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Flavors from the Farm

Vegetable-Forward Food to Share

Published by Weldon Owen
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

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About The Book

From acclaimed chef Emma Hearst, Flavors from the Farm celebrates fresh food from her Upstate New York farmstead with 100+ flavor-forward recipes from the garden.

Harnessing the growing trend of hobby farms, farmettes, community plots, and home gardens, Emma Hearst sets out to simplify the complex world of growing and utilizing seasonal produce in this farm-fresh cookbook. From choosing seeds to making use of microseasons to creating quick and vibrant meals, Fresh from the Kitchen Garden encourages home cooks to maximize the flavor of home-grown vegetables, fruits, and more along with and choice farmers’ market selections. The ingredient-driven recipes include easy vegetal soups with beans and peas, crisp salads with shoots and microgreens, small plates with juicy tomatoes and eggplants, and other healthy, just-harvested produce.

Managing a 60+-acre farm with over 250 varieties of vegetables, fruit, flowers, and herbs in the middle of the sprawling suburban neighborhoods of New York, Hearst—a former chef and James Beard–award finalist, is uniquely positioned to impart her wisdom to an ever-expanding base of home cooks looking to take charge of their food.

You'll find spirited options like a sungold tomato gimlet, a chapter on the art of salad featuring ten fantastic salad dressings like tahini and honey pickles, and a robust chapter dedicated to savories and hors d'oeuvres. Throughout the book Emma shares the farm's ethos and her entertaining know-how via engaging narrative essays on subjects like a great way to eat cheese, how to nail an interactive snacking platter, and herbaceous drinks

Enjoy 100+ recipes that capture the seasons, emphasize eating well, and are suited for entertaining from garden-driven batch cocktails to shareable cruidite platters, seasonal salads, pastas, meats, and more for eating and gathering with friends and family.

About The Author

After receiving her degree in Culinary Arts at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY, Hearst opened her first restaurant, Sorella, at the age of 21 with former schoolmate and best friend, Sarah Krathen. Shortly after opening, the restaurant received 4 stars from NYMAG along with countless other glowing reviews from The New Yorker, NY Times, Thrillist, Gotham Magazine, and Zagat to name a few. 

From there, Hearst was invited to cook at the famous James Beard House and would later become a semifinalist for a James Beard Award. During her years in NYC, she received many accolades in the food industry such as Zagat’s 30 under 30, Forbes 30 under 30, and Star Chefs. She was a featured chef in the James Beard award-winning book, Notes From A Kitchen, and also appeared on multiple TV shows; most notably Iron Chef, where she made history as the youngest contestant to ever compete on the show

Product Details

  • Publisher: Weldon Owen (April 30, 2024)
  • Length: 240 pages
  • ISBN13: 9798886740820

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