In Person Author Talk: Nik Sharma, Veg-table
Oct 24, 2023
06:30 pm - 08:00 pm
We are thrilled to welcome best-selling author Nik Sharma back to Book Larder in celebration of his new cookbook, Veg-table, a fascinating and highly cookable exploration of the unique wonders of more than fifty vegetables through captivating research, stunning photography, and technique-focused recipes.
We will host Nik for an author talk , Q&A, and book signing at our store on Tuesday, October 24 at 6:30pm, where he will be joined in conversation by Seattle's own J. Kenji López-Alt.
Reservations are non-refundable and include a signed copy of the $35 book. Applicable sales tax and a $0.75 transaction fee are also included. Can't attend but still want a signed book? Order here for shipping or in-store pickup.
About the book:
Nik Sharma brings us his most cookable collection of recipes yet in Veg-table: Recipes, Techniques, and Plant Science for Big-Flavored, Vegetable-Focused Meals, a technique-focused repertoire of weeknight mains for cooks of all skill levels looking to add more delicious and satisfying vegetable dishes to their diet.
Combining the scientific underpinnings of The Flavor Equation with the inviting and personal recipes of Season, this book features more than fifty vegetables, revealing their origins, biology, and unique characteristics. Vegetable-focused recipes are organized into chapters by plant family, with storage, buying, and cooking methods for all. The result is a recipe collection of big flavors and techniques that are tried, true, and perfected by rigorous testing and a deep scientific lens.
Featuring more than 100 of Sharma’s gorgeous and evocative photographs, as well as instructive illustrations, this cookbook perfectly balances beauty, intellect, and delicious, achievable recipes.
About the author: Nik Sharma is the author, photographer, and recipe developer behind Nik Sharma Cooks/A Brown Table and The Flavor Files newsletter. He has appeared on the shows Chefs Secrets: The Science of Cooking (PBS), The Road to Cooking, and the upcoming series, Confluence (PBS). Nik’s work has garnered multiple awards, and his first book, Season, was a James Beard and IACP awards finalist. His second cookbook, The Flavor Equation, was a James Beard Award, IACP, and British Guild of Food Writers Award finalist, and winner of the silver medal at the German Academy of Gastronomy. He lives in Los Angeles.
About the moderator: J. Kenji López-Alt is the two-time James Beard Foundation Award-winning author of The Food Lab and The Wok, and the host of Kenji’s Cooking Show on Youtube, with over a million subscribers. He is a New York Times recipe columnist, the Chief Culinary Advisor of Serious Eats, and the author of the best-selling children’s book Every Night is Pizza Night. He lives in Seattle with his family.
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