"Latourrette is a Benedictine monk in upstate New York. He grew up in France, and his background is evident in his recipes, which also reflect other cuisines from Mexican to Italian to Arabic. His seasonal choices, mostly vegetarian, are simple and easy. Historical woodcuts and inspirational quotes add charm to the book,"---Library Journal. 200 pages, hardcover. Liguori.
"This book of seasonal cooking provides a backdrop of celebrating sacred feasts of the year from a monastery kitchen to your kitchen--using recipes from Brother Victor-Antoine d'Avila-Latourrette.Brother Victor-Antoine is the best-selling author of several cookbooks from his monastery kitchen. Sacred Feasts focuses on using seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables to create inexpensive, delicious, healthy, and beautiful vegetarian dishes to delight your family and friends. Recipes include simple and savory desserts, main dishes, and of course, entire meals to help celebrate feast days, family get-togethers, and to make even the most ordinary day special.This is the perfect recipe book for everyone who loves to cook and to use affordable, fresh, wholesome in-season fruits and vegetables that will please everyone!View sample pages.Hardcover"
Brother Victor-Antoine d'Avila-Latourrette is resident monk at Our Lady of the Resurrection Monastery near Millbrook, New York, a monastery that lives under the rule of St. Benedict. There he cooks and tends the garden that supplies both the monastery and the local farmers' market.
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