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Norman Van Aken's Feast of Sunlight: 200 Inspired Recipes from the Master of New World Cuisine

Norman Van Aken's Feast of Sunlight: 200 Inspired Recipes from the Master of New World Cuisine

by Norman Van Aken, Norman Aken
     
 

Welcome to the New World! The tastiest, most imaginative cooking in America today comes from not the East Coast or the West Coast but the South Coast, especially Florida. Thats where Norman Van Aken, Florida's most celebrated chef, has created New World Cuisine, a passionate marriage between the vibrant flavors of the South, Southwest, Latin America, and the

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Welcome to the New World! The tastiest, most imaginative cooking in America today comes from not the East Coast or the West Coast but the South Coast, especially Florida. Thats where Norman Van Aken, Florida's most celebrated chef, has created New World Cuisine, a passionate marriage between the vibrant flavors of the South, Southwest, Latin America, and the Caribbean and the classic techniques of Europe and the Mediterranean. Here are big, bold flavors exquisitely prepared and beautifully presented, from a true master who, in these 200 glorious recipes, happily reveals his secrets to the home cook.For anyone wishing to venture into the kitchen of the originator of New World Cuisine, Feast of Sunlight is truly a must-read inspiration.

Editorial Reviews

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"Feast of Sunlight is an original, by one of America's greatest chefs."
-Emeril Lagasse
 
"For anyone wishing to venture into the kitchen of the originator of New World Cuisine, Feast of Sunlight is truly a must-read inspiration."
-Douglas Rodriguez, author of Nuevo Latino
 
"We are all in for an extraordinary treat! The recipes in Feast of Sunlight, like all of Norman Van Aken's food, are startlingly beautiful and exuberant."
-Charlie Trotter

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558321366
Publisher:
Harvard Common Press, The
Publication date:
07/15/1997
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.75(d)

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Meet the Author

Legendary Chef Norman Van Aken is known internationally as "the founding father of New World Cuisine," a celebration of Latin, Caribbean, Asian, African and American flavors. He is also known for introducing the concept of "fusion" to the culinary world in a symposium on American cooking in Santa Fe in 1988. He is the only Floridian inducted into the prestigious James Beard list of "Who's Who in American Food and Beverage." He is the Chef and Director of Restaurants at The Miami Culinary Institute as well as the Chef-Owner of "NORMAN'S at the Ritz-Carlton, Grande Lake, Orlando." In 2006, he was honored as one of the "Founders of the New American Cuisine," alongside Alice Waters, Paul Prudhomme, and Mark Miller at Spain's International Summit of Gastronomy 'Madrid Fusion' event. The New York Times deemed his fine dining restaurant, "NORMAN'S", "the Best Restaurant in Florida and Norman Van Aken its Best Chef."

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