"To this Benedictine monk―whose vegetable and herb beds, chickens, and sheep surround his small monastery―preparing food is prayer.”―GourmetSimple and natural: these are key aspects of the monastic cooking for which Brother Victor has become so widely known and the reason his cookbooks have become international bestsellers, inspiring home cooks the world over. This Good Food presents some 150 French vegetarian recipes that take advantage of seasonal produce and readily available ingredients.
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Brother Victor-Antoine d’Avila-Latourrette is a monk of Our Lady of the Resurrection, a monastery that lives under the Rule of St. Benedict and draws its inspiration from the ancient monastic traditions of the East and the West. The monastery is perched on a secluded hilltop outside Millbrook, in upstate New York. Brother Victor is the author of several bestselling cookbooks, including From a Monastery Kitchen, 12 Months of Monastery Soups, Sacred Feasts, The Pure Joy of Monastery Cooking, The Monastery Garden Cookbook, and This Good Food. He tends the monastery farm and gardens and works in the kitchen preparing artisanal vinegars and other products that are sold weekly at two local farmers’ markets. He collaborates with local Hudson Valley farmers and growers, Vassar College, and Culinary Institute of America students interested in promoting local sustainable agriculture.Review:
Over a hundred new French vegetarian dishes representing a monk's fare relies heavily on fresh fruits and vegetables and French-based sauces to create hearty main dishes and fine vegetable-based side dishes. The seasonal arrangement assures easy access to both fresh ingredients and recipes. -- Midwest Book Review
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