“As the executive chef aboard [Eos]…Coxwell’s work has taken her to the white-sand beaches of Tahiti, the azure waves of the Mediterranean…The recipes represent a global cuisine that’s as diverse as the designer’s travels-and, with nothing too heavy, summer-vacation friendly.” (Elle)
“Must read…Jane believes in simple, low-key recipes with unique ethnic flavors.” (marthastewart.com)
[Coxwell’s] fresh, everyday recipes (e.g., warm quinoa breakfast porridge, Middle Eastern watermelon salad, Cape Malay lamb curry) emphasize uncomplicated preparations and incorporate trendy ingredients, such as agave nectar, coconut water, flaxseeds, hazelnut oil, and Maldon salt. Fans of uncomplicated gourmet health foods will enjoy this beautifully photographed collection. (Library Journal)
“A Washington Post Best Cookbook of Summer 2013” (Washington Post)
“Sailing around the world on Eos, Coxwell has gathered an international array of fresh and happy dishes-which says summer to us.” (USA Today, 10 New Cookbooks to Celebrate Summer)
A finalist in Food52’s 2014 Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks (Food 52)
From the Back Cover
Travel the world with 100 healthy, delicious, and simple recipes in this beautiful, evocative cookbook
Ws a personal chef to Diane von Furstenberg aboard the designer’s spectacular sailing yacht, Eos, Jane Coxwell has traveled to the far corners of the globe. Gathering inspiration from Southeast Asia, New Zealand, Australia, Papua New Guinea, French Polynesia, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, Central America, and her homeland of South Africa, Jane’s delectable recipes can truly be called world food.
Full of light, lively flavors, the freshest ingredients, and a down-to-earth attitude, and illustrated with dozens of lushly intimate photographs from Jane’s travels, Fresh Happy Tasty is the perfect way to share fabulous food and good times. Jane’s low-key approach applies to both her cooking and everyday life. The most delicious dishes, she believes, are created with fresh food that looks good, tastes great, and is thoughtfully prepared. Never extravagant or ornamental, Jane’s recipes are meant to inspire the freedom to create and enjoy cooking.
Fresh Happy Tasty offers 100 of Jane’s favorite light and luscious recipes, including:
- Bright Green Pea Salad with Lemon and Mint
- Herb, Lemon, and Caper Stuffed Trout
- Honey Poached Pineapple
- Cape Malay Lamb Curry
- Brussels Sprouts and Oyster Mushrooms with Pine Nuts
- Israeli Couscous with Shrimp and Zucchini
- Lobster Quinoa
- Middle Eastern Watermelon Salad
Enjoy wonderful flavors from around the world with Fresh Happy Tasty!