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Cooking with the Saints

Thursday, June 6, 2019

6:00 pm EDT - 8:00 pm EDT


About the Speakers

Food writer/editor, cookbook author, and restaurant critic, Alexandra Greeley lives in Northern Virginia, where she cooks, eats, and writes about food from every angle and from every culture. She has worked as the food editor of the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong and for Vegetarian Times magazine, and has written numerous cookbooks. Greeley was the co-founder and leader of Washington, DC, Slow Food’s chapter for 11 years and is a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier’s Washington chapter.

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A life-long Catholic, Fernando Flores remembers fondly selecting his Confirmation Saint, St. Peter Claver, not only for his saintly works but also, because of his connection with Colombia. Growing up in the church he was always fascinated with the stories of the saints.

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Description

For the Love of Food, the Church, and Her Saints!

From traditional Cottage Pie on St. Patrick’s Day to Basque Lamb Stew on the feast of St. Ignatius Loyola, the delicious recipes in this unique cookbook will excite your senses, awaken in you greater love for the saints, and bring Catholic festivity into your home.

Here you’ll find brief saints biographies and ideal accompanying dishes tied to the liturgical feasts of the Church.

From this exceptional cookbook, your family will receive triple nourishment: for body, mind, and spirit.

In it, you’ll encounter:

• Scores of exciting dishes from dozens of countries, including Ethiopia, Spain, Poland, Hungary, Korea, Scotland, France, Greece, and Sweden
• Sixty fascinating saints biographies
• A comprehensive list of celebratory cookies for feast days throughout the year
• Many traditional recipes, including Roman Honey Cake, Hungarian Goulash Soup, and even Papal Cream Cake (a favorite of St. John Paul II)
• A handy index to help you find just the kind of dinner you need tonight
• A carefully categorized shopping list for each recipe, to save you time in the store

Gathered by Alexandra Greeley, a professional chef and author of thirty-five cookbooks, and Fernando Flores, a world traveler and aficionado of all things relating to food and faith, each of these succulent recipes has been home-tested by our team of Christian mothers and their families.

With the help of Cooking with the Saints, you’ll turn every Christian feast into a joyous, faith-filled occasion, bringing your family gastronomic delight and spiritual enrichment throughout the year.

Learn more about this book here.

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