Blackberry, Cherry Laurel, Nasturtium, Thistles, and Fennel with Recipes, from THE BAY AREA FORAGER by Mia Andler and Kevin Feinstein

Explore the delicious Bay Area!

Reading The Bay Area Forager is like taking a wild foods walk with foraging experts Mia Andler and Kevin Feinstein: it gives practical advice for gathering edible wild plants in the Bay Area in a voice that is friendly and suffused with rich personal knowledge. Continue reading

Chickpeas on Toast, Sardines with Carrot Fennel Slaw, and Cherry Buttermilk Clafouti: Recipes from Vibrant Food

As seen through the lens of an artist in search of beauty as well as flavor and inspired by the vivid hues of produce, Vibrant Food  captures the radiant colors of the seasons with recipes that transform meals into captivating works of art.  Looking at food not only as a means of healthy sustenance but also as colorful ingredients to artfully build a meal around, photographer and food blogger Kimberley Hasselbrink—creator of the acclaimed blog The Year in Food—turns the act of cooking into a feast for the eyes, combining colors, textures, and flavors into gorgeous, dynamic dishes.  Continue reading