(PRWEB) December 16, 2012
Having trouble finding that foodie in your life an extra special gift this holiday season? Heed the advice of reviewer Stacy Dermont, Dan's Papers: The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook has "many a fascinating story told in this book and I suggest that you go right ahead and buy a copy for every foodie on your gift list. Locals will love it. As will native Long Islanders who now live “away.” People who visit our shores will also “eat it up."
The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook is the gift for everyone who lives a food and garden lifestyle. The book is filled with nearly 30 curated food stories, delicious recipes and sumptuous photos.
Gift givers can create a lasting memory every time the book is opened.
The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook captures the authentic, homegrown ingredients that are the hallmarks of the Island’s food culture -- captivating all who celebrate the continued, passionate interest in food, cooking, and artisanal ingredients, as well as a burgeoning interest in cultivating a Hampton’s lifestyle.
Pair the book with some local, artisanal ingredients from the book’s food artisans and the gift package is s value-added holiday gift.
Featured chef, Keith Luce, for example, sells packaged flavored local sea salts in the The Jedediah Hawkins Inn. The flavors include lemon ginger, duck wing and sun-dried tomato and balsamic vinegar, as well as plain salts.
Or choose from a cooking class or world-class cooking utensils and tools found in the cornucopia of Chef Anna Pump’s Loaves & Fishes. Or select from “the stylish, stemless Danish glasses – and most items found sopratavolo (on your table) at Chef Kevin Penner’s 1770 House and Cittanuova.
Create a culinary Passport: Include a gift certificate for any one of the featured restaurants – or for all the Homegrown restaurants – many have lodging too, including The North Fork Table & Inn, The American Hotel, The Living Room at The Maidstone Inn and the Cuvee Bistro & Bar, Greenporter Hotel Or enjoy the fun, open-mic nights at Foody's in Water Mill, dining on homegrown pizza made with local honey, tomatoes, and grilled in a cherry wood-infused oven.
The good-food stories of the area’s best chefs and the artisanal growers who inspire them will resonate for years to come. And so will the homegrown recipes.
“Get the best ingredients and do as little as possible to them” is a tip from many of the Hamptons & Long Island chefs featured in the book.
The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook takes the reader on a private, intimate tour of outstanding chefs of the Long Island area and their gardens.
Each profile reflects the chef's personal style, cultural background, desire for healthy, just-picked ingredients, and gardening philosophy.
Order the book The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook at Amazon, B&N & local Independent Book Stores:
The book is available as eBook Nook at B&N.
At the same time, contact the author via Facebook to secure an autographed copy.
"Like"but really Love the Homegrown book at:The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Facebook page
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