The Forest Feast: Simple Vegetarian Recipes from my Cabin in the Woods by Erin Gleeson, $20.83, available at Amazon.
Just a few years ago you could find Erin Gleeson amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday city life. But now, you'll find her nestled in a cabin in the California woods, enjoying the natural beauty of her surroundings.
It was this huge move that prompted her critically-acclaimed cookbook, The Forest Feast, a visual diary that focuses on creating photographic recipe illustrations that promote local and seasonal ingredients. As Gleeson puts it, her hope is "to inspire healthy recipe ideas anyone can make- dishes that are easy enough after a long day at work, yet impressive enough for a party."
The Forest Feast: Simple Vegetarian Recipes from my Cabin in the Woodsby Erin Gleeson, $20.83, available at Amazon.
Even better, her recipes only call for three to four ingredients, keeping grocery lists simple while also allowing for complex flavors. Most of the book's 100 wholly vegetarian recipes require a few steps to create -- like her fan favorite eggplant tacos and watermelon bruschetta -- and are accompanied by stunning watercolor illustrations and vibrant photographs.
Part cookbook, part art book, The Forest Feast will soon be a staple in your kitchen, as well as your coffee table.
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