In her new book, Notes From a Maine Kitchen: Seasonally Inspired Recipes, food writer Kathy Gunst takes us into a year of her life as she cooks by the season and month, celebrating the bounty of Maine. And unlike her many recipe-driven cookbooks . . . this new book is a literary and life journey.
)So many cookbooks follow this same theme—chasing the public interest in seasonal, local foods—but readers will find Gunst's take on the trend and her conversational tone refreshing. The book basically illustrates, through the vehicle of food, what it's like to live in Maine year-round.
(Portland Press Herald
)Kathy Gunst's new cookbook, Notes From a Maine Kitchen: Seasonally Inspired Recipes, isn't just another collection of Maine recipes. It’s her love letter to her adopted home state, and to the kitchens all across the state that produce the food synonymous with Maine.
(Emily Burnham Bangor Daily News, 9/13/11
)Notes from a Maine Kitchen is a celebration of Maine’s local foods and way of life from an accomplished chef. Not only will the book bring readers into the kitchen time and again to whip up a meal but it will also bring them to their favorite armchair to savor the thoughtful and sometimes amusing essays on Maine life.
(Lee E. Cart The New Maine Times, 2/8/12
)Kathy Gunst’s cookbook is filled with delicious and approachable recipes. Approaching cuisine with a focus on the finest of what Maine has to offer throughout the year, her food is a celebration through every season.
(L. Dunn dunnright.wordpress.com, 5/28/12
)If you enjoy cooking rich, nourishing food, if you enjoy a good narrative, if you want to learn more about the fascinating state of Maine...you'll find Notes From A Maine Kitchen a must read.
About the Author
Kathy Gunst lives in South Berwick, Maine. She is the author of thirteen cookbooks.