Foreword by Meryl Streep
The farm-to-table tradition lived passionately by Claude Monet beckons one to take a culinary journey in his footsteps. Written by filmmaker Aileen Bordman and garden writer Derek Fell, the book shares sixty recipes linked to Monet's two-acre kitchen garden near his home at Giverny, France. Included is detailed information about the vegetables he grew, plus exquisite photographs and descriptions of the house interiors and gardens capturing Monet's extraordinary lifestyle; French tips for entertaining; as well as recipes inspired by his cooking journals and places he visited.
Aileen Bordman is the creator and producer of the acclaimed documentary film titled Monet's Palate: A Gastronomic View from the Garden. She has been immersed in the world of Claude Monet since 1980 and has more than 35 years of firsthand experience at Monet's home and gardens. She lives in just outside of New York City in New Jersey.
Derek Fell writer and photographer, is the author of two books on Monet, The Magic of Monet's Garden and Secret's of Monet's Garden. He has a strong following as America's most widely published garden writer. His books on gardening, travel and art have been published worldwide and total more than 2.5 million in print. He divides his time between Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and Sanibel Island, Florida.
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