RECIPES AND ORCHARD LORE
Frank Browning reports from Paris on cultural issues for National Public Radio and writes for numerous magazines on science, history, and society. He is the author of five books, including Apples- Story of the Fruit of Temptation, which won the 1999 IACP Julia Child Award for best food writing. His articles and essays have appeared in the Washington Post, the International Herald Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, Gourmet, and Playboy, among others. Sharon Silva, coauthor of The San Francisco Cliff House, is an editor and writer specializing in cookbooks and culinary history. She lives in San Francisco, where her backyard harbors a Meyer lemon tree and a Mission fig, but no apple tree.
"[Browning and Silva] brought their childhood memories and love of
the crop to An Apple Harvest, which is both eloquent and
--Florence Fabricant for the New York Times
"Just in time for fall comes this colorful [book] with childhood
apple memories, portraits of apples, and--best of all--innovative
recipes, many of them with appetizing color photos."
--The Oregonian "The writing is crisp, tart, and juicy, and the recipes are as snake-tempting as they are unexpected. Furthermore, the writing is pure joy, and the authors are distinct in their voices, yet equally and eloquently in love with the subject."
--Jeff Weinstein, former food columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer and author of Learning to Eat