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Hosmer Vegetable ABC Book (Paperback)

Hosmer Vegetable ABC Book By Ashley Malia Hosmer, Stephen Hosmer (Illustrator) Cover Image
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This book is a unique hybrid, homemade in Santa Cruz, CA. It was born as a series of posters emulating the classic children's introduction to the alphabet, substituting vegetables for the usual animals of toys. The book plates are hand-painted in sign enamels on 24 by 36 inch aluminum panels, using traditional sign painters' tools and techniques.
Once the project was begun, our love for good food had us thinking that it could be something more. We had our brilliant chef daughter, Ashley, create recipes centered on each vegetable featured in the individual posters.
Some of them are Ashley's take on straightforward classic dishes, while others are her own creations from the starting point of the unusual main ingredient. All are designed to be healthy, satisfying dishes as written, but each one is also ready for your variations to transform them into your own new family recipes and traditions.

About the Author

STEPHEN HOSMER is a self-taught sign maker, graphic artist, painter. He painted his first sign in 1979, and has owned and operated Stokes Signs in Santa Cruz since 1986, now with his wife Nani and son Drew. He was voted Santa Cruz Artist of the Year in 2008, and was a Gail Rich Award recipient in 2012. ASHLEY MALIA HOSMER is a classically trained chef, a 2005 graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Academy, San Francisco. She has 14 years of professional experience in prestigious kitchens like Hawaii's Princeville Hotel on Kauai, and Shadowbrook in Capitola. Her passion and care for a quality dining experience is at the top of her grocery list. Ashley is currently Culinary Team Chef at Whole Foods in Santa Cruz.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781733436205
Publisher: Self-Published
Publication Date: September 23rd, 2019
Pages: 56