A lushly photographed cookbook and travelogue showcasing the regional cuisines of the Alps, including 80 recipes for the elegant, rustic dishes served in the chalets and mountain huts situated among the alpine peaks of Italy, Austria, Switzerland, and France.
MEREDITH ERICKSON is the co-author of numerous cookbooks, including The Art of Living According to Joe Beef, Le Pigeon, Olympia Provisions, Kristen Kish Cooking, Claridge's- The Cookbook, Joe Beef- Surviving the Apocalypse, and the forthcoming Frasca. She has written for the New York Times, Elle, Saveur, Monocle, and Lucky Peach, and also plans and hosts tours throughout the Alps. Meredith splits her time between Montreal and Milan.
"A book to enjoy when it blusters outdoors, even without a plane ticket to Europe or a pair of skis."--The New York Times
"This is one of my favorite cookbooks, ever."--David
Lebovitz "Cookbook meets outdoor-adventure memoir in Meredith
Erickson's Alpine Cooking, which will satisfy your yen for Europe's
rustic mountaintop fare with dishes like schlutzkrapfen (stuffed
half-moon pasta) and Salzburger nockerl (Austrian
"Then, there are books that transport me to where I've never been. Meredith Erickson's Alpine Cooking: Recipes and Stories from Europe's Grand Mountaintops sends a welcome shiver down the spine. The photographs, with gleaming, clear light and the brightest blue skies against snowy peaks, conjure the imagined nostalgia of a perfect apres ski moment. Her treatise on schnitzel is contagiously passionate; her mention of the hidden basement workshops of grand hotels captures the romance of those industrious spaces; each section is marked by a love letter to the geography of a region. Erickson situates you in the landscape and saves a space for you at the table, with raclette and cornichon waiting."--The Globe and Mail
"A wide variety of readers, and their friends, will enjoy the kaleidoscope of recipes, photos, history, and anecdotes."--Library Journal "This is big, bold, gloriously old-fashioned and the perfect title to snuggle up with to dream about the skiing holiday you can't afford."--Diana Henry, The Telegraph "Meredith Erickson delivers both the coziest as well as the most elegant cookbook of the fall. . . . Just looking through this beauty will transport you from your messy apartment to apres ski somewhere in the Alps."--Inside Hook