Inside this beautiful cookbook, you’ll find Marcia’s favorite cooking class recipes and be inspired to prepare them in your own kitchen. Dinner is Done also includes Marcia’s personal story of how Smart in the Kitchen and Smart in the Kitchen School came to be, her philosophy on cooking and ingredients, the core lessons Marcia teaches in cooking classes, her love of family dinners and tips for how to pull them off in your own home. The general tone of the book is “don’t stress.” Marcia’s hope is that you will look at the recipes and photography and feel like you can pull off the same end result at home. About the Author: Marcia Smart is a culinary instructor, nationally-published food writer and the owner of Smart in the Kitchen School. On her blog, Smart in the Kitchen, Marcia shares weeknight meal plans and simple recipes. She lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband and children. You can find her on Instagram @smartinthekitchen.
WINNER Cookbooks: International 2023 Best Book Awards
What makes this Gourmet Vegan Cookbook Irresistible?
It’s ideal for entertaining and special occasions. These unique culinary masterpieces, made with wholesome and simple ingredients, are packed with flavor and protein and sure to delight many palates.
It will surprise even the toughest vegan critics—really! People will discover that vegan food can be delicious and so satisfying. Serve these meals with confidence and pride.
All the hard menu-planning work is done. Gourmet main courses are paired with complementary appetizers and desserts. The guesswork of creating complete menus is a thing of the past! Plus, any dish can be served on its own.
Elvira shares the knowledge, experience, and joy she gained while cooking professionally in three countries for over thirty years.
The book features:
135 unique and delicious international recipes. A fun, inspirational, and extraordinary culinary repertoire.
Imperial and metric measurements in each recipe. Cook these recipes anywhere in the world.
Food that nourishes the body, soul, and our planet. Finally, food that is healthy and scrumptious and supports a more humane, healthier lifestyle and a sustainable planet.
Plant-based and soy free, and 125 out of 135 recipes are gluten free!
WINNER Cookbook: General 2023 International Book Awards
Nearly 300 Recipes that Feature the Healthiest Foods from around the World
Chef and author Grace O has traveled the world in search of delicious, good-for-you foods. Her passion for discovering food treasures from the Blue Zones and elsewhere, where people live longer, healthier lives, is the driving force behind FoodTrients.com and her new cookbook, Age-Defying Dishes of the World.
In her third cookbook, Grace O delivers all the hallmarks of her two previous award-winning cookbooks, and more. In addition to over 200 easy-to-make recipes using everyday favorites, exotic ingredients, and superfoods from around the world, Age-Defying Dishes of the World includes healthy resources, helpful guides, and tips for improving your lifespan and "health-span."
Grace O’s global approach to her age-fighting recipes ramps up the flavor profiles of each dish to entice food lovers everywhere. She takes classic recipes and gives them international twists with a few simple steps, creating very interesting meals. For example, people will love her global take on chicken soup with recipes developed with Chinese, French, Greek, Middle Eastern, Mexican, and Indian variations. She does the same thing with basic sauces, pesto, main dishes, pastas, and bowls, and includes recipes with African, Southeast Asian, Latin American, Polynesian, Scandinavian, European, and Australian ingredients.
The book also features guides to key herbs and spices from around the globe, and to the top 50 foods for longevity, healthy sweeteners, cooking oils, ancient grains, and more.
All proceeds from Age-Defying Dishes of the World will be donated to the Grace O Foundation, which supports educating the public about nutrition, working with other food-based non-profits, and participating in research that explores food and the diseases of aging.