My Key West Kitchen (Hardcover)

Recipes and Stories

By Norman Van Aken, Justin Van Aken, Charlie Trotter (Foreword by)

Kyle Cathie Limited, 9781906868758, 191pp.

Publication Date: November 16, 2012

List Price: 29.95*
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Chef Van Aken's love letter to Key West, where he first found the passion to cook, and where the unique cultural makeup of the island influenced his cuisine today, from the "little joints" of the island to the locals' home cooking as well as recipes from past and present.

About the Author

Norman Van Aken is the Director of Restaurants of Miami Culinary Institute/"TUYO" and NORMAN'S at The Ritz-Carlton, Grande Lakes, Orlando. Justin Van Aken, a culinary consultant and a chef as well, specializes in food preservation techniques and sustainability. Together they have formed Van Aken Consulting, Inc. Both authors split their time between Miami and Key West.