Foreword by Meryl Streep
The farm-to-table tradition lived passionately by Claude Monet beckons one to take a culinary journey in Monet's footsteps. Written by filmmaker Aileen Bordman and garden writer Derek Fell, the book includes sixty recipes linked to Monet's two-acre kitchen garden near his home at Giverny, France. Included is detailed information about the vegetables he grew, plus exquisite photographs and descriptions of the house interiors and gardens capturing Monet's extraordinary lifestyle; French tips for entertaining; as well as recipes inspired by his cooking journals and places he visited.
|Publisher:||Smith, Gibbs Publisher|
|Product dimensions:||8.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
AILEEN BORDMAN is a filmmaker and founder of Monet’s Palate, Inc., a company dedicated to sharing the world of Claude Monet. She has been immersed in the world of Claude Monet since 1980 and has more than 30 years of firsthand experience at Monet’s home and gardens. Her knowledge and passion with respect to Claude Monet’s lifestyle, cuisine, gardens and art prompted the creation of the Monet’s Palate concept. Bordman independently wrote and produced the film Monet’s Palate.
The film has been screened from Cannes to New York, and was featured during the six-month
“Monet’s Garden” exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden in New York City.
DEREK FELL has written a series of books about the great Impressionist painters that has received wide acclaim, including Renoir’s Garden, The Magic of Monet’s Garden, Cezanne’s Garden and Van Gogh’s Gardens. For six years, Derek hosted the popular QVC television garden show Step-by-Step Gardening and publishes the monthly on-line gardening newsletter, the Avant Gardener. He lives with his wife, Carolyn, at historic Cedaridge Farm, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. There he cultivates gardens inspired by the Impressionist painters.