The Berkshires Farm Table Cookbook: 125 Homegrown Recipes from the New England HillsBy Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner with Chef Brian Alberg (The Countryman Press, 2020) Buy It Now
The Berkshires region, which takes in parts of New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Vermont, forms a lush backdrop for some of the most innovative eating in all four states. In this book, local husband-and-wife team Elisa Spungen Bildner, a journalist, and Robert Bildner, a photographer, join up with former Red Lion Inn chef and Culinary Institute of America alumnus Brian Alberg (as their chief recipe creator) to honor the area’s many family farmers and farm-to-table chefs. This cookbook offers 125 recipes inspired by a large, diverse group of the many farmers, chefs, purveyors, and restaurant owners who call the Berkshires home and play a vital role in the area’s agricultural, culinary, and environmental life. The authors’ profiles of each participant are accompanied by a captivating portrait by Bildner. The recipes showcase locally grown products and are accompanied by enticing photographs as well.
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