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VB Reads...Cookbook and Cooking Lit

Join Diana from 4-5pm the first Wednesday of most months, on the mezzanine level of Village Books in Fairhaven to discuss a featured cookbook or cooking literature selection. Members are welcome to purchase food and beverages from Evolve Chocolate + Cafe.

Wednesday, October 2nd, 4:00pm

The Myrtlewood Cookbook: Pacific Northwest Home Cooking by Andrew Barton, Peter Schweitzer (Photographs by)

Experience beautiful home cooking that takes its cues from the kitchen gardens and forest harvests of the Pacific Northwest. Andrew Barton and his friends run Secret Restaurant Portland, a monthly supper club. After hosting dinners for five years, a culinary style emerged that reflected his practical approach to cooking: accessible recipes alive with flavor, lovely on the plate and the palate. The Myrtlewood Cookbook brings forth 100 recipes that amplify the tastes, colors, and textures of summer tomatoes, fall mushrooms, winter roots, and spring greens. You will gain nearly as much from reading these recipes as from cooking them. Whether you are inspired to make Nettle Dumplings in Sorrel Broth, Candied Tomato Puttanesca, or Russet/Rye Apple Pie, be prepared to swoon under the spell of Myrtlewood.*
 
*The Myrtlewood tree is found on the same ground as fiddlehead ferns, nettles, and other wild foods characteristic of the Pacific Northwest. The plates, bowls and cutting boards carved from Myrtlewood shown in this book connect to the land where this cookbook was created.

The Myrtlewood Cookbook: Pacific Northwest Home Cooking Cover Image
By Andrew Barton, Peter Schweitzer (Photographs by)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781632171412
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sasquatch Books - October 3rd, 2017

Wednesday, November 6th, 4:00pm

Pasta, Pretty Please: A Vibrant Approach to Handmade Noodles by Linda Miller Nicholson

Playful and inviting, Pasta, Pretty Please includes recipes, techniques, tips, and inspiration. Linda starts with recipes for basic doughs—standard egg dough, various gnocchi doughs—and works her way up to recipes for dough in many colorful shades. She teaches you just how many colors are pastable and what kinds of pigmented vegetables, fruits, and spices you can use to color your pasta—such as mixing turmeric with parsley for just the right shade of chartreuse, or using activated charcoal powder to create black pasta. She also shows you how to roll out dough, cut and form many pasta shapes, and gives tips for retaining brilliant colors even when cooked.

Pasta, Pretty Please: A Vibrant Approach to Handmade Noodles Cover Image
$28.50
ISBN: 9780062674937
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Cookbooks - October 16th, 2018

Wednesday, December 4th, 4:00pm

We'll be choosing titles for 2020!