susan M. Holding, author of The Little French Bakery Cookbook

"Lei excels in developing forward-thinking recipes that utilize techniques any home cook can master. Lei's creative and delicious dishes will make your taste buds dance." —Andrea Van Willigan, executive chef, Bel-Air Country Club

Praise for Beach House Baking

“Lei knows that less time in the kitchen means more time at the beach. This book is full of sweet, simple recipes that let you enjoy both.” —Kathleen King, award-winning baker, author, and founder of Tate’s Bake Shop

“I was always impressed with chef Shishak’s ability to create simple, tasty pastries. Packaged nicely with tips and tricks, as well as anecdotes about her favorite beach spots, Beach House Baking will conjure up images of sun, surf, and sand.” —Michael Mina, James Beard Award–winning chef and CEO of Mina Group

Praise for Beach House Brunch

"Lei's recipes have elements of the whimsy of pop Americana with the precision French pastry. Lei's talent is in elevating the recipes we all know and love to create the best version of everyone's favorites." —AJ Gilbert, founder of the Luna Park restaurants and La Pata Salada Restaurant in Los Angeles

"After a long, hectic week nothing beats a delicious weekend brunch spent with loved ones. Beach House Brunch is jam-packed with a variety of tasty and accessible recipes that are sure to wow guests. We loved the tips and pointers included in the book designed to help home cooks master every dish." —Logan Levant and Hilary Hattenbach, coauthors of The Kitchen Decoded Cookbook

"Gather your friends and get ready for a great meal and good times. Lei’s wonderful recipes will take you from beginning to end of the best meal of the weekend." —Susan M. Holding, author of The Little French Bakery Cookbook

"Lei excels in developing forward-thinking recipes that utilize techniques any home cook can master. Lei's creative and delicious dishes will make your taste buds dance." —Andrea Van Willigan, executive chef, Bel-Air Country Club

Praise for Beach House Baking

“Lei knows that less time in the kitchen means more time at the beach. This book is full of sweet, simple recipes that let you enjoy both.” —Kathleen King, award-winning baker, author, and founder of Tate’s Bake Shop

“I was always impressed with chef Shishak’s ability to create simple, tasty pastries. Packaged nicely with tips and tricks, as well as anecdotes about her favorite beach spots, Beach House Baking will conjure up images of sun, surf, and sand.” —Michael Mina, James Beard Award–winning chef and CEO of Mina Group