Wild Kitchen: Nature-Loving Chefs at Home (Hardcover)
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Featuring recipes and a wealth of tips and ideas, this is a glimpse inside the home kitchens and gardens of twenty top food personalities who are leading the way in sustainable cooking.
With environmental concerns at an all-time high, many of us are looking to promote sustainability in everyday ways, especially at home. It is more important than ever that our kitchen and dining spaces allow us to live in harmony with nature. This glimpse into the home kitchens and dining areas of twenty of the world’s top chefs, food bloggers, and restauranteurs reveals inspiring ways that the food-obsessed are embracing the “wild” at home in their everyday cooking and dining.
From a chef who experiments with herbs in a city apartment to a blogger who forages with her family in a local forest, each personality’s featured kitchen story offers a behind-the-scenes view of their unique cooking philosophy along with their insider tips for creating a unique kitchen space. Each chef—from Julia Sherman and David Tanis to Judy Williams and Rita Sodi—provides a simple recipe that uses their favorite natural ingredients. Offering advice on essential utensils, entertaining, and bringing the outside in, the book also features a directory of websites and restaurants for those interested in finding out more.
The desire to know where our food comes from and to minimize our carbon footprints is ever-growing. Wild Kitchen offers fresh insights into kitchen design and styling from those who understand the sustainable lifestyle best, and will inform, delight, and inspire all food lovers looking to get back to nature.
About the Author
Claire Bingham is an interiors journalist and author who has been finding, writing about, and photographing amazing homes for almost twenty years. Previously the homes editor of Elle Decoration UK, she writes about interiors, travel, perfume, and food for publications worldwide, including Vogue Italia, Sunday Times Style, Architectural Digest, and Grazia. She is the author of many books, including Wild Kitchen.
Reads like a cookbook but has the look and feel of a décor magazine.... The focus is on the design of chefs’ home kitchens, which reflect a range of culinary aesthetics... A true kitchen voyeur’s delight.
— Publishers Weekly
One is as likely to find a new dish here as tips and ideas for home chefs who want to organize their kitchens better, plant and grow their kitchen gardens, shop better at local farmers' markets or forage for wild foods (with kids, even!)... Wild Kitchen is a celebration and an invitation.
— Shelf Awareness