Pacific Palate $29.66 Save:$5.00(15%)
  • ISBN-13: 9798851650512
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
  • Publication date: 07/21/2023
  • Series: Flavors of America
    , #1
  • Pages: 266
  • Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.72(d)
  • A Journey Along the Pacific CoastFrom the untamed shores of Alaska to the sun-drenched beaches of Hawaii, the Pacific Coast unfurls like a culinary tapestry, weaving together the vibrant flavors of diverse coastal communities. In this cookbook, we invite you to embark on a sensory voyage, exploring the coastal delights that define the culinary landscape of the West.The Rhythm of the TidesAs the rhythmic tides embrace the vast Pacific Ocean, they carve a path along the coastline, shaping the essence of the West’s coastal cuisine. Join us as we dive into the icy depths of Alaska’s pristine waters, bask in the abundance of the Pacific Northwest, and surrender to the tropical wonders of Hawaii. From succulent seafood to bountiful seaweeds, the treasures of the sea take center stage.A Harvest from Land and Volcanic SoilBeyond the waves, the Pacific Coast reveals a diverse bounty, nourished by fertile soil and volcanic landscapes. From the fertile valleys of California to the volcanic slopes of Hawaii, we celebrate the farmers, foragers, and artisans who cultivate the vibrant flavors of sun-ripened fruits, earthy vegetables, fragrant herbs, and exotic spices. The coastal terroir lends its distinctive character to each ingredient.Culinary Influences, Cultural FusionsThe Pacific Coast has long been a crossroads of cultures, where culinary traditions merge and transform. From the indigenous tribes who have sustained these lands for millennia to the Asian, European, and Polynesian immigrants who left an indelible mark, the flavors of Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii reflect a tapestry of cultural influences. Explore the nuances of indigenous ingredients, Asian spices, European techniques, and Polynesian traditions.The Artistry of Pacific PalateWithin the pages of this cookbook, we celebrate the artistry that emerges from the Pacific Palate. Inspired by the rugged landscapes, coastal breezes, and the vibrant cultural mosaic, our recipes showcase the fusion of tradition and innovation. Discover the mastery of Alaska’s seafood delicacies, the rustic elegance of Pacific Northwest cuisine, the farm-to-table ethos of California’s bounty, the diverse Asian influences on the West Coast, and the tropical flavors of Hawaii’s paradise.An Invitation to SavorAs you embark on this culinary journey, let your senses transport you to towering glaciers, towering redwoods, golden beaches, and lush tropical rainforests. Each recipe in this collection is an invitation to savor the essence of the Pacific Coast, where land, sea, and vibrant communities converge.From the delicate sweetness of Alaskan king crab to the smoky richness of Pacific Northwest salmon, from the farm-fresh abundance of California’s produce to the vibrant flavors of Hawaiian poke, these pages hold a treasure trove of coastal delights waiting to be discovered and shared.Join us on this epicurean odyssey along the Pacific Coast, where flavors dance, ingredients sing, and every dish tells a story. May this collection of recipes awaken your taste buds, ignite your culinary imagination, and deepen your appreciation for the extraordinary culinary tapestry of the West.

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