Cook Beautiful

By Athena Calderone,

Book cover of Cook Beautiful

Book description

The debut cookbook from Athena Calderone, creator of EyeSwoon, with 100 seasonal recipes for meals as gorgeous as they are delicious.

In Cook Beautiful, Athena reveals the secrets to preparing and presenting unforgettable meals. As the voice and curator behind EyeSwoon, an online lifestyle destination for food, entertaining, fashion, and…

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2 authors picked Cook Beautiful as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Athena Calderone welcomes you into her casual, cool, and elegant world in Cook Beautiful.

Recipes are listed by season, using simple and healthy ingredients at their peak of freshness. The recipes are simple and straightforward and include gorgeous and “swoon-worthy” photos and tips explaining how to style and plate your meal for maximum impact and little effort.

The recipes in Cook Beautiful are equally impressive for an intimate dinner party, yet simple enough to serve on a Tuesday night. Many of the seasonal dishes have made it into my own dinner rotation.

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Cook Beautiful goes way beyond a traditional cookbook—Athena Calderone is the goddess of all things food and design. She truly executes her love of each by styling and photographing stunning recipes and giving tips on how to make the food look as good as it tastes. Each section closes with ideas for beautiful tablescapes inspired by nature. This lifestyle cookbook looks as good on your coffee table as it does in your kitchen, and you’ll want to turn every page for one gorgeous recipe and tablescape after another. 

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