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Description - Finger Lakes Feast by Kate Harvey

Why the buzz about Finger Lakes food? New York's Finger Lakes area is on the cutting edge of the regional food movement. It has become a hotspot for delicious, healthful eating by incorporating fresh foods from the region's scores of specialty farms, as well as locally produced delectables derived from these superb fruits, vegetables, meats, and dairy products. Overflowing with fascinating stories, gorgeous photography, and an exciting collection of recipes, Finger Lakes Feast harvests ideas and inspiration from some of America's most innovative chefs -- including local James Beard Award honorees and the creative spirits behind legendary eateries such as Moosewood Restaurant and Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. The authors track down beloved ethnic foods and collect invaluable information from master farmers, millers, and syrup producers; from pioneering Cornell food researchers; from bold entrepreneurs such as the Wegman family; and from food artisans like the originators of the Greek yogurt boom, the creators of squash-seed oil, and the local producers of everything from home-made sauerkraut and sausages to varietal honeys. What's inside: 110 delicious and easy-to-follow recipes; 126 gorgeous full-colour photographs of the region and its food; 24 essays on the regional history, geography, and people behind these fine edibles; Tips for food-and-wine tourists; Comprehensive on- and off-line sources for the authors' favourite ingredients.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781590136607
ISBN-10: 1590136608
Format: Hardback
(275mm x 210mm x 24mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: McBooks Press
Publisher: McBooks Press
Publish Date: 5-Oct-2012
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Kate Harvey

Karl Zinsmeister spent three months embedded in combat zones with US soldiers during the first year of the Iraq war. Zinsmeister is editor in chief of The American Enterprise, a national magazine of politics, business, and culture. He is also the J B Fuqua Fellow at Washington DC's American Enterprise Institute. His writing has appeared in publications like the Atlantic Monthly, Reader's Digest, the Wall Street Journal, and even a Marvel comic-book series of real-life soldiers' tales. A graduate of Yale University and Trinity College, Dublin, and a former assistant to US Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, he has testified before Congressional committees and Presidential commissions numerous times, and appears regularly on television and radio programs. Karl Zinsmeister lives with his wife and children in rural upstate New York.