We moved to Georgia from the UK last year. We were sent this as a Christmas Gift, which I thought was a little strange at the time - an English cookbook about America bought in England and sent to the USA?
But I have just bought 2 copies as gifts for people in England! It truly is full of authentic Georgia recipes - Pulled pork, Shrimp and Grits, Pecans, Mash, Collard Greens, Fried Chicken, Hush Puppies, Corn, Slaw, Ribs... The Louisiana section is excellent too - Gumbo, Crab, etc etc.
There is lots of good background information too, about the way people live, cook and eat.
PS Don't believe the hype - I have never been to so many fantastic restaurants, and eaten so much good… Read more