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Gourmand Cookbook Award - 2012
Best of Orlando 2013, "Best Locavore Love" category -
"Shows that the eat-local movement and artisan food products are as strong in Florida as in other parts of the country."
"Serves up quite a banquet of scenes and recipes."
--Palm Beach Post
"A lot of miles, a lot of crops and a lot of heart went into the book."
--The Miami Herald
"Reflects how traditional Florida farming coalesces with modern thinking about food production, including organic and small-producing farms. The stories drip with dedication, from the people who grow datil peppers in St. Augustine to panhandle dairy farmers to a forward-thinking neo-grower who's turned an industrial space near Miami International Airport into fields of herbs."
--Tampa Bay Times
"A hugely impressive endeavor."
"If you crave a diversion from Mickey Mouse or a coastline, consider an agricultural excursion in the Sunshine State. You'll find a wealth of ideas in Field to Feast. . . . The lavishly illustrated book…serves not only as a cookbook but also a go-to guide."
"A sumptuous anthology of recipes that take advantage of the freshest farm products Florida has to offer! Blends the beauty of a coffee table book and the mouth-watering goodness of a tried-and-tested recipe book into a wonderful whole, and is an excellent pick for gourmets and aspiring chefs of all skill and experience levels."
--The Midwest Book Review
"Along with recipes for . . . old-time ingredients, Field to Feast contains plenty of information about a new generation of Florida culinary pioneers and chefs."
"The ultimate foodie guidebook."
"You won’t find a single picture of a sandy beach or mouse ears in this book, but you will be overwhelmed by the lushness of the greens and produce that fill in the outline of this vacation land."
--A Traveler's Library (blog)
"Contemplate the how and why and where of eating locally…From starters to desserts this collection features recipes from Florida farmers, chefs and artisans."
--The Florida Times-Union
"Showcase[s] a collection of in-depth profiles of Florida-based farms."
"The authors take you to the farms and into the fields of the people growing all the wonderful Florida produce that you’re eating in the area’s best restaurants.”
--Scott Joseph's restaurant guide
"The photographs in this book are beyond gorgeous.”
--Book Addiction (blog)
"A foodie handbook to the Sunshine State.”
"Captures the personalities and passions of those who have embraced the Sunshine State’s meteorological diversity to create its culinary profile."
"Filled with stories and interviews, this farm-to-table cookbook offers much more than popular favorites like Key Lime Pie."
“A beautiful book of Florida’s bounty that feels like a drive through the coastal woodlands and country roads of the Sunshine State. Full of portraits of the people who grow and cook the plethora of foodstuffs Florida offers, Field to Feast is at once a travel companion, coffee-table book, and useful cookbook… it’s a delicious and unique portrayal of a thriving culinary landscape.”
--The Local Palate