Frank Stitt is the chef and owner of Highlands Bar and Grill, Bottega Restaurant and Café, and Chez Fonfon, all located in Birmingham, Alabama. He has won the James Beard Award for the Best Chef of the Southeast and was inducted into the James Beard Foundation’s "Who's Who of Food and Beverage" in 2011. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southern Foodways Alliance for his elevation of Southern cuisine and his early advocacy of locally-grown food. He is the author of Frank Stitt's Southern Table and Frank Stitt's Bottega Favorita.
I bought this book for one recipe that I wanted ever since I had it in person at Bottega: Coconut-pecan cake. It's involved but worth every minute of preparation!Published 7 months ago by Madd Dawg
My boyfriend and I love to go to eat at Bottega in Birmingham. He also loves to cook - so this was a win/win birthday gift !Published 7 months ago by Laura BHM
A wonderfully sophisticated but simple to use cookbook, using ingredients that are mostly available. Fabulous pizza crust and marinara sauce for an impressive pizza-making night!Published 15 months ago by CCB
Can you say Cocina rustica?? Southern cuisine crashing headlong into italian cuisine. Go make the tapenade right not. Stop reading this and do it.Published 17 months ago by Douglas Fisher
loved it. Frank Stitt's recipes are accessible and wonderful. Would recommend this book to anyone who wants to cook with fresh and organic ingredients.Published 18 months ago by maureen kroncke
My favorite salad is on pg 128..hands involved and 129 the beautiful presentation ....simple, yes. Beautiful and so yummy!
Then there is Lentil and chickpea soup, on pg 81.
Who knew Italy was in Birmingham, AL? Super meals anyone can make. The charred red onion is so good. don't miss the red onion dip. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Jim Hughes
This book is great! Delicious and impressive recipes that always wow your friends. Frank Stitt is ranked nationally among chefs and I can see why!Published on May 29, 2009 by Natty Nat