Sophie Dahl was born in London in 1977 and began modelling in 1996 after being discovered by fashion maverick Isabella Blow. In 2003, her best-selling novella, The Man With the Dancing Eyes was published, followed by novel Playing With the Grown Ups in 2008, and finally her cookery book Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights. Dahl was the star of her own cooking series in March 2010 aired on BBC2, The Delicious Miss Dahl. Dahl has been published in American Vogue, the Guardian, the Telegraph Magazine, the Saturday Times, The Observer and The Spectator and is now a regular contributor to British Vogue. Dahl lives in England with her husband, jazz musician Jamie Cullum after an eight year sojourn in New York. They are expecting their first child.
For anyone who likes to read their cookery books as well as use them, this is a good choice – and as an added bonus, the photography is delectable. A lovely nostalgic look at food, Sophie Dahl presents a through the year look at favourite dishes and in her notes and additions to the recipes explains why she loves them. Her first book, Miss Dahl’s Voluptuous Delights (listed below) was a huge success and From Season to Season is every bit as good - worthy of a place in any gourmet’s kitchen.Like for Like ReadingMiss Dahl’s Voluptuous Delights, Sophie DahlNotes from My Kitchen Table, Gwyneth Paltrow
Sophie Dahl, one of the most beautiful and stylish women on the planet, shares delicious secrets from her slinky kitchen. With 100 delectable recipes for each season, as well as funny and touching stories from her amazing life, this luscious and beautifully illustrated book is set to become a cookery classic. Sophie Dahl has been both round as a Rubens and as sylphy as a sapling, through trial, error and an episode in India which needn't be discussed in detail with anyone. She lived out the latter part of her adolescence in public, and so her puppy fat, which should have been a tender family joke, became fuel for national debate. At the time this was crippling to her, and one of the reasons she moved to another country. Flirting with every food fad from Atkins to raw food, she has had both misadventures and victories in her quest to have a sound healthy relationship with food. Now in her twenty-ninth year it is suddenly simpler: Sophie cooks and eats, and does both with gusto. It can be lonely and confusing navigating food, particularly with the standards of beauty and weight that are thrust upon us by advertisers. Sophie aims to debunk some of the horrible punishing diet myths, and replace them with compassionate common sense, anecdotal stories and a lashing of healthy recipes. This is a book that doesn't encourage guilt or monastic deprivation, but celebrates the joy in food and eating. Original, funny, quirky with a bit of whimsy, this glorious book is full of memoir, anecdote and delicious recipes, scattered with lovely Matisse-like line drawings that slope off the page.
Sophie Dahl, one of the most glorious women on the planet, shares delicious secrets from her slinky kitchen, funny stories and favourite recipes in a beautifully illustrated hardback. With delectable recipes for each season, this luscious abundant take on food will delight women everywhere.In this beautifully colour illustrated cookbook, Sophie shares 100 of her favourite recipes that show that healthy can be delicious and indulgent.Sophie lived out the latter part of her adolescence under the public spotlight as the first anti-waif model. Flirting with every food fad from Atkins to raw food, she experienced both misadventures and victories in her quest to have a healthy relationship with food. Now she reveals the recipes that allowed her to eat what she wants while being sylphy as a sapling.Sophie cooks with gusto and passion and here she takes us on a delicious journey through a wonderful collection of her favourite recipes for every meal and every season - from her Grandmother Gee-Gee's ginger parkin, to her dad's amazing chicken curry to what she serves her boyfriend for breakfast. Try out her mama's baked acorn squash and the delicious student-days favourite 'Paris Mash', plus childhood-fun puddings like Carnation milk jelly or decadent desserts like Chocolate chestnut souffle. Sophie reveals compassionate common sense about food, and serves up a lashing of healthy recipes that celebrate the joy of eating so you'll never want to diet again.Original, funny, intimate, and quirky with a bit of whimsy, this glorious book is full of wonderful anecdotes and delicious recipes, scattered with Sophie's own lovely Matisse-like line drawings that slope off the page.
Kitty's mother, Marina, is both utterly beguiling and terrifyingly embarrassing, and more often than not Kitty can only gaze on her antics with awe and toe-curling trepidation. But as Kitty grows up it becomes clear that perhaps Marina isn't the most exemplary of parents, and that sometimes a girl might have to put herself first. Sophie Dahl writes with a keen eye, a warm heart and wonderful lyricism about a coming-of-age that's quite unlike any other.