Energy Cuisine: Two Chefs - One Cooking French in Texas, One Cooking Italian in Finland - And Their Remarkable Friendship That Meets in the Middle by David Denis, Jani Lehtinen |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Energy Cuisine: Two Chefs - One Cooking French in Texas, One Cooking Italian in Finland - And Their Remarkable Friendship That Meets in the Middle

Energy Cuisine: Two Chefs - One Cooking French in Texas, One Cooking Italian in Finland - And Their Remarkable Friendship That Meets in the Middle

by David Denis, Jani Lehtinen
     
 
Theirs is one of the most satisfying culinary friendships since soup and sandwich, meat and potatoes, or shrimp and grits. Chef David Denis comes of age in the South of France, only to discover that everything-including restaurant success-is bigger in Texas. Chef Jani Lehtinen grows up in Pori, Finland, only to discover the meaning of life, and certainly the meaning

Overview

Theirs is one of the most satisfying culinary friendships since soup and sandwich, meat and potatoes, or shrimp and grits. Chef David Denis comes of age in the South of France, only to discover that everything-including restaurant success-is bigger in Texas. Chef Jani Lehtinen grows up in Pori, Finland, only to discover the meaning of life, and certainly the meaning of his life, cooking in Italy. Drawing on the dazzling culinary riches of Le Mistral in Houston and Bucco in Pori, these chef-buddies take us on the road, through their quite different kitchens and far beyond: sharing with us the people, places and things that truly make dishes spectacular. Written with veteran author John DeMers and photographer Shannon O'Hara.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933979977
Publisher:
Bright Sky Press
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Theirs is one of the most satisfying culinary friendships since soup and sandwich, meat and potatoes, or shrimp and grits. CHEF DAVID DENIS comes of age in the South of France, only to discover that everything-including restaurant success-is bigger in Texas. CHEF JANI LEHTINEN grows up in Pori, Finland, only to discover the meaning of life, cooking in Italy. Drawing on the dazzling culinary riches of Le Mistral in Houston and Bucco in Pori, these chef-buddies take us on the road, through their quite different kitchens and far beyond: sharing with us the people, places and things that truly make dishes spectacular. Written with veteran author John DeMers and photographer Shannon O'Hara. Journalist, radio host, author and playwright John DeMers ate his way through 136 foreign countries before discovering he could get all the same food right here in Houston. Currently, John hosts the weekly Delicious Mischief food and wine radio show Saturdays on NewsRadio 740 KTRH and on Austin's Talk 1370, as well as the weekly Sunday show Houston ArtsWeek, covering the Performing, visual and literary arts. He is the author of 40 published books, including Follow the Smoke: 14,783 Miles of Great Texas Barbecue, reflecting the total distance he drove to overeat in 119 different places and his first mystery novel, Marfa Shadows. In the course of working with Chef David and Chef Jani on Energy Cuisine, John traveled further abroad, to Finland, Provence, Shiner, Texas, and everywhere in between.

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