Author: Brennan, Georgeanne
Brand: Yellow Pear Press
Number Of Pages: 256
Release Date: 10-04-2018
Details: Product Description Visit the Most Popular Destinations in All of Southern France Discover the best places to travel on your next wanderlust fueled adventure. Embark on the ultimate getaway and lose yourself to sunny beaches, lush vineyards, and historic architecture all with your personal tour guide in hand. One of the most visited destinations in the world. Provence is famous for its radiant light, vibrant colors, beautiful architecture, flavorful foods, and opulent wines. To turn the pages of Windows on Provence: Musings on the Food, Wine, and Culture of the South of France is to immerse yourself in this magical region. A guide for travelers, dreamers, Francophiles, and lovers of Provençal craft and cuisine. Windows on Provence is also for anyone who wants to be a part of something beautiful and special. This tastefully crafted book includes: Indispensable driving tips to help drivers find their way without stress Delicious Provençal recipes An insider’s knowledge of Provence’s villages and ancient customs and traditions Take an unforgettable tour of this treasured southern region of France. Author Georgeanne Brennan, who spits her time between her homes in California and Provence, provides rich essays on this storied French region. Each essay examines a unique facet of Provençal culture. Brennan’s engaging text, together with alluring photographs, takes the reader on an unforgettable tour. Travel through the sun-drenched Côte d’Azur to the craggy mountains of Haute Provence; to lavender, poppy and wheat fields; through markets full of richly-hued fabrics, antiques and seasonal specialties; to harbors filled with fishermen selling the morning’s catch; over hills covered in vines; and into centuries-old buildings and castle ruins. If you enjoyed books that led you to amazing travel destinations such as Destinations of a Lifetime, Wanderlust, and 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, then you’ll love Windows on Provence. About the Author Georgeanne Brennan is an award-winning cookbook author, journalist, educator and entrepreneur who is nationally recognized for her work. Her expertise ranges from farming and agriculture to history and food lore. She is the recipient of a James Beard Foundation Award. In 2014 she launched her online store, La Vie Rustic―Sustainable Living in the French Style, lavierustic.com, which reflects her long-time love affair with France and especially Provence, where she has a home. In addition to her books Brennan writes regular features for the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper’s food section and has contributed to Fine Cooking, Bon Appétit, Cooking Pleasures, The New York Times, Garden Design, Metropolitan Home, Horticulture, and Organic Gardening. She is a regular contributor and columnist for Edible Marin and Wine Country. She has been featured in Food and Wine, Gourmet, and Sunset Magazine, among others and has appeared on Oprah.com, Good Morning America, and other shows. She lives in Winters, CA, and Provence.
Package Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.5 x 0.8 inches