I've had the fortune of tasting almost everything in this book that Jane, herself, prepared. Her food is AMAZING! It has completely changed the way that I think about flavors and the way that I cook. Her recipes are so simple, yet so very flavorful. While discussing the amount of herbs that one should use in a single dish, Jane pretty much told me to throw in everything but the kitchen sink. I've been doing just that, and, you know what? She's right. "Over-herbing" is the best thing ever! She also leaves a lot of room for variations in her recipes. They, like Jane, are very organic and lively in nature. I can't wait for the rest of the world to experience the pleasure of Jane food.
My three favorite recipes (that have been proven crowd pleasers when cooking for my family and friends) are the 1) Pomegranate, nut, & green herb quinoa, 2) Pearl barley with baby spinach corn, & shiitake mushrooms, and 3) Vanilla bean berries mixed with Warm quinoa breakfast porridge. I'd also like to note that while eating her food for a week straight, my boyfriend noticed that I'd slimmed down. Healthy and tasty, it's no wonder that DVF wants to eat Jane's food on a daily basis! A great gift, I bought copies for everyone in my family. They've tasted my versions of her recipes and, across the board, they've loved it. I can't recommend this book enough!