Miraval's Sweet & Savory Cooking

Miraval's Sweet & Savory Cooking

by Justin Cline Macy, Kim Macy
     
 

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Miraval's Sweet & Savory Cooking is a blend of two styles of cooking by Miraval Resort & Spa’s Executive Chef Justin Cline Macy and Pastry Chef Kim Macy. Although they’re from two very different areas of the kitchen, this husband and wife team has come together to create a unique cookbook that will take you on an exciting journey of culinary…  See more details below

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Miraval's Sweet & Savory Cooking is a blend of two styles of cooking by Miraval Resort & Spa’s Executive Chef Justin Cline Macy and Pastry Chef Kim Macy. Although they’re from two very different areas of the kitchen, this husband and wife team has come together to create a unique cookbook that will take you on an exciting journey of culinary delights that are sure to please the palate and respect the waistline. With the use of fresh ingredients and healthy spa-cuisine techniques, Justin and Kim will show you how to bring the Miraval experience to your own kitchen. Whatever your culinary skill level may be, you’ll learn to blend flavors to create bold, delicious dishes without the added calories and fat. A number of celiac-friendly recipes and low-fat substitutions are also included so you can prepare meals that fit the dietary needs of you and your family. In addition to the array of recipes that align with Miraval’s dedication to optimal well-being, Justin and Kim provide information on proper cooking tools and equipment, helpful hints and kitchen safety tips, and a handy shopping list to keep your pantry well stocked. Beautiful color photographs throughout will inspire you, and insights on techniques and serving suggestions will guide your every step. We hope you enjoy Miraval's Sweet & Savory Cooking, and thank you for allowing us to share our passion for mindful, imaginative cuisine with you!

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“I’m overjoyed with pride and excitement for Chefs Justin Cline Macy’s and Kim Macy’s accomplishments and the tools of healthy eating that are being provided to the guests of Miraval by their use of bold flavors that excite the senses! In this cookbook, Justin and Kim creatively deliver a host of tasty recipes to bring the mindful treasures of Miraval’s energizing food program to your home.”
Chef Cary Neff, author of Conscious Cuisine; Vice President, Corporate Culinary Services, Morrison Management Specialist
 
“The book is an honest presentation of spa cuisine. The recipes are well thought-out and balanced without a hint of deprivation of flavors. It’s obvious that Kim and Justin care about their craft and practice it well, as it’s evident on every page.”
Kevin Graham, author of Grains, Rice, and Beans; Creole Flavors; and Simply Elegant: The Cuisine of the Windsor Court Hotel; awarded “Best New Chef” in 1991 by Food & Wine magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401941901
Publisher:
Hay House, Inc.
Publication date:
01/07/2014
Pages:
204
Sales rank:
1,100,366
Product dimensions:
9.82(w) x 9.66(h) x 0.78(d)

Meet the Author


Justin Cline Macy is the executive chef at Miraval Resort & Spa, where he has honed his culinary skills and expertise in spa cuisine for the last 13 years. He enjoys exploring the nuances of diverse cultural cuisines and pushing the boundaries in his cooking by combining international flavors while staying true to spa cuisine’s goal of creating a healthy, nutritious, and appetizing plate. Justin has appeared as a guest on several national broadcast shows, including The Oprah Winfrey Show and The Millionaire Matchmaker. He has developed the “Evening with the Chef” weekend series, featuring cooking demos and wine-pairing suggestions, as well as the In-Villa Culinary Program for Miraval residential villas, which caters to private owners, celebrities, and high-profile guests. Justin is also a contributing author of Miraval’s Mindful Eating and Mindful Living. Inspired by her mother’s cooking when she was a child, Kim Macy pursued her passion for healthy, mindful cooking as a career and graduated with honors from Le Cordon Bleu at The Scottsdale Culinary Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 2004. After interning at Miraval Resort & Spa, she became a permanent member of the culinary team and has managed the pastry department for the past five years. Her work has been showcased in major publications, including the Arizona Daily Star, Arizona Foothills magazine, and Shape magazine. Kim teaches two live cooking demonstrations a week for Miraval guests and has been a repeat guest chef on local morning television shows. A contributing author to Miraval’s Mindful Eating and Mindful Living, she has also participated in a recent segment featuring Miraval that aired on the Tennis Channel’s Fit to Hit.

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