I’m always on the lookout for a great new cookbook, and Miraval’s Sweet and Savory Cooking fits the bill. Not only is it full of a great variety of recipes, it also has a lot of full color photos (a must for a cookbook if you ask me). As the title suggests, you will find a mix of both savory and sweet inside.
Miraval’s Sweet & Savory Cooking features recipes from Miraval Resort and Spa’s Executive Chef Justin Cline Macy and Pastry Chef Kim Macy. I had heard wonderful things about Miraval Resort, and this book certainly did not disappoint. The recipes are filled with fresh ingredients and healthy spa-cuisine techniques. There are even a few gluten free recipes, and low fat substitutions.
What I loved most was that the recipes are easy to follow, while still having some that are more unique. Many of the recipes look like something you would find in a very expensive restaurant or spa setting! It was exciting to have the chance to try some of these amazing meals out at home. Of course I was drawn to the sweet side first, a delicious vanilla coffee cake to be exact. Oh it was so tasty! And with the use of plain yogurt, it was friendly to the waist line as well as our taste buds!
I am also looking forward to trying more from the savory side, and for sure trying more of the sweet side too. Dinner and lunch ideas are always a bit scarce in our household, so it’s nice to have a new cookbook to pull from. Especially when the cookbook has such mouthwatering photos inside. And it’s even better to know that the recipes come from a reputable, healthy, kitchen.
I received this book for free from Hay House Publishing for review purposes.