Stephanie Alexander has been a pioneer in championing the quality and diversity of Australian food and local producers. Her enthusiasm is all-pervading and infectious and, through her writing and teaching, she has influenced the food habits of a generation. Here is a fascinating look back at the beginnings of that influence, with the long-awaited reissue of her first book.
In Stephanie's Menus for Food Lovers Stephanie writes about her life and about what went on behind the scenes at her renowned restaurant, Stephanie's. Twenty of her favourite menus are presented in her now-distinctive style, mingling anecdotes with precise and clear instruction. For this edition she has added illuminating comments and reflections throughout the text, and Simon Griffiths has contributed stunning photographs.
For a new generation of cooks at home, in training colleges and in restaurants and hotels, this is an inspiring, enlightening reflection of how we were, by our most outstanding food writer.