`Travel writer Kimberley Lovato tours through this beautiful area, visiting chefs and home cooks, farms, vineyards and markets...every page bubbles with (the author's) enthusiasm.....If you've ever enjoyed a holiday in the Dordogne, this book will transport you back there while you recline in your armchair.'
--Destination France Magazine, Spring 2010
'A veritable feast for the eyes, Kimberley Lovato's chronicle of her journey accross the Dordogne is an enchanting mixture of cookbook and travel guide. Illustrated with beautiful photography from Lou Lesko and mouthwatering recipes by Laura Schmalhorst, Lovato's text perfectly illustrates the varying components that make up the gastronomic charms of the area.' --France Magazine, June 2010
'Through interviews with local home cooks and chefs, visits to local farms and historic sites, market tours, and wineries, readers will discover the true jewels in France's culinary crown as well as discover the country's most beautiful and less trod-upon provinces...By the end you'll have fallen in love with the Dordogne, its food, and its people, as well as discover one of the country's most beautiful provinces.'
'This book is full of tempting recipes, fascinating insights into the featured chefs' lives and journeys into hidden corners of the Dordogne, as well as useful titbits of information for anyone considering a trip to this area.'
--French Property News
About the Author
Author Kimberley Lovato is a travel writer and freelance journalist. She is a regular contributor to Tampa Bay Illustrated, a luxury lifestyle magazine in Florida, and Together Magazine, a lifestyle publication based in Brussels. She splits her time between France and the US. Chef Laura Schmalhorst ran a custom events venue in Florida for 25 years. In 2003, she founded Vagabond Gourmet, a luxury culinary tour company that leads adventurous foodies around the world. She lives in Tampa, Florida. Lou Lesko is a photographer and commercial director based in CA. He is the owner of Blinkdbid, an estimating software for creative professionals, and is the author of Advertising Photography.