Valerie Aikman-Smith is a food stylist and writer based in Los Angeles. She trained in her native Scotland and started her career cooking, including working with Alice Waters at the legendary Chez Panisse in Berkeley. Valerie then turned to food styling for film, television, commercials, and print. Her work has been featured in magazines including Bon Appetit, Sunset, More, and Vogue, among other publications, on TV in "Everyday Italian" with Giada De Laurentiis, and in the movies "Titanic" and "Ocean's Eleven."
I have been very interested in salt of late and this cookbook provides both a pleasing presentation with great photos and nice recipes. Read morePublished 8 months ago by George F. Reinhart
Book very small, photo a bit deceiving , but some okay recipes inside. Its okay for a small salt guide.Published 8 months ago by Misty Lebowitz
I purchased this book as a gift with a collection of salt and another book, Salt A World History. The cover drew me right in, and I copied off several of the recipes before I... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Marilyn Bishop
This book is a short, light, concentrated cookbook. The recipes are striking but not too complicated, and the photography is stunning. Overall, very enjoyable. Read morePublished 9 months ago by L33tminion
An interesting book on the history and uses of different salts. A great book if you love cooking and are interested learning how to use different salts.Published 10 months ago by Brian Grey
cool book. not for the serious cook but definitely a great gift for a salt lover. also great as a coffee table book.Published 22 months ago by olivia
For Christmas last year, I gave this book along with a set of The Spice Lab Gourmet Sea Salt Sampler Collection 1. My friends and family loved it!Published on December 3, 2011 by LVN